It’s Playoff Time.
I’m not a sportswriter… and it’s a far cry from politics to the gridiron… but yesterday witnessed the re-emergence of one of the truly preeminent football franchises in the history of the sport. The San Francisco 49ers, Alex Smith and their no-nonsense head coach Jim Harbaugh, pulled off what may be the most remarkable finish to win a division playoff game in recent memory… possibly | Read More »
The Cost Of A Bus Ticket.
From the diaries by lexington_concord… A local news item caught my attention yesterday, on San Francisco’s CBS5 television station. It concerned the city’s municipal transport system, or ‘Muni’. While the transport organization rumbles on with a $21 million deficit, new ticket kiosks are being built at two locations. Looks like possibly a good idea at first glance. Sell more tickets, more passengers, more fares, more | Read More »
It must go down in history as one of the most delusional celebrations in history, ranking up there with the White Star Line directors hailing the maiden voyage of RMS Titanic as a success, or Napoleon claiming that Waterloo was his finest hour. How Nancy Pelosi could celebrate the achievements of the 111th Congress, while keeping a straight face, is a total mystery to me. | Read More »
The New Barbary Coast.
Oakland, California was a place of refuge for tens of thousands of badly frightened San Francisco residents, in the days just following the 1906 earthquake. Arriving in just about anything that would float in those pre-bridge days, they were welcomed as best the people of Oakland could manage. Many decided to stay and build homes there. For years, Oakland existed as a bucolic community in | Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO TREAT…OBAMA SANDBAGGED BY TEABAGS…..REALITY STRIKES A POSE.
Speaking of posers…His Magnificence Obama the First graced the belly of the Liberal Beast with his presence, while he extracted THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS apiece from gratefully groveling sycophants to hear his latest rehash of the same thing he has been saying since, oh…say December or January, all the while looking cross eyed down his nose at the Moon eyed adulators. He’s so wonderful….he didn’t have | Read More »