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{ Monthly Archives } September 2006

Windshield Wipers

Of all the parts of my car that I feel comfortable installing, windshield wipers give me the most joy. Actually I would say I have a love/hate relationship with my windshield wipers. They’re never as good as the first day you get them. A slow, downward trajectory, like riding a slip’n’slide that isn’t wet enough. […]

Correlation between earning disparity, and voting.

I found this amazing blurb in the latest issue of The Atlantic: "… rich people in poor states are much more likely to vote Republican than rich people in well-off states… as a state’s average income rises, the correlation between being wealthy and voting Republican disappears. In Connecticut, for example, there is almost no connection […]


Here’s how I voted: Governor – Becky Lourey US Senate – Amy Klobuchar US House – Keith Ellison MN Attorney General – Steve Kelley MN Secretary of State – Mark Ritchie MN Senate District 62 – Patricia Torres Ray Now it’s on to november!

Great Light Rail News

From today’s Startribune, two potential light rail lines are being considered from the Southwest, option B travels through Uptown as well! The second route would follow the same path in Eden Prairie but would go through Minneapolis between Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles through Uptown to a final stop on Nicollet Mall. The […]