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June 29, 2011
More Candidates to Jump In the AG Race?
by 6p014e897b6287970d, 04:24 PM, 1 CommentsAmidst news today that John Laddenburg will not be running for Attorney General, two names have surfaced as possible dark horses. It is rumored that Snohomish Prosecutor Mark Roe and former State Senator Randy Gordon are considering tossing their names into the hat. Roe worked for 22 years as a Snohomish County deputy prosecutor before being elected to his current position. Gordon represented the city of Bellevue and currently owns his own law firm there. He is also an Adjunct... [read more]
March 16, 2011
The Most Dangerous Radiation Of All!!!!
by JeffB., 10:35 AM, 0 CommentsForget about a few hundred microSieverts of radiation you might receive if you were onsite at the Fukushima Daiichi plants in Japan. That's less radiation than you would receive if you had to get a CAT Scan. The real danger is exposure to the Thousands of SieBSverts of collectivism, panic, cowardice and hysteria that the average American receives each year from television news organizations. This horrific radiation causes groupthink, self-doubt and depression. Saps motivation, encourages rage and infighting, and causes... [read more]
September 16, 2010
Any Muslim who can explain this.............Please?
by chekflow, 08:33 PM, 6 CommentsI'm confused. I heard today about this. So she has apparently gone deep underground. That being said, how you explain this as a Muslim? Was it because it was thought that Molly Norris was trying to be inflammatory? What if she was just trying to prove that we are 'tolerant".? To any Muslim who reads this: What are your thoughts on this issue? Do the depictions in the art shown in the link offend you as much as Ms. Norris's... [read more]
September 04, 2010
Q&A with Koster
by tpahl, 10:16 AM, 0 CommentsIn the first comment of Pudges latest post about his friend John Koster, he states, "we will have an interview with John Koster and Rick Larsen on Sound Politics soon: and YOU all get to ask the questions." I wonder if everyone will be allowed to ask questions or if all the people that have been banned from commenting on Pudges posts will also be banned from this Q&A session. I was banned after asking Pudge questions regarding Kosters 16... [read more]
August 25, 2010
Restaurant Unlimted Turns Blind Eye to Public Health
by 6p0133f350d464970b, 10:41 AM, 6 CommentsIt has been, in recent years, determined that mental health and well being is closely enough tied with physical health and well being, that most insurance carriers now no longer put limitations on patients for how many visits they might have per year with a counselor, and even the benefits are now often paid at the same percentage as treatment for any other medical condition would be. That in mind, is mental or emotional damage or suffering inflicted upon a... [read more]
August 02, 2010
Kosters First Ad (comments welcome)
by tpahl, 09:13 PM, 7 CommentsHere is the text of Kosters first TV ad: His dream is to preserve the American Dream for our sons and daughters. John Koster, third generation dairy man, hard working county councilman, husband, father, grandfather. John Koster wants to get our families back to work. Koster's plan, lower taxes creating better jobs at higher wages. Stop wasteful spending, balance the budget. It is about our jobs, our families, and their futures. John Koster for Congress. I am John Koster and... [read more]
July 23, 2010
Koster Running out of Steam?
by tpahl, 09:56 PM, 4 CommentsRather than point to examples of government departments or agencies he has elliminated in his 16 years of service, rather than point out government departments or agencies he has tried to elliminate in his 16 years of service, rather than provide suggestions of government services or agencies he would elliminate if elected, Pudges candidate for congress instead decided to talk about his opponent. BUT rather than talk about how his opponent has horrible policies, rather than talk about how his... [read more]
July 19, 2010
Is Koster a conservative?
