You people aren’t cooperating. By now we were supposed to be driving less. When reluctantly on the road we would mount our tiny fuel sippers, hybrids, plug-ins, EVs, three-cylinder subcompacts. Oil would stay at $100 per barrel forevermore and filthy gasoline would be locked in the arm-and-a-leg price range in perpetuity. Given a choice we consumers would logically act in our own self-interest and trade in the old Explorer for a Prius or a Leaf or if not dazzled by gizmos, maybe one of those teeny Fiats. That would be ...
You are supposed to feel good when the value of your home rises. You have gained wealth, on paper at least. If you are clever you can spend some of it, be a good consumer, boost the economy. Why would that not be good?
There is a fire burning today near Buck Creek, at the head of the Chiwawa River, north of Lake Wenatchee in the Glacier Peak Wilderness. Now 2,000 acres, it has been burning for a month, touched off by a bolt of July lightning.
Bernie Sanders never understood the epic quality of the Clinton scandals. In his first debate, he famously dismissed the email issue, it being beneath the dignity of a great revolutionary to deal in things so tawdry and straightforward.