The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

May 20, 2013
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Rally For Livable Wages in Washington — The 9th Most Expensive U.S. City

Did you know that Washington, DC is the 9th most expensive American city to live in? Did you also know that thousands of private sector workers whose jobs are supported by taxpayer dollars don’t earn enough to live in the … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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In The Tank

I’ve gotten used to it, over the years — that look people get just before their eyes glaze over and their polite smile freezes in place, as I begin to answer the ubiquitous Washington DC question that everyone asks everyone … Continue reading

August 23, 2011
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Earthquake

Well, I can now add “earthquake” to my list of things I’ve never experience, and add it to my list of things I hope never to experience again. U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed an earthquake struck central Virginia at 1:53 … Continue reading

January 28, 2011
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Oh, How I Hate Pepco

You’ve probably seen the news reports about what happened to the metro-DC area this week. But here’s a reminder. [pro-player playlist="bottom" width="380" height="550"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mh0O0WnwTig,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxLClYOFl6E,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2fNyNR05Ss,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tTa_8iFbq0,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIRO5ClwJFk,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fpcj_Coixhw,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP0KU2NCYrQ[/pro-player] Yes. we were out in the middle of that.

August 12, 2010
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What a Morning (& Thanks, Pepco)

Well, this has been quite a morning. I haven’t been able to keep up with the news, because we got hit with another storm this morning. The latest in a series. Of course, we lost power again.

November 20, 2009
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Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk

I just have one thing to say about this. Forget WWJD. The new question is apparently What Would MLK Do? A coalition of politically and theologically conservative Christian leaders, including nine Roman Catholic bishops, who have just signed a declaration … Continue reading

October 21, 2009
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Bars on the Metro

I thought perhaps I was gong crazy when I noticed that my iPhone still displayed several “bars” by the time I took my seat on the Metro yesterday evening. But the mobile browser was working even as the train pulled … Continue reading