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  • Seattle TSA Worker Arrested on Voyeurism Charge

    07/21/2016 1:56:12 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 29 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/21/2016 | PHIL HELSEL
    A Transportation Security Administration agent in Seattle was arrested after allegedly being spotted using a phone to take video up a woman's skirt at the city's airport, according to authorities. Nicholas Fernandez, 29, was arrested on a charge of voyeurism Tuesday, Seattle police said in an arrest report. The incident occurred on an escalator, and not in a security line. "TSA does not tolerate illegal, unethical or immoral conduct," a spokesperson for the TSA said in a statement. "When such conduct is alleged, TSA investigates it thoroughly. When appropriate, TSA requests that it be investigated by a law enforcement authority....
  • David Horowitz on where Black Lives Matter came from

    07/07/2016 7:32:00 PM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 23 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | March 13, 2016 | David Horowitz
    "The mob that came to disrupt the Trump rally in Chicago was neither spontaneous nor innocent, nor new. It was a mob that has been forming ever since the Seattle riots against the World Trade Organization in 1999, whose target was global capitalism. The Seattle rioters repeated their outrages for the next two years and then transformed itself into the so-called “anti-war” movement to save the Saddam dictatorship in Iraq. Same leaders, funders and troops. The enemy was always America and its Republican defenders. When Obama invaded countries and blew up families in Muslim countries, there was no anti-war movement...
  • Seattle's homeless crisis episode 12: Share supports Rape

    07/03/2016 1:36:00 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 2 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    In our last 11 episodes we chronicled the homeless crisis in Seattle Washington created by liberals and a particular nasty group of homeless who have started their own mafia of sorts. Share Wheel. In this episde we'll look at a devastating rape that took place at a tent city under Morrow's protection. rape at share Imagine you're a single mother of four, pregnant, and looking for work. Your husband dumps you and You lose your apartment and end up living in a tent encampment. The camp is far from social services. Going to job interviews means leaving your teenage children...
  • Seattle Homeless crisis episode 11: Scott Murrow share Wheel Bum Boss

    06/26/2016 12:35:11 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 5 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Scott Morrow circa 2010s at the founding of the nickelsville homeless encampment then known as Tent city 1 Yes Folks, We've confirmed from reliable sources its his actual picture from about a decade earlier.  Although SHARE is run by the homeless guests themselves, the administration of tasks and spending of annual expenditures comes from the staff. In this case Share coordinator Scott Murrow who is one of the founding fathers of SHARE WHEEL. But it would seem that his tenure is not without controversy... Ever since Scott Morrow who also once ran the Nickelsville homeless encampment has used intimidation...
  • You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come [Charismatic Caucus]

    06/21/2016 10:33:39 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come , Zion lays before you blessed daughters and sons, So now the "real awakening begins", Truly you ARE worthy free from all sins, Look you are dressed in righteousness for you wear my gown, I have bestowed on you and a clean turban as your crown, Your feet shine at the mention of My WORD, For Now they Know it IS the Path of Righteousness they have heard, Holy ! Holy ! Holy ! Is the sound, That you hear now echoing all around, Voices that sound like...
  • Islamic Cleric Encourages the Killing of Homosexuals and Lesbians.

    06/12/2016 2:34:02 PM PDT · by Chickensoup · 17 replies
    PJ media ^ | 06.12.16 | Patrick Poole (@pspoole)
    https://pjmedia.com/homeland-security/2016/06/12/orlando-night-club-attack-by-known-wolf-terrorist-previously-investigated-by-fbi/ In fact, an imam speaking in Orlando in April said that killing gays according to Islamic law should be done "out of compassion": On Twitter I've noted two previous cases from 2014 in which Islamic terrorists, Musab Masmari and Ali Muhammad Brown, targeted the gay community: REWIND: 10 years in prison for Seattle gay club arsonist Musab Masmari who wanted to "exterminate homosexuals" https://t.co/5 REWIND JUN 2014: Known terror cell member Ali Muhammad Brown executes Seattle gay couple for US foreign policy in ME https://t.co/THVXG64G0b
  • Eagle Point rancher lassos alleged bicycle thief

