We are a banana republic....
on 17 Aug 2021
11 comments, latest 5 days ago
https://www.sfgate.com/gavin-n Not unexpected. The early Newsom strategy was to make sure he won on the first question alone. By pushing other DEMS out of the process, the idea was to ...
I think Bauer is likely getting screwed...
on 23 Dec 2022
3 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.sfgate.com/news/ar But then, when you lie with dogs you will catch fleas - as the saying goes. Why society and mass media always believe that women don't lie or connive ...
Interesting sf east bay local school board race... SRV district
on 16 Dec 2022
Posted 4 months ago
How the left media denies election results: Just already starting the hit pieces to get him out the next election cycle.... https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2 Media is full of crap... whiners if their ...
WRAP as an investment tool... wraparound mortgage
on 8 Dec 2022
8 comments, latest 4 months ago
Has anyone worked with WRAPs as an investment tool? These are second "mortgages" and easiest way to think of these is a seller financed option. Seller puts house up for ...
Always blame the "counter protesters"...
on 28 Oct 2022
4 comments, latest 5 months ago
https://www.sfgate.com/politic https://nypost.com/2022/10/27/ UC doesn't actually want free speech. It has always been that way.... Either way, it was going to be stopped. Either the protesters were going to be violent ...
Just hard to believe how this country can survive....
on 13 Jun 2022
9 comments, latest 10 months ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch? These "kids" will be running the NGOs of the future, running HR teams, etc... It is fine to have a view, but to simply believe that "talking" is harmful ...
Alameda County re-instates mask mandate
on 2 Jun 2022
22 comments, latest 10 months ago
https://covid-19.acgov.org/ind Notably (and positive) K-12 are exempt.
Continued big money behind climate change research...
on 4 May 2022
3 comments, latest a year ago
Just ... wow. Clinton campaign spying on trump....
on 4 Nov 2021
4 comments, latest a year ago
The FISA courts are nonsense. https://www.politico.com/news/ Of course, this is about 5 years too late.
SF Bay Area - where are rents headed?
on 12 Apr 2022
1 comment, latest a year ago
I keep reading articles about SF rent accelerating back up... https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf But then, I am told that rent is down in the East Bay areas like Livermore... Maybe people are ...
Yes - late news - Carhartt... vax mandate
on 26 Jan 2022
5 comments, latest a year ago
Enforcing vax even though no legal requirement to do so. https://www.inputmag.com/style Didn't realize this happened until speaking with some friends who "used" to buy a lot of their workwear. I ...
on 12 Nov 2021
11 comments, latest a year ago
Just indicted for contempt of Congress. Will turn himself in on Monday. I guess his podcast was too popular to ignore....
They are after War Room now - soon to be de-platformed I will bet...
on 7 Nov 2021
6 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/07 Hit piece. Again, so much for free speech. The classical liberal is an extinct species. Once journalists start calling for "banning" of political speech, it is all over. Why ...
PAX - FBI raid
on 26 Oct 2021
Posted a year ago
Note PAX is a Chinese owned company producing payment terminals for the US market. They also provide the software that runs on the payment terminals. https://krebsonsecurity.com/20
URGENT: Help needed! Recalling school board. San Ramon Valley District
on 21 Feb 2021
13 comments, latest 2 years ago
I really don't know where to go and need advice. I live in the san ramon valley school district and my wife is involved in recalling the school board. The ...
Solar panel - question
on 5 Feb 2021
31 comments, latest 2 years ago
Thinking about installing solar panel on the roof. Live in the east bay area of SF. Anyone get panels installed recently? Trying to figure out reputable companies, etc... When you ...
on 14 Jan 2021
2 comments, latest 2 years ago
WHAT IS FREEDOM - A MESSAGE TO US ALL
So... now that we are no different than PRC
on 12 Jan 2021
9 comments, latest 2 years ago
Would anyone contemplate moving abroad? I used to believe - hey - US has an amount of personal freedom that no one else around the world really enjoys (I mean ...
on 12 Jan 2021
12 comments, latest 2 years ago
I have a rental house (was owner occupied by me then rented out starting about 10 years ago). In pleasanton/livermore. 2100 sqft (4bd/2.5ba), 8000sq ft lot. Zillow and other are ...
De-platforming of conservative views?
on 5 Nov 2020
3 comments, latest 2 years ago
I heard that War Room was de-platformed by twitter and youtube? Hint to Patrick - Platform backend specifically supporting content that was "banned" elsewhere? As to twitter, "blocking" the President ...
Bay Area housing... what is going to happen?
on 22 May 2020
70 comments, latest 3 years ago
So - any predictions for SFH prices in "fortress" areas of SF bay area? 1) Perhaps millions square feet of commercial real estate will convert to apartments and condos? Hard ...
Even liberals are buying guns...
on 1 Jun 2020
12 comments, latest 3 years ago
As usual, the liberals don't have to live with the consequences of their policies. They can just continue to thank the "right wing Nazis" for securing their right to bear ...
example of fast city response to police abuse...
on 1 Jun 2020
4 comments, latest 3 years ago
LG Fridge- compressor dead after < 2 years.
on 21 Aug 2019
25 comments, latest 4 years ago
Just FYI seems like LG has a significant problem with their linear compressor fridges. Compressor failed < 20 months after purchase. Noticed that there are a number of class action ...
Interesting - Greg Craig - Obama counsel - Indicted in probe
on 11 Apr 2019
1 comment, latest 4 years ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne Strange bedfellows Manafort/Craig. It is the swamp - K-street lobby where it is just about making money.... Craig and Manafort worked together and the attorney is accused of failing ...
Good Atlantic article on the Covington story...
on 26 Jan 2019
3 comments, latest 4 years ago
Some sanity by Dershowitz
on 8 Oct 2018
Posted 4 years ago
https://www.washingtonexaminer It is amazing how the Democrats have reneged on their classical liberal heritage. Amazing. True classical liberals really don't have a home anymore -they just don't want to admit ...
Canada's superior healthcare system...
on 10 Sep 2018
5 comments, latest 5 years ago
on 10 Sep 2018
1 comment, latest 5 years ago
https://www.sfgate.com/news/cr "The Associated Press is not naming her because it doesn't identify alleged victims of sexual abuse."
Be careful who you trust...
on 15 Jun 2018
3 comments, latest 5 years ago
IWOG - opinion please....
on 24 Jan 2013
3 comments, latest 10 years ago
Is this a flip? Is this a realistic assessment of the appreciation going on in Concord already, or is there something else at play? Curious since you know the ...
Question on rental properties and taxes
on 15 Mar 2012
4 comments, latest 11 years ago
I wanted to bounce a couple of questions off of those on this board who own rental real estate, which seems like a number of people. 1) I moved ...
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