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A Brewing Fiasco

No, not the Wall Street bailout. Not the Big Three bailout. Not the anemic groups of holiday shoppers I saw in downtown SF today, spelling doom for stores that depend on Christmas to bail them out of their financial woes. This is personal. But first, some background. When I wrote about our kitchen remodel, I …

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A Better Idea

Congress should invest $35 billion in public transportation infrastructure (i.e., high speed rail) rather than hand it to the Big Three automakers. Big Oil should invest their record profits in the auto industry, which has contributed to Big Oil’s success by producing gas-guzzling SUVs.

My vote

I have voted in every election since I turned 18. Each presidential election season seems to get increasingly desperate, the stakes higher, the emotions stronger. At 18, I was told my politics would mellow, become more conservative. Once I bought property, once I started my own business, I would see and understand what conservatives were …

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