    06/10/2016 5:17:32 PM PDT · by AuntB · 28 replies
    Medford Mail Tribune ^ | June 10, 2016 | Nick Morgan
    An Eagle Point rancher lassoed an alleged bike thief this morning in the parking lot of the Eagle Point Walmart. Robert Borba, 28, said he was at Walmart with a trailer loaded with his horse to pick up some dog food when he heard a woman screaming that someone was trying to steal her bicycle. "I seen this fella trying to get up to speed on a bicycle," Borba said. "I wasn't going to catch him on foot. I just don't run very fast." Borba said he quickly brought the horse out of the trailer, grabbed his rope and let...
  • Seattle homeless crisis episode 10: a former share memember testifies

    06/09/2016 7:13:29 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Mainestategop
    The following is the testimony of one David Campos, a former member of Share Wheel who witnessed first hand, discrimination, theft, fraud and other problems in SHARE My name is David Campos, I am a former member of SHARE. I was in Share from 2010 to 2012. I became homeless after I was laid off from work and my job got outsourced to China. I was able to get a part time job to help myself but it wasn't enough. I joined Share in 2010. I liked the place, it was laid back, everyone kept to themselves there were just...
  • Are we in a post-racial world? In a word, NO! Make that, Hell No! (A man shouts racial slurs in a Se

    06/04/2016 1:22:35 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 121 replies
    deanbobhughes.blogspot.com ^ | Monday, May 2, 2016 | by Bob Hughes, Ed.D., Seattle University
    So my colleague and I were catching up after not seeing each other for a while. She’s just accepted a new position as an administrator at the community college up the street from where I work. I wanted to welcome her to the neighborhood and her new job. We arranged to meet at a Starbucks in between our two institutions on Capitol Hill in Seattle. We talked for maybe 30 or 40 minutes. It’s the kind of innocuous catch-up talk that two college administrators do when we’re trying to figure out what we’ve been up to since we last talked....
  • Airline tells Seattle woman to change clothes or find a new flight

    06/01/2016 7:27:05 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 91 replies
    KOMO News ^ | 5/31/2016 | Joel Moreno
    SEATTLE (KOMO) -- A Seattle burlesque dancer says an airline stripped away her dignity when they told her to change her clothes if she wanted to fly.The performer, whose stage name is Maggie McMuffin, says she was flying on JetBlue when an airline worker approached and said the pilot decided her shorts were inappropriate. McMuffin says it was her only outfit and offered a compromise."I could tie a sweater around my waist," she said. "I could get a blanket from you guys, and they said, 'If you don't change your clothes, you're not going to be able to board this...
  • Seattle's homeless crisis episode 9: The response from the city

    05/30/2016 6:05:44 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 7 replies
    The RESPONSE WE GOT FROM CITYHALL: We are very sensitive to the impact that the SHARE/WHEEL shelter closure is having in our community. However, the City does not have any additional funding for shelter operations. The City’s primary interest is ensuring that the beds we have contracted with SHARE to operate are brought back into operation so that those who are experiencing homelessness in our community are able to access shelter. This interest has been clearly expressed to the men and women of SHARE/WHEEL. Again, thank you for sharing your concerns with the City of Seattle. I also received a...
  • Seattle's homeless crisis episode 8: Aloha and good riddance to Share and Wheel

    05/30/2016 5:58:23 PM PDT · by mainestategop
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    On highway 99 north of Seattle past Denny Way and the space needle is what was once an abandoned hotel that was later taken over by homeless people and made into a community living center and halfway home for the homeless. It is run by the homeless and formerly homeless and is a shining beacon of what personal responsibility, initiative and Christian love can accomplish. Aloha was originally started by SHARE with help from Catholic charities and the archdiocese of Seattle in 1990. At the time, SHARE was in its infancy when share was made up of sturdy yet responsible...
  • Seattle's Vanishing Black Community

    05/27/2016 9:17:44 PM PDT · by steve86 · 65 replies
    Pacific Northwest Magazine / Seattle Times ^ | May 26, 2016 | Tyrone Beason
    PASTOR PATRINELL WRIGHT was just a 20-year-old country girl from Carthage, Texas, who didn’t know what she was getting into when she migrated to Seattle in 1964. She grew up one of seven children in the Walnut Grove community, to be exact, a nearby farming enclave designated for blacks. That’s how it was in Southern towns back then. If you were black, you knew where you belonged, and it sure wasn’t around white people, unless you happened to be working for them. Seattle had its own form of segregation, with blacks clustered mainly in the city’s Central District because of...
  • Lights out in downtown Seattle!!

