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July 4th, 2017 - 12:36 pm § in Bill of Rights

A Wonderful Essay on Becoming a US Citizen

The Country I Love By PRAMILA JAYAPAL JULY 4, 2017  SEATTLE  NY Times— Seventeen years ago, I celebrated my first Independence Day as a United States citizen. I couldn’t have predicated then that I would one day have the enormous privilege of being the first Indian-American woman to serve in[...]

May 3rd, 2017 - 1:37 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

PRAMILA JAYAPAL’S OH SO EXCELLENT 100 DAYS

By Pramila Jayapal  to Seattle Met  We are in a fight for the soul of our country right now. Donald Trump came into office scapegoating immigrants, bragging about sexual assault and making promises to “Make America Great Again.” He has surrounded himself with people who have no experience to l[...]

June 30th, 2016 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

Seattle’s Congressional Race: Is Carpet Bagging OK?

I may vote for Pramila Jayapal, BUT: Before deciding how to vote, I worry that Pramila is a carpetbagger. She does not live in District 7, my District.   Pramila’s District, District 9, has a diverse population of poor refugees.  These are  immigrants fleeing poverty and war in Asia, Lati[...]