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On January 22, a man walked into a bar in Olathe, Kansas. He shot three people. One is dead and two are wounded. This was an act of terrorism. The intended victims were employees of Garmin. You know Garmin. The GPS people. They branched out a while back…

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Not only in real estate are people selling ideas to you. It is tried and true behavior in politics to create reward – true or imagined – and create fear of loss – true or imagined – to mold public opinion to a political concept or candidate. My career in…

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Are you in an endless stream of “no, no, no!” these days when you think about America?  I offer you my “yes, I love.” It is Valentine’s Day tomorrow. I welcome your reply. I love that in America, my family got a quality public education. My paternal…

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What’s a sanctuary city? Sanctuary cities instruct their municipal employees not to ask residents about their immigration status. This allows immigrants–documented or not–to have equal access to the benefits of police and firefighting services, public…

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Swastikas are the stuff of Skinheads and KKK and not the stuff of Boston suburban school districts right? Wrong, wrong, wrong. Middle school and high school students do not know the realities of life in Nazi-occupied lands from 1939-1945. They see the…

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Who is taking the brunt of verbal and physical assault since the current President’s election? Immigrant women. According to the New York Police Department, bias incidents in New York have spiked 400 percent in the two weeks that followed the election of…

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The first time I saw a xenophobe in full-abuse mode was in New York. I was about twenty. I was in some fast food place waiting to buy my greaseburger and fries. The jerk in front of me let forth a tirade about “We speak English here; this is America. If…

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The confrontation between Nazi Richard Spencer and Love Lives Here heated up in the middle of December, when The Daily Stormer published personal email addresses and phone numbers of Love Lives Here leaders and  Jewish people in the Whitefish Montana…

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Can a landlord evict without cause? If a tenant breaks no laws and pays the rent, should they be allowed to stay through their lease period? These are the questions asked in Santa Barbara after a particularly hard-hearted move by a landlord. The landlord…

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Last week, I explained how Steve Mnuchin, the man nominated to be Treasury Secretary in the Trump Administration, spent the Great Recession. People like him and banks like Goldman Sachs helped cause the recession. Here’s a little history of what happened…
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