Politics Washington State Politics

Political Extortion

What will it take for elected Democratic legislators in our state, and the governor, to refuse to accede to extortionists? EXTORTION – excerpt from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ “The term extortion is often used metaphorically . . .   It is also often used loosely to refer to everyday situations where one person feels indebted against their will, to another, […]

Justice Politics Washington State Politics

To our state legislators: challenge I-1053!

The Democrats should be challenging Eyman’s I-1053 instead of  treating it as the law of the land. As it is, the legislature cannot fulfill its CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY so long as it continues on its current path. You have the power right now to end or at least suspend the corporate tax reductions that may have […]

Elections Politics Washington State Politics

Thoughts on achieving real change

Real change in our country has never been easy.  The main avenue for its success has always been by pushing, and pushing, and pushing against prevailing standards and power blocks.  What may look impossible today becomes less so if pressure continues and expands.  The right wing certainly knows this. Today’s liberals/progressives seem not to be […]