A few days ago - here - I put down some thoughts on what happens when you have unopposed Democratic administrations, using Detroit as an example. I called it "What If There were No Republicans?" The admirable Mike Shedlock has written some words on Detroit, beginning: The hollowing out of Detroit is nearly complete. All that's left …
Month: February 2013
A Shocking Number
Watching a local news show in the Seattle area, I heard a truly shocking number. They were rambling about the effects locally that will result from the sequestration cuts. They reported that 29,000 Defense Department civilians in Washington state will be furloughed. That's not soldiers or air force personnel, but civilians. Not in the Pentagon, but …
Eastside Republican Club March Meeting
The Eastside Republican Club meets Tuesday, March 5th. Details are here.
Does The Left Dupe Conservative Voters?
Here's a provocative article from the American Thinker, about how Democrats might be chosing Republican candidates; its well worth a read.
February Meeting Reminder
The February, 2013 meeting will be held Tuesday, February 19th at 6:30 at Renton Fire Station #13; 18002 108th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98055. Map
President Obama Speaks The Truth!
The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government's reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America's debt weakens us …
The Seattle Times On Rob Holland
The Times has an article on current Seattle Port commissioner and erstwhile 11th District Democrat state house candidate Rob Holland. The article depicts Holland as unstable and possessed of poor judgment, even for a Democrat. Its a bit scary that someone such as this could be elected to a fairly high office. Its worth a quick …
What If There Were No Republicans?
This is a thought that occurs to me occasionally; particularly in the last several years when it has become increasingly obvious that Democrats do not want to contest elections, but just to win by any means. This is why they are so fond of election fraud in all of its guises, thuggery and intimidation. Its also …
Geraldo For Senate!!
I've been hearing recently that Geraldo Rivera might be running for a U.S. senate seat from New Jersey. OK, nothing too exciting about that; I don't even like the guy much. But watching The O'Reilly Factor this evening, I was stunned to hear Geraldo say that if he ran, it would be as a Republican. …
King County Executive
Alan Lobdell has filed to run against Dow Constantine as King County executive. Alan seems like a solid candidate, with a great deal of local government experience. More to follow later.