John E Colby

San Francisco, CA

#1102 Dec 9, 2013
DBS wrote:
<quoted text>
My Attorney Elmer J. Fudd, sold me his Mansion. And I bought his Yacht, which is in the Santa Cruz Harbor.
Thanks. That's all I wanted to know. And I'll answer a question for you. Yes, Pat does have teeth behind her diseased meatcurtains!
The Truth Hurts

Aptos, CA

#1103 Dec 11, 2013
Agree to disagree RR
by John E. Colby
Wednesday Dec 11th, 2013 12:15 PM

RR:

You may have some legitimate issues with Robert Norse (which aren't necessarily personal ones but grounded in your beliefs about his actions).

I am writing as a free agent who isn't a HUFF member. I am an unaffiliated representative and advocate for disabled and homeless people. I conduct independent research (often using public records requests) to gain information to aid me in advocating with the government and leveraging the media to ensure the problems of those I represent are solved.

Speaking from my own POV, Norse has been very helpful to my advocacy. Listening to his radio shows, I often come across issues which raised my own questions (leading to me seeking answers to them through FOI requests and personal research). Norse has generously offered to (partly) fund my FOI requests for the disabled and the homeless. This is very helpful because currently I have limited resources — his support is aiding me help a lot of people and uncover government corruption.

My take on Norse's journalism is that while it is not completely objective — but then who really is — often his interviews are illuminating and quite informative. For example, his questioning of the recent alleged victim of SCPD aggression was a good interview. Since I am an experienced interviewer — I often interview homeless people who can be difficult to gain useful information from — who passes the evidence I gather to federal and state agencies, I believe Norse's interviews, although sometimes "chatty", are generally of good quality.

Although I don't always agree with Norse's approach to advocacy for the homeless, he has passed victims of discrimination to me and seems to genuinely care about them.

RR: hopefully we can agree to disagree. I appreciate you commentary which is often very astute. There's no need to argue about this.

Really John
by The Village Idiot
Wednesday Dec 11th, 2013 6:47 PM

What have you done to help the homeless John, other than to join their ranks?

You're arguably worse than Norse. You're a laughing stock in the community, and by association (just like with Norse), you bring down the cause with you. Maybe you should STFU for a while. It would help the homeless cause to not have you bringing it down every time you open your mouth. You're like the clap.
The Truth Hurts

Aptos, CA

#1104 Dec 12, 2013
Once again, John Colby (under a sockpuppet name of course) tries to brown nose his way into a conversation and he gets the asshat treatment from Leigh Meyers, the voice of reason (of all people). he's too easy to spot...fascist, TBSC, "as an activist", Brent handjob, all the markings of John Colby.

Razer Ray: His own man

John Colby: Pathetic suck up

A Tradgedy
by how many more?
Thursday Dec 12th, 2013 3:24 AM
like sleeping in dumpsters, "hide from the pigs sleeping" can be fatal. anthony was one of us, what happened to him could happen to any of us from our fascist economy.

the government and TBSC are the villains who's heartless policies pushed anthony to his death.

as an activist i also feel a bit of personal guilt, if we still had the courage to occupy or if sanctuary camp had permission for a small test camp, this would not have happened, anthony would be there, at the center of the action, instead of alone at a dangerous cliff face camp.

Tragedies
by Razer Ray
Thursday Dec 12th, 2013 9:29 AM
[Note: This comment was fact-checked by a number of Anthony's friends and campmates before posting]

This is what *I* think "how many more?": "Selling" Brent Adams Sanctuary Camp Business over the dead body of Anthony Messer is truly sick.

I've seen similar soap-boxing from religious mission preachers over the coffins of homeless people and substance abusers many times. Typically people walk out on those 'memorials'.

Anyone who cared about Anthony should reject your 'pitch' and shun you as well.

One of his campmates said "He (meaning YOU) should come here and say that!"

Further, unless you have knowledge he WAS actually 'forced' to move to specifically that location due to the now long-finished, misdirected-effect (net effect was chase ex-workers, NOT 'problem-ed people' alcoholics and druggies away)'homeless sweeps', your blame is shallowly constructed.

I MUST TELL YOU ***I KNOW*** HE WAS NOT "FORCED". He went to that hillside to party with friends.

It WAS simply a tragic accident.

There are ALL kinds of places around Santa Cruz NOT next to a cliff, that are not visited by the SCPD, Clean Teams, False Alarmists, or anyone else. But you most likely do not know that, because it's unlikely you sleep outside around Santa Cruz.

