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choices & the fiscal cliff

I’m totally baffled by the tempest in a teapot that’s being stirred up by the media over the so-called “fiscal…

vote yes on no! (election 2012 live[ish]blog)

7:35pm Polls are closed in Virginia. Results from there are… forming. But I vote in DC. I arrived at my…

random thursday rant

A few random thoughts about recent happenings in DC: I’m dismayed that the DC Council’s monthly breakfasts tend to be…

a note regarding the impending federal government shutdown

To all my friends out there who may be cheering the impending shutdown of the Federal government: Please note that…

can we just send the committee of 100 out to sea?

Seriously, that the Committee of 100 has influence on DC politics is frightening. They wield power over old-school DC politicians…

austerity 101 for dc politicians and voters

Let’s make this really simple: The District of Columbia is in a financial mess. We’re spending like mad, yet not…

leaving a better world for the future

Reading stories like this one about how a growing number of U.S. citizens question man’s role in global climate change…

sick to my stomach

That a basic, seemingly inherent human and civil right – the right to equality under law – can be put…

standing up with the courageous and the crazy

Last night I decided to take part in DC politics for the first time in a while. The subject matter?…

monday musings (tuesday edition)

Since we last met, I’ve been skiing in Colorado (great time – proper post coming soon, though the new header…

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