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  • Is this man DB Cooper? Author believes missing Michigan father of four...

    11/25/2015 6:56:18 PM PST · by LucyT · 69 replies UK ^ | 25 November 2015 | Reporter
    Most Americans have heard of the case of DB Cooper, who is accused of pulling off the only plane hijacking in the history of the United States that has never been solved. Now, 44 years after the brazen air heist, a Michigan author has put forward a new theory linking the mystery of DB Cooper to an obscure missing person case involving a married father of four who vanished two years before the skyjacking and was never heard from again. Over the years, the facts of the skyjacking history have become the stuff of legends: on November 24, 1971, a...
  • Minimum wage effect? Seattle area restaurant jobs have fallen -900 this year

    11/26/2015 7:04:08 PM PST · by george76 · 37 replies
    AEI ^ | November 23, 2015 | Mark J. Perry
    Minimum wage effect? Seattle area restaurant jobs have fallen -900 this year vs. +6,200 food jobs in rest of state [ Full title ]. What effect will the eventual 58% increase in labor costs from $9.47 to $15 an hour have on small businesses, including Seattle area restaurants? Actually, it will be more like a 95% increase for many employers to $18.55 an hour once all costs and taxes are added. It's too soon to tell for sure, but there is already some preliminary evidence that April's minimum wage hike to $11 an hour, along with the pending increase of...
  • Washington state girl, 16, found tied up in high school bathroom

    11/25/2015 2:45:39 PM PST · by SaveFerris · 36 replies
    Reuters / Yahoo ^ | 22 hours ago | Reuters
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl in Washington state was physically assaulted on Tuesday and tied up in a bathroom at her Seattle high school, law enforcement and school officials said. The victim said two females assaulted her, tied her up and left her in the bathroom in an early morning incident at Highline Public Schools' Evergreen Campus, King County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Cindi West said. The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, West said.
  • TRUE VIRTUE [charismatic Caucus]

    11/23/2015 7:44:25 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles,Bible ^ | 11-23-15 | Holy Spirit,Bible
    My opportunities come with decisions made from a righteous mindset and it is only as one decides to walk in Virtue NOT Guile that heavens open and the Highway of Holiness is then revealed before your very eyes as Stephen ~ ~ ~ Acts 6:8-15 8 Now Stephen, full of grace (divine blessing and favor) and power (strength and ability) worked great wonders and signs (miracles) among the people. 9 However, some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (freed Jewish slaves), as it was called, and [of the synagogues] of the Cyrenians and of the Alexandrians...
  • BELIEVE and declare your Breakthrough into SUBSTANCE[charismatic caucus]

    11/18/2015 2:39:05 PM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    bible,the joshua chronicles ^ | 11-18-15 | Jedediah,
    Your substantiality will always be found in me for I will part the waters for you in all you come against! So never let something appear as impossible but "speak grace to your mountains" proudly for as My Blood was shed for you it is I that Rend the Heavens to aid you with My healing Balm of Grace. (( ( Declare ) )) My Children everything "into substance and Being" for I AM your Sword as you speak your needs into LIFE! Step up from faith into the "KNOWING" you CAN Trust , Lean on and Rest in the...
  • Seattle's post-marijuana legalization crime wave

    11/13/2015 5:37:39 AM PST · by rktman · 63 replies ^ | 11/12/2015 | Sierra Rayne
    It turns out that Denver, Colorado may not be the only major American city seeing an increase in crime following marijuana legalization. Seattle, Washington looks to be experiencing some blowback as well. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, "[a]dult possession of marijuana became legal [in Washington State] on December 6, 2012, 30 days after the passage of I-502, the voter-approved initiative legalizing marijuana for adults 21 and older. A year-and-a-half later, the first retail marijuana store opened its doors on July 8, 2014." When we look at the number of total and property crimes in Seattle from 2008 through 2014,...
  • Scrape It Off, Scrape It Off

    11/12/2015 7:19:47 PM PST · by Daffynition · 21 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Nov 11, 2015 | Alan Taylor
    On a wall in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, thousands of pounds of chewing gum have built up over the past 20 years, stuck there by locals and visitors, eventually becoming a tourist attraction on its own. This week, the millions of gum wads are being scraped and steam-cleaned away, in a move to preserve the historic buildings, according to a story in The Seattle Times. The Times also reports that the Pike Place Market Preservation & Development Authority plans to weigh the removed gum before throwing it out. There are apparently no plans to prevent the gum wall from returning...
  • Feds Spend $460,809 Watching Preschoolers Outdoors

