Let’s remember some of our local PIGS who started the Iraq War. My fascist is worse than yours! Kirby Wilbur, a rightwing talk radio host on KVI 570 AM Seattle boosted every war, and organized his audience into a militia called the “570th Cavalry” to swarm and intimidate peace rallies. Kirby Wilbur is now the Chairman of the Republican Party in the State of Washington and was one of the plaintiffs who funded and won Citizens United.
Starbucks CEO and presidential candidate Howard Schultz is one of many people saying that both parties are equally to blame for the mess the nation is in. Likewise, many leftists and socialists say the Dems are as bad as the Repugs. But Bill Maher makes a convincing and hilarious case for the idea that it’s […]
I know there is a lot of talk about how hard it is to start a third political party and there is no doubt that the talk is true. Large political swings that realign the political parties in the US are rare, but the political history of the US is about the swings. Whigs and […]
At the 41st Legislative District Caucus meeting today, I spoke with Karen Porterfield, who is running for US Congress in the newly redistricted 8th Congressional District. The new 8th CD extends from the eastern Seattle suburbs to Wenatchee in central Washington. (See the Washington State Redistricting Commissions maps.) Here is her campaign website: http://www.karenporterfield4congress.com/ (though […]