    05/25/2016 12:27:32 PM PDT · by djf · 35 replies
    5/25/2016 | djf
    Major power outage in downtown Seattle! And it's not even an EMP... ;-)
  • Seattle's homeless crisis episode 6 Share ally the Transit Riders union

    05/24/2016 8:22:07 AM PDT · by mainestategop
    MAINESTATEGOP ^ | mainestategop
    TRANSIT RIDERS UNION: SUBSIDIZING SLOW INEFFECTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND LAZY ANGRY BUS DRIVERS THAT DON'T GIVE A &#*^@!! In episode six and beyond, we'll take a look at SHARE WHEEL's allies. In this episode we'll discuss one of their biggest backers, the Transit Riders union. According to liberals, TRU is about low income riders joining together with bus drivers to demand cheap effective transporation that works. Transportation for poor working citizens that is cheap, routes that will take them anywhere at anytime and to demand safer transportation. It is anything but. TRU is in truth more of a union for...
  • Bone cement company accused of experimenting on humans

    05/21/2016 3:24:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 21, 2016 5:38 PM EDT | Martha Bellisle
    Reba Golden hurt her back after falling two floors while building an addition to her house in Honduras. But when she returned to Seattle for a routine spinal surgery, she suffered blood clots, severe bleeding and died in 2007 on the operating table. Joan Bryant’s back had bothered her since a 1990 car accident, so in 2009 she sought help from a Seattle spinal surgeon, but she bled out on the operating table and could not be revived. Like at least three spinal-surgery patients before them, Golden and Bryant died after their doctor injected bone cement into their spine and...
  • Seattle ...East African Migrants with Suitcases of Cash Leaving US – They’re ALL ON WELFARE

    05/20/2016 8:19:52 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 28 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/19/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Seattle and King County officials have stopped several migrants with suitcases full of American dollars leaving the United States. All of the suspects carrying the suitcases full of cash were on welfare. KING5 reported: “ Travelers pulling suitcases full of cash started showing up at Sea-Tac Airport last year holding tickets for flights headed out of the United States. The people carrying the cash didn’t hide the fact from Customs. Just the opposite, they reported it. Anyone traveling out of the United States is required to declare any amount over $10,000 and fill out a one-page federal form. These reports...
  • Seattle Homelessness Crisis: City Shutting Down ‘The Jungle’ Camp

    05/19/2016 8:28:04 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 20 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 17 May 2016 | Tim Marcin
    Amid a homelessness crisis, Seattle plans to shut down an unsanctioned homeless encampment known as "the Jungle," Washington state and city officials announced Tuesday. Officials detailed plans to clean up the area stretching along and under a highway after the people are moved out, the Seattle Times reported. The announcement comes after a shooting in January that killed two people and wounded three more. Part of the plan is to offer shelter and services to the people living in the encampment, which sits under a freeway. Then the city and state will work to clean up health hazards like human...
  • Trump says ‘sanctuary cities’ should lose funding

    05/18/2016 12:21:01 PM PDT · by Theo · 75 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | May 18, 2016 | Dave Workman
    In an on-air interview with KVI-AM’s morning host John Carlson in Seattle on Wednesday, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump blasted the idea of so-called “sanctuary cities,” and said that as president, he would withhold funding from those cities. He called such cities “a haven for criminals.” “We have to have law and order in our country,” Trump said. “We have no law and order. When you look at the people who are pouring in and the borders are so porous. “I want people to come into the country a hundred percent,” he explained, “but they have to come in legally....
  • Seattle's homeless crisis episode 4: Going inside the SHARE/WHEEL mafia complex

    05/17/2016 3:56:13 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 9 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Maurice Newhope
    The following is a testimony by Maurice Newhope, who has stayed at Seattle's notorious share shelters and tent cities. Maurice Newhope is a conservative libertarian activist who has experienced homelessness in the past after he was wrongfully and unjustly accused of a crime. Despite having his name cleared, his arrest record has stopped him from finding work and he has difficulty. It is his third time being homeless in America. Maurice expects to get housing in a month or so in New Hampshire. He currently works part time in the Manchester Concord metro area.  Maurice was enrolled in SHARE/WHEEL from...
  • Confessed time-traveller pretty sure he'll win U.S. presidency

