Well, I’m about to break my promise to no longer talk about Mister Puffyhair, but I just had to mark this occasion as the beginning of the end of his spoof of a campaign. The White House just released the long-form birth certificate (you know, the real one) proving that the President was born on … More The Beginning of the End
If you haven’t figured it out by now, I am a proponent of government and business investment in urban cores as a strategy for healthy regional growth and economic recovery. Obviously, the best kind of investment is private because it is sustainable and not politically-charged. But because of past government policies (Interstate Highway Act, freezing … More Reasons for Urbanism and Its Future
For today, I thought I would share a discussion going on started by my lastest article at Branded Online Magazine. You can read the article here. A reader responded with a comment, and I commented in return. Both comments are given in full below. I welcome any comments or reactions that you may have. Again, this … More Further Discussing the Role of Government
Okay, with all of the other much more important stuff going on right now, I just can’t help myself. I have to comment on this idiot. THE Donald was interviewed yesterday by NBC and made a huge stink about being so sure that President Obama was born someplace other than this country (http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/04/07/trump-sends-investigators-to-hawaii-to-look-into-obama/#more-153209). In fact, … More Was The Donald Born in America?
Kudos to Rep. Paul Ryan for coming forward with some sort of serious plan to reduce the deficit. If I were a voting member of the esteemed, but lowly approved, House, I wouldn’t vote for it as is, but it’s a good starting point to get slackers on both sides of the isle talking about … More Radical Plan a Good Start
If you missed 60 Minutes last night, you missed a story that, if it weren’t so typical, it would be the most shocking scandal since the recession began: Story: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/04/01/60minutes/main20049646.shtml?tag=contentMain;cbsCarousel Video: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7361572n&tag=contentMain;cbsCarousel sorry folks. As ridiculous as this sounds, this one ain’t no April Fools joke. Turns out that those big banks were in such … More The New Mortgage Fraud
Something is going on, and it’s difficult to make sense of it all. Yesterday, in a move so shocking I can hardly believe it, Speaker Boehner publicly denounced the Republican Party’s conservative stances, to the chagrin of both liberals and the Tea Party faithful. He also indicated that many of his party’s rank-and-file members are … More Startling News on April 1