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Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

April 23rd, 2017 - 8:28 am § in Donald Trump, Environment, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Religion, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

Was The March for Science a Bad Idea? I

On Saturday, UW faculty took very different paths in the March for Science.  Some of us stood aside, concerned that the March might politicize science, others celebrated science by joining with the the crowd marching in the Seattle rain. Cliff Mass was among those who stayed away.  Cliff  is [...]

April 21st, 2017 - 8:49 am § in Jefferson, Politics, The Ave Scene, UW

Suzanne DelBene to Speak for Science Tomorrow at the March for Science

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) will speak about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the March for Science on Earth Day. As the chaos and Alt facts of the Trump era threatens us all, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will speak out for science and for the [...]

April 19th, 2017 - 5:36 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Is this the smoking gun?

“A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters. They described two confidential[...]

April 19th, 2017 - 12:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Chaffetz won’t seek reelection

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the influential chair of the House Oversight Committee who has been sharply criticized by many liberals, announced he won’t seek reelection. He denied having “ulterior motives,” saying his health is good and he believes he would win “overwhelmingly[...]

April 18th, 2017 - 5:51 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Early vote looks good for Ossof!

UPDATE: at 40% OSSOFF is still at 50.9% UPDATE: at 32% OSSOFF is still at 54% at 20% OSSOFF is still at 56.7% Way early BUT the the early vote is simply much better than expected for Ossoff. Trump may need to tweet a lot tonite![...]

April 17th, 2017 - 4:01 pm § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: McGinn is Back

Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn to run against incumbent Ed Murray The fiercely independent mayor who clashed with the City Council over police reform and the Highway 99 tunnel project and pushed for bike lanes and light rail… SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

April 16th, 2017 - 8:57 am § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Rumors from North Korea

 Ngovi Kitau shared a link to the group: North Korea Study Group. Anyone with more information on this report byTaiwan Central News Agency republished by KBS?: “The report said that Pyongyang is demanding China ensure the North’s security and economic gain and give a period of three yea[...]

April 10th, 2017 - 8:44 am § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

The Smoking Gun: Russian containers for binary chemical weapons.

Moh Kilani Mikhail Voskresensky, a reporter for Russian RIA Novosti news agency, in his footage from Shayrat, captured some Russian or Soviet containers for binary chemical weapons. The photos were taken at Shayrat Air Base to demonstrate the aftermath of the American missile strike. In the case wit[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Battle rages for soul of Trump presidency; Bannon threatens to quit

The New York Times reported this morning that a battle is raging in the West Wing between globalists and nationalists, and Bannon is losing, according to an unnamed White House source. The struggle is significant because it could determine whether Trump engages with the rest of the world or pursues [...]

April 6th, 2017 - 2:45 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson, Politics

The Putsch: Bannon Removed from Trump’s NSC

 Bannon removed from National Security Council, reversing controversial decision Chief strategist and far right supporter of the Russian based neo fascist movement, Stephen K. Bannon,  has been removed in  part of a sweeping reshuffle that gives greater influence to key military officials who now[...]