7:00 AM RDPence commented on Police Report One Person Shot at UW During Inauguration Protests.
Re the right-wing speaker last night, it's time to remember the words attributed to Voltaire: "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
7:54 AM yesterday RDPence commented on Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's Message to Donald Trump: "Work With Us, Otherwise You Will Hurt This Country".
Vigilance ~ Resistance. Two words to mark our way forward.
Jan 19 RDPence commented on Watch the Video: An Alternative Tour of Seattle with Charles Mudede.
Very disappointed he didn't include our utterly charming branch library on Beacon Hill.
Jan 19 RDPence commented on From "aPodments" to Luxury One-Bedrooms, We Scoured Seattle to Find Out What the Rental Market is Like.
Seattle has little to offer the middle class. Low income folks can get subsidized housing, and the affluent have market rate housing. The middle class go to the suburbs. Sad.
Jan 18 RDPence commented on State Labor Council's Teresa Mosqueda to Run for Seattle City Council.
Is it possible to get beyond the arbitrary labeling? SJW...really? I think it's time to discuss candidates based on what they want to do, what they want to accomplish. Leave the labels aside, at least for a while?
Jan 18 RDPence commented on Watch Barack Obama's Last Press Conference as President of the United States.
One thing I will greatly miss is a president who speaks in complete sentences without a script in front of him. Someone who gives evidence of being a clear thinker. For his successor, "word salad" best describes his speaking style, with clearness of thought nowhere in evidence.
Jan 18 RDPence commented on The Morning News: State Senator Wants to Ban Safe Consumption Sites, Sawant Defends Student Protesters.
Seattle students already have the right to protest; it's nothing that needs to be granted by school authorities. Students can and should join the march on Saturday, which will already be tens of thousands strong.
Jan 17 RDPence commented on Uber Sues Seattle to Try to Stop Unionization Law.
Weighted voting is the answer. Full-timers = a full vote, half-timers = 0.5 vote and so forth.
Jan 16 RDPence commented on Inside the Debate Over Whether the Seattle Womxn's March Should Be Silent.
Our presence speaks quite loudly. More so than a bunch of random chants.
Jan 16 RDPence commented on The Morning News: Facebook Removes Post that Calls Ben Carson the GOP's Nigger, Murray Kills Bike Sharing.
@7, firearms are standoff weapons. Potential victims can't outrun a bullet, but they can flee from a man with a knife.