August 24, 2009

Health Care Debate

The Virtue of Playing Leapfrog [Note to readers: more real estate-related posts to come . . . this is only a temporary departure. Or, if you missed it, check out the (too?) long weekend post discussing the Southwest light rail line, “How Close is Too Close?”] # # # # # # # # #...
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"Not Packing," Circa 2009

Social Mores, Then & Now In the 19th Century west, rivals apparently would check their weapons at the door to show that they “weren’t packing.” Without a gun, there was some semblance of trust, and with trust there was the potential for mutually profitable dealings. The modern-day weapon of choice — at least in middle...
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