Tag Archives: Seattle

Green Lake Treasure Hunt

Seattle’s Green Lake Park boasts everything the modern family could want in an urban recreational opportunity. Campsites galore… First aid stations throughout the park… Handy ID bracelets for visitors… And an online database to keep track of campers’ itineraries… A … Continue reading

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He was taking a shit right in front of them

August 20, 2021 Reader: Not to add more fuel to the downtown inferno, but this picture was sent to me by two out-of-state attorneys who came to meet with me and other clients last week. As they left their hotel … Continue reading

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He kept trying to pay her for who knows what

David: This might sound like an odd question, but how do you know she was pooping? Reader: An odd question for an odd situation. I don’t know it for a fact, but at one point I saw her goodies and … Continue reading

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You can’t go home again

This was my first time in downtown in Seattle in over a year. Sadly, nothing has changed. The smell of urine and garbage is overwhelming. It’s a cesspool. Ghostly. That about sums it up. Got a shopping list? I’m sure … Continue reading

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Social Justice Hypocrite

By David Preston The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. –Emerson Social Justice Warriors. SJWs. They’re everywhere these days, from the local PTA to the halls of Congress, blaming the rest of us for everything from poverty … Continue reading

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Taking Care of (Homeless) Business

Campaign finance laws and the Homeless Industrial Complex  January 12, 2017  Seattle perceives itself as a national leader in the effort to get money out of politics. Initiative 122, approved by voters in 2015, tried to attack the problem in … Continue reading

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Democracy Slouchers ~ Part 1: “Honest” Elections

July 4, 2017 ~ I-122, the “Honest Elections” initiative (aka the Democracy Voucher Program) was supposed to get money and corporate influence out of Seattle politics. It looked great on paper. The PROBLEM: “Wealthy special interests have too much power in … Continue reading

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C is for Vengeance: A blogger and politician team up to punish critics

December 21, 2016 Have you ever written an angry letter or e-mail to a government official? Most of us have at one time or other. God knows I have. But did you ever think, when you dropped that letter in … Continue reading

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Jungle Boogie

February 26, 2016 The Jungle is the unofficial name for a greenbelt that runs spottily for a few miles along Interstate 5 as it exits downtown Seattle headed south. The area has hosted scattered settlements of homeless people for decades. … Continue reading

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Gun Control, Seattle Style (Part 1)

February 12, 2016 The gun debate evokes strong feelings, but regardless of which side you fall on, I think we can all agree that any law or program designed to curb gun violence should be evidence-based. In other words, it … Continue reading

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Democracy is . . .

 . . . thinking for yourself You know, I’ve always thought it odd that newspapers would try and tell Americans how to vote. And I’ve always thought it even odder that voters would actually do what the newspapers tell them … Continue reading

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Drug Buy at 3rd and Pike in Seattle (10/18/14)

Heroin –Great for Tourism –Great for the Locals –Everybody Wins! Heroin’s already cheap as dirt in Seattle. Now all they’ve gotta do is make it legal, just like marijuana. Well, City Council? We’re waiting!

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Kshama Sawant: Super Genius

Here’s a genuine quote from Ms. Sawant. I know it’s authentic because I got it from the Facebook page of one of her fans. Besides that, it just sounds like her: “You know that your poverty is not a result … Continue reading

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