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May 1st, 2017 - 5:09 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

It’s time to raise the federal gas tax

President Trump is making some noise about raising the federal gas tax, which has been static at 18.4 cents a gallon since 1993 because it’s not indexed to inflation. It’s lost about 2/3rds of its purchasing power since then. Now, Trump wants to repair America’s crumbling infrastru[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 11:06 am § in The Ave Scene

A Hero Dies

Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry has died Lowry, a Democrat, was Washington governor from 1993-97 and served in Congress before that. He was 78. SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 10:16 am § in Donald Trump

Daily Trump Tweet: Trump Would Be Honored To Meet With Kim Jung UN

“If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it,” Trump said Monday in an interview with Bloomberg News. “If it’s under the, again, under the right circumstances. But I would do that.”[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:15 am § in Misc.

Paul Newman Comments

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May 1st, 2017 - 9:14 am § in Uncategorized

Will California Go Single Payer?

California Health Care Bill As California legislature considers a single payer bill based on Medicare, millions are being spent lobbying against the effort to use the huge California economy as a test bed for the long-sought goal.  Progressive groups now hope that California lawmakers will pass a[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:08 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Hunger Games Come to Paris

Violence under the Eiffel Tower: Riot police use tear gas and water cannon as they arrest 50 in clashes with football fans after France lose to Portugal in Euro 2016 final  [...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:06 am § in America

MAYDAY: Socialist Realism Comes to America

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May 1st, 2017 - 8:42 am § in Misc.

David Preston: Racy French Postmark

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May 1st, 2017 - 8:07 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

China Warns Its Citizens to Leave North Korea

  Radio Free Asia. a US based station, reports that  a Korean-Chinese living in the PyongYang left for China late last month after the embassy contacted him. The Chinese Embassy in North Korea had  advised Korean-Chinese residents to return home amid concern that the North’s military p[...]