According to the Washington State Democrats Endorsement finder, Richard Conlin got the endorsement of all of the Democratic Party organizations. “Endorsed by King, 11th, 32nd, 34th, 36th, 37th, 43rd, 46th” I think it’s time for us to do some soul searching. Not just because our electoral infrastructure might not be up to the task in off year elections, but if the voters of Seattle disagree with the Democratic Party in this municipal race, where else are we failing to connect with the voters we depend on to put candidates into office that will help us enact our agenda? (It’s the PLATFORM, Stupid) Was Kshama closer than Richard on our platform issues? Raising the minimum wage, fighting corporate greed, etc. I read her issues page, and thought “wouldn’t this be cool”, then voted for Richard because I know him and trust him. I guess my first impression was right. Seattle is about to show just how cool it is.
The Freedom Foundation is bad news. It’s a libertarian think tank based in Olympia whose mission is “to advance individual liberty, free enterprise, and limited, accountable government.” Recently, they’ve been mounting a sustained attack on unions, especially public sector unions, with attack lines like “Union bosses buying our politicians” and “union political machine.” They also […]
Three minute summary, from Michael Moore’s ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ DVD Extra Preview – Bank of North Dakota A detailed (26 min.) history of the Bank of North Dakota (produced by PrairiePublicBcast) Slides from Bob Hasegawa’s PowerPoint presentation http://www.inspireseattle.org/minutes/HB%202040-State%20Bank.pdf Materials courtesy of Inspire Seattle Comments comments
The Washington State Senate is considering Senate Joint Memorial 8002 (SJM 8002) — Asking Congress to call a limited convention, authorized under Article V of the United States Constitution, for the purpose of proposing a free and fair elections amendment to that Constitution. The companion state house bill is HJM 4004. You can read the […]