by tpahl, 04:11 PM, 12 CommentsI am looking for evidence that Koster is a true conservative that seeks to limit government. He has been in office for 16 years so if he is as conservative as his supporters claim he is, it should not be hard to find evidence. I want to see examples of when he has cut a government program or department or at least made a serious attempt at cutting one. I was not able to find any evidence that he ever... [read more]
July 18, 2010
EMS LEVY - THE LARGEST TAX INCREASE IN THE HISTORY OF MILL CREEK
by 6p0134858477d6970c, 09:07 AM, 1 CommentsThe Mill Creek City Council recently voted to put a six-year EMS levy on the August 17 ballot, which levy will result in an increase in the tax the rate from $.18 to $.45 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. This represents a 150% tax increase. In dollars, the increase will exceed $5,000,000 or an average of $850,000 per year over the six year term of the Levy. This may well be largest tax increase in the history of Mill Creek.... [read more]
October 27, 2009
Snohomish County Judge race
by 6p0120a627718c970b, 09:04 PM, 25 CommentsThere is a wild and crazy judicial race in Snohomish County. Five (count 'em, 5) candidates are in a free for all for one vacant seat. No primary, no run off. At a recent forum all the candidates forgot about us, the public, in a forum in Stanwood. The candidates argued about issues that nobody cared about. The forum was punctuated with snickers after all the candidates attacked Tessandore for stating that Snohomish County voters trust lawyers and judges, and... [read more]
August 16, 2009
Rep. Jay Inslee, will be hosting 2 public forums on health care.
by 6p0120a4faf221970b, 09:29 AM, 4 CommentsPoulsbo town-hall meeting 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 North Kitsap High School The Gymnasium 1780 NE Hostmark St Poulsbo And Edmonds town-hall meeting 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009 Edmonds-Woodway High School The Gymnasium 7600 212th St SW Edmonds Attendees are asked to RSVP via email to email@example.com or by phone at 206-361-0233. To date he has held 2 "Telephone" Town Hall Meetings by invitation. He did not list either of his conference... [read more]
August 06, 2009
RICK LARSEN ON HEALTHCARE UPDATE!
by LeCerveau, 02:15 PM, 10 CommentsLARSEN CHANGES VENUE AT LAST MINUTE! WORRIED ABOUT OBAMA POST OFFICE HEALTH CARE? YOU NEED TO BE AT ONE OF THis MEETING: Rick Larsen will try and defend congressional Democrats' proposals for destroying the nation's health care insurance system an event next week. Wednesday, August 12 at 3 pm Now at Everett Memorial Stadium, Home of the Aqua Sox! Congressman Rick Larsen's Health Care Town Hall Wednesday 8/12 was originally scheduled to be held at Everett Station, starting at 5... [read more]
July 26, 2009
How to appeal your property taxes!
by 6p010536f1146a970b, 01:18 PM, 3 CommentsI ran across this piece and it is a good one for those of us in Snohomish County whose property taxes are way out of line! TAX APPEAL LINK... [read more]
June 02, 2009
NEW PROPERTY RIGHTS GROUP IN SNO COUNTY!
by 6p010536f1146a970b, 10:14 AM, 2 CommentsPress Release The Citizens' Alliance for Property Rights sponsored an organizational meeting in Monroe Thursday on May 28th. Former King County Councilman and current CAPR President Steve Hammond and CAPR Director Dan Griner met with leading citizens to discuss the establishment of a Snohomish County Chapter of CAPR. At the meeting local community leaders joined CAPR, formed a new chapter and elected local leaders for Snohomish County. Elected were Bob Clark Monroe President, Natalee Thurston Everett Vice President, Scott Fraser... [read more]
January 07, 2009
Shawna Forde Gives Exclusive Interview to NoCompromise Radio!
by 6p010536b0fa95970b, 09:36 AM, 3 CommentsShawna Forde gave an exclusive interview on NoCompromise Radio on January 6th, 2009, recounting the brutal attacks she and her estranged husband recently endured at their home in Everett, WA. Click Here> to hear her recount exactly what went down, when three or four unknown assailants shot her husband multiple times, and then merely a week later, audaciously returned to beat and rape her while he remains hospitalized. Please leave your insightful comments as to what you think actually may... [read more]
January 06, 2009
Dullain Erhlich for State Committee Woman & Executive Board for Snohomish county.
