Archive for July 20th, 2015

July 20th, 2015 - 10:43 pm § in Misc.

FBI agents don’t kill teen with toy gun

FBI agents who went to a Chattanooga apartment complex looking for someone who associated with the gunman who killed five military recruiters last week didn’t shoot a 15-year-old boy who pointed an air soft rifle at them, even though he failed several times to comply with their orders to get o[...]

July 20th, 2015 - 9:59 pm § in Uncategorized

GOP candidate says federal workers “watch porn all day long”

GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, who claims she’s qualified to occupy the Oval Office because of her business experience, which consisted of running Hewlett-Packard into the ground and laying off 30,000 workers, asserted on “Fox News Sunday” that the American economy has &[...]

July 20th, 2015 - 3:16 pm § in Uncategorized

Jeb!’s hypocrisy about veterans

“After Donald Trump questioned Republican Sen. John McCain’s status as a war hero, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush quickly jumped to McCain’s defense. … But that outrage was missing ten years ago, when … Bush praised Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, the group that lobbed a[...]

July 20th, 2015 - 1:29 pm § in Misc.

Charly James:

Charlie James Open letter to Martin Luther King County Executive Dow Constantine. Dear Executive Constantine: Their are a lot of reasons why the majority of the American African community lives outside of the city of Seattle and what used to be a Seattle problem is now a county problem. We have push[...]

July 20th, 2015 - 11:32 am § in Misc.

Republicans Eat Their Own

King County GOP Purge begins The Star of David Strategy continues. The purge of Washington state Republican grassroots activists openly supporting Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, has begun. Shortly after posting “help wanted” ads for a grassroots organizing effort for Rand Paul at [...]

July 20th, 2015 - 10:16 am § in Jews, Misc.

Celebrating Jewish Survival in Hitler’s Stadium!

Jewish Olympics’ kick off at the Berlin amphitheater Hitler built Under watchful police guard, thousands of Jewish athletes from around the globe launch first European Maccabi Games in Berlin since World War II The opening ceremony of the European Maccabi Games in Berlin, a first since World War I[...]

July 20th, 2015 - 8:54 am § in The Ave Scene

Housing in Seattle

Sarajane Siegfriedt Single-family zones (in Seattle)  are being accused of being “exclusionary,” implying that they are racially exclusive. As the article in Crosscut  says, this is historically false. Of all the 15,000 or more multifamily units built or permitted recently, none–[...]

July 20th, 2015 - 8:35 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Oil prices plunge after Iran announcement

So who gets hurt ..US OIL!  The fracking revolution depends on high priced oil. The fall in crude oil prices by 2 percent  following the announcement of the  nuclear deal with Iran may explain the Republican anger at the deal.   Sarosh Zaiwalla, a London-based sanctions lawyer, told Reuters [...]

July 20th, 2015 - 7:14 am § in Misc.

Geov Parrish on the Seattle Election

GEOV.ORG Primary Election 2015: It Takes a Village Full of Candidates Two years ago, against the near-unified opposition of Seattle’s political establishment, an overwhelming two-thirds of Seattle voters approved a new, district-based composition for Seattle City Council: seven districts and two a[...]