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Archive for February 22nd, 2016

February 22nd, 2016 - 12:56 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Darcy is back!

Darcy Burner Well, it’s official. I’m running for Washington’s 5th Legislative District Position 2. Washington State has a history of being on the leading edge of progressive change: we gave women the right to vote in 1910, kicking off the successful national campaign; we decided t[...]

February 22nd, 2016 - 11:05 am § in Misc.

Paula Spina: Trump or Bernie, that is the choice?

Paula Spina  FACEBOOK I had a conversation with one of my dearest friends yesterday, someone who leans a little right. He commented on how I seemed to be particularly political this year. I explained that it is because I am scared to death of where our country and society is heading. Many of you mi[...]

February 22nd, 2016 - 10:53 am § in Misc., UW

Our Legislature sees higher education as vocational school.

Katherine Long at the Seattle Times reports  that our legislators are likely to pass a bill reducing the time needed for a bachelor’s degree to three years. Under the  bill,  Degree in Three , Central Washington University, Western Washington University, Eastern Washington[...]

February 22nd, 2016 - 7:40 am § in Misc.

Bush’s Failed SCOTUS Candidate Castigates Repricans For Blocking Obama’s Nomination

Alberto Gonzales: There Is ‘No Question’ Obama Must Fill Scalia’s Supreme Court Vacancy Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General of the United States under President George W. Bush, said on Monday that President Barack Obama had an “obligation” to fill a vacancy on the Suprem[...]

February 22nd, 2016 - 1:13 am § in Jews, Misc.

Liberal Antisemitism

A letter to the anti-Israel Left Sunday, February 14, 2016 Julie Nathan writes: We see you, we hear you, day after day, making your ignorant, bigoted and malicious accusations against Jews and Israel. You claim to be speaking for human rights and for justice, but your words and actions betray you. Y[...]