Posts Tagged ‘Washington’

November 16th, 2020 - 2:32 pm § in Health

Businesses and Republicans complain after Washington imposes new Covid restrictions

With Covid-19 infections surging to new highs, and many states’ health facilities overwhelmed, Washington state imposed a new 4-week closure on many businesses and gatherings, and the complaining started immediately. Business owners who’ve gone to the work and expense of implementing Cov[...]

November 3rd, 2020 - 9:27 pm § in Politics

No surprises in Washington races

As of about 10:30 p.m. Seattle time, outcomes are taking shape. Everyone you’d expect to get elected is winning, and everything you’d expect to pass is passing. In the governor’s race, Loren Culp is getting about 40% of the votes, which means he only got the voters who always vote [...]

October 26th, 2020 - 3:53 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Why some people like Loren Culp

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Loren Culp, who is the entire police force of Republic, Washington, a remote mining town, is running for governor. He won’t be elected. But folks in his neck of the woods love him to death, and even sell Loren Culp souvenirs including hats and[...]

May 21st, 2017 - 10:28 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

President Trump’s Aggression Will Be His Undoing

From TIME: An Essay by Bob Ferguson, Our AG The most aggressive opening in chess is called the King’s Gambit. On the second move, White sacrifices a pawn that typically protects his king for a blitzkrieg assault on Black. It’s audacious. With no preparation, no careful groundwork, White[...]