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Tag: Politics

What Now? Off My Desk, 2013

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re not grumpy about the state of things lately, you’re just not paying attention. Item: The shut and open case. The Tea-imposed financial hostage crisis is over, and we’re good with that, tho’ we lost $24.6 billion, to say nothing of wasted time, attention, and our good moods. “A ‘quixotic’ adventure,” “a fools’ errand,” […]

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A ‘Letter from a Business Owner’

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
A ‘Letter from a Business Owner’

Recently one of my colleagues forwarded an email to me with a “letter” supposedly from an actual small business owner to his employees. Being cautious about forwarded material, I decided to look into it more closely and found that this “letter” has been around since mid-2009 with several different names attached to it. But just […]

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The Jewel of the City Saved from Costly and Massive Redevelopment

| July 17, 2011 | 1 Comment
The Jewel of the City Saved from Costly and Massive Redevelopment

Friends of Balboa Park grateful for community support What began as the restoration of Plaza de Panama, and a pedestrian friendly environment, suddenly became a major redevelopment of Balboa Park. The initial plan was to “polish” the jewel of San Diego for the 2015 Centennial of the Pacific-Panama Exposition. This past June thousands of San […]

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Economics and the Debt Ceiling

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
Economics and the Debt Ceiling

Lately, there has been a lot of public hand wringing about the debt ceiling, or the legal limit on how much Congress can borrow.  Essentially, they’ve reached the limit and since Congress borrows about 43 cents for every dollar spent, they need to raise the ceiling in order to fund the current operations of the […]

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