    11/12/2015 7:22:38 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 11, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly a half a million dollars for researchers to observe how much time preschoolers in daycare spend outdoors.The project will also use GPS and light sensors to track kids’ physical activity levels in a “robust” effort to fight childhood obesity.“Physical activity lowers the risk of obesity in children, is independently associated with numerous benefits related to health and well-being, and tracks from preschool-age to adolescence,” according to a grant awarded to Seattle Children’s Hospital. “The amount of time preschoolers spend outdoors is thought to correlate with their physical activity levels.”“Yet, most US children...
  • LIMITLESS "JEHOVAH" [charismatic caucus]

    11/09/2015 1:58:31 PM PST · by Jedediah · 7 replies
    Bible,the Joshua Chronicles ^ | 11-9-15 | Holy Spirit,bible
    Limitless and eternity walk in tandem, In other words they both speak I AM, The power and knowledge of all that is or can be, The the sum of which is infinity, to walk and breathe yeah exist in and through all, Understanding that there is no wall, Nothing can stop the synergy, Of The Creator for I AM HE, Job 38 38 Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said, 2 Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? 3 Gird up now your loins like a man, and I will demand of you,...
  • University Cuts Pledge of Allegiance from Veterans Day Chapel Because It Makes Some 'Uncomfortable'

    11/06/2015 5:47:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    The College Fix ^ | November 6, 2015
    UpdatedVeterans group outraged by 'this slap in the face'Veterans group outraged by ‘this slap in the face’An evangelical university is removing the Pledge of Allegiance from its Veterans Day chapel service in response to complaints that patriotism has no place in worship.The "presentation of the colors," in which a color guard presents or retires an American flag, has also been excised from the schedule.In a Wednesday email to Seattle Pacific University faculty members who are military veterans, obtained by The College Fix, Chaplain Bo Lim said "some people mentioned to me that they would be uncomfortable doing [the Pledge of...
  • California : A vision of warning of a shaking to the core and roots to open your eyes ! ! !

    07/25/2010 7:08:07 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 194 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | scribed by Jedediah
    I saw The Father in the garden and he was shaking an old tree . I asked him what this tree represented and he said "California" . The next day I was drawn to this vision again and I watched as The Father uprooted this full grown tree and began to examine the roots thoroughly ! I heard The Father say these words concerning California for your discernment . . . "They will be annihilated unless they turn from their wicked ways and I am sending them My Jonah's for they are about to encounter a road to Damascus event...
  • Seattle Mayor declares ‘civil emergency’ as homelessness increases 21 percent

    11/02/2015 11:24:12 AM PST · by simpson96 · 71 replies
    KIRO TV ^ | 11/2/2015 | Staff
    In response to what the Seattle mayor calls a growing homeless crisis in the city, Ed Murray signed a proclamation declaring a civil emergency.More than 2,800 men, women, and children are without shelter on the streets of Seattle, which is a 21 percent increase from last year, according to the latest overnight count. "We are in a moment of our history where decades of service cuts, growing inequality, and untreated mental health and drug [addiction] has finally resulted in a human crisis seen in the history of our city -- indeed in the history of our nation," Murray said.(snip) Many...
  • Chipotle shuts Seattle, Portland stores after E. coli outbreak

    11/02/2015 9:48:09 AM PST · by Theoria · 30 replies
    Reuters ^ | 02 Nov 2015 | Ransdell Pierson and Lisa Baertlein
    Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said on Sunday it had closed all its restaurants in two West Coast markets due to a reported outbreak of E. coli bacteria that is being investigated by the company and health authorities. "After being notified by health department officials in the Seattle (Wash.) and Portland, Ore. areas that they were investigating approximately 20 cases of E. coli, including people who ate at six of our restaurants in those areas, we immediately closed all of our restaurants in the area out of an abundance of caution," Chipotle said in an emailed statement. The company said the...
  • Controversial tweet leads to questions about $1B ballot measure

