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A Cup of Coffee at the Tower of Babel

February 15, 2017

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The following is a guest post from Gayane Palian, a reader of this blog and longtime resident of Washington, DC: I go to Starbucks for a shot of sociability and civility in addition to my coffee.  Whether it’s the baristas or the customers, am never disappointed. My regular stops include the one on Mass Ave. […]

Tareq Salahi to Run for Governor of Virginia

April 25, 2012

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Just when you thought it would be safe to turn on your TV after news of Newt Gingrich quitting the U.S. Republican presidential contest, Tareq Salahi has announced that he will be running for Virginia governor. Some of you may remember Salahi from November 2009, when he managed to sashay past White House security with his wife […]

This Parking Meter Needs A User Manual

October 25, 2010

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Two friends and I drove into Washington, DC (newly designated as the 2nd WORSE TRAFFIC CITY in the US) to do the “Walk to End Modern Day Slavery.” DC is the World Mecca for Walks/Runs/Demonstrations/Rallies/Political Motorcades/Tourism/General Mayhem on the Road.  There were at least four events happening that day, including an Army 10 Miler.  For […]