Are you ready for the “socially-distant” future?

This afternoon, I was reading my Wall Street Journal from a few days ago (I still take the old-fashioned print edition, and I am always behind), and I noticed more than one article that, taken together, got me to thinking some very uncomfortable thoughts. I have read more than one article describing the "new office", …

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These are not protests and protesters anymore in Seattle

These are Armed Domestic Terrorists, allowed by the city government to control a portion of the city.  They set up barricades, stop residents and business owners from going by, and threaten them. Do these look like peaceful demonstrators to you?  The Seattle Police Department Third Precinct has been abandoned, turned over to the likes of …

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Leftists Eating Each Other in Seattle [Extensively edited with new information]

This Fox News Web Site story today is just priceless.  The Mayor, white, homosexual, female Jenny Durkan, has been "demanded" to resign by avowed Socialist City Council-creature Kshama Sawant.  Yeah, as if Durkan takes orders from the Clowncil!  Sawant let demonstrators into City Hall, because in her view it "belongs to the people". "Protesters" Storm …

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What now for the performing arts?

Due to Government Edicts all over the United States and the entire world, performing arts organizations have essentially been prevented from staging their symphony concerts, big-band jazz concerts, chamber music performances, choral concerts, and even rock concerts, due to fears of spreading the Wuhan Coronavirus.  They range from world-class orchestras like the Seattle Symphony, the …

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Lens-Artists Challenge #100-The long and winding road.

When I see a road, I usually wonder where it leads.  On our travels in the Pacific Northwest, Hubby and I pass many freeway turnoffs with roads down which we have never traveled.  On the way to Mount Vernon, there is a freeway exit marked "Starbird Road", and I have always been intrigued by the …

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Please, spare me the sanctimony.

White self-abasement, begging the Racial Justice Warriors not to come after Them. From the management at Best Buy: We are, I believe, in one of the toughest times in our country's history, as we continue to battle a deadly pandemic and the resulting economic havoc while, once again, coming face-to-face with the long-term effects of …

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Who is in charge of the Seattle Police Department, June 2020?

Yesterday, in the midst of the Riots (otherwise described as protests against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis), that would have been Mayor Jenny Durkan and Police Chief Carmen Best. Today, on the other hand, responsibility for the Seattle Police Department has been handed over to:  "SEATTLE POLICE-ACCOUNTABILITY GROUPS".  In a story titled: Mayor …

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This is how Leftists Mourn George Floyd

Violent, armed looters overrun Santa Monica Music Center: 'They took everything from us, and no one stopped them'   This was a community music school in Santa Monica, California.  Was. This is how modern-day Leftists mourn a black man killed by a police officer in Minneapolis.  Wanton destruction, theft, and vandalism. THIS. IS. WHO. THEY. …

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Living Proof that America is NOT a Systemically Racist Country

Barack Hussein Obama was elected President of the United States. Twice.  By both black and white voters. As for the so-called Black Lives Matter movement, may I recommend that you drop by Ricochet and read the excellent essay by member Derryck Green.  He nails it. Please tell me how looting and burning advances the cause …

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