    04/26/2016 2:31:04 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 105 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | April 26, 2016 | Postmedia Network
    If Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton don't resonate with American voters, they always have Andrew Basiago -- a presidential candidate who is pretty sure he's going to become "either president or vice-president" between 2016 and 2028, according to information he's gathered time travelling. Cheekily calling his campaign "a time for truth," Basiago, 54, brags on his site that he "served bravely in the two secret U.S. defence projects in which time travel on Earth and voyages to Mars were first undertaken." Basiago -- who has made similar claims in the past -- also said he's helped several former presidents make...
  • What Seattle isn’t saying about gun tax may speak volumes

    05/15/2016 11:44:38 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 9 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | May 15, 2016 | Dave Workman
    When the Seattle City Council passed a gun and ammunition tax last year, Council President Tim Burgess predicted it would raise between $300,000 and $500,000 to be used on "gun violence" education and prevention efforts, but on Friday the city was refusing to disclose how much revenue the program produced during the first quarter of 2016, according to MyNorthwest.com. Coincidentally, a separate but concurrent inquiry by TheGunMag.com, a publication owned by the Second Amendment Foundation, also got the silent treatment from the city on its gun tax revenue. SAF is suing the city along with the National Rifle Association and...
  • 52 climate activists arrested in Washington railroad protest [blocking train to refineries]

    05/16/2016 2:09:41 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 15 May 2016 | Donna Gordon Blankinship
    Authorities cleared the railroad tracks of protesters and arrested 52 climate activists Sunday morning in Washington state, after a two-day shutdown. About 150 people spent the night in tents and sleeping bags on the tracks near two refineries in northwest Washington, according to BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas. They were asked to leave at about 5 a.m. and most gathered their belongings and left the area near Anacortes, Melonas said. "It was peaceful," he said. "Eighty percent removed their belongings and cleared out." The 52 people arrested were cited for trespassing, according to the Skagit County Department of Emergency Management....
  • Seattle's homeless emergency episode 2: SHARE/WHEEL The homeless mafia

    05/13/2016 11:22:10 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 15 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball and Maurice Newhope
    Shocking isn't it? Tent cities, refugee camps, they are all over America but in Seattle they are considered the norm. Today as of the writing of this article, one such tent city has been erected over Seattle city hall. It is illegally established and yet city hall not only tolerates it but is using taxpayer funds to promote it. They have but one demand. GIMME! GIMME! GIMME! The Tent city, dubbed Tent City 6 is run by two organizations of militant homeless bums called SHARE/WHEEL. Share stands for Seattle Housing and Resource effort. Wheel stands for Women's Housing, Equality...
  • Seattle U Students Occupy Office, Demand School To 'Decentralize Whiteness'

    05/13/2016 9:18:15 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 88 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 12, 2016 | Blake Neff
    A group of students at Seattle University have taken over a university dean's office, saying they won't leave unless the dean resigns and the school grants a set of demands that would heavily politicize the humanities curriculum. Matteo Ricci College is one of eight schools at Seattle University, and focuses on the study of humanities. But the students who have taken over dean Jodi Kelly's office say the college's current curriculum is utterly stifling, and they have published a lengthy list of demands for changes. Chief among their demands is an order for the school to adopt a new curriculum...
  • Seattle''s homeless Emergency Episode 1: Big fat government always = big fat failure

    05/10/2016 7:44:27 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 6 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    This is part 1 of a series of episodes I am doing on the Seattle homeless crisis. It illustrates perfectly the problems with big government, the insanity of liberals and the great lengths these red diaper doper baby liberal degenerates will go to get a free lunch off the backs of those who earn their lunch by their own sweat and tears. This first episode is a prologue of sorts, at focus is the failure of Olympia and city hall in particular a taxpayer funded program, The committee to end homelessness in King county that has gotten little attention but...
  • Seattle City Council kills sale of street for Sodo arena; Sonics fans despair

    05/03/2016 4:38:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | May 2, 2016 | Geoff Baker
    The Seattle City Council on Monday voted 5-4 to reject giving up part of Occidental Avenue South to Chris Hansen so he can build a half-billion-dollar arena in Sodo in hopes of reviving the Sonics.
  • Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle's $15 minimum wage

