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!
In a recent article The “New Centrism” and Its Discontents, George Lakoff wrote Progressives have to get over the idea that conservatives are either stupid, or mean, or greedy – or all three. Conservatives are mostly people who have a different moral system from progressives. That statement irked me, because it seems to me that […]
It’s a good time to talk about money, who has it and who doesn’t, especially with the Legislature at loggerheads about the budget. Why? Because the taxes that fund our state’s budget come largely from the money we all spend. Notice I said “money we all spend,” not “money we all make”? In most other […]
Quick Link: Bill Gates backs climate denier Judge David Larson for Washington State Supreme Court position
As reported in Bill Gates backs climate denier Judge David Larson for Washington State Supreme Court position Gates is so blinded by his desire to have charter schools in our state that he doesn’t seem to be concerned with the qualifications of an individual who will potentially participate in setting policy affecting education in in […]