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  • 2 killed, half-million lose power in Seattle-area windstorm

    08/30/2015 8:54:49 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 32 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | August 29, 2015
    Two people were killed by falling branches, and more than 463,000 were left without power as high winds swept through the Puget Sound region. A girl in Federal Way and a man in Gig Harbor were killed in a windstorm Saturday that took down trees and power lines, whipped debris into the streets, and left almost a half-million customers without power
  • Rand Paul’s sneak attack strategy

    08/27/2015 4:35:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Washington Post's Politics ^ | August 27, 2015 | David Weigel, journ-o-list member
    SPOKANE, Wa. – Rand Paul was 2,487 miles away from the Beltway journalists who had written off his campaign, and he was loving it. A riverfront hotel ballroom had filled early, latecomers grabbing chairs from the hallway to add more rows. Seven hundred people stood for a prayer, then the Pledge of Allegiance, then the Star-Spangled Banner, then for two amen-filled endorsements from local legislators, then a video message from the senator’s wife Kelley — and then, finally, for Rand Paul. “Looks like the liberty movement is alive and well and packing itself into the room!” said Paul. He wore...
  • Enraging industry, labor board asserts its power under Obama

    08/29/2015 11:27:35 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 29, 2015 | Tim Devaney
    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has become a lightning rod for controversy under President Obama, with its aggressive actions fueling sustained warfare between business and labor. From the labor board’s bitter fight with Boeing, to the creation of new union election rules, the NLRB has repeatedly moved to the forefront of political debate, drawing in Congress, the White House and even the Supreme Court. The NLRB’s latest bombshell was dropped on Thursday, when the board determined the waste management agency Browning-Ferris should be considered a “joint employer” of temporary workers. The decision expands the definition of what it means...
  • 2015 Hugo Awards

    08/23/2015 3:17:23 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 13 replies
    The Hugo Awards ^ | August 22, 2015
    2015 Hugo Awards Presented at: Sasquan, Spokane, Washington, USA, August 22, 2015Hosts: David Gerrold and Tananarive DueBase design: Matthew DockreyAwards Administration: John Lorentz, Ruth Sachter, Linda Deneroff, Ron Oakes, Dave McCarty and Glenn Glazer
  • Lawyer with firetruck helps fight Okanogan fires

    08/21/2015 9:02:55 PM PDT · by llevrok · 5 replies
    KHQ TV (Spokane) ^ | 8/21/2015
    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - People in Okanogan might never know it, but Alex Thomason might have saved their home. Like so many others, Alex is out fighting every flame he sees, but he's not a firefighter, per se. In fact, he's a lawyer. He bought a firetruck two days ago and took a mini course, and now he's out fighting fires. It's not just fire hoses he uses to fight flames. He also dig fire lines. Call him crazy, other people definitely have. "My wife thinks I'm crazy," Thomason says. But he's not the only one. In fact, he's got...
  • RG3 gets roughed up again, suffers possible concussion

    08/20/2015 6:59:04 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 15 replies
    Profootballtalk ^ | August 20, 2015 | Zac Jackson
    The Redskins have plenty of work to do. The offensive line, specifically pass protection, would be a good place to start. Robert Griffin III and the Redskins starters managed 10 total yards on their first three series of Thursday night’s preseason game vs. the Lions. On the fourth series, Griffin got sacked on consecutive plays. On the second sack, his fumble was recovered by Gabe Wright of the Lions at the Redskins’ 11-yard line. To make matters worse, the Redskins announced Griffin was then evaluated for a right-side stinger and possible concussion. He was cleared to return to the game...
  • 1,300 teen girls as young as 13 got ‘contraceptive counseling’ in Seattle schools

    08/20/2015 10:35:27 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 37 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/20/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    SEATTLE, Washington, August 18, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Intrauterine devices, long-term arm implants, and the Pill are being passed out for the asking to girls as young as 13 in Seattle schools, without parental consent. In fact, the number of middle and high school girls in Seattle who got long-acting reversible contraceptives like IUDs doubled in the last year due to efforts of the school system. Because Washington State law allows minors access to birth control without parental permission, children as young as 12 can get IUDs implanted without parents' knowledge. The Seattle City Council received an update from the county...
  • Facebook strikes again, blocking Msgr. Charles Pope

