America must deal with a host of problems: economic decline, resource depletion, reckless militarism, anti-government fear-mongering, population growth, epidemics, rampant corruption, poor education, increased competition from overseas, environmental damage, economic inequality, religious extremism, and bigotry. What do you think is the most likely scenario for the future of America?
In their Nov 22 letter to the Bellevue Reporter, city council members Claudia Balducci and Kevin Wallace called on the legislature to pass a transportation package that eases the gridlock on our roads and protects our economy. Wisely they write, “We cannot afford the drastic cuts in transit service projected to occur without new funding.” […]
by Japhet Koteen Editor’s note: This post was written by Japhet Koteen, a community builder, urbanist, and real estate developer in Seattle. He wrote this post as part of a project for Taxpayers for Common Sense. It’s not the trillions elected leaders are looking for today in Washington, DC, but I know where they can […]
The King County Democrats’ Platform & Resolutions Committee is (favorably) considering the following two resolutions, the first one calling for cuts to Pentagon spending, and the second one opposing cuts to Social Security. Concerning the Pentagon budget resolution, someone asked, “Have we considered impacts on WA employment re Boeing and re Joint Base Lewis-McChord? Might […]