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Posts tagged "Seattle Times"
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...

“But a monster in the shadows soon could run amok”

An open letter to Andrew Garber, Olympia correspondent for the Seattle Times, to express our concerns about the implications he conveyed about monsters, shadows, running amok, and the state budget itself. Read more...

Bet he’s wishing that quote wasn’t published today

"I see huge potential for a meltdown," [Ross] Hunter said of the negotiations ahead. "We'll have a meltdown in the House. We'll have a meltdown in the Senate... . You can imagine all sorts of end games on this. I don't know how it will work." Read more...

Pits of despair, selfish slips, and the wrong liquid: Semi-daily update (12/31 & 2/1)

Our semi-daily wrap encapsulates positions on issues that don't quite measure up to the full chiseled-on-granite kind of treatment our featured posts get. Read more...