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Twilight of our safety net

Twilight of our safety net

That movie production tax loophole they expanded is really coming in handy. Read more...

Senate leadership to deem victimization of homeless people Necessary to Implement the Budget

Just days after passing a bill to add penalties for crimes specifically targeted at homeless people, with plans already in motion to brutalize a variety of programs that specifically target homeless people, the Senate is today on the verge of officially determining that their own victimization of the homeless is Necessary to Implement the Budget.... Read more...
Here comes the cover up: User of State computer scrubs Senator Joe Zarelli's wikipedia page of controversy

Here comes the cover up: User of State computer scrubs Senator Joe Zarelli’s wikipedia page of controversy

Is Zarelli covering up his lycanthropy or trying to hide his hypocrisy on unemployment benefits? Read more...

The under-publicized issue of carpet stewardship

Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles is sponsoring SB 5110, Concerning carpet stewardship. But she has failed to consider how this will affect genies and other disenfranchised high-frequency carpet users. Read more...
Ross Hunter's budget proposal: you win some, you ooze some

Ross Hunter’s budget proposal: you win some, you ooze some

The House Democrats are out today with their recommendations on this year's supplemental budget. Though vampires, zombies, and werewolves are glad to see his budget proposal eliminate the Basic Health program, reduce care for the elderly, and make other undead-friendly moves, there is much frustration in the undead community over the fact that many services... Read more...

Press Release: “We’re only in our first week, and it’s already getting hairy”

All of Olympia is talking about the revealingly hirsute photo of State Senate minority leader Joe Zarelli (R-18th District) recently discovered lurking in the shadows of the Senate Republican Caucus website. Although the photo has since been scrubbed form the official site, a screenshot was thankfully preserved here at UndeadOlympia.com. Read more...

The State of the State: Death, Rebirth, and Blood Lust?

Governor Gregoire Evokes Undead Values in Key Speech Governor Gregoire’s official State of the State address today veered wildly from can-do hopefulness to disconsolate despair — and back again. Her curious speech seemed to embrace the shared principles and values of Washingtonians in one paragraph, and then set a course to abandon those same values... Read more...
Blood Lust at the Governor's Mansion

Blood Lust at the Governor’s Mansion

The Governor's approach to the budget is utterly unbalanced, tilting heavily towards blood lust. Who benefits from this high blood availability? Read more...
A Brief Survey of Washington State Zombie History

A Brief Survey of Washington State Zombie History

Tim Eyman has been a key vector of zombie infection for the past decade, as his grunting sloganeering ("uhhhhhh, lower taxes, uhhhhhhh, waste") has consumed the brains of a majority of state voters. Read more...

The State of the State’s Zombies

As we prepare for the Legislative Session, we here at Undead Olympia thought it would be wise to take a look at the state of the state’s zombies, so we have a benchmark to compare various proposals that may come under consideration. The state of the state’s zombies is decidedly mixed. Despite various indicators that... Read more...