Asked at Acme Coffee in Seaside
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Q: IF YOU COULD REDESIGN ANYTHING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Follow-up: WHAT IS PERFECT JUST THE WAY IT IS?
DAVID SANTANA | Architectural Draftsman | Seaside
A: Our railroad system. It’s ironic that Japan and Europe have all these trains and we as a world power and massive nation have none. The airlines and oil industry are probably behind it.
The Simple Truth: Signal lights, coffee and
HELAINE GALE TREGENZA | Business Owner | Del Rey Oaks
A: The lobbying system. Things like the “Bridge to Nowhere” in Alaska shouldn’t be able to be slipped in on the end of a big bill.
The Secret Truth: My son. But don’t tell him that—he
won’t do his homework.
CHRIS FREEMAN | Business Owner | Big Sur
A: I would redesign corporate America to be more of a life-nurturing, independent business thriving network that’s bomb-halting and earth-conscious with greedless leaders.
The New Truth: Corporate—Trader Joe’s; independent—Acme, of course.