Posts Tagged ‘Endorsement 2016’

November 5th, 2016 - 6:34 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Jayapal edits ads on YOUTUBE

Pramila Jayapal has edited her ads on YOUTUBE to remove the  sexist and racist comments. Pramila  Jayapal has been running ads  accusing her opponent Brady  Walkinsaw, a gay man of Cuban origin. of sexism and racism.  These ads, still running on TV, led Dan Savage of the Seattle Stranger to en[...]

October 29th, 2016 - 12:09 pm § in Misc.

Sound Transit ST3: A Thoughtful Analysis


October 26th, 2016 - 11:54 am § in Misc.

The Trump effect…..A Sedate Race in Seattle Gets Husterial

Mike James I scribbled here before that of the two outstanding congressional candidates in the 7th, I’m voting Brady Walkinshaw as the better fit in a divisive political time where we could use a few bridge builders. I’d say the reaction – see Westneat below – to a Walkinshaw[...]

October 25th, 2016 - 12:36 pm § in Misc., The Ave Scene

An Endorsement for Brady Walkinshaw

John Donoso FACEBOOK    Why Does  Senator Jayapal Rank in the bottom 2% of the Washington Senate? There is an ongoing hullabaloo in Seattle about our Congressional race, in which Pramila Jayapal is running against Brady Walkinshaw to represent the 7th District… When she lives in the 9th di[...]

October 22nd, 2016 - 11:56 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

The Jayapal Campaign Plays its “Trump Card.”

The Jayapal campaign  smells bad to me .. not very different from Trump’s complaining he is losing because the election is fixed. To adapt a quote from  Barack Obama “I’d invite Ms. Jayapal  to stop whining and go try to make her case to get votes.” On FACEBOOK, the Pramila Jayapal C[...]

October 20th, 2016 - 1:54 pm § in The Ave Scene


“If not, there is no “Plan B,” and the Sound Transit board and planners will again have to go back to the drawing board.” Bill Bradburd: Public transit in Seattle and the Puget Sound region has had a fitful history. November’s ballot initiative Prop 1, the $54B Sound Transit 3 (ST3[...]

October 17th, 2016 - 7:56 am § in Misc.

Ventrella for Congress

Jonathan Tong FACEBOOK If you live in Washington State’s 8th Congressional District, and are not crazy about Dave Reichert: “This is not a deep, red district. It’s described as “slightly Republican” and went for Obama in 2012. The Republican incumbent won only 56.8% of the vote in[...]

October 14th, 2016 - 12:41 pm § in Misc.

Don’t Wait, vote for Waite

UPDATE: I just heard that Michael Waite threw Trump under the bus. Davidson endorsed Trump. Original Post: This morning I got an email from Tim Eyman.  His support for a candidate actually gave me reason to endorse a Republican. Michael Waite — Republican for Treasurer! Eyman makes his money[...]

October 13th, 2016 - 11:33 am § in Misc.

Bernie Sanders Pops Up in Seattle To Support his Candidate, Ignores Rest of the Democratic Ticket

Senate Update: Clinton Is Surging, But Down-Ballot Democrats Are Losing Ground Neither Hillary nor Sanders seem to be doing much for local candidates.  Worse, Sanders is campaigning against local Democrats in Seattle.  Here in Seattle and WASTATE, Sanders is campaigning against Brady Walkinshaw, a[...]

October 11th, 2016 - 7:37 am § in Misc.

I Endorse I-735

Initiative 735 is a grassroots movement to make Washington the 18th state to ask Congress to overturn Citizens United. in 2010, the US Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v FEC that corporations, unions and special interests can spend unlimited amounts of money to advocate for or against po[...]