Category: Politics

Kavanaugh Accusations

The deed has been done, but there’s lots of chatter about why he’s a rapist or stuff like that. Or that him being confirmed is a travesty to women who’ve suffered sexual assaults of any sort. I honestly...

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50 votes!

And in a triumph of justice, we now are on course to have this circus behind us. This was all a very carefully calibrated attack on Judge (soon to be Justice) Kavanaugh. You had a story with so few details that the chances of...

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Brett Kavanaugh

I think, while taking a shower, I got to crystallize my thoughts on this matter. There’s so much piling on to Kavanaugh, and he’s being used as a referendum on all things sexual assault, but missing the point that purely based...

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!Democrat

I wrote a while back that Seattle turned me conservative. The disaster of the confirmation hearings for Kavanaugh has turned me full on Republican. This is me. Someone who donated money to Bernie Sander’s campaign. Someone...

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Making Laws

The whole Kavanaugh fiasco that’s going on now has completely gotten to my nerves. You have people in hysterics talking about how the Supreme Court isn’t going to do their bidding if he gets confirmed to the seat....

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Goodspaceguy

Washington is having their primary elections and the returns are due on Tuesday the 7th. Ennie and I filled out the ballots tonight while nomming on some wings. The voter guide was nearly 100 pages…We elect the top two...

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Civility

Yesterday a friend of mine posted to her Facebook page that she thinks that not serving people of the wrong political view at a restaurant is not the right thing to do. I happen to agree with her completely. This discussion very...

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Privatization of the commons

Everyone always talks about freedom of speech — you know, first amendment stuff. You’re allowed to speak your mind without the government persecuting you for that speech. Ok, obviously this has limits, yelling fire...

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Political Sausage

Most people (vegetarians excepted) seem to like sausage. But there’s the old adage that you don’t want to know how sausage is made. It’s messy business after all. The same can be said about lawmaking....

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Politics and Selfishness

In the past year or two, it’s been painfully evident that there has been getting more and more polarization in politics in this country–and the rest of the world. In many ways, I’ve implicated the rise of the...

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