The Republic of T.

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

March 22, 2013
by terrance
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Meet the New Utility Monopoly, Same as the Old Utility Monopoly

Well, this is discouraging. Matt Yglesias writes that municipal utilities are about as good (or Bad) as the other options: Several decades ago, jurisdictions across America got fed up with the waste and mismanagement of publicly owned utilities and there … Continue reading

March 19, 2013
by terrance
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If You Don’t Own An Ark, Vote For The "Back To Work" Budget

It’s somewhat fitting that a 30 foot geyser erupted from a broken water main practically around the corner from my home the night before the the American Society of Civil Engineers gave America its 2013 infrastructure report card, and on … Continue reading

December 6, 2012
by terrance
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It’s Official: We Can Marry in Maryland

Marriage equality won big in Maryland this November. But, as with many things in life, the job isn’t finished until the paperwork is done. So, this update from Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is welcome news. It’s official! Courthouses can now … Continue reading