Public Citizen ~ Larry Barnett

Larry Barnett Larry Barnett lives in Sonoma where he was elected to three terms on the City Council and served twice as Mayor. He currently serves on Sonoma's Planning Commission. He has been married for 43 years, has two daughters and three grandchildren.

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When we are mythtaken

Posted on April 2, 2022
When we are mythtaken

Truth can be elusive, so much so that the entirety of the scientific method may be seen as a systematic attempt to find it. Our scientific... Continue

Not just a Jew in name only

Posted on March 21, 2022
Not just a Jew in name only

Neither of my parents were observant Jews. Yes, we belonged to a reform temple and would attend services there for the High Holy Days... Continue

Touching the earth

Posted on March 14, 2022
Touching the earth

Walking seems such a simple thing. I used to think nothing of jumping up and heading out of the house when I was a boy; following... Continue

Is crazy the new normal?

Posted on March 7, 2022
Is crazy the new normal?

The world is turned upside down; global warming, international relations, pandemic disease, and regional politics have all gone nuts.... Continue

Old photos

Posted on March 1, 2022
Old photos

We may be living in the digital age, but many of us grew up when the world was only analog, which means we possess many generations... Continue

When the Boomer Bubble pops

Posted on February 22, 2022
When the Boomer Bubble pops

At 75-million strong, Baby Boomers have had an outsized effect on our nation’s economy, culture of entertainment, technology, fashion... Continue

Resisting the bureaucratic mind

Posted on February 15, 2022
Resisting the bureaucratic mind

Anyone who’s raised children knows that of three basic freedoms – to say “no,”, to relocate, to choose friends –... Continue

Fences, neighbors and private property

Posted on February 5, 2022
Fences, neighbors and private property

Is the purpose of government to protect the common welfare or protect private property? This question is at the heart of American... Continue

A taste of freedom

Posted on January 6, 2022
A taste of freedom

I grew up in the suburbs of New York City where five of us lived in a three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath single family home with our... Continue

Traveling at the speed of faith

Posted on December 29, 2021
Traveling at the speed of faith

Ideas propel human society, imagination providing an inexhaustible source of fuel. Boundless in reach, ideas cross borders and influence... Continue


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