Archive for May 21st, 2013

May 21st, 2013 - 1:31 pm § in Misc.


Apple’s Massive Tax Avoidance Scheme Was Probably Legal Apple used an impressively complex network subsidiaries to avoid paying billions of taxes in a scheme that will pit the company against congressional investigators on Tuesday.[...]

May 21st, 2013 - 9:23 am § in Misc.

Whose land will the XL Pipeline Run Over?

 ‘Environmental genocide’: Native Americans quit talks over Keystone XL pipeline Leaders from 11 Native American tribes stormed out of a meeting with US federal officials in Rapid City, South Dakota, to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which they say will lead to ‘environmental geno[...]

May 21st, 2013 - 9:00 am § in Misc.

Why Doesn’t Seattle’s Comcast Carry Al Jazeera?

Look at this list .. places where Al Jazeera is on cable.  Why not here? Could this get done by an initiative?  We DO own the rights …. Buckeye Cable (Toledo, OH) Burlington Cable (Burlington, VT) GlobeCast World TV Link TV (Direct TV, Channel – 375/Dish Network, Channel – 9410[...]

May 21st, 2013 - 8:36 am § in Hypocrisy

The Undead Politician

Former Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator John Edwards (D-N.C.) will return to the public eye next month when he speaks at a retreat for lawyers, the Associated Press reported Thursday.[...]

May 21st, 2013 - 4:27 am § in The Ave Scene

THE Ave Scene: Seattle’s Mayor Race

Tim Burgess has dropped out.  I recommend Publicola for an injective discussion. This was a big surprise because Mr. Burgess has been complaining for the job for at least six years.  The city council member is a very impressive man whose knowledge of administration, the police, and the council its[...]

May 21st, 2013 - 4:01 am § in The Ave Scene

State Senate: Could Brad Owen Rescue the Dems?

= Brad Own, our Lt. Governor, is widely ridiculed as a joke .. a rock band leader who gets off in pretending to be a politician by getting elected to a job no one wants. Could that change? The legislature is  now going to into a special session where the state budget mist be decided.  […][...]