Archive for November, 2012

I am a member of a Facebook that someone posted this picture to some time back. The poster asked for ideas of what could go into the space between the building and the road. Several people made suggestions, mostly retail, food service, or entertainment, and mostly requesting some sort of chain or franchise. Some people […]

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Dear President Obama, Congratulations on your re-election! I was happy and relieved to see that the election went your way. I was pleasantly surprised by your margin in the Electoral College. All-in-all, it appears to be a good day for liberals: You were re-elected. The Democratic majority in the Senate has been expanded. Elizabeth Warren […]

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Here in Washington we had a pivotal vote yesterday, Referendum 74, which (if approved) will legalize civil marriage between same-sex couples. (The results are running close, and Washington’s ‘all-absentee’ voting just requires ballots to be postmarked by election date, meaning that votes will still be coming in to auditors’ offices for a couple days. If […]

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