Here’s how the two sides measured up . It wasn’t pretty. See a great graphic HERE.
Does anyone care? A good summary of the GOP situation is HERE.
Short Ribs! At the Cookhouse! Don’t bring your lunch that day. Here’s their announcement.
A bit later than usual, but welcome as always. Home sales are WAY down, but then it’s winter. Peruse the full report HERE.
That’s the whole scheme. Read about it HERE.
After two years of circumspection, the KKK and other blatant racists are ready to take the stage again, not that they ever went away. Read about it HERE.
From the SAC Bee. We covered them before. Where’s that wall when we need it? Read about them HERE
A long read but worth it. If you’re still on Facebook, it’s time to cut the cord. Read why HERE
Or rebrand itself, anyway. I’m really tough on banks. I prefer to deal with credit unions. Read about the Wells Fargo mess HERE.
From CNN Business: A new book by Andrew McCabe says Trump didn’t believe US intel reports about a North Korean missile launch because “he thought that N.K. did not have the capability to launch such missiles. He said he knew this because Vladimir Putin had told him so.” Well, thats all we need in the White House, a dummy who believes what Putin tells him. Don’t think about it too long- it’s pretty scary. This week also revealed that Trump is such a jackass he ASKED Japanese PM Abe to nominate him, Trump, for the Nobel Peace Prize. Abe apparently complied, being too wise to argue with a fool. Trump has also taken to trashing Jeff Sessions, his first supporter in the Senate. Don’t expect loyalty from Trump. For loyalty, you need a dog and he doesn’t like dogs either.
FAST FOOD WATCH- In and Out to Open second Redding spot. I’m not a big fan of I&O but I know folks who worship them, in other words they feel about I&O the way I feel about CFA (Chic-Fil-A). Read about it HERE.
While we’re at it, have you heard about the plan to Demolish the COW PALACE? The iconic COW PALACE? Everyone has a Cow Palace story. I attended the ’64 GOP convention there, the Goldwater convention. (No, we were not Republicans.) I was only a kid but it cured me of conventions for the rest of my life. Now the old girl is superfluous and they want to tear it down for more housing. Read about it HERE
Speaking of Bay Area housing, the $11M mansion owned briefly by Nicolas Cage on Francisco Street is for sale. See it HERE.
Now, for all of you planning to visit Washington DC to fight against The Wall, the Washingtonian provides a useful guide to nourishment. Read it HERE.
Spring is coming, hang in there!