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Jul 26 chrisgreen commented on Get High, Play Video Games All Day, Forget Trump.
That's old tech.
Get high, put on an HTC VIVE (virtual reality headset), forget about trump, video games, and everything else in the real word :-)
Mar 11 chrisgreen commented on Helen Fisher on Open Marriages: "They never end up working long-term.".
"The reasons open marriages don’t work are biological, Dr. Fisher said: The parts of the brain involved in romantic love are next to areas that help orchestrate thirst and hunger, she said. "

That sentence is just straight up pseudo-science. I was unable to relocate any research involving any measurements of the brain at all related to open marriage.
Nov 6, 2015 chrisgreen commented on Dispensary Files an Injunction to Stop Seattle's Medical Marijuana Ordinance.
This header is innacurate and inflamatory:
"Feds Invade Pot Farm in Search of Occupational Safety Data"

When the story describes OSHA performing a non-hostile inspection with the cooperation and support of the business. Extending normal worker protections and workplace safety regulations to the new businesses is a positive thing, both for the normalization of weed, and for the workers employed in it.
Jul 22, 2015 chrisgreen commented on I, Anonymous.
ugh. I live in Wallingford right off of their route, waking up to the inanity. Honestly, I don't think it should be legal to make so much repetivive noise over a large area for such a dumb reason.
Jun 19, 2015 chrisgreen commented on A Man Wore a Bright Red Nazi Swastika Armband at the Seattle Ferry Terminal Last Night.
I'd have called him on it and ridiculed him. Answering his free speech rights by exercising my own. But I'd be hoping to piss him off enough that he took a swing so that I could use my right to defend myself.
Mar 25, 2015 chrisgreen commented on What's Seattle's Spiciest Dish?.
Swimming Fire Fish from Bamboo Garden in Bellevue: Fish, tofu, and a mass of chili iol and szechuan peppercorns.
Feb 27, 2015 chrisgreen commented on How Central District Activists Feel About Uncle Ike's These Days.
Google maps tells me that there's a liquor store across the street from Uncle Ike's,.
Dec 22, 2014 chrisgreen commented on Why Does the Mayor Want to Put Your Weed Delivery Guy Out of Business?.
The black market has thrived everywhere in the united states forever, and even the most heavy-handed law enforcement has never put any long term dent on it. But Seattle thinks they'll stop this super convenient and easy manifestation of it with an arrest-free bust or two and a press release?

The way to either get rid of those businesses or integrate them into the legal system is to make the legal system convenient and reasonably priced so as to outcompete them. That includes having delivery services, as we have for everything else.
Dec 10, 2014 chrisgreen commented on City Complains About the Cost of Sending Cops to Protests, Asks Marchers to Apply for Permits.
It seems like the only way applying for permits could save a significant amount of money is if some of the protests didn't happen because of permits being denied (wiping out the rights of the protesters)
Nov 19, 2014 chrisgreen commented on New Column!.
Glad to see my pick for best humor won. "World's best handjob" had me bent over laughing.