Karen Porterfield announced at Wednesday evening’s meeting of the 41st LD Democrats her intention to run for election against incumbent Republican Congressman Dave Reichert for the 8th Congressional District seat. Portefield, a management consultant, is an associate dean at Seattle University.
(April 20, 2017) — The Legislature is wrapped up in discussions about how to fund (or not fund) K-12 education. But if you look under the covers, you will see that these very same elected representatives and senators are intent on defunding Sound Transit 3. Instead of simply abiding by the voters’ approval of the […]
The other day I needed some cash and went to the only ATM I could find. I took out $100 and got charged $3. Sort of an expensive way to access your own money, but the big boys at Chase have to get their slice of our pie. It got me thinking about the continuing […]
Years ago there was a comic strip named “Pogo.” One of the most insightful strips was a distilled discussion of human foibles, in which Pogo announced, “We have met the enemy and he is us!” When it comes to the national debate over the 99 percent vs. the 1 percent, we may not like the […]