Archive for September, 2011

There was yet another Republican Presidential debate on TV again last night, and I frankly am undecided about who to vote for. It looks like the party has some good alternatives to Obama, which is a good thing since I think his performance has been mediocre to date. There seems to be an increasing vacuum […]

As many of you may have heard, we had a widespread power blackout last week — not just in San Diego, but all the way north into Orange County, south into Mexico, and east to Arizona. In La Jolla, the blackout started at about 3:40 on Thursday afternoon, and the power was not restored in […]

As I write this post to my blog, the nation is anxiously awaiting President Obama’s speech on his new jobs plan. According to the reports I’ve seen about the speech, Obama is preparing a combination of things to prod the economy, including new tax cuts and additional spending on infrastructure projects. The previous attempts to […]

Nixon Library, Tiger Trap, and Hurricane Irene

Last week I made a trip to the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. I had never been there before and I wanted to see it. It’s a magnificent building — it has one of Nixon’s presidential cars and statues of Nixon doing a variety of things. While it’s sad that he turned […]

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