Archive for February 1st, 2012

February 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene

John Carlson returns to KVI

Carlson is back on the radio. update of a post from 2012 Carlson is old news now, but John Carlson once ran for governor of our state. Back in 2000, Carlson got trounced by Gary Locke, %8% to 40% in an era when one might imagine a Republican retaking the mansion in Olympia. The question […][...]

February 1st, 2012 - 12:46 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges

URGENT: Presidents’ Mtg tonight at Town Hall

WA State Presidents Promote  Higher Education Funding in Washington Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 7:00 – 9:00pm Great Hall; enter on 8th Avenue. $5. I spoke with a reporter who will be attending this tonight.  He asked me a lot of questions … more about areas of controversy than about the[...]

February 1st, 2012 - 10:10 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Literate in Seattle

By Bob Minzesheimer, USA TODAY For the second consecutive year, Washington, D.C. , is ranked as the most literate city in the country, according to an annual statistical survey to be released today. Here is the top 10 for 2011, as ranked by Central Connecticut State University President Jack Miller,[...]

February 1st, 2012 - 9:52 am § in Misc.

Planning Porn For the Republican Convention

from Huff Post, excerpted TAMPA, Fla. — Following an extensive remodel, the Penthouse Club in Tampa, Fla., is finally ready for next summer’s Republican National Convention. Club operator DeWayne Levesque has installed two secluded VIP sections, which he hopes will help his club attract [...]