by 6p010536af4928970b, 06:12 PM, 11 CommentsVote to retain Dullain Erhlich as State Committee Woman & Executive Board for Snohomish county. In this last election, I have had the great pleasure to get to know Dullain Erhlich personally. She has the drive to tirelessly support our republican candidates like (Mike Hope, Dino Rossi, John McCain, and more). Michelle does not show her support for any of these candidates yet she is asking for a leadership role. Dullain leads by example and is a real work horse... [read more]
December 31, 2008
Michelle McIntyre for State Committee Woman--Snohomish Co.
by michellemcntyr, 05:17 PM, 34 CommentsBecause we need party reform "From the Roots Up". Michelle is the author of "A Contract with Grassroots Republicans" which is gaining the support of grassroots Republicans around the state of Washington. About Michelle McIntyre Michelle lives in Everett with her husband Perry McIntyre and their 7 yr. old daughter, Alice, who is homeschooled by her parents. The McIntyre family is active at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Conservative Grassroots Activism Though raised by a staunch Democrat family,... [read more]
November 17, 2008
Republicans: Do You Know When and Where Your Monthly Leg. District Meets?
by michellemcntyr, 04:47 PM, 4 CommentsScroll down for updates. Now crossposted at the brand new From the Roots Up website: "Putting the Party Back in the Hands of Grassroots Republicans" It occurred to me today, that if we Republicans want to see our party get back to winning again, and a key to this is more involvement from grassroots Republicans, we need to make it possible for more grassroots Republicans (more than say, the 10 or so who currently show up at Republican leg. district... [read more]
May 12, 2008
Washington Post's tiny sister Everett Herald announces cutbacks
by LeCerveau, 08:44 AM, 3 CommentsNeal Pattison, the Herald's Executive Editor, trying to put a happy face on economic uncertainty for the Herald and the rumors afoot that layoffs for reporters and staffers are just around the corner, announced on the Monday's front page that the Herald was dicing up its business section by dropping stock market reporting and consolidating all of the food, family, entertainment and trends reporting into a new reduced size section called "Good Life". What it boils down to is that... [read more]
May 09, 2008
Rick Larsen's sharp LEFT turn!
by LeCerveau, 07:47 AM, 2 CommentsIn an announcement that has shocked many of his moderate "HillBilly" Democratic supporters, Rick Larsen announced today that he is supporting Obama for President with his SUPER DELEGATE VOTE! Rick has suddenly also decided that 'global warming' is something that requires the US to shut down its economy in the name of 'climate change' after at one time refusing to even vote for banning CO2 emissions. It appears that Congressman Larsen is and always has been a closet far left... [read more]
April 27, 2008
Snohomish County Political News!
by LeCerveau, 09:11 AM, 0 CommentsYou think you are suffering in King County? You should have our arrogant young monster as County Executive: Aaron Reardon! Boss Reardon, Snohomish County's own copy of Boss Sims, has gone over the line and abandoned his phony image as the personification of a typical 'Henry Jackson moderate Democrat' in order to embrace his own 'cult of personality'. Word has it that Boss Reardon has been in a very testy mood lately after he received word that Congressman Rick Larsen... [read more]
April 17, 2008
WILD SKY, REVISITED
by LeCerveau, 06:48 AM, 0 CommentsMORE ON WILD SKY! The US National Wilderness Preservation System protects federally managed land areas that are of a pristine condition. It was established by the Wilderness Act (Public Law 88-577) upon the signature of President Lyndon B. Johnson on September 3, 1964. The National Wilderness Preservation System originally created hundreds of wilderness zones within already protected federally administered property, consisting of over 9 million acres. As of January 2008, a total of 702 separate wilderness areas, encompassing 107,436,608 acres... [read more]
April 14, 2008
Wild Sky Wilderness? Some say no!
by LeCerveau, 04:58 PM, 10 Comments"Time to do a last minute push to ask President Bush to veto the absurd Wild Sky Wilderness act and put it back where it belongs, in the trash can. Mailing Address The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Phone Numbers Comments: 202-456-1111 Let's get everyone on the phone to the White House and help maintain access to one of the few remaining recreational areas left in Snohomish County. Wild Sky will block almost all access... [read more]
April 06, 2008
THE GREEN WORLD IS ENDING, I HOPE!
