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Posts Tagged ‘Commentary by David Preston’

February 19th, 2017 - 1:12 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

What is an “unauthorized” immigrant

David Preston  Not trying to start a fight, but what’s with this new term “unauthorized”? That makes it sound like they’re trespassing or something. . I like “illegal immigrants” because it’s both descriptive and neutral. They are immigrants and, yes, they[...]

January 30th, 2017 - 5:28 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

Politics and Privilege in the Emerald City

What do Sally Bagshaw and Donald Trump have in common? January 20, 2017  Crossposted from The Blog Quixotic_ More than you might think. I’m not talking money here; I’m talking attitude. See, when you’re rich, you can’t help having one. An attitude, that is.   A friend linked me a blog [...]

December 20th, 2016 - 11:23 am § in Misc.

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December 19th, 2016 - 10:15 am § in Misc.

David Preston: The Femems of the then future

David Preston “Women of the Future: The General” (1902) Je ne sais pas pour vous Monsieur, mais quand il vient aux femmes, et quand il vient à l’avenir, je suis très fataliste. (I don’t know about you, Mister, but when it comes to femmes, and when it comes to the future, I&[...]

November 8th, 2016 - 12:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

David Gets a Call!

She phoned me at home last night. Wanted to talk about her husband again. The wife was there so I had to take it in the other room. “Look, I can’t talk right now,” I said. “And I thought I told you never to call me here . . .”[...]

November 7th, 2016 - 12:24 pm § in Misc.

David Gets a Call

She phoned me at home last night. Wanted to talk about her husband again. The wife was there so I had to take it in the other room. “Look, I can’t talk right now,” I said. “And I thought I told you never to call me here . . .”[...]

November 3rd, 2016 - 11:52 am § in Misc.

Preston on Bundy

Bad verdict. Not only was the jury wrong on the law, their decision is a blow to the very RULE of law. Extremists of all stripes will take this as a green light to pick and choose which laws to obey. All they have to do to get away with it is convince a jury […][...]

September 11th, 2016 - 7:46 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

David Preston: Under the Bridge

. This muh man, Lantz. He lives under a bridge somewhere in Seattle. Which bridge? Doesn’t matter, does it? Could be any bridge, really. We got hundreds of ’em. . Lantz is treasurer of an organization that’s gotten millions of dollars in grants from Seattle over the years. Or at le[...]

May 17th, 2016 - 1:26 am § in Misc.

DAVID PRESTON ASKS: Are There “Transgender Children” ?

David Preston Last Friday President Obama issued a sweeping decree directing public schools to let students choose which bathroom they’ll use (boys or girls) based on whatever gender they declare themselves to be. You can argue that gender identity is more complicated than just picking a gende[...]