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"But Obama's options are limited, as the administration already has signaled it is unwilling to make any investments that would add significantly to the nation's ballooning deficit." Michael A. ...
"The nonprofit groups that have started these businesses have done so primarily to advcance their own missions. 'This is an opportunity to move folks out of poverty into prosperity, while greening ...
"The approach is winning applause from local officials and urban thinkers who credit the administration for quietly beginning the most ambitious new policy for the nation's cities since the Great ...
"This Is the Abu Ghraib Of the Great Society," Andrew Breitbart, conservative internet entrepreneur, quoted in Darryl Fears and Carol D.Leonnig, "
|Counting ACORN's Assets
"I've had better weeks during my years with ACORN." Bertha Lewis, CEO and Chief Organizer, ACORN, ACORN Newsletter , September 17, 2009 As the House and Senate ...
"Eight months into the Obama administration, as we mourn the senator from Massachusetts, many of us retain the hope, but we are wondering what happened to the audacity that is needed to move the ...
Originally posted at BobGiloth.com . "But counting the money coming in is a much simpler task than trying to measure just how ...
|Ronald Reagan's Zombie Doctrine
"Call me naive, but I actually hoped that the failure of Reaganism in practice would kill it. It turns out, however, to be a zombie doctrine: Even though it should be dead, it keeps on coming." ...
"In Manhattan...12 percent of households still do not have a bank account, compared with the national average, 8 percent, according to ...
"Showing people how they can save money and help the environment doesn't work. But showing them they are using more energy on average than neighbors can often motivate them." Thomas Heath, "
|Thoughts on Urban Pioneering
"I have a farm on a dead-end street in the ghetto." Novella Carpenter,
|The More Things Change The More They Stay the Same
"Parallels with 1960s contract selling and the 1970s FHA scandals abound. Subprime borrowers were persuaded to take on risky debts by brokers who promised to 'look out for their best interests.'.....
"A stronger post-high school education and training system would recognize that education is a life-long endeavor, with each component a natural continuation of the high-quality education that ...
|Perspective on the Green Jobs Promised by the Recovery Act
Originally at my blog, BobGiloth.com "'In baseball terms, I think there's going to be real pace on the ball here,' Mr. Biden ...
|The UnMalling of America
Originally posted at BobGiloth.com "More than 400 of the 2,000 largest malls in the U.S.have closed in the past two years...[I]...
"Indeed, slums embody many of the principles frequently invoked by urban planners: They are walkable, high-density, and mixed-use, meaning that housing and commerce mingle. Consider too that the ...
|The Solution to Homelessness: Housing
"The solution for chronic homelessness turned out to be breathtakingly simple: housing." Frank Kosa, " The Homemakers ," Miller-...
|Stand up Patriots
Originally posted at BobGiloth.com "I hope he fails." Rush Limbaugh, quoted in: "
Originally posted at BobGiloth.com. "There have been times when he's wished someone would give him permission to stop trying to sell ...
|Hey Barack - I'm not an ATM
Originally posted at bobgiloth.com. "But as we all prepare for that journey, we can't forget our commitment to help Hillary Clinton ...
|Real Change is Bottom Up
"...Not only is Barack Obama not going to be able to save you -- you are going to have to save Barack Obama." Van Jones, quoted in Elizabeth Kolbert,
Originall posted at my blog . "It's everybody's wish list, everybody's favorite program. And I think that's a big mistake."
|The Future of Obama's Movement
"The future of... [Obama's} movement will be determined by the many people who understand what it accomplished. If you want to change the world, go to Washington; if you want to change Washington, ...
Originally posted at www.bobgiloth.com . "The Democratic nominee [Obama partisans] say should be viewed less as the first urban ...
|Studies Indicate Some Voters will Fall for McCain's Lies
Cross-posted on my blog, bobgiloth.com . "A series of new experiments show that misinformation can exercise a ghostly influence on peoples' minds after it has been ...
|Creating a Presidential Job Description
"I guess being a small-town mayor is sort of like a 'community organizer,' except you have actual responsibilities." Sarah Palin "...President Bush has displayed impatience, bravado and unsettling ...
|The Neighborhood Food Enterprise
Cross-posted on my blog . "This isn't just another thing for corporate America to cash into, " Joffe says of organic'...
|Barack Obama's Disillusionment
"T]he most important thing to know about Barack Obama's time as a community organizer in Chicago may not be what he gained in knowledge from the experience -- but rather why, in late 1987, he ...
|Which Chicago Shaped Barack Obama?
Originally posted at my blog. "Perhaps the greatest misconception about Barack Obama is that he is some sort of anti-establishment ...
|Standing Up for Retail
Cross-posted at Bobgiloth.com . "There are times in almost every sector that forces of change come together to ...
|Philanthrocapitalism to the Rescue?
Cross-posted at bobgiloth.com . "A new movement is afoot that promises to save the world by revolutionizing ...
Cross-posted at bobgiloth.com . "Like other for-profit schools such as DeVry and ITT, Phoenix offers the educational equivalent ...
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