Dec 8, 2014 jt commented on Guest Editorial: We Can't Address Climate Change Without Addressing Income Inequality.
@6, yes. My oil costs are obscene and there's neither penalty nor inducement in place for the landlords to fix it.
Dec 4, 2014 jt commented on Republicans Struggle to Explain Away Eric Garner's Death.
Yeah, that's the loathsome, loathsome Peter King from Long Island.
Sep 29, 2014 jt commented on A Hopefully Great New Home (in the Same Spot) for Hugo House.
"The building was slowly falling apart—Swenson says one of the most exciting aspects of moving into a new building is that "we won’t have to be distracted all the time by things that are breaking and broken" they way they are now—and some kind of change was inevitable."

I live in an old house. The heat alone in the winter costs a third again of my rent. I get this. It'll be sad to see the gorgeous old building go, but sometimes things outlive what they were designed for.
Sep 2, 2014 jt commented on The Morning News: Uber Pushback, Russia Continues to Invade Ukraine, and Detroit Descends Deeper into Bankruptcy.
@5, thanks for playing, but no. This is about deep, profound misogyny and collusion by police officers. There's no way in hell cops are afraid enough of being called "PC" to allow an 11 year old to be raped repeatedly.
Aug 18, 2014 jt commented on White Musicians Who Make Loads of Money From Black Culture Have Nothing to Say About Ferguson?.
@17, did you just say that white americans and black americans live in a different country? because that's the problem right there. we do and we shouldn't.

Big shot entertainers are, for better or worse, leaders. They can amplify a message. I'd like a single one of you to say that he's had no impact on the conversation around marriage equality in this country.

It's a shanda that he hasn't said a word.
Jul 31, 2014 jt commented on Protesters Block Downtown Oil Train Tracks; Legislative Candidate Jess Spear Arrested.
@1, there was a tanker truck accident on I-5 near Georgetown, with about a half dozen cars pulled over and a bunch of people on the shoulder, at about 9am
Jul 28, 2014 jt commented on NRA Spokesman Reportedly Compares Washington Gun Control Advocates to Nazis.
@16, tell me about it.
Jul 19, 2014 jt commented on Interim Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Named.
@7, can you clarify?
Jul 18, 2014 jt commented on The Friday Morning News.
@22, ugh.
Jul 8, 2014 jt commented on The Morning News: Seattle Gets Its First Pot Store, The Middle East Continues to Explode, and a Seahawk Strips for the Camera.
The tv trucks were out in force last night because RATS! I'm sure KIRO has somehow connected it to violent homeless heroin addicts somehow.