Suppose you are being held hostage by deranged criminals who give you an ultimatum: tell them your bank pin number, social security number and other identifying information, or they’ll rape your wife and daughters and mutilate you. As a matter of principle, you oppose giving away your money to criminals — a clear evil. But […]
If you have half a brain and half a conscience you know that most Republican politicians promote repugnant policies that increase inequality, bankrupt the economy, destroy the environment, and promote militarism. They lie, distort and resort to racism, xenophobia, dirty tricks and criminal activity. They put children in cages. They antagonize our allies and cozy […]
On September 28, hundreds of people protested the annual dinner of the Freedom Foundation in Bellevue, where the guest speaker was renowned racist Dinesh D’Souza. The Bellevue Reporter print edition had an excellent piece about the protest, including content critical of D’Souza and Trump. Oddly, though, the Bellevue Reporter website doesn’t, as of the time […]
Cities Are Teaming Up to Offer Broadband, and the FCC Is Mad City governments can offer Internet faster and cheaper than the private market can. Repugs hate this idea because it contradicts their deeply held dogmas. The same is true for health care: government-run systems in Europe are cheaper and have better outcomes.
God save America from Donald Trump. Cast aside him And deride him We must fight ‘gainst the blight from the Right. From his lying to his fondling to his corruption What a scum! God save America From Donald Trump. God save America From Donald Trump.
The Western States Petroleum Association sent me a glossy attack ad about the carbon tax initiative: Inside the fold, it warns of higher prices. Just this morning I got email from the YesOn1631 group saying: Big oil is trying to buy this election. Chevron has contributed $500,000. Tesoro has contributed $4,362,827. BP has contributed $6,443,709. […]
I’m on the fence about whether to vote for Adam Smith or Sarah Smith for Congress this year. In short, Adam Smith has more experience, will have more power if elected, has a decent but mixed voting record, and has moved left as his district has become more progressive. Sarah Smith would more strongly work […]
There’s a new crazy charity, TheJobCreators.org — Help the poor by giving to the rich, that’s raising money by asking us to donate to the rich, so they can help the poor. Same reasoning as “tax cuts destroy jobs,” I guess.
Snopes.com verified that the named Republicans really did say those things.
(sung to the tune of O Christmas Tree) Oh, please, dear Lord, Oh, please, dear Lord, Help me win this election. For if I do I’m telling you I’ll escape this deep depression. For I have lost so many times. I do not want to be left behind. Oh, please dear Lord. Oh, please dear […]