Archive for November 9th, 2012

November 9th, 2012 - 8:51 pm § in Misc.

Guitar Plays The Man

I shot this last June in Tacoma. I was ar a concert by the Isley brothers … now very old men trying to capture their youth ,  Suddenly something happened,  I swear Ernie Isley’s guitar was playing him. (c) SM Schwartz 2012[...]

November 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm § in Misc.

Washington Housing Market on the Rebound

Home sales, median prices up in Washington; affordability slips Washington state’s housing market continued to improve during the third quarter of 2012 as median selling prices and the number of homes sold both increased, according to the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of[...]

November 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm § in Misc.

Why Romney Would Have Benn a Disaster for the Economy

Successful countries combine “social responsibility with personal freedom”. Mitt Romney’s view that “Corporations are Poeple Too” fails the test of real data.  The world’s most successful countries are social democracies. THE PROSPERITY INDEX The Prosperity Index[...]

November 9th, 2012 - 7:49 am § in Misc.

California Spends More on Prisons Than On Higher Education!

The study, entitled Winners and Losers: Corrections and Higher Education in California, looked at the state’s general fund expenditures on corrections and higher education from the period between 1981 and 2011. Since 1980, higher education spending has decreased by 13 percent in inflation adju[...]

November 9th, 2012 - 7:02 am § in Misc.

Finale. or is it?

John Boehner: ‘We don’t have a tea party caucus to speak of’ TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Mitt Romney was a ‘weak’ candidate, not a ‘fighter like Ronald Reagan’ CATO INSTITUTE: Tea party is misunderstood as a religious movement[...]