Archive for February 20th, 2011

February 20th, 2011 - 2:03 pm § in Environment, Misc.

History Cafe Invades Cap Hill

More and more Seattleites identify themselves as "Locovores". At the most recent History Cafe, we were regaled by tales of urban agriculture past and present in the comfortable, living-room atmosphere of Capitol Hill's Roy St. Coffee. [...]

February 20th, 2011 - 1:14 pm § in Politics

Packers’s Star Speaks Out on Wisconsin’s Governor

Statement by Charles Woodson, Woodson is the corner back for the Greenbay Packers and a former All-Pro : Last week I was proud when many of my current and former teammates announced their support for the working families fighting for their rights in Wisconsin. Today I am honored to join with them.Th[...]

February 20th, 2011 - 12:30 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges

(Bad) history in the making in Wisconsin?

Georgetown doctoral candidate Stephanie Taylor’s commentary on Salon provides necessary historical perspective on the governor’s move: This would be the first time in nearly 80 years that the National Guard would be used to break a strike by Wisconsin workers, and the first time in over 40 years[...]

February 20th, 2011 - 11:14 am § in Politics

The AVE Endorsement

Clickme Vote for Inslee[...]

February 20th, 2011 - 7:38 am § in America, Politics

Jim McDermott Needs to Visit Seattle

Jim McDermott has written a piece in the New England Journal of Medicine giving his view of how to improve health care. Frankly, I was very disappointed.  In these tough times, Seattle needs a congressman more in touch with the resources of his own district. The editorial seems to me to be written [...]

February 20th, 2011 - 7:00 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Seattle’s Unique Opportunity: The Waterfront

This is the city founded centuries  ago by people from the Salish Sea.  The longboats of our Samish and Duwamish predecessors were part of a network of native navigation reaching from Tacoma to Alaska.  The white men came and replaced Chief Seattle’s home but the waterfront remained the cor[...]

February 20th, 2011 - 2:53 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations