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Posts tagged "Joe Zarelli"
A prowling, hairy sasquatch, just like the Times predicted

A prowling, hairy sasquatch, just like the Times predicted

Back in 1934, the Seattle Times was seriously ahead of the curve, reporting on Senator Zarelli's assault on the backwards Senate Democrats more than 75 years before it happened, under the appropriate headline: "Prowling, hairy sasquatch again scares primitive tribe". Read more...
Seattle Times Live Chat with Zarelli & Murray fails to cut to the core

Seattle Times Live Chat with Zarelli & Murray fails to cut to the core

The Seattle Times hosted a live chat on the state budget with leader of the pack Joe Zarelli and his sidekick, Ed Murray. (In all fairness, Senator Murray was clearly the key author of the excuses accompanying the budget.) Read more...
Senate floor to become cutting room floor?

Senate floor to become cutting room floor?

Led by the unlikely mutual appreciation society of Senators Murray and Zarelli, the Senate's budget proposal cuts loose with a slash and burn budget that cuts no slack for the poor, and cuts the cord on children’s health, but fails to cut the mustard. Read more...

Selling our Soul: Posters for Sale

You've seen our Twlight of Our Safety Net posters featuring both our vampire Governor Gregoire and the Werewolf from the 18th, Joseph Zarelli. Now you can have copies for yourself. Read more...
Zarelli: Twilight of Our Safety Net, Part 2

Zarelli: Twilight of Our Safety Net, Part 2

The second in our series of posters. Rally-quality prints of this and the first Twilight of Our Safety Net poster available soon. Watch this space for news and click through to see the full poster. Read more...
Werewolves and Narcissists oh my

Werewolves and Narcissists oh my

How Joe Zarelli found leverage over Ed Murray: one compliment at a time... Read more...
Public employees like to say they make the ultimate sacrifice...

Public employees like to say they make the ultimate sacrifice…

Living things grow. But dead things wither. The state cannot afford life anymore, so Legislators must choose death every chance they've got. It's a tough choice, sure, but there's no group more eager to make tough choices than the Washington State Legislature. Read more...
Joe Zarelli: A Hair of the Dog Approach

Joe Zarelli: A Hair of the Dog Approach

Zarelli began the session hungry like the wolf, waiting to pounce on the twin scourges of immigrants seeking an education and/or trying to drive, and ghost children who don't exist. These may seem like strange issues to take on, but you can't doubt the instincts of a natural born pack animal — his curious choice... Read more...
Joe Zarelli: Becoming Leader of the Pack

Joe Zarelli: Becoming Leader of the Pack

It's taken a long time for Joe Zarelli to make it to the top of the dogpile. The story involves unlicensed driving, cocaine, public benefits fraud, and more. Read more...