I'll miss ya Anthony. Your pup's in good hands.
Seb

Watsonville, CA

#1105 Dec 16, 2013
Leigh Meyers (normally considered to be an "approved" poster on indybay) posted the terms of use and commenting policy, then simply asked why his comment was deleted.

In response, that comment has since been deleted itself.

Indybay's heavy-handed censorship and deletion of comments renders the site as only serving one side of each story instead of being a legitimate venue for objective journalism.

When posters link to indybay articles, intentionally or not, they are effectively steering readers to a place where any dissenting voices are suppressed, threatening freedom of speech and reducing any conversation which does not conform to the approval of the moderators.

Please remind others of this when you see links to such indybay articles.
DBS

Cupertino, CA

#1106 Dec 16, 2013
Seb wrote:
Leigh Meyers (normally considered to be an "approved" poster on indybay) posted the terms of use and commenting policy, then simply asked why his comment was deleted.
In response, that comment has since been deleted itself.
Indybay's heavy-handed censorship and deletion of comments renders the site as only serving one side of each story instead of being a legitimate venue for objective journalism.
When posters link to indybay articles, intentionally or not, they are effectively steering readers to a place where any dissenting voices are suppressed, threatening freedom of speech and reducing any conversation which does not conform to the approval of the moderators.
Please remind others of this when you see links to such indybay articles.
Gotta love how they censor every post they don't like, while the bellow about THEIR rights to "Free speech".!!!!

And the fastest way to get censored, is to point out that Robert won't spend a single penny of his inherited millions to help the people he pretends to care so much about.
The Truth Hurts

Aptos, CA

#1107 Dec 16, 2013
The fact is that Indybay is worse than Topix, in terms of "journalistic integrity" AND in terms of actual being a successful media website.

Let's break it down in the most simplistic terms so that even John Colby can understand it.

On Topix:

People can disagree and not be moderated for pretty much any reason.

On IndyBay:

People can't disagree without being moderated for no apparent reason.

On Topix:

They run lots of ads so they obviously make money. Success.

On Indybay:

They beg for spare change and don't get anything back. Fail.

On Topix:

There is true freedom of speech, for better or worse.

On IndyBay:

There is freedom of speech if certain people agree with it. In other words, there is no freedom of speech.

Don't get me wrong, as a "news" site, Topix is crap. But that makes IndyBay less than crap.
Doktorcat

United States

#1108 Dec 16, 2013
The Truth Hurts wrote:
The fact is that Indybay is worse than Topix, in terms of "journalistic integrity" AND in terms of actual being a successful media website.
Let's break it down in the most simplistic terms so that even John Colby can understand it.
On Topix:
People can disagree and not be moderated for pretty much any reason.
On IndyBay:
People can't disagree without being moderated for no apparent reason.
On Topix:
They run lots of ads so they obviously make money. Success.
On Indybay:
They beg for spare change and don't get anything back. Fail.
On Topix:
There is true freedom of speech, for better or worse.
On IndyBay:
There is freedom of speech if certain people agree with it. In other words, there is no freedom of speech.
Don't get me wrong, as a "news" site, Topix is crap. But that makes IndyBay less than crap.
Which means IndyBay = John Colby?
somedumbname

Santa Cruz, CA

#1109 Dec 16, 2013
There's no reason to visit either website unless you want a laugh, both are not nearly as important as some believe. If kooks can't handle heckling, they should spread their wings and see how bad other forums can be - gaming forums can be heavily moderated but the heckling is understood for what it is, poking fun at stupid people. There are no threats of legal notice by anonymous failures that think their interpretation of the law is how it works out in the justice system. The best part of that type of threat is: you can't threaten legal action when you do the exact thing you are reporting to the authorities. That's a great way to stick your foot in your mouth, though.
Sum Dims Sockpuppetry

Hayward, CA

#1110 Dec 16, 2013
The Truth Hurts wrote:
The fact is that Indybay is worse than Topix, in terms of "journalistic integrity" AND in terms of actual being a successful media website.
Let's break it down in the most simplistic terms so that even John Colby can understand it.
On Topix:
People can disagree and not be moderated for pretty much any reason.
On IndyBay:
People can't disagree without being moderated for no apparent reason.
On Topix:
They run lots of ads so they obviously make money. Success.
On Indybay:
They beg for spare change and don't get anything back. Fail.
On Topix:
There is true freedom of speech, for better or worse.
On IndyBay:
There is freedom of speech if certain people agree with it. In other words, there is no freedom of speech.
Don't get me wrong, as a "news" site, Topix is crap. But that makes IndyBay less than crap.
I disagree with you, Sum Dim.

