Monthly Archives: August 2005

a fair and honest appraisal

i know i’ve been banging the same drum a lot lately, but i continue to be fascinated by this housing price “miracle”. this is an article i have been waiting for, because i have only read and heard bits and … Continue reading

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please, please, please don’t leave me

i rode my bike over to the bank today and was standing there being PUMMELED by all these advertisements, everywhere in the bank, prodding me to take on debt. i kid you not every single one of the banners, pamphlets, … Continue reading

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ichat, au naturelle

this is the time of year, in what remains of the summer, where people often get caught in a state of partial undress when accepting ichat video invitations. people, for example, like me. today, i got a work-related vid request … Continue reading

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obviates the need for a waterbed in back

i just ran across this on craigslist in the boat listings. if the listing has gotten pulled, it’s the top half of a van attached to a v hull boat. wow. AND it’s right hand drive, and the owner appears … Continue reading

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the boate is for sale: 1969 coronado 25

this is gonna go on craigslist tomorrow at some point, but thought i would put it up here first for comments, suggestions, and first dibs. i feel a little sad already. “the boate” is for sale. a 25′ 1969 coronado … Continue reading

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no dancing in utah

here’s a video of cops in utah “taking it to the next level”. more on the story at mefi. they don’t look like they are in the mood for any amount of backtalk. no sassing neither. the RAVE act on … Continue reading

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eminent domain? that’s CHUMP CHANGE

a group called the gold anti-trust action committee requested clarification from the US treasury department about the government’s power to seize gold and silver during wartime and states of emergency under the trading with the enemy act. according to treasury, … Continue reading

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from monday

bret, julie and i sailed over to angel island.

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clarification on robertson

in my earlier post, just to be clear, the point i was making is that to pretend that pat robertson represents a marginalized viewpoint, by calling him “crazy” is to overlook the fact that his opinion is shared by a … Continue reading

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robertson is NOT crazy

pat robertson is just giving voice to sentiments already held in the white house. in some sense, he may have helped chavez out by shining a light on the fact that the CIA has assassination on the table as an … Continue reading

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