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Lives in Seattle on Westlake Spends a lot of time in Vancouver (BC, duh) Enjoys… more »

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Dec 12, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on What the State and City Are Saying About That Big Crack Near Pioneer Square.
What's the nouveau proverb I'm looking for here? The wind isn't at our backs.

Can this be bent into an argument for an income tax on the rich? Poor people without cars certainly aren't pushing for this government waste, why do they disproportionately pay for it?

Walton sisters should step up, they're the ones selling all that stuff coming in on the docks anyway.
Nov 22, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on The Time I Spent Nine Hours in Jail.
This explains a lot of rich white girl behavior.
Nov 5, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on The Bowler Hat Is the New Fedora.
This is how I feel about tattoos.
Oct 22, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on Mayor Murray Puts the Brakes on Eviction of Ravenna Tent City.
@14 telling it like it is.

I think the solution is a free improved jail. The SPD scoop homeless up from Gas Works Park, Northacres Park, etc. and instead of a costly legal circus, the police deposit suspect vagrants in Hobo Park -- a new aPodment like structure in an uncomfortable area of SODO.

Don't like modern Seattle hobo jail? Hit the Greyhound or jump a train. This has happened before.
Sep 12, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on RIP: Apple iPod™ "Classic".
iTunes Match ($25 a year) solves problems with 10,000+ song music collections. Your iPhone only needs to devote a small cache of space to music, because it all fits in the cloud and streams/downloads on demand. Beware roadtrips, but it all works fine downtown.

And when iTunes inevitably crashes and corrupts the library file and/or eats half your music, it really is "click-click-Download-wait" and the problem solves itself. Also when you import a new song the process to get it then synced to your phone is much, much faster. I don't know why iTunes Match is faster than a USB cable, but it is.
Aug 29, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on SPD Expands Critical Investigation Into Police Misconduct.
I'm not mad at SPD on this one. I can't get too excited over a paperwork problem.

Body cameras are what solve problems on the street. How about a package deal with every new squad car?
May 28, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on Let's Not Be Fatalistic About Prospects for Reparations.
This is a great topic to be fatalistic about.
May 27, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on Gimme Your Fucking Papa Smurf: 20 Photos from Seattle Folklife Festival.
Saved the best for last, glad your camera was recovered!
May 16, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on Children At Work In Tobacco Fields.
@1 is an idiot. Some parents are abusive and take advantage of their children, treating them like slave property.

Now, should we as a society do something about that? I think so, the kids tend to grow into adults one day.
May 9, 2014 Westlake, son! commented on Cyclists Should Be Able to Roll Through Stop Signs.
It's the best when someone popular in showbiz has an everyman problem.
 

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