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when i sneak my cell into stanford theatre and the lady, who is cool with almost falling off a ladder for minimum wage when she changes the names on the marquee, asks me not to use my cell, marshall mcluhan, noam chomsky and more

Real estate in Palo Alto is a $50B industry,

This is a wee bit PoMo so work with me: —– Forwarded Message —–From: Council, City <city.council@cityofpaloalto.org>To: mark weiss <earwopa@yahoo.com>Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 05:23:17 PM PDTSubject: Your e-mail to City Council was received Thank you for your comments to the City Council. Your … Continue reading

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Does Barrett hearing product placement indicate or hint at her views on corporations as people and money as speech?

Does Barrett hearing product placement indicate or hints at her views on corporations as people and money as speech? Market cap is $105b

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Mike Park releases ‘Steppin’ Stone’ cover for Earthwise’s online Covid-era new normal

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In Tanaka’s Satanic Service, Strikes Two

BLUF: if i was going to answer such a question I would say I am reading the autobiography of the recently deceased football hero Gale Sayers for whom the NFL humanitarian of the year award is named for “I Am … Continue reading

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Weird connection between Guild Theatre development and MapLight policy project

I wish to point out respectfully that your Palo Alto report is seriously flawed.  Procrustean. And perhaps too short a narrative arc.  For example you list me in a table and list me as “neither” — It is trying to compare … Continue reading

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Erno Rubik four states

I met a Stanford student who set the world record for solving the cube while juggling.

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Rounders

Molly Alyssa This post is about an author I read about in the Times, Alyssa Cole and it made me think of Molly Tuttle, Palo Alto’s rising star musician in Nashville, although obviously the connection I am making is pretty … Continue reading

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20 inter-related headlines from Yesterday’s the New York Times regarding the election two months away and the future of democracy IMHO

  One. Trump bolstered by party he has transformed: emphasizing nationalist themes, he goes into election looking to shift narrative   Two. Trump Unchastened by time in top office, even impeachment   Three. Teen suspect glorified police and weapons   … Continue reading

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The McCloskey’s of St. Louis are Unamerican; the Republicans are Unamerican

I agree with Edsall of The New York Times: Donald Trump is trying to create a race war in America, Blacks versus whites, as a way to avoid a class war, as a way to avoid taxing corporations and the … Continue reading

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Twenty five years of Soledad

When Brad Raymond married Soledad O’Brien his Harvard schoolmate I left a message on his answering machine wishing him “cien anos de Soledad” I thought of that just now going through the times noticing the obituary of Mercedes Berkshire 87 … Continue reading

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