    08/19/2015 7:22:18 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 30 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | 08/19/2015 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    Just a brief note to inform you that I have been blocked from Facebook. They claim that Msgr. Charles Pope is not my real name and are requiring me to submit government ID proving that Msgr. Charles Pope is my true identity. As of now, I have no intention of doing this since I consider it an unreasonable demand by them. They further indicate that even if I supply the IDs from at least two sources, that they reserve the right not to reactivate my account if the name I have used does not meet their preferences. They explain the...
  • Farrakhan shouts 'Allah Akbar,' says white people know they 'deserve to die'

    08/16/2015 5:47:24 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 70 replies
    Christian Examiner ^ | August 14, 2015 | Gregory Tomlin
    REUTERS/Carlos Barria Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan addresses the audience at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in in Washington, D.C., June 24, 2015. Farrakhan met with local leaders to discuss the upcoming "Million Man March" on October 10, 2015. In his most recent promotion of the event in Milwaukee, Wisc., on Aug. 13, Farrakhan told an audience to prepare for God to rescue the black community in the event of a race war through the use of a UFO. MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (Christian Examiner) – After two weeks of news reports that Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan...
  • Will Lunar Eclipses Cause Four Blood Moons in 2014 and 2015?

    12/29/2013 7:32:27 PM PST · by DouglasKC · 57 replies
    Answering Genesis ^ | August 2013 | Dr. Danny Faulker
    Mark Biltz is the founder of El Shaddai Ministries, a Hebrew roots resource and teaching ministry located near Tacoma, Washington. Recently Biltz has attracted attention in presentations and YouTube videos about end-time prophecy and the Lord’s return. He discusses the significance of four total lunar eclipses that will fall on the dates of Passover and Sukkot in 2014 and 2015. The Crucifixion of Jesus was at the time of Passover, and Biltz believes that the Second Coming of Christ must happen at Sukkot, so he argues that this relatively unusual event of four lunar eclipses on these four dates has...
  • Trumpet blasts to Jesus: 'We're awake' on Earth

    07/07/2008 7:29:38 AM PDT · by tflabo · 19 replies · 137+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 07/03/08 | Joe Kovacs
    An American pastor who made news in April by studying NASA's eclipse calendar to speculate on the return of Jesus Christ to Earth is now planning a worldwide blast of trumpets this fall to get God's attention. Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake, Wash., is organizing the global "Day of Shouting" for the evening of Sept. 29, marking the annual biblical holiday known as the Feast of Trumpets.
  • My stars! Is 2nd Coming of Jesus etched in night sky?

    04/19/2010 8:00:32 AM PDT · by TaraP · 32 replies · 1,317+ views
    WND ^ | April 18th, 2010
    'The devil perverts everything God has. There's nothing wrong with biblical astronomy' Is it possible the return of Jesus Christ to Earth has been foretold not only in the Bible, but also in the night sky since the creation of the universe? Christian minister who uses NASA tracking of solar and lunar eclipses in his teaching of the great event is now explaining how at least one constellation is an outright declaration of the "Second Coming." In a new DVD series called "Studies in Our Hebrew Roots," Mark Biltz, pastor of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake, Wash., revisits what...
  • Are you eating food sacrificed to idols?

    01/31/2011 7:43:38 AM PST · by Objective Scrutator · 107 replies · 1+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 27, 2011 | Joe Kovacs
    When you bite into a delicious pizza, succulent sandwich or luscious lamb chops, are you possibly eating food that has been sacrificed to idols? An outspoken American pastor says yes, and he's sounding the alarm for Christians to be aware of the Islamic influence he calls "backdoor Shariah" now nibbling its way across the fruited plain. At issue, says Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake, Wash., is eating food that's "halal," in other words "lawful" or "permitted" for the Muslim diet. Muslims join many Jews and some Christians in avoiding the consumption of certain animals such as...
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update - August 4th, 2013 (Dispensational Caucus)

    08/04/2013 5:18:42 PM PDT · by GiovannaNicoletta · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 4, 2013 | Uploaded by JD Farag
    Mid-East Prophecy Update - August 4th, 2013 Pastor JD talks about the significance of the US Embassy closures and Secretary of State John Kerry's nine-month goal of a two state solution with Jews and Palestinians living side by side in peace and security.
  • Four 'blood-red' total lunareclipses will fall on Passoverand Sukkot in 2014 and 2015

    03/03/2013 10:45:06 AM PST · by Sheapdog · 17 replies
    Four 'blood-red' total lunar eclipses will fall on Passover and Sukkot in 2014 and 2015, the same back-to-back occurrences at the time of 1492, 1948 and 1967 by Bill Koenig Pastor Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries in Puyallup, Washington click here has been sharing with us some remarkable discoveries on the blood-red moon and Jewish feast connections in the past three months. He now has some new discoveries. I have known Mark for four years and have spoken at his church twice in the Tacoma, Washington, area. He has been an avid student and teacher of the Jewish Feasts...
  • Will Psalm 111 Be Fulfilled in 2011?

