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California State of Emergency Day One Reflections


Quote of the Day: “I tell my boss, follow the teachers, they always know what’s right”–Legislative Aide Day one was a good beginning in a longer campaign. This week we will be trying to get movement on the budget, to extend existing revenue streams (taxes we already pay) before they expire in June, causing our […]

On the creation of a Hobson’s choice


A Hobson’s choice is a free choice in which only one option is offered. As a person may refuse to take that option the choice is therefore between taking the option or not; “take it or leave it”. The phrase is said to originate from Thomas Hobson (1544–1631), a livery stable owner at Cambridge, England. […]


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