Are we electing the wrong cats to run things?
I-1329 failed to make it to the ballot. I can’t say that I am surprised or even disappointed. It is certainly true that we need to undo the damage to democracy inflicted by dozens of Supreme Court decisions over the past hundred years or more, including recent decisions such as Citizens United and McCutcheon. MoveToAmend (MTA) has […]
The Wall Street Journal (radicals? socialists?) is running an article that says in paragraph 4: The plan would essentially end Medicare, which now pays most of the health-care bills for 48 million elderly and disabled Americans, as a program that directly pays those bills. Mr. Ryan and other conservatives say this is necessary because of […]
The graph below shows the number of people in Washington State who voted, graphed by year of birth. As you can see, most of the voters are about age 60. There are not many voters of age 18 through 38. Overall, 3,396,040 Washingtonians voted from 2012 through 2014. Of these voters, 1,932,662 of them were […]