    01/07/2011 9:56:04 AM PST · by Uri’el-2012 · 152 replies
    Prophecy in the News Mag ^ | December 31, 2010 | J.R. Church
    “Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation. “The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein. “His work is honorable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever. “He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion. “He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant. “He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them...
  • Dream-As the Church moves into God's calendar/rhythm His bridal love ...[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/03/2009 9:26:23 PM PST · by Quix · 22 replies · 1,846+ views
    FAMILY FOUNDATIONS CONFERENCE ^ | NOV 2007; 21 JAN 2009 | ROBERT STEARNS
    VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9gNZsTVYRo Robert delivers a description of his very vivid and intense dream about the TIMES OF THE GENTILES BEING ENDED.
  • Could the *Rapture* happen with Solar Flares?

    06/05/2009 11:33:51 AM PDT · by TaraP · 95 replies · 1,765+ views
    Vanity | Jan 5th, 2009 | TaraP
    Based on a Sermon given by Perry Stone.. On Jan 9th, 2009 Fox News-Powerful Solar Storm Could Shut Down U.S. for Months. A new study from the National Academy of Sciences outlines grim possibilities on Earth for a worst-case scenario solar storm. Damage to power grids and other communications systems could be catastrophic, the scientists conclude, with effects leading to a potential loss of governmental control of the situation. The Bible says Peace will be taken from the earth. Perry suggested this could be the trigger...If we have a worldwide electricity collapse, we would no longer be able to communicate...
  • Why Not Hebraic Roots? The False Teachings of the Hebraic Roots Movement

    03/25/2013 10:01:21 AM PDT · by WayoftheTab · 41 replies
    The Way of the Tabernacle ^ | 3/23/13 | Dean Haskins
    Why Not Hebraic Roots? The False Teachings of the Hebraic Roots Movement The burden I feel to write this article comes from a very personal journey that my wife and I have traveled, and actually, are still navigating. Having grown up in the mainstream evangelical church, I was thoroughly indoctrinated in its most common teachings and traditions. My wife, being reared in Roman Catholicism, was taught from a different perspective; but while much of the “works-based” beliefs that had been instilled in her were diametrically opposed to the “works-less” teachings of evangelicalism, there were still several similarities in general understandings...
  • JESUS CHRIST WILL RETURN IN THE WINDOW THAT OPENS ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 AND CLOSES ON APRIL 8, 2016!

    08/02/2009 7:09:23 PM PDT · by TaraP · 167 replies · 4,653+ views
    Cynet ^ | July 22nd, 2009
    Matthew 24:36a (NIV) "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. We cannot know the day or the hour for the Second Coming of Jesus following the Seven Year Tribulation Period, because Jesus stated that those days would be "cut short". The Word of God does not state that the Seven Year Tribulation will start late. The Seven Year Tribulation will begin precisely on time, but it will be "cut short". Matthew 24:21-22 (NIV) For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the...
  • Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2014/15

    05/02/2008 9:09:14 AM PDT · by Uri’el-2012 · 38 replies · 2,034+ views
    Prophecy in the News ^ | May 2008 | J. R. Church
    As you may know, this year is a Sabbatical Year in the Jewish Calendar. Starting next September 29, 2008, a new Sabbatical cycle will commence. It will run for seven years and conclude with another Sabbatical Year in 2014/15. Also, you may know that Daniel’s seventieth week will be a seven-year Sabbatical cycle. Students of biblical prophecy have long compared Daniel’s seventieth week with the Tribulation Period as laid out in the book of Revelation. Intrigued with the Scriptures that repeat over and over again that our Savior’s Second Coming will be heralded with signs in the heavens, in...
  • Four 'blood-red' total lunar eclipses will fall on Passover and Sukkot in 2014 and 2015

