Thom Hartmann exposes the real story behind the Tea Party: it was an anti-corporate movement motivated by tax breaks for the East India Company.
[Note: For later news on this topic, see: State Republicans fined for violating reporting requirements in 2010 elections.] In October, 2010 a formal complaint was filed with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission against the Washington State chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the Koch brothers-funded organization that has promoted the Tea Party and that has […]
Longtime State Senate leaders Lisa Brown (D-Spokane) and Joe Zarelli (R-Ridgefield) are retiring this year. Join us as they discuss the challenges facing Washington, including the budget shortfall, school funding, skyrocketing tuition, health care and more. As party leaders, Senators Zarelli and Brown will candidly address the choices elected leaders face on these issues, and […]
Someone from France told me she found it incredible that many American streets lack sidewalks. Here many communities are built for cars, not people. This is especially true of suburbs, where pedestrian traffic is at risk from speeding vehicles. In much of Europe people promenade through the streets in the evening, and people shop at […]