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TsooRad is a blog for John Weber. John is a Lync Server MVP (2010-2013). My day job is titled "Principal Consulting Engineer" - I work with an awesome group of people at CDW, LLC. I’ve been at this gig in one fashion or another since 1988 - starting with desktops (remember Z-248’s?) and now I am in Portland, Oregon. I focus on collaboration and infrastructure. This means Exchange of all flavors, LCS/OCS/Lync, Windows, business process, and learning new stuff. I have a variety of interests - some of which may rear their ugly head in this forum. I have a variety of certifications dating back to Novell CNE and working up through the Microsoft MCP stack to MCITP multiple times. FWIW, I am on my third career - ex-USMC, retired US Army. I have a fancy MBA. One of these days, I intend to start teaching. The opinions expressed on this blog are mine and mine alone.

2008/09/26

change of venue

Well, WaMu is gone.

6th largest banking entity in the US bought out.  Pennies on the dollar.

Makes you wonder - if 2% of the mortgages in the US have defaulted, and there is a spectre of all the ARMS going down also, what is the true value of the property?

I know that the county I live in has always raised the taxes every year - an action which contributes to my property value going up.  If my property value deflates by 20-30% due to this "financial crisis," will the county lower my taxes by a like amount? 

Somehow, I do not think so.  Money grubbers will always spend more than they can bring in.  Politicians will always take actions that increase their clout and monetary control (equates to the same thing, eh?).

Bastids.