On Friday evening Republican Congressman Dave Reichert was supposed to attend a fundraiser in Bellevue, but he canceled — probably because of the protests that MoveOn had planned for the event.
People have little faith in the corrupted and fixed electoral system. So, like the protesters in the Arab Spring, Americans are taking to the street to demand real change, not the negative change of Reagan and Bush, who brought us immoral wars, recession, corruption, torture, debt, and increasing concentration of wealth. And not the imaginary […]
I was wrong about the rightness of military action in Libya. Military action simply can’t remain defensive. Gaddafi’s son and three grandchildren were killed by a Nato strike. We are killing children. I get that Gaddafi has to be persuaded to release his powerful hold on Libya’s politics. The military approach only knows one way. […]
Last Thursday night the state experienced the tragic on the job fatality of a worker at the Smurfit Stone Recycling Co., a paper recycling plant in Renton. Rudimentary research efforts reveal that the state has a significant problem of fatal workplace injuries and that Smurfit Stone has a highly questionable workplace safety record. This only […]