by LeCerveau, 08:04 PM, 1 CommentsIn another confirmation that the Everett Herald (a Washington Post newspaper) has gone off the deep end and dropped all pretext to any relevancy to life in Snohomish County comes this Sunday Editorial: Published: Sunday, April 6, 2008 Gentle nudge toward making 'green' choice In theory, a "green" ethic isn't a hard sell in these parts. A sense of environmental stewardship is stamped on the consciousness of people who have lived in the Northwest most of their lives, and it's... [read more]
March 12, 2008
Snohomish County's Transportation Scandal
by LeCerveau, 09:05 AM, 1 Comments39th District Representative Dan Kristiansen's proposed legislation to repair Highway 2 was initially promised a hearing on three bills in this year's short legislative session. It was declared 'dead on arrival' by controlling Democrats at the end of this session. During last year's Legislative session, Kirstiansen introduced a funding bill for safety improvements to Highway 2. The measure was Co-sponsored by John Lovick, who has since been elected Snohomish County Sheriff. The bipartisan bill never got a hearing because it... [read more]
March 09, 2008
Everett Herald (Washington Post's local paper)
by LeCerveau, 09:17 AM, 0 CommentsI call everyone's attention to page B-1 in today's Sunday Herald. In some of the worst reporting I have ever seen in any newspaper, Katya Yefimova headlines: "Bill sets goal of 2020 for cutting greenhouse gases". While the piece does include a valid comment by Val Stevens, it completely fails to mention what the bill is really all about: a major tax bill on the people of the State of Washington complete with sweeping regulatory big brother control of any... [read more]
March 06, 2008
Scott Olson & Fred Walser...Republicans and just don't know it?
by ChadMinnick, 09:15 AM, 1 CommentsScott Olson, the gregarious (and genuinely nice guy) candidate for State Representative against incumbent Dan Kristiansen has criticized his opponent for not doing enough for US2 safety. Fred Walser, the try-hard chair of the US2 Safety Coalition is a candidate against Senator Val Stevens and has made US2 improvements his primary campaign issue. But here is the irony...both are running as Democrats. Why is this ironic? Because the GOP and Rep. Kristiansen in particular have beat the drums of US2... [read more]
November 03, 2007
Washington State Pro-Lifers Determined to End Abortion
by michellemcntyr, 06:15 PM, 10 CommentsLast night, David Bereit, the national director of 40 Days for Life, addressed the large crowd gathered from all over Washington, including leaders of all 4 Washington locations where 40 Days for Life campaigns are being held and where David visited earlier in the day (Everett, Olympia, Seattle and Tacoma). In today's daily campaign update and devotional, which is received by thousands of 40 Days for Life participants across the nation, David recounts the enthusiasm and determination of Washington State... [read more]
October 18, 2007
Local Pro-Lifers Confront Everett Planned Parenthood
by michellemcntyr, 10:23 AM, 9 Comments40 Days for Life Campaign of prayer and fasting draws support From community; Ire of Planned Parenthood Everett, WA - For the past 21 days local citizens have been praying and fasting for an end to abortion in front of the Everett Planned Parenthood. Over 100 people attended a rally last night to celebrate the midway point of the Everett 40 Days for Life Campaign. Eighty-nine cities in 33 states across the nation are united in an intensive effort designed... [read more]
October 16, 2007
PDC Returns Lovick Complaint
by pudge, 03:56 PM, 7 CommentsAfter Rep. John Lovick falsely included Rep. Kirk Pearson in his list of endorsements for County Sheriff, I contacted Lovick's campaign directly. I told Lovick that unless the endorsement was removed from his web site immediately, and -- because the false endorsement had been on Lovick's campaign web site for weeks -- a retraction posted on the web site. If both were not done, I would file a PDC complaint. The endorsement was removed the very next day, and I... [read more]
September 01, 2007
Rep. Pearson Did Not Endorse John Lovick
by pudge, 03:28 PM, 5 CommentsJohn Lovick, Democratic legislator from the 44th District and candidate for Snohomish County Sheriff, has erroneously claimed endorsements he does not have and has failed to correct his error after being notified weeks ago. A page on Lovick's official campaign web site listing various endorsements he claims he's been given for his race. One of those names is Rep. Kirk Pearson, Republican legislator from the 39th District, where I am the district chair for the Republican Party. Late this week... [read more]
August 13, 2007
When is a Republican not a Republican?
