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Entries for December, 2010 in Paradigm Shifter

  • BSspotter

    The Delusion of Economic Development

    By BSspotter in Paradigm Shifter

    li {margin-top:5px;} As we get caught up in the emotions of landing a Caterpillar plant and all that it promises, it's easy to develop a myopic outlook on the way our economy should function. Most Victorians subscribe to free-market ideals ...

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    Riverside Pork 2½: The Smell of Fear (UPDATED)

    By BSspotter in Paradigm Shifter

    Upon closer inspection, it's obvious the Pumphouse Restaurant has ample space for parking north of the buildings if the storage tank is removed, but it was revealed by Lynn Short at the last City Council meeting that the cost of ...

  • BSspotter

    Riverside Pork

    By BSspotter in Paradigm Shifter

    David Tewes wrote a couple thorough articles on the City Council handout/bailout: • Riverside parking plan draws fire • Council action scrutinized Thank you, Mr. Tewes! Some background: Public Pumphouse Parking

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    Inflation is a Thief

    By BSspotter in Paradigm Shifter

    So said the Victoria Advocate Editorial Board in 1976: "Inflation is a Thief" Boy, how times have changed! These days, it would be tough to get them to say a bad word about the "free" inflationary funds our local government ...