11th District Republicans: January 17th at the Home Run Restaurant, 423 Airport Way, Renton,WA 98057. Jill Fagan, Political Director with the Rob McKenna campaign will be a guest speaker. Jill expects to provide the latest information on the progress Rob is making to find votes, as well as hold a question and answer session. Eastside Republican …
Month: December 2011
To My Democrat Friends: Please accept with no obligation, implied or explicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion …
The Freedom Foundation is holding a Legislative Day in mid-January. Anybody wishing to attend can acquire discounted tickets by acting promptly. Details are here,
New Page For Meetings
I've added a new page to list meetings; see the bar just above the flag.
It Couldn’t Happen Here
I see Illinois lawmakers want to make Chicago and Cook County a separate state; story here. I wonder if there could be a state closer to home where folks would like to slice off the largest city/county...
New Renton Library
Some comments from Tom Winter, on the proposed new Renton library: Recently Jonathan Fox, Dist. 37 Chair and I attended an information meeting to review the current status of the development and planning to relocate the Renton Library from it's historical location at Liberty Park over the Cedar River to downtown Renton. The meeting was …
January 2012 Meeting
From Tom Winter: Our January meeting is scheduled for January 17th at the Home Run Restaurant, 423 Airport Way, Renton,WA 98057. I am hoping that enough of those who will be involved with the March and April District Caucus and Legislative meetings will attend, so we can review the facilities at the Home Run. Jill …
Matt Patterson on Barack Obama
Columnist Matt Patterson has written one of the more perceptive pieces I've read on the president. Titled "Obama, The Affirmative Action President", it can be found here.
The Dems and the White Working Class
Michael Barone is a political analyst whose work is always worth our time. Reading a recent column of his in the National Review Online, I was particularly struck by this claim: "For the Democratic party has not been the party of the white working class for a very long time." This seems to have particular …
Liquor Privatisation Lawsuits
It comes as no surprise to any of us that state employee unions have filed suit to prevent implementation of I-1183. Details are here.