Archive for December 29th, 2011

December 29th, 2011 - 10:06 am § in America, Politics

Can Darcy Burner Represent the New 8th?

The New 8th Looks Republican to Me The base for Darcy’s candidacy was her roots in Redmond, Kirkland and the north end of Bewllevue .. the land that Microsoft built. That was part of the old eighth, where she lost to Reichert. Now she lives in the new first. Now, her chances depend on the [&he[...]

December 29th, 2011 - 1:48 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Politics

Redistricting Screws Black Folks in Seattle

Our leaders have  used a soupcon of melanin to flavor a soup made of grits, dashi, menudo and matzoh balls. The redrawn 9th Congressional District is “only” 49.67% non-Hispanic white. However, it already has a well-entrenched incumbent in Adam Smith. And, as I noted yesterday, the voters of the[...]