by Stewart_Street, 12:58 AM, 0 CommentsCould it be when he sells his soul to the Democrats? On Thursday the 9th the Herald published this letter from Snohomish County developer and political player Hank Robinett. I was curious to know why Mr. Robinett decided to slander Representative Sullivan so, when most people know that Brian Sullivan is one of the most knowledgeable people around on the issue of Paine Field. So, following Rush Limbaugh's advice to "follow the money trail" I went to the Public Disclosure... [read more]
August 08, 2007
Jack Turk Campaign Moving Forward
by pudge, 04:27 PM, 0 CommentsGo to JackTurk.com to see his campaign video, and to add your e-mail address to sign up to help the campaign.... [read more]
August 07, 2007
The Truth about Global warming
by Scientist101, 08:22 AM, 3 Commentshttp://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3028847519933351566 cut and paste this link Watch this video. It is an hour long. It provides an objective view of the political movement on global warming. The look at the county's global warming team. NO scientists only attorneys, self proclaimed experts and well intended but mislead staff. Stop this hoax from continuing. Replace the county leadership now.... [read more]
August 04, 2007
Vote in Person
by pudge, 11:19 PM, 0 CommentsIf you are a registered voter in Snonomish County, you probably have your ballot by now. I will not fill mine out. I won't even open it.... [read more]
June 20, 2007
Questions, Thoughts for Exec. Candidate Jack Turk
by pudge, 07:26 AM, 1 CommentsI've got two meetings over the next few weeks with Snohomish County's Republican candidate for County Executive, Jack Turk. There's a lot of questions and thoughts and concerns out there, so if you have anything you want to know, allow me to be your proxy. Hit me here with anything you want expressed or asked, and I'll do my best to pass it along, and report back.... [read more]
May 23, 2007
And the GOP Executive Candidate Is ...
by pudge, 07:45 PM, 1 CommentsI'm sitting in the convention now, and the mystery Republican candidate for Snohomish County Executive was just announced moments ago. It's Jack Turk. UPDATE 1: His campaign web site, I believe, is www.turk2007.com, though there's nothing there yet. He is not asking for any campaign donations, but instead is asking for donations -- his goal is $100,000 -- to give to charity. He was nominated by the convention unanimously, by voice vote. UPDATE 2: The Herald has posted its story... [read more]
September 12, 2006
Mail Registration Horror Show
by AndrewSaint, 11:18 AM, 1 CommentsIn which my wife and I are disenfranchised by the US Postal Service. I recently moved from King County to Snohomish County, and had to re-register to vote. So, I went out to the Snohomish County Auditor's web site, and saw this in the FAQs. Where can I register? You may obtain mail-in registration forms at all Public Schools, Libraries, City/Town Clerks' Offices, County Auditor's Office, Post Offices, and many other public places. You may register when you renew your... [read more]
September 01, 2006
Vote In Person In Snohomish County
by pudge, 04:50 PM, 4 CommentsThe Snohomish County Council voted early this year to move to all-mail voting, and many of us are quite angry about the change, for many reasons. But there's still one voting machine in the county, and any registered voter can use it, unless they've voted already. So, we'll be having a protest of sorts: everyone who wants to should show up on Primary Election Day (preferably, at noon or 7 p.m.; be prepared to wait in line!) at the County... [read more]
August 10, 2006
by wstillwell, 09:09 AM, 4 CommentsThere was an interesting article in the Everett Herald newspaper this morning about unopposed Democrats in the September Primary election. Being a resident of Everett I was quickly drawn to the fact that there is nobody on the Republican primary for Washington State Senate or House seat #2 in the 38th District. I truly wonder why this is. Are these incumbent Democrats considered unbeatable by the Republican party? I have decided to explore the possibility of paying the filing fee... [read more]