A Culture Of Contempt For Politicians?

George Friedman of Stratfor Global Intelligence has an excellent article on presidential debates and gridlock in the nation's capital; its well worth a read. "The founders wouldn't have minded this culture of contempt for politicians." Monday night's presidential foreign policy debate probably won't change the  opinion of many voters. Proponents of President Barack Obama are …

Continue reading A Culture Of Contempt For Politicians?


Voter Registration

Register to Vote! The time has passed for mail-in and on-line registration. <!-- --> You can still register, but it has to be IN PERSON -- Oct 29th is last day. To register to vote, go IN PERSON to King County Elections 919 Southwest Grady Way Renton, WA 98057-2906 Phone: 206-296-8683 Fax: 206-296-0108 Email: elections@kingcounty.gov …

Continue reading Voter Registration

Ballot Notes

The Post Office returned 40,000 ballots to King County Elections because of problems with addresses!! Didn't receive your ballot? Call King County Elections now: 206-296-8683 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Also: Click here to see if your completed ballot was received by King County.

An Open Letter To Obama Voters

I think the following is a really good article.  I found it here. An Open Letter to Obama Voters        by        Matt Barber21 Oct 2012, 9:26 AM PDT49post a comment Did you vote for Barack Obama in 2008? A lot of people did – obviously. What a time. There’s still room for improvement, but what …

Continue reading An Open Letter To Obama Voters

Remember To Vote, Part 1

Here's a timely reminder to vote, from our friends in the 5th Legislative District: Remember we live in King County -- and also remember the irregularities when Maria Cantwell just barely sqeaked by Slade Gorton by 0.08%? And Dino actually won twice for Governor. Make sure your vote is mailed...and counted!

The Prez Talks To The People

There's been quite a bit of criticism of Obama for - among other things - not giving a press conference to talk about the fiasco in Libya, and subsequent actions.  But don't imagine that the Prez is keeping a low profile.  Where has he gone to offer his thoughts?  The Daily Show on Comedy Central, …

Continue reading The Prez Talks To The People

McKenna And Insley, Final Debate

On Tuesday I watched the final Washington gubernatorial debate between Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee.  It followed the same pattern as the previous ones: McKenna sharp, informed and prepared; Inslee completely unaware of the issues, and apparently uncomprehending.  If Inslee is elected, it will show a genuine perversity on the part of Washington voters; McKenna …

Continue reading McKenna And Insley, Final Debate