…By Mail No. I would not squander my vote like that. It’s actually the one responsibility I have as a citizen of this republic. Democracy is by the people, for the people, of the people; until those people stop voting. Its not perfect, but no human endeavor is. Worse, if people are dying in Iran,Continue reading “Why I Decided Not to Vote”
Going hiking is like visiting ghosts, I get lots of time to reflect on the past. This Saturday I visited California’s most notorious (yet little known!?!) bandit ghost-Tiburcio Vasquez. Vásquez pulled the race card, claiming that he was driven to commit his crimes because of norteamericanos discrimination against the Californios. He even went so far as insisting that he was a defender ofContinue reading “Vasquez Rocks: Making Off Like a Bandido”
Pakistan is a hot mess. I got that sense of Pakistan recently when I was invited as a distinguished guest to Pakistan’s 73rd Republic Day event. Yes, Pakistan has a Republic Day, which is separate from the August 14, 1947 Independence Day. Republic day marks the day when Indian Muslims decided to split from theContinue reading “Pakistan, What if we took an area in the country and started from scratch?”
Its incredibly fitting that this week was the third and final Presidential debate in the United States because it was the week that the United Nations was formally established and its also the week that the most intense foreign policy crisis of a generation occurred- the Cuban Missile Crisis. I want to take this opportunityContinue reading “United Nations Anniversary: Presidential Election, Foreign Policy and the Final Debate”
Got the sample ballot two weeks ago. By now even the person living out in the woods will know there is an election going on. Regardless how you plan to vote, PLEASE VOTE. Your vote does matter, who goes into public office will affect you. Watch this Fung Brothers video on how exactly close toContinue reading “Registering to Vote, Californians only have a few more days”
Sorry I haven’t had time to write up this post. Re-visit in a few days, weeks, or maybe even months. If you really want me to write it up go ahead and post up a comment telling me to get on it!
Tract housing is like boring factory specialized machine work, where the only thing that changes is the color and possibly the make up of the folks living inside it. Blah. But you havent seen an Eichler neighborhood because it is what I would term as the California Modern Atomic Ranch homes. I think about theseContinue reading “California Modern Atomic Ranch Homes- Orange County’s Architectural Eichler Beauty”