Category Archives: Bidness

What Internet Era Luddites Actually Look Like

You can find them at D.C.’s* National Airport (boldface mine): Every night, several times a night, Uber and Lyft drivers at Reagan National Airport simultaneously turn off their ride share apps for a minute or two to trick the app … Continue reading

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How Is This Not Disqualifying for Biden?

As usual, when discussing the Democratic primaries, my disclosure that, were I voting today, I would vote Warren. I had heard about part of this story, but this is really bad for Biden (boldface mine): Centrist Democrat Joe Biden campaigned … Continue reading

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Privatization Is Theft

I occasionally snark about means-testing the public library: To use an absurd example, we could means test the public library, offer a series of different borrowing plans based on verified income and so on, or we could just… lend out … Continue reading

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Biden Is Not ‘Electable’

If you want to vote for him because you think he would be a good president, go right ahead. But you’re fooling yourself if you think he’s electable, since it’s obvious how Republicans are going to attack him (boldface mine): … Continue reading

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Governance And D.C.’s School System

While he was writing about mass transit policy, the issue about governance raised by Jacob Abinder applies more generally (boldface mine): It does not accommodate the notion that a major transit agency might itself be a political actor, with goals … Continue reading

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Jack Evans

Observed at the corner of 18th and P NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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We Don’t Need Validation From The Right: The George Conway Edition

Over the weekend, in light of Il Trumpe’s Twitter meltdown (yet another one), Republican strategist, ‘Never Trumper’, and husband to White House advisor Kellyanne Conway, tweeted out the obvious: the president is unwell. First, some of us on the left … Continue reading

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