Dow Constantine, Marcie Maxwell speak to 41st LD Dems on transportation, replacing Maxwell
King County Executive Dow Constantine spoke to the 41st LD Democrats Wednesday night. He said that King County is the 13th largest county in the country. It has a population of over 2,000,000 people, making it more populous than 13 or 14 states (each of which has two US senators). King County accounts for about […]
Link: How to Save the Democratic Party
“In short, the time has come for a showdown—if necessary, even a parting of ways—between the reformist and accommodationist wings of the Democratic Party. ” from How to Save the Democratic Party Progressives need to expose and kick out the corporatist Dems. It would be an ugly fight, and many people on the further Left […]
Why are the Dems losing in the budget and transportation negotiations in Olympia?
Sunday I attended a meeting of the Legislative Action Committee of the King County Democrats. Representative Tana Senn of the 41st LD spoke, followed by Senator Cyrus Habib of the 48th LD. During discussion of the budget it became clear that there is unlikely to be a capital gains tax. Nor will Governor Inslee get […]