Monthly Archives: December 2009

Thursday Links Gain Cachet

The Fairness of Financial Rescue – Brad DeLong What cannot be accepted are financial rescue operations that benefit the unworthy and cause losses to other important groups – like taxpayers and wage earners. And that, unfortunately, is the perception held by many nowadays, particularly in the United States. It is easy to see why. Let […]

Revisions Underway for 2010 California Residental Purchase Agreements

Just when I know the California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) by heart — I can practically recite each paragraph in my sleep — the purchase agreement is being revamped in 2010 by the California Association of REALTORS (C.A.R.). Nothing is written in stone yet, and there may be many more additions and deletions before C.A.R. […]

Sharing Sonoma County

I was honored when Greg invited me to participate in HousingStorm.  Sharing some of my Sonoma County knowledge and observations with you will be the focus of my writing here. On my own blog at I often get into charts and data analysis about specific communities and neighborhoods.  I may post a tiny amount […]

Road to Perdition

“Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want – and their kids pay for it.” Richard Lamm Decade after decade, Americans have voted for intellectually and morally bankrupt dullards that promise them more goodies under the tree. […]