commented on The Poor In Seattle Are Taxed Like Hell
I've actually spent quite a lot of time in Pacific and Grey's harbor, but apparently unlike you, I've also spent a lot of time talking to the people who live there. And I stand by my statement.
Maybe you get a different picture when you just drive past them and gawp at their poverty while you're en route to your surfing spot or whatever... or maybe you're such an insufferable dick that no-one who lives out on the coast has ever offered you weed?
commented on Car2Go Vehicle Parked in Ravenna Gets Tagged with Sticker Promoting White Supremacy
Never mind four months ago, there's been a perennially refreshed subculture of white-power kiddos right here in our precious "urban oasis" for at least 40 years now.
Not every teen who flees to Slug City from Idaho and Spokane and Bozeman is doing it because they're a bullied artistic homosexual; turns out at least a few of our young immigrants just wanted to get the fuck away from their parents, and/or the tiny little towns they grew up in.
The one thing that's different here is that where our newly arrived Hitler Youth used to just vandalize dumpsters and mailboxes and the like, they're now vandalizing things that The Stranger's target advertising demographic actually look at and care about.