Ancient Sumerian
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Feb 19, 2015 Ancient Sumerian commented on The Police Who Punched Man and Accused Him of Assault Were Never Disciplined.
"What is the statute of limitations on a civilian punching a cop?"

Actually, this raises the better question of, why wasn't this cop (or cops) charged criminally?
Jan 29, 2015 Ancient Sumerian commented on Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole Orders Review of Officer Cynthia Whitlatch's Conduct.
@10++, I thought the same thing.

Ansel, 8 hours is a completely reasonable amount of time to go from news broken to announcing an investigation. IMO you undermine your credibility by suggesting otherwise.
Nov 7, 2014 Ancient Sumerian commented on Alison Holcomb Will Take on Mass Incarceration (Instead of Challenging Kshama Sawant).
Out of the loop on this. Why was Holcomb going to challenge Sawant instead of running against someone further to the right of her? Was it purely a strategic move - e.g., "I'm progressive, but not crazy like her" - or was there something else?
Oct 29, 2014 Ancient Sumerian commented on Glenn Beck Traded His Relevance for Wealth.
"...and he'll never have that kind of influence again."



Ah, there's the Paul Constant I've not been remotely missing: maker of absolute statements with absolutely no basis.
Sep 23, 2014 Ancient Sumerian commented on City Attorney Will Drop All Recent Marijuana Tickets.
Good job, Holmesy.
Sep 12, 2014 Ancient Sumerian commented on How Do You Pronounce “Godot,” Anyway?.
...it prohibits women from playing the tragic-comic tramps in Waiting for Godot

Dear Estate of Samuel Beckett,

Go fuck yourself.

Sincerely,
The theater and all the decent people of the 21st Century
Jul 24, 2014 Ancient Sumerian commented on Meet Frank Montoya, Jr., New Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Seattle Division.
@3++. @10++. This guy sounds like a total asshole.
Jul 21, 2014 Ancient Sumerian commented on SL Letter of the Day: With Mistress Matisse!.
Nicely done.