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December 13th, 2016 - 7:24 pm § in Politics

No Interior for McMorris-Rodgers

Trump has tapped Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-WY) for Interior.  Zinke is a mixed bag.  He’s a big supporter of fossil fuel companies, and has a near-zero rating from the League of Conservation Voters.  But he also supporters alternative energy, and hedges on climate change, saying it’s not a &[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 6:01 pm § in Misc.

On Trump: He won the election because people, like myself, are tired.

Jamie Lee Can I tell you all that not one Russian, or a Russian representative, ever called me or sent me a piece of mail or contacted me through any social media to sway my vote toward Trump? It never happened! I voted for Trump, and I don’t care who knows or who gets mad […][...]

December 13th, 2016 - 1:52 pm § in Politics

The New World Order

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December 13th, 2016 - 12:17 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

Racial Politics is A Toxic Soup for Dems

David Brewster Here’s a fine-grained look at the state of racial politics in America. Among the provocative assertions: minorities do better economically in red states; as minorities move up the economic ladder they drift toward Republicanism (Trump did better with college educated black males[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 9:23 am § in America

AFTER TRUMP: A German Bomb?

For decades, American nuclear weapons have served as a guarantor of European security. But since Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States, officials in Berlin and Brussels are no longer certain that Washington will continue to hold a protective hand over Europe.. By S[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 7:50 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

OHSO White Seattle

·POC, move on out here. I am lonely. And our political rights are being eroded. Our churches are being squeezed out to make room for Amazon employees. Census ranks Seattle among whitest big cities Seattle and Portland are at or near the top of the 50 largest U.S. cities for the percentages of their[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 7:21 am § in America, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: Repugnants Shut Down Benghazi Committee

(NBC) Four years later, Clinton Campaign destroyed, MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. The emails revealed nothing, witnesses yielded nothing, no indictments, nothing but nothing. $2.5 million spent for the subject of a movie trailer for the film “13 Hours”. The goal: “To elect a Republican Can[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 7:08 am § in America, Environment, Politics

Trump has selected Rick Perry to be Donald’s energy secretary,

(CBS) The former Texas governor sits on two corporate boards – one of them is Energy Transfer Partners – and that may present a confirmation issue. Energy Transfer Partners has a subsidiary known as Dakota Access LLC, which is attempting to build the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Dakota A[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 6:48 am § in Misc.

Michael Hood: Where did the DNA go?

Michael Hood It felt glorious, the culmination of months of imagined scenarios, and dreams of successes and failures. It had been an unmitigated success. I rode in the no. 3 position on the motorcycle as we sped back through the late afternoon sun and long shadows, over ruts and rivulets, leaning fo[...]