    12/29/2013 5:22:47 PM PST · by Star Traveler · 137 replies
    Koenig International News ^ | May 13, 2008 | Bill Koenig
    Acts 2:20 (KJV): The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and notable day of the Lord come. Pastor Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries in Puyallup, Washington click here has been sharing with us some remarkable discoveries on the blood-red moon and Jewish feast connections in the past three months. He now has some new discoveries. I have known Mark for four years and have spoken at his church twice in the Tacoma, Washington, area. He has been an avid student and teacher of the Jewish Feasts and their awe-inspiring connections to...
  • Messianic Judiasm Pastor using NASA on Blood moon eclipses: 2nd Coming in 2015

    06/13/2008 8:18:28 AM PDT · by Raineygoodyear · 87 replies · 812+ views
    And can studying NASA’s website provide evidence for such a scenario? A minister who promotes the Old Testament roots of Christianity suggests a rare string of lunar and solar eclipses said to fall on God’s annual holy days seven years from now could herald what’s come to be known as the “Second Coming” of Jesus. “God wants us to look at the biblical calendar,” says Mark Biltz, pastor of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake, Wash. “The reason we need to be watching is [because] He will signal His appearance. But we have to know what to be watching as...
  • Stephen Hawking Says Aliens Exist... But Are They an End-Times Deception?

    04/24/2010 5:48:57 PM PDT · by nysuperdoodle · 194 replies · 3,616+ views
    ECR on Facebook ^ | 24 Apr 10 | EC
    Interesting thoughts on "aliens" by Stephen Hawking. Question - Is it possible that "aliens" are really just a demonic deception that will be revealed in the last days to lead us astray?
  • Have 'cash on hand,' warns 'blood moons' discoverer - 'We need to be prepared mentally...

    08/15/2015 8:53:57 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 133 replies
    WND ^ | August 8, 2015 | Unattributed
    Rare blood-moon events already have happened three times in the last year or so, and on Sept. 28, there will be a fourth – the final appearance in what is an even more rare tetrad sequence. Because of how close it will be to earth, this final blood moon will appear both larger and brighter than usual, giving it a special significance. Such a series of events would be noteworthy at any time, but reports of looming economic turmoil and geopolitical instability are leading some observers to speculate this “super blood moon” heralds a dramatic change in world events. Maybe...
  • Signs in the Heavens Return for the Umpteenth Time

    08/11/2008 8:07:22 AM PDT · by topcat54 · 12 replies · 226+ views
    American Vision ^ | 08/11/08 | Gary DeMar
    “February 20th, 2008, at Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Pastor Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake Washington saw something, a total lunar eclipse also called a ‘blood moon’ for its reddish hue” (read article here). “I thought 'wow' that looks just like what the Lord was talking about in the last days,” says Blitz. Blitz is referring to Joel 2:31: “The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes.” Notice that the moon will be turned into blood not look reddish. Those who claim to...
  • Blood moon eclipses: 2nd Coming in 2015?

    05/03/2008 2:57:20 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 72 replies · 768+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 30, 2008 | Joe Kovacs
    Will Jesus Christ return to Earth in the year 2015? And can studying NASA's website provide evidence for such a scenario? A minister who promotes the Old Testament roots of Christianity suggests a rare string of lunar and solar eclipses said to fall on God's annual holy days seven years from now could herald what's come to be known as the "Second Coming" of Jesus. "God wants us to look at the biblical calendar," says Mark Biltz, pastor of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake, Wash. "The reason we need to be watching is [because] He will signal His appearance....
  • A Tree Fell on Campaign Trail 2015

    08/16/2015 6:14:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 16, 2015 | Paul Jacob
    “Thank you, Seattle, for being one of the most progressive cities in the United States of America,” socialist-cum-Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders shouted to the large crowd in the City of Goodwill. Seconds later, two women with a local Black Lives Matter group jumped the stage, threatening to shut down the event. Quickly, they were rewarded for their extortion-by-tantrum. Sen. Sanders and company relinquished the microphone, podium and stage. Timber! That was the sound of Sanders’s “presidential timber” — his ability to stand up in the face of conflict — come crashing down. With a thunderous thud. Now, this is...
  • If America Goes Down the Toilet: I'm Blaming Lame Pastors

    08/16/2015 4:33:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 68 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 16, 2015 | Doug Giles
    Our country is in a crap sling of gastronomical proportions. I was going to say astronomical but this thing is more gassy than it is interplanetary. You wanna know how messed up we’ve become? Well, for one, Kim Kardashian has 43 million followers on Instagram just waiting for her to post a pic of her ample ass-ets. Secondly, social media dipsticks think Cecil The Lion’s plight was/is more important than Planned Parenthood's dealing aborted baby body parts. Thirdly, there are actually people in this country, who call themselves Americans, who’re contemplating making Hillary Clinton president. Look, as far as I’m...
  • Who Really Runs #BlackLivesMatter?

