Jan 23, 2016 mikey commented on The First Hill Streetcar, Connecting Capitol Hill to the International District, Will Launch Tomorrow!.
with an accident on broadway and then another one on yesler all on the first day? not sure what to think of it... total chaos on yesler between 14th ave and 12th ave, the street just simply ended up being closed to traffic for an hour or so... and this is after 6 months of test runs? totally agree with 19 btw...
May 7, 2015 mikey commented on Transit Is a Social Justice Issue.
Seattle old money hippies love to blame vehicle drivers for everything... but it's the poor who drive these days... most people can't afford living close to the center of the city anymore and have no choice but drive in traffic and be stuck behind some rich bicyclist... yea, there are some free spirit no job bicyclists, but those are irrelevant and are mostly just having fun temporary while they can... there is no struggle among those compared to thousands of drivers trying to make ends meet in this region. they can't afford to take buses and ride bicycles... they have health issues, kids, or they just simply can not live in a filthy basement for $1000 on capitol hill.
Mar 25, 2015 mikey commented on Lynn Shelton's New Project Is Set in Seattle. She Can't Shoot It Here..
Most movies and shows are filmed in Vancouver and in Canada in general since the 80's... most commercials too... it's funny how they manage to fill the quota for black roles, since the black population in vancounver is pretty low... most likely every black person of vancouver is in the movie industry... a lot of times they make someone look more dark or 'black' for the background roles... i was at some shoots and it is pretty interesting and amusing to watch...
Mar 20, 2015 mikey commented on Mayor Ed Murray Wants to Ban Smoking in Parks, and the City Says There's Nothing Unfair About That.
I don't think in a police state countries like this it's a good idea to have soooo many nanny laws... You all know that Eric Garner died over a stupid NY tobacco nanny law legislature, right? This is not Canada or whatever, our police is too dangerous for these things... and btw WA, NY, and Cali are bloated with nanny laws already... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXctA2Bq…
Mar 10, 2015 mikey commented on Uncle Ike's Offers Later Sunday Opening and Free Parking to "Reduce Tensions" with Church Next Door.
Could be the a race thing... this is a black church and it was ok when a pretty obnoxious scene was unfolding for years before with the Thompson Point of View crowds which were exclusively black... Seattle will always remain divided among the old timers, it was never very diverse here, until recently... Cities in the south had more diversity than a good old liberal but super segregated seattle... it was either black or white establishments for decades until the recent rush of newcomers finally mixed it up to match the other big cities... and so this old black establishments is holding on to its turf, because in fact this was an area where the African american (not African) identity was established in between 50's and 90's... but not white, asian, hispanic, gay and everyone in between as is the clientele of Uncle Ike's today... This diversity of people was not possible at this corner for decades... plus on top of it, it's a pot store... oh lordy lord. Black church was never really big on liberal issues and was never diversed, so here it is... they gonna fight it... it's a generational thing...
Oct 28, 2012 mikey commented on The Stranger Election Control Board’s Endorsements For the November 6, 2012, General Election.
The waterfront can slide into the Puget Sound, I can care less. I rarely can make it there because of traffic and no parking. All other forms of transport is a joke in this city. So slide waterfront slide!
Sep 28, 2012 mikey commented on Get Rid of Kathryn Olson.
It's really amazing how Americans are scared of police. We are so obedient and always tell our loved ones not to talk about it and to be carefull with police as if they are predators. But when it comes to events of national significance, there is never a word about police brutality and corruption. Not a word about it in our big media or at the presidential debates.. etc.. This is so pathetic how people are scared and censored to talk about police in this country... and how quickly those who do get silenced. You can only hear about these issues on foreign media like RT or in underground outlets as this one... All corporate big media will never touch these stories. We must be the greatest hypocrisy in the history of civilization.
Sep 28, 2012 mikey commented on Get Rid of Kathryn Olson.
Welcome to America. FreeDOOM and hypocrisy in full force for the world to laugh at. This is an overdue article, but i understand the fear of many journalists in this 'free' country. The police has unbelievable rights and powers that most people do not have and dealing with them requires a lot of money. You can pretty much lose everything you have just by suing police over some little dispute in this country. Police is just dangerous here, only the rich can deal with them. If I was this woman, i would've probably killed myself by now... I wouldn't be able to live with myself... but she is not even resigning! Wow, talking about ambitious money hungry selfish parasites! Put liens on her assets and properties and give it back to the taxpayers. Lets see her fight for it with a public defender so we can laugh at her when she will be kicked out of court like a dog. That's right, put people like this through the system that they are protecting... I am really trying to be nice here... had to choose nice words.
Aug 10, 2012 mikey commented on Will the Bike Lobby Abandon the Mayor?.
Oh the old money rich seattle bicyclists. Stop poor commuters! slow down crowded buses! a rich lawyered up bicyclist is creeping and wants to play!

How about bicycle lanes on I-5?! Please!!!! In fact lets send all the bike lanes to the freeways so they don't come back and slow down buses and drivers who can barely make ends meet. it's a myth that people who drive have money. Most of the commuter drivers here are living desperate miserable lives of paycheck to payday loan to eviction notice, while this 'club' is buying politicians and making the life of the poor even more hell.
Jun 25, 2012 mikey commented on Video of an SPD Officer Bragging about Breaking a Nightstick on Someone.
It gets even more 'better'. Seattle police dressed like terminators attacking the Gay Pride street party on Capitol Hill. Cops grab people from sidewalks, then peeper spray them , then arrest them and lie shamelessly... It's weird, but there were fights with weapons between really violent suburban teens at the Seattle Center and the cops didn't do much about it. Here on Capitol Hill they deployed an army of combat soldiers! For what?! to fights drunk gays who are not hurting anyone?