    05/02/2016 2:27:29 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | May 2, 2016
    The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage from franchise owners who say the law discriminates against them by treating them as large businesses. Seattle was one of the first cities in the nation to adopt a law aiming for a $15 minimum wage, giving small businesses employing fewer than 500 people seven years to phase it in. Large employers must do so over three or four years, depending on whether they offer health insurance to their employees. Franchises say they are small businesses and should have more time to phase in the higher...
  • 9 arrested, 5 officers hurt as May Day anti-capitalist march turns violent (Seattle - pics)

    05/02/2016 10:50:51 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 39 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 5/1/2016 | Staff
    Hurling rocks, bricks and even Molotov cocktails, anti-capitalist protesters clashed with police in downtown Seattle Sunday, as May Day mayhem erupted again following a peaceful march.By 10:30 p.m., at least five officers had been injured and at least nine people had been arrested, Seattle police reported. One injured officer suffered a gash to his head when he was struck by a rock.Police said Monday that all five officers were at home recovering from their injuries.The city unleashed a massive deployment of police officers in riot gear — on foot, on bicycles, on horseback and in vehicles — to control the...
  • Seattle May Day protest OMG!! They have spray cans...

    05/01/2016 7:10:14 PM PDT · by djf · 19 replies
    May 1, 2016 | djf
    OK, I was watching local CBS news so I could watch 60 Minutes when it came on. Instead they have on wall to wall, live Camera coverage of May day protests. Now I might not have to say it, but at what point is the media actually responsible for the news? I mean if you put a camera on the street and tell folks they are going to be on the news, what kind of toadstools do you expect to show up? This whole thing is quite a bit over the top. And God forbid, they should be armed with...
  • 80-year-old woman fatally shoots home intruder

    04/29/2016 10:36:18 AM PDT · by DeltaZulu · 36 replies
    KIRO 7 News via MyNorthwest.com ^ | April 28, 2016 @ 11:26 pm
    Deputies are investigating after an intruder was fatally shot in a home near Thursday night Monroe. Authorities responded after an 80-year-old woman called 911 to report she had shot an intruder in the 13700 block of Woods Lake Road before 9 p.m. Police said the intruder broke into the home and stabbed a 75-year-old man. The man’s wife then shot the intruder. According to police, the intruder died at the scene. The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center and is in stable condition. The woman was not injured. Woods Lake Road between Florence Road and Old Owen Road was...
  • Charge: Bernie Sanders Supporter Threatens to Cut Out Rep. McDermott's Tongue

    04/29/2016 8:51:22 AM PDT · by Rinnwald · 25 replies
    KOMO News, Seattle P-I ^ | 4/28/2016 | Levi Pulkkinen
    A Seattle man accused of threatening to cut out U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott's tongue now faces felony charges. King County prosecutors claim Jasper K. Bell made the threat because he was upset that McDermott, D-Seattle, was supporting Hillary Clinton for president.
  • Judge tosses Seattle ordinance requiring garbage-can searches for food waste [SANITY!]

    04/29/2016 12:17:00 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 40 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 04/28/2016 | Valerie Richardson
    A state judge threw out a portion of a Seattle ordinance requiring garbage collectors to snoop through residents’ trash in search of food waste, calling the provision unconstitutional. King County Superior Court Judge Beth M. Andrus issued an injunction against the garbage inspections but not Seattle’s residential food-waste ban, which forbids throwing away food scraps and compostable paper.
  • Russian subs poised to cut U.S. underwater cables for all comms

    04/20/2016 1:22:50 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 32 replies
    October 27, 2015
    http://www.studentnewsdaily.com/daily-news-article/russian-subs-near-undersea-cables-concerns-u-s/
  • Meekness[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/20/2016 7:20:38 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 4-20-16 | Holy Spirit
    "My" meekness is your strength for it is as you are moved only by the fortitude of My love that "True Zeal" then takes over and abides in you "As a River" forging and carving the path of My very will for your life "In Me" Acts 17:28 28 For in Him we live and move and exist [that is, in Him we actually have our being], as even some of [a]your own poets have said, ‘For we also are His children.’ Matthew 5:5 5 “Blessed [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the [a]gentle [the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited,...
  • Minimum-Wage Activists Should Look to Puerto Rico for Clues to the Future

