• Title Insurance

    And the alcoholic bastard waved his finger at me

    Those of you who have been coming here for a while know how much OTG loves to poke the Wine Dog. And truthfully, I love it when he does it because while it usually enrages me, it also makes me think. Here’s a little food for thought: BILL NUMBER: AB 957 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Galgiani FEBRUARY 26, 2009 An act to add Article 1.8 (commencing with Section 1103.20) to Chapter 2 of Title 4 of Part 4 of Division 2 of the Civil Code, relating to real property. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST AB 957, as introduced, Galgiani. Residential real estate transfers: title insurance: escrow companies. Existing law…

  • Bush is a Moron,  Corporate Wankers,  Rant

    All the vampires walkin’ through the valley

    I just read this on Twitter…yeah Twitter: “How to keep warm ­during the credit crunch? Burn a banker.” Too late.  Then for some reason my sleepy exhausted brain connected the dots.  Probably because when you say banker I think about my Uncle who was a banker.  And then it hit me, like a hot kiss on the end of the cold fist, his name was Bush.  The last time I was this worried about the economy and my personal station in life this much, we were picking up the pieces from another Bush Presidency.  This guy presided over the failure of the Savings and Loan industry.  Sound familiar?  And the…

  • Bon Mots and Cheap Shots

    And I’ll lay right down in my favorite place

    When Rita first got here, she wouldn’t lift her tail.  She peed submissively if I so much as looked at her and she spent a lot of time cowering.  When Bubba got here he would skitter away if I raised my voice and rarely would he come to me.  Now he remains so close to me that if I stop too quickly his nose will be up my ass.  He prances around here with the pride a Doberman should show.  She bolts out into the yard with no question that it is her domain, tail raised high.  I don’t recall the last time she cowered or peed submissively.  It’s amazing…

  • Bon Mots and Cheap Shots,  Rant

    She’s filing her nails while they’re dragging the lake

    I should really change the tag line of this blog to “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should”.  It really sums up the world around me more often than not.  Last night I presided over the removal of an evicted owner’s shit from their house.  It started at 5pm.  In my heart of hearts I know this woman was taken advantage of by everyone every step of the way.  She shouldn’t have even been considering purchasing a house.  She shouldn’t have been approved for a loan over $600k, she’s a housekeeper.  She shouldn’t have gotten the loan and I promise you, knowing her English skills, she had no idea…