commented on The Man Who "Broke the Music Business" Only Served Three Months in Prison
So, music industry "insider" running a coordinated scheme to release music early (aka an actual pirate) is given three months in prison. Whereas fans who used peer-to-peer software to download tunes for personal enjoyment have been sued for hundreds of thousands of dollars, some of whom almost certainly were bankrupted by the actions of the RIAA. Got it.
Oct 29, 2014
commented on The Morning News: Challenge to Charter Schools Goes Before Washington State Supreme Court
@57 so "ugly" women can be treated as honest-to-gosh actual people, but fiiiine ladies need to sit down, shut the fuck up, and take it because Daddy says so?
There is a difference between the intent of an action and how that action is perceived. Your inability to understand this indicates ignorance, lack of empathy, or stubbornness. Given the caliber of your other posts here, I'm leaning toward the first explanation.
And it takes a real piece of work to suggest that jeans and a t-shirt are "revealing", @42.
Jul 31, 2014
commented on Guest Editorial: Why Voting for a Seattle Metropolitan Parks District Means Losing Citizen Oversight
This is such a silly argument. "Don't allow elected officials to make decisions!" That's the way a democracy works. It's really just window dressing for the real issue, which is that those elected representatives would be able to raise taxes to pay for shit. They're accountable in an election. Duh. Like the Founding Fathers intended and all that.
Then there's the straight up LIE from the Against campaign's mailer that "your property taxes would increase by 20%!" I'm sick of people who want shit (they SAY they're for the parks...) but don't want to pay for it. Unless they're lying about being for the parks, too. Which they probably are.