    04/14/2016 5:21:15 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/13/2016 | PAUL KUPIEC & RYAN NABIL
    When signing the bill raising California’s minimum wage, Governor Jerry Brown called the new $15 minimum wage “good politics” but “questionable policy.” He may be more prescient than many realize. There was a time in recent American history when a minimum wage of nearly equal magnitude to California’s was imposed, and “good politics” turned out to be disastrous policy. It is worth remembering this previous minimum-wage experiment as voters assess whether the progressive push for substantially higher minimum wages will deliver prosperity for the working class. President Obama has long supported the so-called Raise the Wage Act, which, if passed,...
  • A Word For The Leaders and Body of Christ Jesus[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/11/2016 2:13:27 PM PDT · by Jedediah
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 4-11-16 | Bible, Holy Spirit
    I AM looking for unity, I AM looking for my love working in you in such a way that you see your brother and sisters’ needs above your own.Let there be great charity among you, yes, but this love comes from me through you and as you see others as part of your body without paper or pen. It is then they become part of you and you come to abide in Me. There is no room for arrogance and vanity, just my love and the fruit thereof,For it is only in oneness you then have gained the access “as...
  • 70 Tries After Seattle Raised Its Minimum Wage, I Still Can’t Find A Job

    04/06/2016 9:34:37 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 74 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 04, 2016 | Mitch Hall
    Employers, especially in the restaurant and food services industries, are far less willing to take chances on who they hire with so much money on the line. I was shocked to learn that some restaurants—comparable in quality to the ones that hired me with little or no experience on the East Coast— here required a minimum of three to five years of restaurant experience, even for support staff positions like hosts and bussers. I had multiple managers glance at my resume, see that my past jobs were seasonal or temporary, and tell me upfront that unless I could commit to...
  • Report: Boeing job cuts in Washington state could hit 10%

    03/29/2016 9:54:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 29, 2016 10:18 PM EDT
    The Boeing Co. is reportedly taking steps to eliminate 10 percent of its workforce in Washington state. The Seattle Times reports the aerospace giant has already taken steps to eliminate 4,000 jobs by June and is aiming for about a 10 percent overall cut — which would mean about 8,000 positions in Washington. …
  • Agitated man climbs atop 80-foot tree in downtown Seattle, won't come down

    03/23/2016 8:06:20 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 48 replies
    KOMONews.com ^ | 3-23-2016 | BY KOMO STAFF
    SEATTLE - Police and firefighters spent much of Tuesday and Wednesday morning trying to coax down a man who climbed to the top of downtown Seattle's iconic 80-foot-tall Sequoia tree and has refused to come down. Crews brought a ladder truck to the scene, at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Stewart Street, after receiving reports of a man stuck in the upper branches of the tall tree, just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The fire truck's ladder was extended to within a few feet of the man, then negotiators climbed up and tried to speak with him. So far he...
  • Hillary: Trump's And Cruz's Proposals Are "Dangerous", We Don't Build Walls In Face Of Terror

    03/23/2016 5:09:13 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 72 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 23, 2016r | Ian Hanchett
    Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton argued that “What Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and others are suggesting is not only wrong, it’s dangerous” and the US doesn’t “build walls” in the face of terror during a speech in Seattle, WA on Tuesday.
  • Fight for 15 update: Seattle employment craters after minimum wage hike to $15/hour

    03/13/2016 4:09:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/13/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Science! (Is economics really a science? I’ve long felt it should be taught alongside astrology or some related field.) In any event, the continent sized Petri dish which is the American jobs market has been the subject of much speculation since the Fight for Fifteen muscled its way into the presidential campaign debate. It’s a very populist position which the Democrats have been riding like rocket. At the same time, people who actually study such matters have been warning that it would backfire spectacularly, particularly if it was implemented in a rush. Job availability is subject to the same...
  • Seattle pushes sweeping new rules for worker schedules, employers cry foul

