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Posts Tagged ‘Sawant’

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[...]

February 3rd, 2016 - 1:40 am § in Misc.

What SEIU Purchased in Seattle: Sawant Gives the Socialist Alternative Response to the State of the Union

“If you are electrified by Bernie’s message, you should not support Hillary if Bernie loses the primary. Endorsing Hillary would be a surefire way to demoralize, demobilize, and wreck the movement building up behind Bernie. I would instead urge Sanders to continue running as an independent a[...]

February 1st, 2016 - 3:39 pm § in Misc., Politics

Sawant Will Not Confirm or Deny

With Congressman Jim McDermott announcing his retirement there has been speculation that Socialist and Trotskyist (the difference between a Trotskyist and Trotskyite a pparently is Trotskyists ignore 90 percent of what Leon Trotsky actually did and said so they can imagine a competent and fluffy m[...]

January 6th, 2016 - 7:17 am § in Misc.

UPDATE: Sawant, as predicted, is mulling her chances to run for the MickeyD seat!

As predicted on TA. Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, a self described Troskyist Socialist, has begun mooting  her candidacy for Congress. She does not currently live within the 7th District, but at least acc. to the Seattle Times) congressional candidates are not required to live in the d[...]

November 25th, 2015 - 9:55 am § in Misc.

Sawantism: Sawant loses bid for parental leave

  Council Passes Budget After Fight Over Paid Parental Leave | Seattle Politics Sawant spars with rest of council over parental leave funding in final budget vote. SEATTLEMET.COM I support leave BUT …as usual .., Sawant is all about show. Leave needs to consider fairness to non parents, t[...]

November 14th, 2015 - 3:10 pm § in Misc.

David Preston on Sawantism: Packing Meetings

David Preston On Perversions of Democracy David Preston On the national stage, Republicans are playing a role that’s analogous to what radicals like Kshama Sawant are doing in Seattle. Even when they don’t win elections, they’re still able to shift the debate. Here’s the res[...]

November 7th, 2015 - 11:27 am § in Misc.

David Brewster: Is Sawant Running For Jim’s Seat?

David Brewster :  Josh Feit of Publicola has an important take on the election: Sawant won re-election but lost the election. She proved to have few coattails for other candidates and may find she has only one real ally among the 9 councilmembers, namely Mike O’Brien. This outcome reminds me[...]

November 1st, 2015 - 2:58 pm § in Misc.

Sawant deluging District 3 with robocalls

So far today I have received four harassing robocalls from Pramila Jayapal campaigning on the part of Sawant. I called the number 3 times and they claim that their system is mal functioning.  They also claim that they do not use purchased lists but get their numbers from King County Elections! CAL[...]