Topix has deleted hundreds of my posts, all by the request of trolls like DBS and Buzz.

DBS had a post of mine deleted that made fun of his manboobs.

Becky Johnson was laughing at him about it in a comment, and minutes later he complained and it was gone.

Further reading about Sum Dim.....

Archive for Sum Dim sockpuppets
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
DBS

Cupertino, CA

#1111 Dec 16, 2013
Sum Dims Sockpuppetry wrote:
<quoted text>
I disagree with you, Sum Dim.
Topix has deleted hundreds of my posts, all by the request of trolls like DBS and Buzz.
DBS had a post of mine deleted that made fun of his manboobs.
Becky Johnson was laughing at him about it in a comment, and minutes later he complained and it was gone.
Further reading about Sum Dim.....
Archive for Sum Dim sockpuppets
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
And you have WHAT evidence that it was me that got it deleted?

Or is it just like all your other crackpot allegations?

“Facile Largire de Alieno”

Since: Sep 12

Scotts Valley

#1112 Dec 16, 2013
Sum Dims Sockpuppetry wrote:
<quoted text>
I disagree with you, Sum Dim.
Topix has deleted hundreds of my posts, all by the request of trolls like DBS and Buzz.
DBS had a post of mine deleted that made fun of his manboobs.
Becky Johnson was laughing at him about it in a comment, and minutes later he complained and it was gone.
Further reading about Sum Dim.....
Archive for Sum Dim sockpuppets
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
At least you're not repeating the base canard "I'm not John!" while repeating posts in this forum posted by John Colby on Discus or IndyCrap. You're as transparent as a pice of dog shit in lucite.
Donny B

Falls Church, VA

#1113 Dec 16, 2013
For further reading about John Colby....

John Colby has a total life time work history of 2.5 years. A 22 year history of mooching off the federal and state governments. He exhibits antisocial and stalking behaviors and placed the so-called "clients" he advocates for at risk due to his negligent actions. He was evicted from Mission Garden Apartments on September 20, 2013. The eviction notice he posted on the internet says he was guilty of:

•Disrupting liveability
•Adversely affecting health, safety and right to quiet enjoyment
•Adverse financial effect on project
•Ongoing harassment of other tenants
•Photographing female caregivers after dark
•False complaints and harassment of staff
•False accusations
•Gathering and publishing personal data
•Publishing personal “genealogical analysis” and “family tree’ of staff and family
•Stalking behavior
•Hostile confrontations
•Aggressive interrogation
•Hostile and inappropriate interactions
•Hang-up phone calls to staff’s home numbers
•Loudly discussing (threatening)“going postal”
•Frightening staff
•Harassment of residents
•Causing multiple unreasonable expenditures
•Making multiple false and baseless complaints
•Require substantial management time and resources

He was evicted from the "Citizens for a Better Santa Cruz" group. In an email to Robert Kahn-Job on November 25, 2013, Steve Pleich stated his reasons for evicting him:

"John consistently attacks those whom he deems to be engaged in some unlawful or secretive enterprise without any foundation in fact whatever. These arguments are always subject to evidence he thinks he will discover through the requests for public records that never seem to yield the substantive proof he needs. By contrast and to be fair, when you criticize or take exception to something, your arguments invariably contain some facts in support or, at least, some scintilla of evidence. I did not create CFAB SC as a forum for John's ceaseless screed about how unfair the world seems to him personally and as a whole; He has two perfectly serviceable facebook pages of his own to publish and pursue that agenda.

By the way, the final "tipping point" for me was John's most recent attack post in which he attributed his facts in support to a "tipster"; his word, not mine."

John Colby REALLY needs help.
DBS is Big Boned

Hayward, CA

#1114 Dec 16, 2013
DBS wrote:
<quoted text>
And you have WHAT evidence that it was me that got it deleted?
Or is it just like all your other crackpot allegations?
You are right, DBS, it couldn't have been you who reported that post, it must have been the same person who bought your house for you, the Tooth Fairy!!!

The Tooth Fairy gave DBS a house???
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...

Seriously though it was hilarious to see Becky find out for the first time that DBS is obese. He has been calling her "fat" for years in online forums, and she had the last laugh....DBS is nearly twice her weight and he has manboobs!