    10/20/2015 3:52:43 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    KOMO 4 News ^ | Oct 19, 2015 at 6:39 PM PDT | Lindsay Cohen
    SEATTLE -- Laura Dodson knows a thing or two about numbers. Dodson, an accountant, was doing yard work at her boyfriend's Maple Leaf home earlier this month when workers for the Move Seattle levy came knocking. He expressed his disapproval for the ballot measure, which asks voters to allocate $930 million for walking, cycling, and transportation improvements in Seattle. "Absolutely, he did not agree with this levy at all," Dodson said. "He disagreed a bit with the proposition and so (the worker) backed off and said, 'oh, okay.'" For a woman who has a built a career on mathematics, calculations,...
  • Arson at W. Seattle Islamic center rattles local Muslims

    10/20/2015 3:56:23 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 43 replies
    KOMO 4 News ^ | Oct 19, 2015 at 6:54 PM PDT Updated: Oct 19, 2015 at 9:11 PM PDT | Mark Miller
    SEATTLE -- An early morning fire intentionally set at an East African community center in West Seattle's High Point Neighborhood has raised a disturbing question. Muslim leaders and members of 21st Century Basic Human Services want to know if their center was the target of a hate crime.
  • Racist yoga hits Seattle, no whites allowed! Obamas America

    10/11/2015 10:54:22 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 46 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | October 9, 2015 | Carmine Sabia
    A yoga studio in Seattle is bringing back segregation with a new class where white people are not allowed, and one local disc jockey is fighting mad. Radio host, Dori Monson of KIRO, blasted the class at Rainier Beach Yoga in Seattle which sent an email recently soliciting students for a class titled Yoga For People Of Color. The class is described in the email as being for all genders and sexual identities, but specifically targets lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer and trans-friendly/affirming, and people who identify as African American/black/of the African Diaspora, Asian, South Asian, West Asian/Arab/Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander,...
  • 2 dead, many injured after bus, Ride the Ducks boat collide on Aurora Bridge

    09/24/2015 12:14:37 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 56 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | September 24, 2015 | LYNSI BURTON & LEVI PULKKINEN
    Photos at link Chaotic scene as firefighters scramble to pull injured people from vehicles Two fatalities and nine critical injuries were reported Thursday after a Ride the Ducks duck boat collided with a charter bus on Aurora Bridge in central Seattle. The crash occurred shortly after 11:11 a.m., blocking all lanes of the state Route 99 bridge. Fire crews were on the scene and drivers were directed to use alternate routes. The Seattle Fire Department confirmed that two people had died and nine were critically injured. It wasnt immediately clear how severe the injuries sustained were or how many people...
  • Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers appears to take a jab at Seahawk Russell Wilson (Mocks God)

    09/21/2015 7:10:22 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 62 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 09/21/2015 | Bob Condotta
    Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers insisted throughout the week that he wouldnt be thinking about anything that had happened in past games with the Seattle Seahawks as the two teams prepared for a rematch. But after the Packers beat the Seahawks 27-17 in Green Bay Sunday night, Rodgers made a comment that appeared to show some of the history with the Seahawks was on his mind. Specifically, comments Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson made after the NFC Championship game crediting the Seahawks comeback to God. Asked after the game a question about the Packers have been able to create and deal...
  • So Is Barack Obama a Muslim or What?

    09/21/2015 7:04:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 100 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/21/2015 | Jack Cashill
    The fallacy that President Obama is a Muslim has tripped up many a politician, said NPRs Jessica Taylor hopefully on Friday, and on Thursday night, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump was its latest victim. Trumps presumed faux pas was his failure to correct a questioner who asserted that Barack Obama was a Muslim. Taylors real error as a reporter, like that of all her mainstream colleagues, was to dismiss the questioners assertion as a fallacy without providing any evidence to the contrary. Strange but true, reporters pride themselves on knowing nothing about Obamas roots. Last month, for instance, Catherine Thompson...
  • ISIS releases Kill List of US cities

    09/20/2015 7:17:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 173 replies
    News Near You ^ | September 20, 2015
    The Pentagon has responded to a globally-released Kill List, asking law enforcement to give extra protection for military personnel whose personal information was released,News Channel 10 reports. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports the Pentagon spent the weekend notifying the soldiers who appeared on the list, and urged city police departments and military police to increase patrol in the neighborhoods where the targeted live. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) published the list days ago, a report that contained names, photos, and home addresses of U.S. Armed Forces personnel, causing alarm in cities potentially at high-risk....
  • Northwest FBI Raids Target Occupy's 'Black Bloc'

