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Investment Choices
"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. ...
Bob Giloth 12/04/2009 4 3 - 71
Venturing Green
"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 ...
Bob Giloth 11/03/2009 1 1 - 31
Distorting Metaphors
"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 ...
Bob Giloth 10/08/2009 3 - - 9
Metaphor Madness
"This Is the Abu Ghraib Of the Great Society," Andrew Breitbart, conservative internet entrepreneur, quoted in Darryl Fears and Carol D.Leonnig, "
Bob Giloth 09/21/2009 5 3 - 31
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 ...
Bob Giloth 09/18/2009 12 3 - 28
Audacious Us!
"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 ...
Bob Giloth 08/31/2009 4 - - 5
Stimulus Counting
Originally posted at BobGiloth.com . "But counting the money coming in is a much simpler task than trying to measure just how ...
Bob Giloth 08/28/2009 2 1 - 5
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." ...
Bob Giloth 08/26/2009 29 6 - 18
Ignoring Banks
"In Manhattan...12 percent of households still do not have a bank account, compared with the national average, 8 percent, according to ...
Bob Giloth 08/19/2009 3 1 - 2
Energy Etiquette
"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, "
Bob Giloth 08/11/2009 3 4 - 15
Thoughts on Urban Pioneering
"I have a farm on a dead-end street in the ghetto." Novella Carpenter,
Bob Giloth 07/24/2009 5 2 - 2
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.'.....
Bob Giloth 07/23/2009 1 - - 2
Friendly Alignment
"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 ...
Bob Giloth 07/22/2009 2 1 - 1
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 ...
Bob Giloth 05/15/2009 3 3 - 11
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]...
Bob Giloth 03/31/2009 16 14 1 22
Slum Economics
"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 ...
Bob Giloth 03/09/2009 13 3 - 37
The Solution to Homelessness: Housing
"The solution for chronic homelessness turned out to be breathtakingly simple: housing." Frank Kosa, " The Homemakers ," Miller-...
Bob Giloth 03/02/2009 7 1 - -
Stand up Patriots
Originally posted at BobGiloth.com "I hope he fails." Rush Limbaugh, quoted in: "
Bob Giloth 02/13/2009 1 - - -
Salvation?
Originally posted at BobGiloth.com. "There have been times when he's wished someone would give him permission to stop trying to sell ...
Bob Giloth 01/26/2009 1 - - 7
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 ...
Bob Giloth 01/14/2009 70 13 - 21
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,
Bob Giloth 01/08/2009 3 3 - -
Thinking Concrete
Originall posted at my blog . "It's everybody's wish list, everybody's favorite program. And I think that's a big mistake."
Bob Giloth 12/22/2008 7 1 - -
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, ...
Bob Giloth 12/19/2008 5 1 - 9
Metro Obama?
Originally posted at www.bobgiloth.com . "The Democratic nominee [Obama partisans] say should be viewed less as the first urban ...
Bob Giloth 10/28/2008 4 - - -
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 ...
Bob Giloth 09/16/2008 25 5 - -
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 ...
Bob Giloth 09/08/2008 3 - - 3
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'...
Bob Giloth 09/05/2008 6 7 - 7
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 ...
Bob Giloth 09/02/2008 5 4 - 6
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 ...
Bob Giloth 07/29/2008 4 - - -
Standing Up for Retail
Cross-posted at Bobgiloth.com . "There are times in almost every sector that forces of change come together to ...
Bob Giloth 07/10/2008 2 - - 7
Philanthrocapitalism to the Rescue?
Cross-posted at bobgiloth.com . "A new movement is afoot that promises to save the world by revolutionizing ...
Bob Giloth 07/02/2008 5 - - 16
Subprime Education
Cross-posted at bobgiloth.com . "Like other for-profit schools such as DeVry and ITT, Phoenix offers the educational equivalent ...
Bob Giloth 07/01/2008 4 1 - 1
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