Sunday, March 23, 2008

It's a Great Place to Live, But...

When you're in the line of business I'm in (elected office), you occasionally wonder (1) why the hell you're doing what you're doing, and (2) are you really focusing on what needs to be focused on.

Then you read an article like this and you say, "Ah, yes."

In a nutshell: We live in a wonderful community, but high housing costs, poverty and sprawl are threatening our quality of life. So say two economists with much bigger brains than mine.

A good reminder as to (1) why I'm doing what I'm doing, and (2) where it is I/we need to keep focusing my/our energies.

My thanks to Messrs. Shobe and Rephann for not letting us lose sight of that which is staring us in the face.

1 comment:

Sean Tubbs said...

Hey Dave - you can hear the audio from this presentation at the University of Virginia's podcast site:

As I type this, it's fourth down. For the archive, search for Strobe and you should find it.