    08/01/2012 8:58:17 AM PDT · by Baynative · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 31, 2012 | John Sexton
    The FBI has performed multiple raids of homes belonging to suspected anarchists in Portland, Oregon and in Olympia and Seattle, Washington. Five grand jury subpoenas have been issued in connection with the searches. Photos from a raid carried out in Portland show law enforcement seizing computers and boxes from a home. The raids appear to be part of an investigation into activities by the Occupy movement's "black bloc."
  • 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
  • Seattle Passes Gun Violence Tax, NRA and Others Sue

    08/27/2015 2:21:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/27/2015 | Liz Sheld
    Not just one, but three Second Amendment groups have filed suit against the city of Seattle for adopting a “gun violence tax” on ammunition and firearms, “designed to help offset the financial toll of gun violence”: The complaint was filed Monday in King County Superior Court by the NRA, the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, along with two gun owners and two gun shops. It called the tax legally unenforceable because Washington state prohibits local governments from adopting laws related to firearms unless those local ordinances are specifically authorized by the state. More likely...
  • Hey Seattleites, Stop Trying to "Save" Seal Pups

    08/24/2015 2:12:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    The Stranger ^ | 8/19 | Sydney Brownstone
    Every Year, Misguided Good Samaritans Snatch the Animals from West Seattle Beaches (It Usually Doesn't End So Well)If a human stumbles across a baby seal, one of the first things that person might notice about the baby seal is its eyes. "They're just these big, dark, limpid, black eyes holding yours," West Seattle resident Brenda Peterson tells me on a recent August evening. "You're just a goner, and people go, 'Oh, my god.'" We're at an undisclosed location near a West Seattle waterfront so Peterson, a well-published nature writer who has lived in the area for 23 years, can...
  • NRA Sues Over Seattle's Adoption of 'Gun Violence Tax'

    08/24/2015 3:38:48 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 23 replies
    Three gun rights groups, including the National Rifle Association, sued the city of Seattle on Monday over its adoption of a so-called "gun violence tax," a tax on firearms and ammunition designed to help offset the financial toll of gun violence. The complaint was filed Monday in King County Superior Court by the NRA, the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, along with two gun owners and two gun shops. It called the tax legally unenforceable because Washington state prohibits local governments from adopting laws related to firearms unless those local ordinances are specifically authorized by...
  • 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...
  • A Tree Fell on Campaign Trail 2015

    08/16/2015 6:14:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | 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 Sanderss presidential timber his ability to stand up in the face of conflict come crashing down. With a thunderous thud. Now, this is...
  • 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 youve 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...
  • Ted Cruz in Seattle: Fundraising Reception with Ted Cruz!

    08/11/2015 1:01:47 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 61 replies ^ | August 11, 2015 | Ted Cruz Campaign
    FUND RAISING RECEPTION WITH TED CRUZ TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM WASHINGTON ATHLETIC CLUB JOHNSON LOBBY LOUNGE 1325 Sixth Avenue Seattle, WA 98101 $2,000 per person contribution to the Ted Cruz campaign. RSVP TO MARISSA AKERS or 713-353-4331 --------------------------- Please reach out if you have questions and RSVP to my email or direct line (713-353-4331). I hope you can join us for this special occasion and look forward to hearing from you. Warm Regards, Marissa -- Marissa Akers Regional Finance Director Cruz for President Phone: (713) 353-4331 E-mail:
  • Seattle teacher who drank alcohol on field trip fired

    08/11/2015 12:49:02 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 33 replies ^ | 8/7/15 | KOMO News staff
    UPDATE: Carol Burton, the popular Garfield High School choir teacher who admitted to drinking alcohol on a school field trip, has been fired, according to Seattle Public Schools. In a Friday night news release, the district said it had found "that probable cause existed to terminate" Burton's employment. SEATTLE - A popular Seattle choir teacher - who admits to drinking during a school trip - believes that she's going to be fired. "I had 2 alcoholic beverages on this trip and they are, without a doubt, the most expensive drinks I've ever had in my life. They are costing my...
  • Sanders Wants Black Lives Matter Protesters to Help Reinvent How We Police America

