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A Modest Banking Solution

April 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Friends, family, and acquaintances are raising questions about whether President Obama  can accomplish  what we helped elect him to do. Will the wars end in Iraq and Afghanistan? Will clean energy really be funded? Will Bush-era wiretap and other privacy violations be sufficiently curtailed?  Will single payer health care get endorsed or merely sidelined? Will […]

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Op-ed: Pat Hanson on Virtual Christmas Giving

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Monterey Bay Area writer Pat Hanson delivers some practical suggestions for handling a Christmas when material resources are short. Virtual Christmas Giving: A True Story I prefer Halloween to Christmas.  You can dress up any way you like, pretend, and have an excuse for putting on a mask.  As soon as retailers start luring us […]

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Tags: It's about time! · Op-ed · Pat Hanson