A Pragmatist's Take | Douglas Moran | Palo Alto Online |

Local Blogs

A Pragmatist's Take
A Pragmatist's Take

By Douglas Moran

E-mail Douglas Moran | Follow this Blog

About this blog: Real power doesn't reside with those who make the final decision, but with those who decide what qualifies as the viable choices. I stumbled across this insight as a teenager (in the 1960s). As a grad student, I belonged to an org...  (More)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Affordable Housing: Complexities
Feb 21, 2017 1:22 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 7,724

The discussions of affordable housing policy have been impeded by mythology, misconceptions, magical thinking, posturing, empty slogans, ambiguous terminology, and... More
Negative/Attack Ad? Wrong Question
Oct 30, 2016 3:23 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 3,714

The definition of a negative or attack ad is ambiguous. To some, it is any ad that contains any negative information about a candidate. To others, the ad needs to... More
Disputing a Council Endorsement on Attitude toward residents
Oct 25, 2016 12:29 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 8,071

I strongly disagree with one of the Weekly's endorsements... More
Council Candidate Forums
Oct 18, 2016 1:55 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 7,886

Three City Council candidate forums is a lot to plow through. These are what I regard as the most notable remarks and my significant impressions of the candidates.... More
No on B, Faithlessness and Fecklessness
Oct 8, 2016 3:30 am
Comments: 28 | Views: 5,300

Measure B is the 30-year half-cent sales tax increase for VTA. The arguments for it focus on what is needed, what it could fund, and what has been ==B... More
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 3 of 21

ARCHIVES

Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,143 views

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,632 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,267 views

 

Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here