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Feb 6, 2015 Action Slacks commented on Police Reports Illustrated: Sword Walk.
@1 All fixed blade knives are banned in Seattle. Folding knives limited to 3.5". And, somewhat to general amazement, you can't have a slingshot either...

Stuff you cannot walk around the City with:…

Definition of weapons/dangerous knife:…
Dec 12, 2014 Action Slacks commented on What the State and City Are Saying About That Big Crack Near Pioneer Square.
@32 Until you review the proposed 'replacement' viaduct designs and realize it is not an apple to apple comparison. The replacement option results in a much larger structure, effectively tripling the footprint around the Battery St. tunnel area - by memory.
Dec 8, 2014 Action Slacks commented on Bartender Crush: Derik at the Crocodile.
Thank Slog for this the staff's laser focus on this evolving issue.
Oct 9, 2014 Action Slacks commented on And the Ramps to Nowhere Get Their Death Date.
@12 Your point is more an argument against the design of Rainier than pro Thompson speedway.

And, frankly, it would have had a very significant impact on the Arboretum. Plus, the 'NIMBYS' were generally folks who's homes were directly impacted by eminent domain. I would say they had the right to frame the discussion.
Oct 1, 2014 Action Slacks commented on This Is How the GOP Asks Women for Their Votes.
@13 -
"I would like to suggest, as gently as I can, that if you are voting as an act of self-gratification, if you do not understand the role that voting in fact plays in a constitutional republic, and if you need Lena Dunham to tell you why and how you should be voting — you should not vote. If you get your politics from actors and your news from television comedians — you should not vote."

That seems to meet the definition of a call for disenfranchisement. And the author does seem to go to great lengths to call out PP, their blog, and by extension their target audience (which would presumably be women since the blog is called 'Women are Watching.'
Sep 9, 2014 Action Slacks commented on The Morning News: Drivers Don't Understand the Cycle Track, Customers Don't Want Amazon's New Phone.
@12 - Exactly.

Every session on the Master Bike Plan I've attended has stressed education and how to teach everyone to use the new infrastructure. And although I agree the signage is confusing, at the very least it represents an effort to address the issue. Hopefully these efforts will continue to evolve and improve within SDOT over time.
Sep 4, 2014 Action Slacks commented on Sher Kung Memorial Bike Ride and an Online Fundraiser for Her Baby.
@11 - If you really want the answers to your questions, there is a link at the caring site that allows you to contact the organizer. I'm sure he would love to answer your questions and address any other heartfelt concerns you may care to share.
Aug 29, 2014 Action Slacks commented on Cyclist Killed on 2nd Avenue.
@73 - Thanks for posting that. It clearly took some courage on a very tough day.