Coming Tomorrow to a City Hall Near You! The 2022 Koffee Klatch aka The Tag-Team Truth Squad to Assist the Reality-Challenged City Manager Matt Huffaker’s Benchlands Boasts: City Hall 10 AM – 11:30 AM Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (6-6, 6-7, & 6-8)
More details: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2022/06/03/18850184.php
Recent shows are archived at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html
To spin through recent back shows, go to the HUFF website go to www.huffsantacruz.org; scroll down to “Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides”, then click on the Latest Shows link, to find an extensive listing of all shows from mid-October 2017 on.
The show has been netcasting twice-weekly since then, and broadcasting from 1995 until a few years ago. Continued call for (a) a studio (find us a spot for a REWARD of $300); (b) an antenna set-up spot; and (c) more volunteers to reanimate the FRSC Collective. If you’re interested or want to be supportive call 831-423-4833.
To hear today’s show go to http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html then go to Latest Show – 6/05/2022 Sunday, June 5, 2002.
Descriptions of these shows are posted at http://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/. You can also sign up to receive advance notice of the content of the twice-weekly shows by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
ON TODAY’S 6-05-2022 SHOW:
+++ SCPD Volunteer John Krupp describes his history with the cops.
+++ Newly appointed (without meaningful public input) Police Chief Rudy Escalante answers questions.
+++ Big boss City Manager Matt Huffaker reassures that Beachlands encampment demolition in July will be accompanied with adequate alternatives (i.e. 200 spaces for 300-400 people).
+++ Lt. Carter Jones (notorious for false promises to unhoused campers near the post office in 2020) presents a smiling summary.
+++ Activist Alicia Kuhl presents her Post-it note suggestions for the SCPD
+++ Weary Wes White’s Video of the “Official” SCPD Presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyRwV5XaaUo&t=62s
+++ Dreamcatcher Broken Laughter at the Santa Cruz State of Things
+++ Benchlands Vignettes: Goatguy Kevin Leland and Monica at the Phone Charging Station
+++ Four toxic tropes surrounding homelessness: https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/homelessness-California-17203211.php
FLASHBACK to May 19, 2002:
+++ In Studio guests Bob Roberts & Abby Road of Dead Sea Dog–posting “Fuck War” posters and signage upgrade on UCSC
+++ UCSC Student Electoral Suggestions from a caller.
+++ 5-17 on the Street: Jokes for Donation; Weavers, UCSC Students for Alcohol Awareness; Mad John Telfair; Justin Boyer ticketed for sitting on a planter; smooth-sailing Craig; stranded Nebraskan;
+++ Beggarbacker Becky defends herself as homeless advocate and critic of some Palestinian
activity; Skidmark Bob calls for a good debate.
+++ May 4: “Sledgehammer” Terry Messman, Street Spirit editor on Housing Takeovers by force
+++ Santa Barbara’s ‘Nuf Said” Nancy McCradie
on “Right to Sleep” Summit Walk beginning at San Diego City Hall demanding state civil rights.
+++ “Heil Krohn!” lawsuit update
+++ Messman on the Camping Ban around the state.
+++ MS survivor caller on Nursing Home peril
+++ No problem with “Hippie Planter” sexism?
+++ Messman concludes.
More Homeless Horrorshow Hits:
5-5-22 Huffaker’s Homelessness Response Quarterly Update–Benchlands Removal Bravado in Black and White: https://ecm.cityofsantacruz.com/OnBaseAgendaOnline/Documents/ViewDocument/Summary%20Sheet%20for%20-%20Homelessness%20Response%20Programming%20Quarterly%20Update%20and%20Homel.pdf?meetingId=1907&documentType=Agenda&itemId=23425&publishId=32223&isSection=false
U.S. Funded War Against the Donbass? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjz-a4D20z4 Russell “Texasa’ Bentley & U.S. communist Fergie Chambers on The Grayzone show detailing their on-the-scene experiences documenting the Ukraine war and the Russian invasion.
Watch the Horrible Reality of L.A. Homeless Sweeps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ysLhmL_UYk
“Backstory” Brent Adams Walks You Through City and County Government Propaganda around the Disappearing Homeless Funding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvQUR_-EdeM
Earlier Koffee Klatch’s in Santa Cruz Herstory: 2000-1: http://www.huffsantacruz.org/StreetSpiritSantaCruz/2001-4-homeless-activists-banned-from-sc-city-hall-001.jpg http://www.huffsantacruz.org/StreetSpiritSantaCruz/2001-4-homeless-activists-banned-from-sc-city-hall-002.jpg
http://huffsantacruz.org/streetsheet/street-shit-sheet-121-166%20(January%201993-2002%20and%202003%20and%202004%20and%202006%20and%202007).pdf (pp 175-181)
FOOD NOT BOMBS still meets at the Town Clock for its daily noon-3PM meal. Ask how you can help.
STILL NO SANTA CRUZ HOMELESS UNION FRIDAY MEETINGS…unless they get new leadership volunteers. Call 575-770-3377 or 431-7766 to learn the latest. Volunteer–they desperately need new blood with the passion to organize! And new leadership with the time and resources to lead. Especially with the City Manager’s avowed threat to disperse the Benchlands camp this summer and City Council’s failure to use the $14.5 million to set up survival campgrounds and support those that exist!
HUFF STILL MEETS EVERY THURSDAY (NEXT MEETING 6-9) TO SCHEME & STARGAZE. COFFEE & CONTROVERSY AT THE SUB ROSA COURTYARD 11 AM-1 PM THURSDAYS NEXT TO THE BIKE CHURCH AT 703 PACIFIC AVE.
QUESTION THE CITY MANAGER AT A DAILY KOFFEE KLATCH IN FRONT OF HIS OFFICE–CALL 423-4833 BEGINNING MONDAY JUNE 6TH 10 AM
VIEW VIDEOS FROM WES WHITE on his You-Tube channel (John Doe13K): THEN POST SOME OF YOUR OWN ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA. Latest from Wes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHB1iV3chiY&t=4s “Crossroads in Carmel, CA Big Sur Land Trust Encampment Eviction and Sweep” OTHER OPTIONS: FACEBOOK, CALL HUFF FOR FRSC INTERVIEW, WRITE ESTABLISHMENT OR ALTERNATE MEDIA.
KEEP YOUR PHONE CHARGED AND HANDY TO RECORD UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTERS OR INCIDENTS YOU WITNESS ON YOUR PHONE PARTICULARLY IF AND WHEN POLICE WARN YOU YOU’LL BE SWEPT.
TELL THE WORLD! CALL HUFF TO BE INTERVIEWED AND “IMMORTALIZED” IN THE HUFF AUDIO ARCHIVES: Contact Bathrobespierre Robert at the HUFF line or email@example.com.
DON’T WAIT FOR THE ACLU TO TURTLEWALK INTO ACTION. LEARN YOUR RIGHTS, USE THEM, TALK WITH OTHERS, & PUBLICIZE.
COMMENT on the Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom facebook page or at www.indybay.org/santacruz where Bathrobespierre posts occasional announcements and stories.
COMING SOON (hopefully): Ursula’s Utterances–a regular extensive description and review of each Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides and a backlog of those descriptions for the last half year.