Archive for June 14th, 2015

June 14th, 2015 - 11:37 pm § in Misc.

Is the homeless problem soluble?

While the Sawantistas are touting recreating the failed housing projects of the 50s, people actually working on the problem seem to be making headway.  Chronic homelessness has declined by 10 percent over the past five years, and veteran homelessness has dropped by a third in the same time period, [...]

June 14th, 2015 - 11:25 pm § in The Ave Scene

Supporting Rachel Dolezal’s right to CHOOSE her race.

” As for her benefitting…we are talking Spokane, Washington & claiming Black while serving the NAACP; those who know Spokane know how absurd that sounds.” Carl Mack, former Seattle President of the NAACP On The Black Top: White Woman Claims Black?! Because of my past service t[...]

June 14th, 2015 - 6:38 pm § in Uncategorized

“E=mc² is liberal claptrap”

From Conservapedia, an alternative to Wikipedia concocted by Andrew Schlafly, son of rightwing gadfly Phyllis Schlafly, to counter what he calls Wikipedia’s “liberal bias” (which apparently means anything that doesn’t conform to the conservative worldview): “E=mc² is E[...]

June 14th, 2015 - 6:20 pm § in Misc.

The Tale Of A Good Samaritan

In 1988, a woman named Mary Anderson was preparing to board a plane in Miami to join her husband in Norway, but the airline agent told her she’d have to pay an extra $103 for her baggage, and she didn’t have the money. Then a stranger stepped forward and offered to pay her baggage charge[...]

June 14th, 2015 - 6:05 pm § in Misc.

Oppressing the rich


June 14th, 2015 - 5:11 pm § in Misc.

Danger Lurks Under Water In Texas


June 14th, 2015 - 3:09 pm § in Politics

Florida legislators pass a healthcare plan — sort of …

“If a bill passed Friday by the Florida House of Representatives becomes law, state employees, including multimillionaire Gov. Rick Scott, would continue paying prices as low as $8.34 per month for individual health insurance or $30 for their families … [but] the Florida legislature in [...]

June 14th, 2015 - 11:12 am § in Uncategorized

Sen. Graham needs a reality check

GOP senator and presidential aspirant Lindsey Graham went on Face the Nation today primarily to defend his bachelorhood, but he also called Obama’s administration a “failed presidency.” Apparently he’s forgotten how bad the economy in 2009, how much better it is today, and how the stock mark[...]

June 14th, 2015 - 10:49 am § in Misc.

FACEBOOK: Debating Housing

Sarajane Siegfriedt 1 hr · Edited · Explosive growth and explosive rents should blow out of the water the urbanists Dan Bertolet and Roger Valdez who claim what rents will become “affordable” if we just remove height limits in our most dense neighborhoods and upzone our SF neighborhood[...]

June 14th, 2015 - 9:30 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Hello Earth .. voice from the skies RETURNS!

BERLIN (AP) — The comet lander Philae has awakened from a seven-month hibernation and managed to communicate with Earth for more than a minute, the European Space Agency said Sunday. The probe became the first spacecraft to land on a comet when it touched down on the icy surface of 67P/Churyumov-G[...]