According to the Washington State Democrats Endorsement finder, Richard Conlin got the endorsement of all of the Democratic Party organizations. “Endorsed by King, 11th, 32nd, 34th, 36th, 37th, 43rd, 46th” I think it’s time for us to do some soul searching. Not just because our electoral infrastructure might not be up to the task in off year elections, but if the voters of Seattle disagree with the Democratic Party in this municipal race, where else are we failing to connect with the voters we depend on to put candidates into office that will help us enact our agenda? (It’s the PLATFORM, Stupid) Was Kshama closer than Richard on our platform issues? Raising the minimum wage, fighting corporate greed, etc. I read her issues page, and thought “wouldn’t this be cool”, then voted for Richard because I know him and trust him. I guess my first impression was right. Seattle is about to show just how cool it is.
On January 5, 2012, the Washington Supreme Court ruled: “We affirm the trial court’s declaratory ruling and hold that the State has not complied with its Article IX, section 1 duty to make ample provision for the education of all children in Washington.” (Summary of Supreme Court’s McCleary v. State Decision) Governor Christine Gregoire has […]
From Bob Hasegawa: Washington Investment Trust: an update Two years ago I introduced a bill that would establish a publicly owned bank for the State of Washington – known as the Washington Investment Trust (WIT). The WIT would be a bank that serves as the repository for state deposits and is publicly owned, governed, and […]
Fake Dem Wendy Weiker getting help from Phillips 66, Master Builders, charter school proponents, and other corporate entities
Residents of the 41st LD are getting lots of fliers in their mail in support of fake Democrat Wendy Weiker. Weiker is running for the state House against My-Linh Thai, who is the current president of the Bellevue School Board and is the candidate endorsed by the 41st LD Dems and by most Democrats. Citizens […]