Archive for November 12th, 2018

November 12th, 2018 - 8:49 pm § in Politics

GOP Senate candidate won’t retract lynching remark

There are still two undecided Senate races, and one of them is in Mississippi, where a Nov. 27 runoff election pits Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith against Democrat Mike Espy, a black man. On Nov. 2 — the Friday before the election — Hyde-Smith said at a campaign stop if her host, a local ca[...]

November 12th, 2018 - 5:18 pm § in Politics

Democrat wins Arizona Senate race

Breaking News — NBC News has called the Arizona Senate race for Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, and Republican Martha McSally has conceded. There are still two undecided Senate races — in Florida, where a recount is underway, and in Mississippi, where a runoff election will be held Nov. 27. If [...]

November 12th, 2018 - 4:33 pm § in Misc.

Should these ballots be counted?

“Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is suing the Florida Department of State in an effort to count vote-by-mail ballots that were postmarked before Election Day but not delivered before polls closed. “Nelson’s attorney, Marc Elias, filed the lawsuit Monday, saying voters should not b[...]

November 12th, 2018 - 3:38 pm § in Misc.

Cop kills black security guard who stopped a shooting

“A black security guard was shot dead by a police officer as he held down a suspect in a shooting at the bar where he worked. Jemel Roberson, 26, was working early Sunday … when a patron who … had been kicked out returned with a gun … and opened fire …. Several people [...]

November 12th, 2018 - 11:14 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Origins of the Computer


November 12th, 2018 - 9:13 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

UW deficit $325,000,000

The Seattle Times ran this number today.   While the Times focuses on the Dental School and the Medical School, they are less than a third of the problem.    I would like to know where this comes from in terms of the different activities the UW has.  Is there an online source that breaks this [[...]