Too many BANANAs Most who know me have heard my reference to the BANANA phenomenon before – Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anyone. Vaughn Palmer, a longtime columnist for the Vancouver Sun, wrote the linked editorial yesterday with respect to the BC election campaign. I’m intermittent on his stuff but in my opinion it is the best… More »

Thursday in Washington

Both the House and Senate are in session today. Without a real plan for how to address the $85 billion sequestration, it appears the cuts will go into effect. House Republicans met in closed session yesterday for over an hour to discuss the next steps and how to deal with the next looming financial crisis:… More »