As a policy matter, I’ve never quite understood why homeowners should be so favored over renters, but I don’t see this “reform” happening anytime soon and certainly not before Obummer’s re-election bid in 2012.
Daily Archives: June 10, 2010
Look: we all know how to play soccer in the US. I played it, badly but enthusiastically, in the late 60s. It’s a great game to engage in, but watch it on TV? Fuggedaboutit. We don’t watch cricket, the rest of the world doesn’t watch baseball. Fair enough. There are some sports that can’t break through cultural barriers and soccer is one of them.
It’s only the New World Order types who seem to think we Americans should go with the flow and join up with soccer fans. The hell with that. I wish the World Cup fans all enjoyment, but I’ll be waiting for the real football season to begin, in September.
This spec house was reported as sold last August for $2.4 million, a price that surprised me, all things considered. Now it’s listed for sale by the original builder on Craig’s List. Interesting.
Discontent started with the Black Congressional Caucus but it turns out no one in Washington is happy having their little schemes revealed. The OCE will be gone after November and before the end of the year.
Metro North : New Haven line schedule will remain the same, but with fewer cars. Roof racks on top for overflow passengers?
A delegation of gay residents of Tel Aviv has been banned from joining a gay pride march in Madrid because authorities in the Israeli city have not condemned the recent attack on the Gaza flotilla.
“After what has happened, and as human rights campaigners, it seemed barbaric to us to have them taking part,” explained Antonio Poveda, ofSpain‘s Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transexuals and Bisexuals. “We don’t just defend out own little patch.”