Category Archives: Rants

Why I called for the stabbing of Goldman Sachs employees

From a comment I wrote on Facebook: Well, after trading various financial instruments for more than a decade, I realized long ago that Goldman Sachs is dirtier than a pig in shit. As more of this bailout crap comes to … Continue reading

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SF pet peeve of mine

It drives me bonkers when people confuse Caltrans with Caltrain. They don’t even sound alike, not even closely. On top of that, the worst is when people combine them and say Caltrains. Well, I guess it’s not just room temperature … Continue reading

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SF rents are coming down

San Francisco rent prices are coming down. I really don’t care about what I read in the SF Chron or SJ Merc about strong rental markets. It’s pure bullshit, just like those same articles they were writing as the real … Continue reading

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OK I’ve been a little lax…

I haven’t been blogging at all the past few months. I know. I suck. I’m sorry. I blame ftg. It wasn’t until a coworker reminded me of this today that I realized how long it’s been. Damn, I’m behind. The … Continue reading

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My view on today’s FHA proposal

I originally posted this to another list, but since it’s so long I thought that I’d post it here as well. Please forgive me in advance if I come across as parochial or pedantic, that’s not my intention. My belief … Continue reading

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Ship anything lately?

Boy is it expensive to ship things UPS these day. $37 to ship my motorcycle helmet back to Arai using UPS ground! It’s not exactly a heavy package either. 3 day air was over $90! Only $1.67 of that was … Continue reading

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Why 6th Street will always remain a craphole

When I’m bored in the morning and waiting for the futures markets to make a move, I love to read San Francisco-geared real estate cites like curbed SF and Socket Site. There’s a legion of desperate bagholders on the forums … Continue reading

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