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Great Values! I am not talking about astounding prices at big box stores…

A couple of quotes and some thoughts. “[The founding fathers] conferred, as against the Government, the right to be left alone — the right most valued by civilized men.” — Justice Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) US Supreme Court Justice, 1928 Indeed, the right to be left alone. That’s a profound thought in a new era […]

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Live Feed from the Occupation of Wall Street

It’s a live feed, for as long as it lasts or as long as they loop the footage, so the activity and engagement level varies depending on what is going on at any given moment, but thought I would embed the video in case you want to plug in for a minute or two and […]

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Olympia Copwatching at the Olympia Really Really Free Market today!

Planning meeting today for ramping up copwatch activities in Olympia. Interested folks will be at Bigelow Park around noon enjoying the park and sitting in on the Olympia Really Really Free Market. I think we will have a training opportunity. Will also have some flip video camcorders to get out into the hands of folks […]

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Support Seattle teachers, make Chase Bank pay its fair share

Seattle Council of Move-On.org will be joining in support with Seattle Teachers that received pink slips to protest Chase Bank for avoiding State Taxes. Where:  Chase Bank located at 1919 North 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98103 When:  Saturday May 21, 2010 at 11:00 AM Who:  Seattle Education Association, Social Equality Educators, King County Jobs with […]

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Is It Time to Send Out an SOS Call?

I am thinking about suggesting that the progressives, radicals, and rabble (that’s me) consider sending out an SOS. Yes, an emergency call.  I think we are there. In this instance I think the SOS will be an emergency call for a Summer of Solidarity (think Summer of Love). Those of us who voted in 2008 […]

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Washington Uprising – A Community Response to Budget Cuts

I think for the next ten days, my thoughts, time, money are on the Washington Uprising. A bunch of groups are coordinating activities around the State and carrying the message to the Governor and the Legislators in Olympia. Washington State is jumping on the austerity bandwagon. We have a Democratic Governor, Christine Gregoire, who is […]

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Boycott Koch Industries? Are You Down With That?

I am down with that. If you want to get the attention of the Koch brothers and express your disapproval of their attack on unions, the middle class and working folks, all you have to do is stop giving your dollars to purchase Koch Industries products. Alternet has picked up this story: How You Can […]

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John Birch Society anyone? Connections between JBS and the Koch brothers? Thanks to Carol Davidek-Waller for this information. Here is a list of Koch Industries products you might like to avoid. Koch Industries Gasoline: Chevron Union Union 76 Conoco Koch Industries¡©/Georgia-P¡©acific Products: Angel Soft toilet paper Brawny paper towels Dixie plates, bowls, napkins and cups […]