Daily Archives: May 16, 2017


Creating affordable housing calls for the stick, not the carrot. Asking nicely if developers would pretty please satisfy the overwhelming demand for housing priced within HUD standards of affordability is like giving the fox unfettered access to the hen-house during an egg shortage and politely asking it to curb its […]

This Calls for the Stick Not the Carrot


I despise name-calling.  It’s the lowest form of communication, a cop-out, a diversion.  Instead of having a spirited debate that requires the patience for both talking AND listening, it’s quicker and easier to slap a label on a stranger that pre-emptively makes them wrong.  It’s not much of an accomplishment […]

A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand