Posts Tagged ‘demagogue’

August 3rd, 2015 - 5:57 pm § in The Ave Scene

Kshama Sawant: Rent Control Is Like a Minimum Wage for Tenants

Which Way for Affordable Housing in Seattle? Seattle is booming with job growth and a major influx of working people. Yes, we need increased housing supply. Yes, we need zoning changes to build more housing, and to enable a denser and more walkable and accessible city. But why is there such a severe[...]

June 15th, 2015 - 9:55 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.


Kashama Sawant and her “Socialist Alternative” in Seattle appeal to supporters by proclaiming support for the BDS boycott Israel monument. Sawant ough to read what her movement stands for: WAR and ethnic cleansing. As’ad AbuKhalil, a leading BDS activist, states : “The real aim of BD[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 11:48 am § in America, The Ave Scene, UW

Joel Connely on Sawant

I urge everyone to read Joel Connely’s comments about Kshama Sawant and to consider coming to the debate Monday Night.  Sawant: “ represent the aspirations of tens of thousands of people.”  ”The elite is interested in one thing and one thing only: They want this movement to stop.[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 11:42 am § in Misc., UW

Joel Connely Reports on Sawant’s Big Rally

Joel Connely’s comments about Kshama Sawant  [...]

August 5th, 2013 - 11:21 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Why the security alarm closed our embassies?

Al Qaeda intercept is just one piece of threat intelligence: U.S. sources WASHINGTON – Intercepted communication between al Qaeda leaders was one component of a broader pool of intelligence that prompted a threat alert closing numerous U.S. embassies in the Middle East and Africa, U.S. sources[...]

August 4th, 2013 - 2:39 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

The Sharpton Effect on Trayvon Martin vs. Zimmerman

New York – Tawana Brawley Begins Making Defamation Payments The entire Zimmerman  Martin story has been distorted by the role of Al Sharpton.  Many of us see him in terms of a previous and all too similar story .. Twana Brarley.  Read more about how Sharpton set off a racial firestorm after[...]

July 16th, 2013 - 9:49 am § in America

Hypocrisy and Race

Was George Zimmerman  afraid? The call for more legal actin against George Zimmerman is based on the idea that his actions were motivated by his fear of a young black man.  If so, George Zimmerman is the wrong target.  I  suspect that  Mr. Zimmerman would be a very unusual man if he was not afr[...]

July 16th, 2013 - 6:17 am § in Hypocrisy

More Sharpton

Al Sharpton: ‘Merits’ of Case Did Not Spur Zimmerman Prosecution Monday morning, appearing on the Tom Joyner Show, Al Sharpton suggests George Zimmerman was not prosecuted on the merits of the Trayvon Martin case but more because of the political pressure Sharpton placed on Florida offic[...]