Author Archives: Jan Tucker

About Jan Tucker

The Detectives Diary is an innovative tool combining Private Investigation and Journalism. In 1984, Steve Harvey's Los Angeles Times "Around the Southland" Column entitled Jan Tucker's program of providing low-cost "Opposition Research" services to indigent and working class candidates for public office, "Take Cover: Hired Mudslinger Rides into Town." A 1996 Los Angeles Times article by Henry Chu carried a sub-headline identifying Tucker as a "P.R. Guru." In November 2012, Tucker became Criminal Justice Columnist for Counter Punch Magazine and a commentator for Black Talk Radio. As a private investigator since 1979 and a former First Vice President of Newspaper Guild Local 69, Tucker takes these skills to a new level in the pages of the Detectives Diary with insightful and unique exposures and analysis of history and current events. State Director--California League of Latin American Citizens, Former seven term Chairman of the Board of the California Association of Licensed Investigators, Co-President San Fernando Valley/Northeast Los Angeles Chapter-National Organization for Women, former National Commissioner for Civil Rights-League of United Latin American Citizens, former Second Vice President-Inglewood-South Bay Branch-National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, former founding Vice President-Armenian American Action Committee, former First Vice President, Newspaper Guild Local 69 (AFL-CIO, CLC, CWA), Board member, Alameda Corridor Jobs Coalition, Community Advisory Board member--USC-Keck School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Research Project

Riverside County–How do Medical Marijuana Patients Exercise their Constitutional Rights?

The County of Riverside has some legitimate concerns about marijuana dispensaries and growers, but its overall policy, suing a legitimate dispensary where over 85% of its 10,000 members are Hispanic while not a single member of the Board of Supervisors … Continue reading

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What Evil Lurks in Hillary’s Emails?

August 12, 2015 Select Committee on Benghazi United States House of Representatives Washington DC 20515 Honorable Representatives: As the legislative committee with the primary responsibility for investigating issues concerning Hillary Clinton’s emails I am requesting that you expand the scope … Continue reading

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Mohsen Loghmani: Another lawsuit bites the dust

For background, see Mohsen Loghmani’s Im Pro Per Performance/ Mohsen Loghmani recently sued me for testifying against him as an expert witness, along with the lawyers and clients from that case….Here’s the Judge’s tentative ruling for tomorrow’s hearing…. Case Number: BC581625    Hearing … Continue reading

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Jan B. Tucker for Vice President: Immigration, the Border & Civil Rights

Enforce the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Invoke Article 21 Neutral Arbitration For Immigration, the Border, and Immigrant Rights Issues Ever since the United States signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Protocols of Quaretaro to end the Mexican-American War, … Continue reading

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Jan B. Tucker for Vice President: Real Socialized Health Care

Real Socialized Health Care The Affordable Care & Patient Protection Act, which President Obama and Congress fashioned after Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts legislation: Does NOT contain a real “public option” for people to buy a health insurance policy from the government … Continue reading

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Jan B. Tucker for Vice President: LGBTI issues

LGBTI Issues In 1970, the California Peace & Freedom Party made history by calling for an end to discrimination against LGBT people, well before any other political party even recognized the categories of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people as … Continue reading

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Jan B. Tucker for Vice President: The Aftermath of the Foreclosure Crisis

Addressing the Foreclosure Crisis Starts with a Moratorium on Foreclosures and Treating Criminals Like Criminals If the people who helped to create the mortgage meltdown were running classic fraudulent scheme in which unwitting people were manipulated into participating what they … Continue reading

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Jan B. Tucker for Vice President: Israel & Palestine

PEACE FOR ISRAEL & PALESTINE The first problem with arguments about the Middle East and what to do to bring peace to the peoples of Israel and Palestine suffer from the fallacies of ambiguity, a variety of informal fallacies in … Continue reading

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Black Like Her: Rachel Dolezal’s Rejection of White Skin Privilege

Black Like Her: Rachel Dolezal’s Rejection of White Skin Privilege When I was a little boy, my parents took me to Los Angeles Valley College’s Monarch Hall to see John Howard Griffin, author of Black Like Me. Years later I … Continue reading

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Persistence of the ISIS Threat in California: a guest opinion by Robert Dougherty

Introduction, by Jan B. Tucker My readers may or may not know that a considerable part of my professional work involves investigation and security consulting regarding parking lots. Aside from the normal aspects security for my clients, like thefts, employee … Continue reading

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