“Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don’t know and I don’t care.” - Jimmy Buffett, in a moment of joyful clarity after a few margaritas.
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The Housing / Economy / Quality of Life Trilemma
Housing affordability cannot be addressed in a vacuum because affordable housing is only one part of the Housing Trilemma, which consists of affordable [...]
It may come as a shock to some, but until April 2005, I had never attended a city- or developer- sponsored meeting, nor had I ever been inside Bellingham’s [...]
"I am broken hearted this morning because I learned that the Referendum power cannot be used to protect the vitality and character of Bellinhgam’s neighforhoods. Because of a [...]
Self-Determination or Self-Defeat?
"All seats for BNC’s November 15 public event “Don’t Ballardize Bellingham” have been reserved, and we sincerely appreciate the community’s support. We look forward to welcoming [...]
Don't Ballardize Bellingham
"John, although it’s nearly impossible to know exactly what caused individual voters to reject the jail tax for a second time, there is no doubt that [your] Northwest Citizen [...]
Election Night Notes
"Thank you Michael. I prefer not to enter the climate change debate and would like to focus instead on potential breakthrough energy technologies. It’s clear that producing [...]