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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Surviving Trumponavirus

Posted on April 30, 2020
Surviving Trumponavirus

The coronavirus has reportedly killed over 60,000 people in America as of April 30th – probably far more – a large number... Continue

Masking our feelings

Posted on April 24, 2020
Masking our feelings

Communication between people is a mix of words, gestures, facial expressions and tonality; in many circumstances, how we communicate... Continue

Unmasked

Posted on April 17, 2020
Unmasked

Among the many effects of the Corona virus pandemic, one of the most remarkable is the widespread use of facial masks. Initially such... Continue

A week of Sundays

Posted on April 4, 2020
A week of Sundays

When I was just a wee lad seven decades ago, Sundays were different than any other day of the week. For many Americans, Sundays were... Continue

COVID-19: a war of the worlds

Posted on March 26, 2020
COVID-19: a war of the worlds

We live in two worlds, the world of the large and the world of the small. The large world includes those things we can see with the... Continue

Tearing the ties that bind

Posted on March 23, 2020
Tearing the ties that bind

What’s to be done when those we love and care about become the potential agents of our own demise? This pandemic presents us... Continue

America’s not ready

Posted on March 12, 2020
America's not ready

Super Tuesday appears to have provided the likely answer to the question of who will be the Democratic Party‚Äôs candidate for President... Continue

The growth paradox

Posted on February 27, 2020
The growth paradox

Life on planet earth is a complex, adaptive system programmed for growth. Thus despite periodic major extinctions over its long history,... Continue

The problem of evil

Posted on February 16, 2020
The problem of evil

As I see it, evil is the willful infliction of pain and suffering on others. It’s been with us for a very long time, and will... Continue

The homelessness Tsunami

Posted on February 1, 2020
The homelessness Tsunami

Sonoma County estimates 3,000 people are homeless in the county, and is struggling to respond to this human crisis. $11 million was... Continue


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