DBS has stalked Becky Johnson for FOUR YEARS
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
Dangerous Teacher Buzz

Hayward, CA

#1115 Dec 16, 2013
The Original Buzz wrote:
<quoted text>
At least you're not repeating the base canard "I'm not John!" while repeating posts in this forum posted by John Colby on Discus or IndyCrap. You're as transparent as a pice of dog shit in lucite.
Do you ever have fun in life?

Do you want to?

I mean non-incest related fun.

I will help research therapists and psychiatrists for you if you ever decide you want to get help.
Dangerous Teacher Buzz

Hayward, CA

#1116 Dec 16, 2013
Background on Buzz.....

DANGEROUS TEACHER IN SCOTTS VALLEY: Click on the following link to read abusive posts by "Buzz", but be prepared, they are very lewd:

Archive for abuse posts/incest allegations by Buzz:

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...

THIS A WARNING FOR ALL PARENTS, THERE IS A POSSIBLY ABUSIVE TEACHER/PREDATOR IN THE COMMUNITY: Please read this post for important safety information about an individual who says he is a teacher in Scotts Valley. Topix user "Buzz" posts about incest, and incest is no joking matter, it is a sign of abuse in the family. He has been posting these abusive comments by the hundreds as he stalks a well known advocate for homeless people and his sister in the Santa Cruz community. Please distribute this information widely!

Buzz says he has been teaching for 40 years and he is Scotts Valley based. Buzz is his nickname and it refers to the large appetite he had when he was a kid. He claims to have a master's degree and he says he went to UCSC. Buzz is most likely in his early to mid 60s, and he has said he weighs over 225 pounds, and he is over 6'2", but he may have changed his appearance recently.

Buzz says he is retired on pension, Social Security, and investments. He says he owns a home valued at $800,000 and has $500k saved + the equity in that home. He has a wife of 39 years and two successful adult children, large extended family and friends. He has also said, "the letters I receive from UC-Berkeley are addressed to "Dr. Buzz"" which implies he has a doctorate, though he contradicts that when says he has a master's degree.

Buzz's wife graduated from UCSC in 1977.....

"Buzz: My wife, UCSC '77, got her teaching credential at San Jose State the year after graduated from UCSC. It took me also one year postgraduate work for my first credential."

Here is an example of one of his abusive posts:
"What do you call your diddling your big fat sister, John? Your neighbors have complained quite a bit about it, so there is probably something to it. I can easily see why over 30 of your neighbors had signed a position calling for your eviction. You are sure one sick, perverted puppy, John."

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-cruz-ca...
Welfare parasite John

Cupertino, CA

#1117 Dec 16, 2013
How's the job search going John?
did you EARN a single penny in 2013?
John E Colby

San Francisco, CA

#1118 Dec 16, 2013
Boy, my sock puppet 'Paul Mendoza, is sure getting its ass kicked on Patch! What good is creating an army of ass puppets when everyone can see through you?

http://santacruz.patch.com/groups/volunteerin...
Stalker LOON John

Santa Cruz, CA

#1119 Dec 16, 2013
Dangerous Teacher Buzz wrote:
<quoted text>
I will help research therapists and psychiatrists for you if you ever decide you want to get help.
What you call "research" is what the rest of the world calls stalking.

Any therapist or psychiatrist who encounters you gets rid of you as quickly as possible. Gives you a prescription for therapy cats and sends you on your way.

Are you happy with your life as a cyberstalker? Or has it caused problems for you?

How do you see you behaviour?
la verdadera

Santa Cruz, CA

#1120 Dec 16, 2013
DBS is Big Boned wrote:
...DBS is nearly twice her weight..
Let's all do the math together (again)

You state that DBS weighs 225 lbs and is "nearly twice" the weight of BJ

225 lbs/2=112.5lbs
112.5x2=225

Are you seriously stating that BJ weighs 112.5 lbs?
DBS

Sunnyvale, CA

#1121 Dec 16, 2013
la verdadera wrote:
<quoted text>
Let's all do the math together (again)
You state that DBS weighs 225 lbs and is "nearly twice" the weight of BJ
225 lbs/2=112.5lbs
112.5x2=225
Are you seriously stating that BJ weighs 112.5 lbs?
On the Infraction that BJ was stupid enough to make public on Indycrap:

It listed her address, DOB and height/weight.

She's 5-1 and weighs 180.

And what about FAT Pat's dimensions?

She's so hideously obese, she ate herself into being disabled.

All at Taxpayer's expense.

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