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Old 07-27-2009, 09:31 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Old 07-27-2009, 09:43 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Pretty good interview. The Mayor paints a rosy picture of the local economy and it is one with which I agree. I like the fact that he described the city's economy as diversified. Which is true. He also mentioned the fact that San Antonio has challenges it must overcome. No it isn't a utopia but it's a fine place to live in my book.
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Old 07-27-2009, 09:51 AM
 
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Pretty good interview. The Mayor paints a rosy picture of the local economy and it is one with which I agree. I like the fact that he described the city's economy as diversified. Which is true. He also mentioned the fact that San Antonio has challenges it must overcome. No it isn't a utopia but it's a fine place to live in my book.
Yep. There's no place in the world that DOESN'T have challenges. All in all, we're in a great place to live.
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Old 07-27-2009, 10:01 AM
 
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Very good interview. Yes San Antonio does have it's challenges, but recognizing them is the first big step to solving them. I think this city has a very bright future.
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:39 AM
 
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Well, all that may be true, but we're still no Austin....

Hee hee.
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:47 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Yeah, but San Antonio's mayor is younger than Austin's. That absolutely, without-a-doubt, proves that we're more progressive. <grin>

--Dim
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:55 AM
 
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Why does SA need to be like Austin?
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Old 07-27-2009, 12:19 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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As near as I can tell, there's some sort of inferiority complex between the two cities. It's a lot like Baltimore/DC, NY/Boston, LA/SF...it's entertaining but basically a waste of time and energy.

--Dim
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Old 07-27-2009, 12:22 PM
 
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People, dvlpr was being tongue in cheek. Note the he he.
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Old 07-27-2009, 12:25 PM
 
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Yeah, I caught that. I think both cities are doing great though.
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