    08/15/2015 6:39:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 08/15/2015 | Ben Collins, Tim Mak
    Last Saturday, for the second time in a month, protesters who identified themselves as members of the Black Lives Matter movement leapt onstage to interrupt a speech by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. “I was going to tell Bernie how racist this city is, even with all of these progressives, but you’ve already done that for me,” said Marissa Johnson, who was roundly booed before demanding and receiving a four-minute moment of silence for the death of Michael Brown, as Sanders stood behind her and fellow protester Mara Willaford. The Seattle protest sparked a particularly strong counter-reaction, especially among the...
  • D.C., New York area airports put flights on hold [problems with air traffic control]

    08/15/2015 10:37:28 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 15, 2015 | Lynh Bui
    Washington area airports and others along the East Coast are reporting flight delays due to an issue with the system that routes air traffic, according to the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic control Web site. “The FAA is diagnosing an automation problem at an air traffic center in Leesburg, Va.,” according to a statement from the agency. “Some flights into and out of the New York and Washington, DC metro area airports area may be delayed.”
  • Disruption of Bernie Sanders’ speech brings racism front and center

    08/12/2015 9:13:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | August 11, 2015 | The Editorial Board
    Saturday’s disruption of a speech by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders belies a growing rift on the left between liberal leaders and communities of color that feel they are not represented.SATURDAY’S turn of events when two Black Lives Matter protesters thwarted a speech from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was cringe-worthy. The progressive alternative for the Democratic nomination expected a warmer welcome in Seattle. The protesters used a coarse strategy that cut short what could have been a productive discussion with 15,000 people who turned out to hear the U.S. senator from Vermont. The protesters treated Sanders as an enemy instead...
  • REPORT: Seattle Restaurants Suffer Worse Job Loss Since The Great Recession

    08/10/2015 11:43:37 AM PDT · by South40 · 58 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10 AUG 2015 | Connor D. Wolf
    According to a report released Sunday by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the $15 minimum wage has caused Seattle restaurants to lose 1,000 jobs — the worst decline since the 2009 Great Recession. “The loss of 1,000 restaurant jobs in May following the minimum wage increase in April was the largest one month job decline since a 1,300 drop in January 2009, again during the Great Recession,” AEI Scholar Mark J. Perry noted in the report.
  • Seattle moves forward with “gun violence tax” on all weapons, ammo

    08/10/2015 10:57:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 8/9/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    The committee voted unanimously this morning to send the proposal to the full city council for consideration next Monday, according to the Seattle P-I.com. Monday’s vote could set the stage for a legal confrontation, and there were hints that existing gun shops could move out of the city, and that gun owners living in Seattle will simply shop outside the city, thus thwarting any dreams that this tax will generate $300,000 to $500,000 annually for the city’s gun control efforts. Waiting in the legal tall grass are the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep...
  • Seattle Restaurants Suffer Worse Job Loss Since The Great Recession

    08/10/2015 10:16:58 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 47 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 07/10/2015 | Connor Wolf
    According to a report released Sunday by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the $15 minimum wage has caused Seattle restaurants to lose 1,000 jobs — the worst decline since the 2009 Great Recession. “The loss of 1,000 restaurant jobs in May following the minimum wage increase in April was the largest one month job decline since a 1,300 drop in January 2009, again during the Great Recession,” AEI Scholar Mark J. Perry noted in the report.
  • There’s a New Sheriff in Town

