Everybody must get zoned

Back in the early 1990s, before we moved to to the Twin Cities, I lived in the Chicago area and worked for a big law firm in Chicago that had over 300 attorneys. Much of the firm’s work was in real estate, including big real estate deals for properties […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Never Trump! Never, never ever!

Fatigue

One way or another, the primary topic in the political world is Le Grand Orange, the Leader of the Free World. And I’m tired of writing about him. I don’t want to shut down this blog, because I love to write and these days I spend most of my […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Do you remember your President Nixon

One of the charges you hear about Le Grand Orange is that he’s like Nixon. It’s true — they both give Democrats what they want : President Donald Trump briskly overruled congressional Republicans and his own treasury secretary to cut a deal with Democrats to keep the government operating […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Never Trump! Never, never ever!

A useful taxonomy

Victor Davis Hanson demonstrates, yet again, that he understands the moment and the players better than most. A taste of a column that should be read in full : What also scares mainstream Democrats is that Trumpism may have exposed an existential vulnerability of the contemporary Democratic party, heretofore […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Enormity

Enormity

The pictures out of Houston are astonishing. This one tells the tale: Instant sea There’s a bayou a block away, but this is not a bayou at the moment. And there’s more rain, potentially a lot more, on the way. This area is about four miles southwest of downtown […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Weekend

The news cycle has been simultaneously eventful and boring lately. No one has made a point for or against Trump in months that has moved the needle. Those who love Trump still do and those who hate him still do, but with greater intensity and more lunacy. I don’t […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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