Category Archives: Plato’s Republic

pertaining to government, the public sector, governance, democracy, politics, issues pertaining to such, like “freedom of speech” concepts

Gordon Dyal vs Paul Krugman

What would I know about billionaires? Apropos of Gunn football I posted a comment about Gordon Dyal, Gunn ‘79 Dartmouth ‘83, who I said had made tens of millions as a Wall Street Guy. Fact checking my own blurb – … Continue reading

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Tool of The Times

Today is Veterans Day and I thought of my father, a mug Ehren Tool made, then noticed this article from May featuring Berkeley veteran artist Ehren Tool, who Dad, Terry and I befriended during his Palo Alto Art Center residency … Continue reading

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Aquarium by Packard VS Aquarium by Bong

I am watching the sci fi dystopia movie by the Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho, Snowpiercer. There’s a scene where they visit the fancy sushi bar cum archive. Reminds that Stanford and Jordan liked this kind of thing. (Also, Wiggins, … Continue reading

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Billy Strings, 2014 VS Sullivan Tuttle, 09/30/2019

  At Molly’s show, with her four piece side band, Sully took a turn with sis, on Townes Van Zandt’s “White Freightliner Blues” — which they used to play with their family band at least since 2014:     As … Continue reading

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Earthwise onsales include Elvin Bishop, Charlie Musselwhite and CJ Chenier, thru March

Mark Weiss and Earthwise produce community-oriented concerts of various genre in Palo Alto, mostly at the Mitchell Park Community Center. Onsale at Eventbrite: Matt The Electrician, Sylvie Simmons, Saturday, November 16 at Cubberley Community Center Room H-1, $15; Dave Douglas … Continue reading

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Anne Hathaway as Hevrin Khalaf

For whatever reason my computer stores a review of “Oceans 8” movie as a bookmark. While reading the news this morning I learned of a politician and engineer who was murdered in a war crime in Northern Syria. Her name … Continue reading

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H In 1988 when it was announced that Dan Quayle who’s only qualification was being photogenic would be the next vice president I remember wanting to make a film marking George Bush based on the song let’s get it on … Continue reading

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