When I was 71, it was a Very Bad Year. The Year of “Closed” and “Canceled”

...a year of record-low unemployment, and job opportunities for ex-prisoners and black and other minority workers...until it wasn't.  A year of thriving small businesses, after-work drinks at our favorite Chinese restaurant, and ample overtime work due to a full order book at my aerospace job...until it wasn't.  Quite quickly, 2020 turned into the Annus Horribilis. …

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Fire Destroys historic theater in Seattle

The historic Seven Gables Theater in Seattle was destroyed in a three-alarm fire on Christmas Eve.  It took over 100 firefighters to finally put down the flames that gutted the 95-year-old indie movie theater that was a landmark in Seattle's University District. The building had been vacant since 2017, when the owners finally gave up …

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I Predicted This

Rich Americans Scramble to Move Money ahead of possible Biden Tax Hikes I listened to Joe Biden when he said he will impose much higher taxes on the wealthy if he becomes president. Even though the very wealthy are primarily the Biden supporters and donors, they are also his biggest targets (talk about voting against …

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Do you or your company use ZOOM for your online meetings? Beware!

This story in The Epoch Times shows how Communist China monitors online meetings held in The US, between participants in the United States. The Chinese Communist Party has put Zoom on a short leash, and has kept track of meetings here in the US, making sure that participants do not discuss issues that might be …

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I KNEW he couldn’t resist! Dictator of Washington proposes Capital Gains Tax

In spite of the fact that income taxes are unconstitutional in the State of Washington, Dictator Dimslee has proposed, in his 2021-2023 budget, a Capital Gains tax on "only the wealthiest citizens" of Washington State.  Never, ever, in the history of taxation, has such a tax, when instituted, EVER affected only the wealthiest citizens!  Never! …

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Seattle used to be committing slow suicide. The word “slow” no longer applies. Decline accelerates.

Sometimes I wonder how Seattle manages.  Their Radical Leftist government, elected by the people of Seattle, continues to engage in activities that are making the city unlivable.  Let's start with Cal Anderson Park, on Capitol Hill.  During the summer, riots over the death of a black man in Minneapolis led to the takeover and destruction …

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Right out there in public now. Google censors content IT deems “misinformation”.

Google, Facebook, and Twitter have been exempt from federal regulation, as "platforms" and not "publishers" under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.  It has been known for a long time (and contested by those huge tech companies), that they have not been acting as platforms, but as publishers, by removing content they deem to …

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He said what I wanted to say: Ricochet friend describes the biggest issue of the stolen 2020 election, Communist China

2020 has been a rather rough year. Mask scolds, the constant hammering of despair concerning Covid, and the usual suspects that refuse to acknowledge that the virus may well have been a CCP biological warfare experiment that escaped a lab in Wuhan has been forgotten. The refusal to investigate that possibility is to protect American …

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An important documentary for all Pacific Northwesterners to watch

This week, KOMO-TV in Seattle released a documentary entitled Fight for the Soul of Seattle. Anyone living in or near Seattle should see this.  Broadcaster Eric Johnson takes a tour of downtown Seattle, going over all the changes that have affected the city and its people over the past few years.  Some of the video …

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Watchwords of a Biden administration

This is what you can expect from a Biden administration.  I hope you leftists are happy with what is coming. HIGHER TAXES:  Business taxes will be increased, on all sizes of firms, which will lead to fewer new jobs created, and lower pay for current employees.  Personal income taxes will be increased on high-earning individuals …

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