Kathy Findley

O.C. feminist, housewife, Mental Health Specialist for The County of San Diego and a Costa Mesa resident since 1978.

Kelly Thomas: Another Story of What is Wrong with the Mental Health System

Colors outside

Rarely a day goes by that a person with Schizophrenia doesn’t live in a state of constant fear, sadness and confusion. Symptoms range from audio hallucinations, paranoia, delusional and disorganized thinking, and depression. They hear voices, often commanding them to hurt themselves. They hear these voices as clearly as the voices we hear when someone is talking to us.

Signs of Colin McCarthy’s Drama in Costa Mesa

Colin McCarthy (Photo: A Bubbling Cauldron)

Let me say that above all I am appalled by that the fact that some missing signs concerning the layoffs in Costa Mesa resulted in money being spent to hire a private investigator to nail the thieves. In the scale of what is going on in the city, missing signs is the least important issue I can think of. What was the goal? If someone, anyone, told these kids to steal these signs, both the kids and the director of said mischief suffer the wrath of being complete idiots. Isn’t that punishment enough? If anyone is feeling left out, I have two signs in my yard. I’ll give you one.

Debt Ceiling Debate: The Blame Game

duke it out

Here we are again. Listening to the parties whine and point fingers. John Boehner blames the president for not “acting like a strong leader.” Honestly, it is my perception that he, as a leader, is trying to do something we don’t often see in politics, compromise.

Costa Mesa CEO Tom Hatch Calling

Fireworks

Today I got a phone call from Tom Hatch! I felt so special. It was an automated call so maybe I am not as special as I would like to believe. Tom called to assure us that the police will be out on all 3 nights that fireworks are smoking up the Costa Mesa.

I am scared, but not that scared

Cancel The Layoffs sign

Well, as Chris posted earlier, the drama in Costa Mesa is getting even more dramatic following the alleged brick throwing incident, and the alleged vandalism of Steve Mensinger’s home.  With both of these incidents no suspects have been identified, and in Mensinger’s case we can’t be sure that it even occurred.  I have serious doubts about their stories given all…