    08/10/2015 7:43:37 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/10/15 | Peggy Ryan
    New Sheriff in town named Donald Trump. He’s taking names and kicking butt, come to clean up the corrupt cesspool of Washington. All you politicians and media gunning for Trump, Better put those guns down when he tells you to, he’s not bluffing Republicans and their Democrat allies (henceforth referred to as Republicrats) have collectively thrown their hands up in the air, how can Donald Trump be the frontrunner? Especially after the GOP establishment (GOPe) has fired every weapon in their arsenal at him. Is he Superman, some comic hero who’s invincible? No, Republicrats, he’s just a guy who’s learned...
  • Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, And the Power of Disruption

    08/09/2015 7:28:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Huffington Post's Politics The Blog ^ | August 9, 2015 | Robert Kuttner, Co-founder and co-editor, 'The American Prospect'
    It was a good week for disruptive innovation. Three protestors affiliated with Black Lives Matter shut down Bernie Sanders yet again, this time at a Seattle rally Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, Donald Trump escalated his disruptive impact on the Republican presidential field, with a post-debate remark implying that Fox reporter Megyn Kelly was menstruating when she asked him provocative questions, fittingly, about his coarse put-downs of women. The two forms of disruption invite comparison. BLM is disrupting the most progressive candidate in the Democratic field. Why? Because in the year since the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, the issue of...
  • THOUGHTS ON BERNIE SANDERS BEING FORCED AWAY FROM HIS OWN RALLY BY BLACK LIVES MATTER AGITATORS

    08/08/2015 9:51:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 102 replies
    Bernie Sanders was forced to exit the stage of his own rally in Seattle by Black Lives Matter agitators. They would also disrupted Sanders and Martin O'Malley during their appearance at the Netroots Convention in Phoenix last month and cut considerably into their speaking time. SNIP Could Taibbi please tell me exactly how many Republican presidential candidates have been forced off the stage of their own rallies? SNIP
  • VIDEO: ‘Black Lives Matter’ protesters shut down Bernie Sanders rally

    08/08/2015 7:40:02 PM PDT · by Kyle Olson · 33 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 8/8/15 | Kyle Olson
    Bernie Sanders could #feelthebern of the “Black Lives Matter” protesters Saturday after they disrupted — and eventually shut down — his Seattle campaign rally. Chaos broke out after two women stormed the stage as Sanders spoke and commandeered the microphone. What they had to say was apparently more important than anything a candidate for president could muster. One of them, who identified herself as Marissa Johnson, implied the crowd was racist when they booed her demands to speak before Sanders.
  • Black Lives Matter activists interrupt Bernie Sanders rally (Video laugh riot)

    08/08/2015 7:29:01 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 46 replies
    KIRO TV ^ | 8/8/2015 | Graham Johnson
    Video at http://www.kirotv.com/videos/news/raw-video-activists-disrupt-rally-featuring-sen/vDYQxq/ SEATTLE — A Social Security and Medicare rally at Westlake Park that featured Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was interrupted by activists with Black Lives Matter on Saturday afternoon. As Sanders went up to the podium, activists took the stage to protest. Sanders stood aside as the activists spoke. Sanders was scheduled to speak at the event, but due to the disruption the event ended. [snip]
  • Bernie Sanders leaves Seattle stage after event disrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters

    08/08/2015 7:25:24 PM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 8/8/2015 | John Wagner
    A planned speech in Seattle by presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders celebrating the anniversary of Social Security and Medicare was scuttled Saturday after protesters from a Black Lives Matter chapter took the stage and demanded that the crowd hold Sanders “accountable” for not doing enough, in their view, to address police brutality and other issues on the group’s agenda.
  • Protesters shut down Bernie Sanders rally

    08/08/2015 4:48:49 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 8, 2015 | Elliot Smilowitz and Megan R. Wilson
    Protesters who claimed affiliation with the Black Lives Matter movement stormed the stage during a rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Seattle on Saturday, taking over the microphone and forcing Sanders to leave without ever speaking. Moments after Sanders took the stage at Westlake Park, two women and one man climbed the stage and confronted the Democratic presidential candidate, demanding a chance to speak. After several moments of confusion and confrontation, an event organizer took the microphone and said the protesters would be allowed to speak before Sanders. Some in the crowd booed.
  • Protesters shut down Bernie Sanders rally

    08/08/2015 4:53:20 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 54 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 08, 2015, 05:59 pm | Elliot Smilowitz and Megan R. Wilson
    Protesters who claimed affiliation with the Black Lives Matter movement stormed the stage during a rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Seattle on Saturday, taking over the microphone and forcing Sanders to leave without ever speaking. Moments after Sanders took the stage at Westlake Park, two women and one man climbed the stage and confronted the Democratic presidential candidate, demanding a chance to speak. After several moments of confusion and confrontation, an event organizer took the microphone and said the protesters would be allowed to speak before Sanders.
  • CEO who set his firm's minimum wage to $70K hits hard times