    08/10/2015 11:58:25 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 10, 2015 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Yesterday, on the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown that fueled the Ferguson riots and the Black Lives Matter movement, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) unveiled a new Racial Justice platform. Sanders platform includes having Black Lives Matter protesters help reinvent how we police America, the proclamation that America is worse than the Communist totalitarian state of China in terms of incarcerations rates, and providing free college tuition. On the issues page for Racial Justice, Sanders lays out the different kinds of violence he believes people of color experience, which includes physical, political, legal, and economic violence....
  • 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 ^ | 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 Mondays 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 citys 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.
  • 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...
  • Seattle Gun Violence Tax Set to Pass ($25 per gun - $.05 per round)

    08/09/2015 7:53:43 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | August 9, 2015 | Rick Moran
    There isnt a far-left issue that the Seattle City Council hasnt passed or considered passing. So you just knew that they would get around to screwing gun owners in some novel and inventive way. How about a $25 tax on every firearm sold? Add to that a 5 cent tax on every cartridge and you have the typical liberal assault on law-abiding gun owners. But thats only part of the package. Theres also a provision to require gun owners to report the theft or loss of any firearm within 24 hours. [Snip] The tax is expected to bring $300-500,000 a...
  • RAW VIDEO: Activists disrupt rally featuring Sen. Bernie Sanders

    08/09/2015 5:06:57 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | 08/08/15 | KIRO
    RAW VIDEO: Activists disrupt rally featuring Sen. Bernie Sanders

    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 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]
  • 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.
  • 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 ^ | 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 groups agenda.
  • 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.
  • Seattle one vote away from tax on gun and ammunition sales (5 cents per round tax!!!!)

    08/05/2015 6:22:45 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 26 replies ^ | Aug 5, 2015 at 5:19 PM PDT | Kristen Drew
    "I feel outraged, actually, and not really as a gun owner or gun dealer but as a citizen of Seattle," said Sergey Solyanik, the owner of Precise Shooter. Solyanik attended the Council's Education & Governance Committee meeting on Wednesday morning, where members voted to send the bill to the full council. Under the gun violence tax, dealers would pay $25 for every firearm sold then $0.02 for every .22 caliber round and $0.05 for the rest of ammunition. "It's obvious what they're trying to do -- damage and hurt the local businesses under the guise of doing something to protect...
  • CEO who raised workers minimum pay to $70,000 hits predictable problems

    08/02/2015 7:12:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/02/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Do you remember that millennial CEO from Seattle who raised the salaries of all of his employees to at least $70K to combat income inequality? That was a really inspirational story for many in the SJW movement and made Dan Price a sort of sainted figure among liberals as he paved the way toward a more fair and equal future. Unfortunately, as many conservative, free market analysts predicted at the time, such generosity can come at a cost. And now the young entrepreneur seems to be hitting the reality wall. (Fox News) The Seattle CEO who reaped a publicity...
  • 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 | 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 havent made this little...
  • Liberal Gave All Employees 70k Minimum Wage, Then THIS Happened! (Going Broke)

    08/01/2015 5:39:10 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 35 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 8/1/2015 | JASON W. STEVENS
    They say what goes around comes around. In this case, ignore the basic laws of economics and human nature, and youll soon find yourself living in a van down by the river. That looks to be in the very near future for one liberal CEO who insisted on making a political statement about the minimum wage, rather than looking after the best interests of his employees and company. We predicted this would happen. But then again, conservatives tend to understand basic economics better than your typical liberal nutcase.
  • 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...
  • Higher pay a surprise success for Seattle restaurant (barf alert)

    07/31/2015 4:39:33 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 23 replies
    AP/CBS ^ | july 31, 2015
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  • Obama Admin OKs Using Aborted Babies Brains in Lab Tests

    07/30/2015 6:29:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies ^ | Mar 16, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    The Obama administration is getting grief from a pro-life group for approving an experiment using the remains of the bodies of unborn children victimized in abortion for research continues in U.S. laboratories. Scott Fischbach, the director of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life uncovered the information showing a clinical trial approved by the Food and Drug Administration uses brain tissue from aborted unborn babies to treat macular degeneration. StemCells Inc. will inject fetal brain stem cells into the eyes of up to 16 patients to study the cells effect on vision. In its press release announcing the clinical trial, StemCells Inc....