Archive for February 14th, 2011

February 14th, 2011 - 3:25 pm § in Politics

Iran post Egypt: Protests!

TEHRAN, Iran — Clashes between Iranian police and tens of thousands of protesters wracked central Tehran on Monday as security forces beat and fired tear gas at opposition supporters hoping to evoke Egypt’s recent popular uprising. The opposition called for a demonstration Monday in solidari[...]

February 14th, 2011 - 11:36 am § in America

Medina to Build a Wall to Keep Out “Illegals” from Clyde Hill

Medina residents propose building a 12′ wall to protect its borders. Nancy Reid followed with, “They’re sneaking their kids into our schools, I don’t volunteer three hours a year to tutor the slow kids form Clyde Hill.”  Her neighbor, Helen Windham shared a similar point of view, “S[...]

February 14th, 2011 - 7:34 am § in Uncategorized

Boosting a levy 99% in a Great Recession: The Seattle Way

By JOEL CONNELLY SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF With apologies to Chairman Mao, who wasted China’s economy with The Great Leap Forward, Seattle’s proposed 2011 Families and Education Levy should be dubbed “The Great Leap Upward”. Mayor Mike McGinn and a levy advisory committee want to b[...]