    02/29/2016 4:36:43 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 70 replies
    .foxnews ^ | February 25, 2016 | Dan Springer
    <p>You’ve heard the battle cries over paying workers a “living wage.” Now, get ready for the next phase: “Livable schedules.”</p> <p>On the heels of Seattle passing a controversial $15 minimum wage law, the City Council there is now drafting an ordinance that aims to shift power away from employers when it comes to how workers are scheduled and paid.</p>
  • 'Jane Doe' Homicide Victim Identified After 26 Years

    02/26/2016 11:35:20 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Komo News ^ | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH 2016
    King County officials say they've finally identified a woman who was found shot to death 26 years ago. The woman was found in October of 1989 behind a freight terminal on Airport Way. The woman, who did not have any identification, had been shot in the torso, according to the King County Medical Examiner's Office. DNA matching didn't exist at the time, so officials had few options when it came to identifying the woman. "In the early 2000s, we worked with Natalie Murray, a forensic artist, to create a facial reconstruction of the decedent. The result showed a woman with...
  • EPIC Beatdown as Conservative Pundit Destroys #BlackLivesMatter Defender!

    02/21/2016 10:48:14 AM PST · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Eagle Rising ^ | February 20, 2016 | Onan Coca
    AM 770 KTTH is a lone conservative voice in the wilderness of the liberal Northwest. The radio station broadcasts in Seattle, Washington and the surrounding area and has worked hard to reach out to their community with the truths of conservatism. This past year the station hosted a debate between two liberal #BlackLivesMatter activists and two conservative activists -- the brilliant Ben Shapiro being one of those conservatives. What followed was an hour and a half long debate drubbing that even seemed to turn the tide of opinion in the audience.
  • Hey, Seattle! How's that $15 minimum wage working out for ya?

    02/20/2016 12:48:48 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 20, 2016 | Rick Moran
    The American Enterprise Institute blog reveals the not very surprising news that 10 months into Seattle's radical experiment of boosting the minimum wage to $15 an hour over a period of years, the city has suffered the worst job losses since the Great Recession.
  • Man strips in front of girls in locker room, says transgender law allows it

    02/19/2016 6:18:16 AM PST · by wagglebee · 126 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/18/16 | Ben Johnson
    SEATTLE, Washington, February 18, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) - A man twice entered the changing room of a swimming pool and began disrobing, once in front of a young girls' swim team, saying transgender policies gave him the right to do so. The unidentified man entered Evans pool in Seattle near Green Lake last Monday, February 8, and began taking off his shirt in front of female patrons. When asked what he was doing, he said, "The law has changed and I have a right to be here." "Seeing this individual in the locker room, parents of swim team members (girls) and...
  • Man found in women's locker room cites new transgender bathroom rule

    02/18/2016 1:48:32 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    katu.com ^ | February 17, 2016 | KOMO Staff and Associated Press
    SEATTLE -- A man who attempted to use a women's locker room at a Seattle swimming pool told employees he had the right to use the bathroom of his choice under state law. David Takami with the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department said a man arrived at the Evans Pool in Greenlake Monday afternoon and paid to use the lap pool. Takami said the man then entered the women's locker room and took off his shirt in front of a local girls swimming team, which had just finished practicing. Several parents and other women using the locker room became alarmed...
  • Seattle man tests transgender rule by undressing in women's locker room

    Seattle Parks and Recreation is facing a first-of-a-kind challenge to gender bathroom rules. Last week, a man undressed in a women's locker room, citing a new state rule that allows people to choose a bathroom based on gender identity. Around 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 8, a man wearing board shorts entered the women's locker room at Evans Pool and took of his shirt, according to Seattle Parks and Recreation. Women alerted staff, who told the man to leave, but he said "the law has changed and I have a right to be here." As far as policy to protect everyone,...
  • Man in women's locker room cites gender rule

    02/17/2016 11:05:48 AM PST · by PROCON · 101 replies
    king5.com ^ | Feb. 16, 2016 | Alison Morrow
    Seattle Parks and Recreation is facing a first-of-a-kind challenge to gender bathroom rules. A man undressed in a women's locker room, citing a new state rule that allows people to choose a bathroom based on gender identity. It was a busy time at Evans Pool around 5:30pm Monday February 8. The pool was open for lap swim. According to Seattle Parks and Recreation, a man wearing board shorts entered the women's locker room and took off his shirt. Women alerted staff, who told the man to leave, but he said "the law has changed and I have a right to...