    08/02/2015 11:51:39 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 2, 2015 | DailyMail.com Reporter
    He hit headlines earlier this year for declaring every one of his 120 employees would earn a minimum wage of $70,000. But now Dan Price - CEO of Seattle-based credit card processing firm Gravity Payments, who lowered his $1 million salary to better compensate employees - has fallen on hard times as a result of his bold move. However the 31-year-old, who is renting out his house to keep the salary increases going, refuses to give up. 'I'm working as hard as I ever worked to make it work,' he told The New York Times. 'I haven’t made this little...
  • Washington governor won’t investigate Planned Parenthood; lauds abortion giant

    07/31/2015 7:55:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | Rebecca Downs | Jul 31, 2015
    The number of states announcing investigations or reviews into Planned Parenthood keeps growing, as do the videos released by the Center for Medical Progress showing top Planned Parenthood employees discussing their fetal parts business. Unfortunately though, some state governors, all Democrats, have turned down the call from their legislatures to investigate Planned Parenthood. Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virginia and Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota, and now Governor Jay Inslee of Washington state have come out against investigating to see if illegal fetal harvesting is taking place at Planned Parenthood affiliates in their state. Inslee also took the requests as an...
  • A CEO raised his company's minimum wage to $70,000 a year, and some employees quit because of it

    07/31/2015 3:44:29 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 80 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 31, 2015 | by RACHEL SUGAR
    When Dan Price, CEO of the Seattle-based credit card payment processing firm Gravity Payments, announced he was raising the company's minimum salary to $70,000 a year, he was met with overwhelming enthusiasm. But in the weeks since then, it's become clear that not everyone is equally pleased. Among the critics? Some of Price's own employees. Two of the company's "most valued" members have left the company, "spurred in part by their view that it was unfair to double the pay of some new hires while the longest-serving staff members got small or no raises." Maisey McMaster — once a big...
  • EPA Scrambles To Save Its Global Warming Rule From Defeat

    07/31/2015 1:33:47 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 31, 2015 17:16 UTC | Michael Bastasch
    The EPA may be making some major changes to its carbon dioxide emissions regulatory scheme, the details of which have been leaked to the media just days ahead of its expected release date. The EPA will be getting rid of its energy efficiency building block of its Clean Power Plan over legal concerns the agency was overstepping its bounds by controlling how efficiently people used their electricity, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Journal also reported the Clean Power Plan will encourage nuclear power production. An EPA spokeswoman would not confirm the reported changes to the rule as it has...
  • Ted Cruz: The measure of a man [Washington State]

    07/30/2015 7:10:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Columbia Basin Herald ^ | July 30, 2015 | Rick Heiberg
    In June, I was asked to be prepared to give a presentation on Ted Cruz for a meeting on July 7. As I went about my initial research into this man now running for the Republican nomination for president, I realized that there was a lot of information available. Much of it has to do with positions on the issues of our time while some being quite negative. In the end, it seemed like a better idea to try to predict how this man would behave if ever elected to be our president. To begin, young Cruz grew up under...
  • Single-family housing is an ecological disaster and Seattle’s mayor was right then, wrong now

    07/29/2015 8:55:34 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 36 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 29, 2015 | Jake Ellison
    Neighborhoods built around single-family housing are ecologically unsustainable in a world increasingly challenged by climate change.
  • Inslee stands by Planned Parenthood, rebuffs “extremist organizations” calling for defunding

    07/29/2015 5:03:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | July 29, 2015 | Joel Connelly
    Gov. Jay Inslee has sharply rebuffed a campaign demanding that the state investigate and defund Planned Parenthood, describing it as the work of “national extremist organizations” trying to eliminate a vital source of health care for women, particularly poor women. The Governor’s statement came after a letter to Inslee by seven Republican legislators demanded that the state stop funding Planned Parenthood, and a letter from 34 GOP lawmakers asking Attorney General Bob Ferguson to investigate whether Planned Parenthood has been selling organs from aborted babies for financial gain. “Planned Parenthood provides millions of women across the country access to a...