To pay for tax cuts for billionaires, perpetual wars, a military budget larger than that of the next largest 10 countries combined, subsidies for Big Oil, welfare for Wall Street banks, hedge fund managers’ tax breaks, the lowest overall tax rates in decades, capital gains tax rates lower than earned income tax rates, rampant corruption, privatization etc.
The dominant story about biological evolution is a bloody tale of competition and survival of the fittest. There’s no purpose or morality in nature. There’s no Creator imposing an Intelligent Design. Rather, random mutations during cell division result in offspring with a diversity of traits. Those offspring with fitter traits tend to survive and breed. Weaker […]
There’s a straightforward way for our state legislators to work around Eyman’s I-1053, an initiative that conflicts with several provisions of the state constitution. Will they pursue it? On Feb 29, 2008, Senate Bill 6931 was brought before the Washington State Senate for a vote. SB 6931 would have imposed a 42¢ per liter surcharge on the sale of […]
Like a lot of people these days, we have come to the conclusion that it’s time to change our lousy bank. And it wasn’t even like we chose badly, either – we were customers of Washington Mutual for almost two decades, and we loved ‘em: they were nice people to deal with, they didn’t constantly […]