The Seattle P-I is reporting: AP: Signs of improper campaigning in McKenna files.
Governor Gregoire and the legislature propose raising the regressive sales tax to overcome the budget shortfall that was caused by decades of tax cuts for the rich, reckless deregulation, and disastrous wars. Why don’t they instead eliminate some of the billions of dollars in tax breaks that benefit the 1%? See Demand Tax Fairness in […]
Yesterday I got a glossy flier in my mail box containing propaganda about I-522, Washington State’s initiative to require GMO food labeling. At the bottom of the flier, it says, “Top five contributors: Grocery Manufacturers Association, DuPont Pioneer, Dow AgroScience LLC, Monsanto Company, Bayer CropScience.” The No on 522 campaign’s website is http://factsabout522.com/. The Yes […]
The Hanford Challenger newsletter is reporting: As of this date, U.S. taxpayers have paid $40 billion for the cleanup at Hanford. Despite this staggering amount of money not one drop of radioactive high-level nuclear waste has been removed, treated or disposed of from the failing underground waste tanks , nor is there currently a credible […]