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A Pragmatist's Take

By Douglas Moran

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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)

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Candidate Slates for City Council: Time to reconsider?
Jan 18, 2014 1:02 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 7,842

Slates of candidates for City Council could address two major problems with Council elections: It could allow a broader range of candidates to compete, and it would... More
Supporting a candidate for Council: Not too early to start
Jan 6, 2014 1:16 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 7,227

There has been much talk about having Council members from outside the political establishment, and the policies and attitudes that that group represents. Although... More
A Self-inflicted Hardship: The City caves in yet again (Alma Village sign)
Dec 18, 2013 3:43 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 8,559

The City Council's approval of an over-sized sign for the grocery store at Alma Village--formerly Alma Plaza--is but the latest sordid chapter in the Council's mismanagement... More
Listen for Yourself: An index into "A Conversation on the Future of the City"
Dec 13, 2013 3:29 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 36,527

At the December 2nd City Council meeting, there was over 3.5 hours on zoning, planning, traffic, parking,... (f1) The general themes and specific items have presented... More
Yet another "Questionable" Staff Report/Survey
Dec 7, 2013 10:34 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 33,206

At Monday's Council meeting (12/9), the City Manager will present an Informational Report on a... More
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