Dec 14, 2016 Upchuck commented on Why You Should Give a Shit That a Neighborhood Group Just Won a Fight Against Backyard Cottages.
@26 whatever. could care less about new york. i pay more in property taxes now than i used to pay in rent
Dec 9, 2016 Upchuck commented on Guest Editorial: Seattle Must Pass Move-In Fee Reform to Protect the City's Most Vulnerable Renters.
The disabled section 8 renter described in the piece definitely needs and deserves some sort of help with moving costs etc being priced out. But I also dont think the burden should be placed soley on the shoulders of the landlord - particularly ones with small holdings say only a single home or condo they rent
Dec 8, 2016 Upchuck commented on New York Times Columnist Thomas Friedman Spoke at Town Hall About What the Internet Is Doing to Jobs and Culture.
thank you commenters for giving me faith in humanity
Dec 7, 2016 Upchuck commented on Bands I Pretended to Like for Boys. Part Two: The Doors.
What's wrong with tool?
Nov 19, 2016 Upchuck commented on "Awash in False Conspiracy Theories and Petulant Immaturity, Liberals Put Trump in the White House".
@129 yeah... economic populism and justice is not fringe left. But I see how you could make that mistake if you think deregulated international corporate finance, our drone wars, and current surveillance state represents a liberal agenda
Nov 19, 2016 Upchuck commented on "Awash in False Conspiracy Theories and Petulant Immaturity, Liberals Put Trump in the White House".
Really stranger? I mean really?? Fucking Newsweek?! Kurt eichenwald? What's next, Charles krauthammer? Jesus!

Nov 14, 2016 Upchuck commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: Strep Right Up.
my dad pre boils his neti pot water if you're worried about that - which i am not in our climate. but it doesn't hurt to be safe if that's a concern
Nov 14, 2016 Upchuck commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: Strep Right Up.
i used to get semi frequent sinus infections - not sure if strep is ever the bacteria but i did get strep a handful of times as an older teen early 20's. i've been told my morphology (narrow nose sinu cavities prone to getting stuffed up) is a contributing factor. add in dusty work environment and there you go. however, when i make good use of the neti pot on a daily basis sometimes morning and night i hardly ever get get sick. might be something worth giving a try. clean out those sinuses and all the crud that provides habitat for those buggers
Nov 10, 2016 Upchuck commented on Bernie Sanders Extends Olive Branch and Raised Fist to Trump.
Obama's motivation campaign of progressive "hope" and "yes we can" is how he got elected. And the failure to deliver on those promises while pursuing a neo-liberal agenda towards wall street and foreign policy, with clinton serving as it's ultimate insider, is how she lost