What do history's most notorious despots have in common with many of the flag-waving, patriotic politicians of our day? Both groups rise to power through the exploitation of fear, which has become a societal plague. There have been widespread casualties. We need an antidote. Feardom offers its readers a much-needed immunization.
Being from San Diego, this isn’t hard for me to believe. My parents’ home has nearly tripled in value in the 17.5 years they’ve been there. Sheesh.
When I was looking for a job before graduating, I was considering moving back to San Diego (paradise!) or sticking around Utah (Zion!). What’s odd is that the jobs I was finding back home were offering $5-15k less on average than the jobs up here in Utah. I suppose that’s why so many guys my age are still living w/ their families back home, or with a bunch of roommates to offset the steep rent.
While far behind California, Utah’s real estate is booming as well. In Lehi (where I live) there has been a steady influx of new homes being built, and prices are skyrocketing. Now if only I had some money to invest…