commented on Make Sure Your MAGA-Hat Wearing Relatives Watch This
People talk about these matters as if bumming out the denizens of Breitbart comment threads is a matter of political consequence.
It won't be Trump Superfans that drive Donald Trump from office in 3 years and change.
commented on Watching Trump Get Punked By Foreign Leaders Would Be Funnier If It Weren't So Sad
If Donald Trump wants to know if the intelligence services tapped his wires at Trump Tower, all he has to do is pick up the phone and ask them - he's their boss. Or is the idea that the "globalist deep state" is loyal to Obama so the NSA et. al. would lie to him?
So ridiculous that people are even having this conversation. "concept of Obama tapping Trump's phones or those of his campaign workers is well within the realm of possibility" my ass.
commented on The Morning News: Maddow's Trump Reveal, Wallingford Protests Upzone
@7 I don't think that follows - underutilized property, like derelict commercial or ratty old houses will go up. But people aren't going to tear down near-million-dollar prewar craftsman bungalows and replace them with danish prison duplexes. And then a crucial component of the value of that near-million-dollar bungalow is that all the houses around it are near-million-dollar prewar bungalows rather than danish prison duplexes.
The whole purpose of up-zoning is to increase supply which will drive costs down. And a crucial compone
commented on A Review of Trump’s First Address to Congress: A Fruit Loop Necklace of Nonsensical Words
@12 If Trump actually gets a trillion bucks out of Congress for infrastructure spending, or manages to sign into law health care reform that works better than PP/ACA, or disentangles us from all those stupid wars in the middle east, I won't complain about it. In fact it would shut me right up.
But he won't do any of those things, so I can keep right on bitching, n/p.