Archive for July 11th, 2011

July 11th, 2011 - 11:58 pm § in Misc.

Is anyone gonna run against Cantwell?

Run, Susan, Run! Posted by Goldy on Sat, Jul 9, 2011 at 11:47 PM at the SLOG Apparently, a lot of Democrats are really excited about the prospect of Susan Hutchison challenging US Sen. Maria Cantwell in 2012: Hutchison said she gets asked about the Senate race “virtually daily” by “[...]

July 11th, 2011 - 5:06 pm § in America


  Please act quickly on Social Security URGENT Please act quickly and get as many of your members and friends to act as quickly as possible. Please contact the White House, Senators Murray and Cantwell, and your congressional representative immediately with the message: To the White House: Do n[...]

July 11th, 2011 - 1:17 pm § in Misc.

What is wrong with this picture?

A. Muslim women are not supposed to touch bananas B. This is a food market in Medina, the women are not fully veiled C. Bananas are forbidden in Islam D. The bananas were grown in Israel E. Nothing, I just got you![...]

July 11th, 2011 - 12:27 pm § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Two Views: Is McKenna hiding from cameras?…… campaigning in the closet?

Frightened by a camera, Rob McKenna retreats to the “cupcake table” from HorsesAss by Darryl, 07/08/2011, 11:01 AM The King County Young Republicans met at the North Bellevue Community Center last night to hear Rob McKenna speak. It didn’t go as planned. The event was held in a public venue, a[...]

July 11th, 2011 - 3:03 am § in Uncategorized

Israel: Finding polite words for unpleasant things

Israel – The Hebrew Language Academy is looking for Hebrew words for terms like “compost” and “composter.” Its committee on environmental terminology, which includes representatives from the Environmental Protection Ministry, has come up with a number of options, but is now asking for [...]

July 11th, 2011 - 12:01 am § in China, Misc., Politics

China Accounts for Majority of New StartUps in 2011

Chinese Firms Account for 61% of Global IPOs In the first six months of this year, Chinese companies raised a total of US$ 35 billion on domestic and international exchanges[...]