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Apr 22 ejamadoodle commented on Report: Tar Sands Shipping in the Salish Sea is a "Recipe for Disaster".
ATB is Articulated Tug/Barge. The tug fits into a notch in the back of the barge basically making a motorized barge.
Apr 7 ejamadoodle commented on Ted Cruz On the Cover of TIME.
In the inimitable words of Matt Taibbi: "(He) looks like someone sewed pieces of a waterlogged Reagan mask together at gunpoint"

Apr 6 ejamadoodle commented on Calvin Trillin's Nostalgia for a White Planet.
Horde. The Chinese horde.
Mar 30 ejamadoodle commented on Build It.
re: the supposed continued influx of people to downtown Seattle because it's the cool place to live; already reversing towards the suburbs according to this Crosscut piece:

http://features.crosscut.com/understandi…
Mar 30 ejamadoodle commented on Build It.
If voters got the feeling the Amazons and Googles were being hit up for a fair portion of the funding for projects that will benefit those businesses, they might be more willing to go for it.
Mar 21 ejamadoodle commented on Boring Report: This Is the Best New Hallway in Seattle.
It's been well proven that not leaving a walking aisle on escalators moves many more people. You are basically sacrificing half the capacity for a swift few.

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/…
Mar 21 ejamadoodle commented on Boring Report: This Is the Best New Hallway in Seattle.
Been well proven now that not leaving a walking aisle on escalators moves many more people. You are basically sacrificing half the capacity for a swift few.

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/…
Feb 3 ejamadoodle commented on The Morning News: State Representative Resigns After Questions About His Military Record.
They'd have to be pretty big incentives to get the banksters to stop procreating.
Jan 26 ejamadoodle commented on Hillary the Pragmatist Stares Down Bernie the Revolutionary at Town Hall.
The number one job is to defeat the enemy. The enemy is the republican party. Take Noam Chomsky's advice and vote for Hillary Clinton.
Jan 20 ejamadoodle commented on Why Car Mechanics Provide a Social Good and Dealers of New Cars Do Not.
I agree with Charles regarding the virtue of repairability. I go to great lengths to repair stuff most would just toss, and mfrs are not making it easier. But I've also worked on enough vehicles ('49 willys p.u., 2 beetles, land-cruisers) to conclude (barring sentimental attachment) replacement of old iron is much better for society in the long haul. I'm tired though, of dealing with cars and their needs in the city.