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Getting tired of CDSI

Original post made by Ellen, Danville, on Aug 5, 2010

Who is this CDSI?

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Posted by Hal Bailey
a resident of another community
on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:36 pm

Dear Dolores,

Let us answer Ellen's weariness.

CIRCA Distribution Services Institute (CDSI) Research Fellowship is a global group of researchers, developers, technologists and funding management. Our membership provides courtesy support to our communities of residence and commercial activities.

Locally such courtesies are extended to neighborhood and community groups in development of a public voice with governments and media. The focus of efforts in this forum is to bring community issues to review by readers. Most specifically, we are attempting to regain the exceptional journalism provided by you, Dolores, prior to February 2007 and the changes that led to this current publication.

Best wishes,


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Posted by Barbara
a resident of Danville
on Aug 9, 2010 at 1:41 pm


Your mission, or CDSI, would be best served if you wrote plain english, leave out the hypothetical. Straight to the point. You want to stir the pot - get to the point with specifics.


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Posted by CDSI Research
a resident of another community
on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:57 pm


As you continue your presentation of 34, and counting, pseudonyms that demonstrate your very narrow political sponsorship, we might actually focus on the reality of commentary delivered from neighborhood, business district and community groups via CDSI posting. Although such responsibility for informational posting has moved to DVR neighborhoods government and media audit teams, it would seem appropriate that your political challenges focus on substance of issues rather than deceptive restatement of such commentary.

As regional news services interview your political connections in our corridor, it becomes more apparent that your EMCEB policy has nothing to do with fair and balanced news and everything to do with presentation of politically supported positions. News releases published in the sad remains of The Danville Weekly are not news or are they fair presentation of neighborhood, business district and community groups positions or such arguments against such positions.

The nature of your management of Town Square Forums has resulted in a bar set so low, absent of terms of use, letting the most prejudiced viewpoints crawl into commentary.

English is the language of thought and the vehicle of the thoughtless. Choose who you are.

Speak for yourself,

Hal Bailey
CDSI Research Fellowship
CDSI Info:

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Posted by Alamo Resident
a resident of Alamo
on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:28 am

"Just Plain Hal" is a better name for you, Hal.

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Posted by Just Plain HAL
a resident of another community
on Aug 13, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Dear Dolores,

Just Plain HAL was not my invention. Interestingly, it started with regional neighbors asking me to "Give'em HAL" with the other spelling and my copy response for their approval was labeled "Just plain HAL" or more often "Thoughts from the depths of HAL." From June 2000 as the neighborhoods organized, I have been just plain HAL in my voice for many neighborhoods' issues.

As you know I prefer Halamo, The Alamo Towne Fool, that was my self-proclaimed role in Alamo, "to ask the questions nobody dare ask, and get the answers everyone wants to know!" Among the humorists of the Alamo Towne Fool, Halamo remains my name.

Others among my global and local friends have provided many other names. HalB-la was my name in SE Asia which became Halby with my special "sister" (in-law) Patty. I am Halbert to several friends and quite like that name. I am the Halster to those that encourage my outrageous humor and commentary.

As we ended my public voice for neighborhoods in late July and moved neighborhood public distributions to corridor news services, I wanted to guide Leslie and Jenna at the news services on how the political factions of our corridor respond, as pseudonyms, on the EXpress Forum. So "Just Plain Hal" posted various types of provocation on the EXpress Forum so Jenna could understand those that would oppose neighborhood, business district and community group issues and interests.

It has been an interesting three weeks in provoking and analyzing factional response among EMCEB-sponsored pseudonyms.

Hal/SeediestEYE (CDSI with a smile)

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Posted by jrm
a resident of Vista Grande Elementary School
on Aug 13, 2010 at 9:43 pm

jrm is a registered user.

Just curious...Is Hal still driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery? Can corridor neighbors provide needed feedback on potential need to isolate innocent pedestrians from Diablo Vista area
traffic mishaps? Especially since his hated Monte Vista is about to resume classes. I'm just sayin.....

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Posted by Hal Bailey
a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2010 at 11:44 am

Dear Dolores,

As noticed to you via direct e-mail with copy to media and CCC-DA, continuing defamation sponsored by EMCEB should be removed. It is actually to the benefit of EMCEB to removed such defamation because it is reflecting on the EXpress among advertisers and a declining readership.

Using defamation as a method of distraction from community issues, including tomorrow's appointment of the Danville town council members by the council itself, does not eliminate the significant communication of issues via e-exchanges and other media in our corridor and especially in Danville. It is provoking such communication and more consideration of actions by neighborhoods. But important to EMCEB, e-exchanges are documenting the rapid decline in EXpress readership and more readership for the Danville Patch.

As Google security has now promised resolve (doubleclick) and offered discovery of identities of EXpress pseudonyms to regional counsel(s), there are very formal methods available to all that are defamed. A better result is EMCEB using their terms of use to correct any defamation or other prejudices expressed against EXpress readers and commentators, or the groups they support.

It is more than a simple courtesy, don't you think?

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Posted by Danville Weakly
a resident of Danville
on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Dear God. I wish this guy would just shut the Hal up.

Danville Ex-Press

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