The News Media And Truth

A Harley biker is riding by the zoo in Washington , DC when he sees a little girl leaning into the lion's cage. Suddenly, the lion grabs her by the cuff of her jacket and tries to pull her inside to slaughter her, under the eyes of her screaming parents.The biker jumps off his Harley, runs to the …

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11th District Candidate Makes News

Rob Holland, a Port of Seattle commissioner who ran as a Democrat for the state house of representatives from the 11th District - but lost in the primary - has made news for a crooked scheme to benefit minority businesses at Sea-Tac airport. This looks to be one of those cases where the voters got it right.

Now There’s A Surprise!

In the wake of Wahington state voters deciding that pot smoking was to be encouraged, there was much consternation about what the Feds would do.  Well, we can all relax.  The stoner-in-chief has announced that "we have bigger fish to fry" than upholding the law; "particularly since pot smokers all voted for me". Actually, I made that last …

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Selfish In Seattle

The coal train kerfuffle which has blown up in Seattle - read about it here and here - perfectly exemplifies the callous contempt with which Seattle residents dismiss the rest of the state and the region. A chance to provide hundreds of well-paid jobs for cities which are desperate for them?  But no payoff for Seattle?  Better …

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You Get What You Vote For

Like many others, I'm sure, I've scratched my head and wondered how on earth a zombie like Cy Sun got elected to be mayor of the city of Pacific.  There doesn't seem to be much about it on the web, but I did find this article.  In a city of 6,000 only 1,200 voted.  So a guy …

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