In Olympia and in D.C. Democratic politicians are delivering progressive legislation on gay rights and women’s rights. That’s good. But these issues ARE wedge issues and I feel like I’m being taken for a ride. I want to see action on other important issues as well: tax fairness, corruption, jobs, income inequality, health care, green energy, environment, ending the wars, and re-establishing accountability for criminality. More balance!
Looking at the weather map, how can you not be grateful we live in the Northwest? The rest of the country is sweltering and steaming in heat and humidity with no end in sight — meanwhile, we keep the comforter on the bed, the window cracked for fresh air, and enjoy mostly sunny days that […]
Sam Seder nails it about libertarians and their puerile fantasies. Building codes needed to protect against earthquakes? “Are people in Haiti more free because they’re out from under the scourge of building codes?” Government needed for safe water and food? A fire department? “If you’re lucky you’ll be able to convince the rest of the […]