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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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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Dispatch from Washington State: Doubling down on failure

Here are some news items from the State of Washington, and the City of Seattle.  Please note that the state and city are run by Leftists through and through. First, items relating to the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic.  Two weeks ago, our Dictator closed all state restaurants for inside dining, closed gyms, and reduced capacity allowed …

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Impunity. Protesters block Freeways.

The title of the article this morning is "It's illegal to block Puget Sound roadways, but many protesters rarely face charges". In Seattle, as in many other places, so-called "protesters" often use this tactic to get their point across. They know that there is very little chance that any of them will bear any consequences …

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The Mask Slips on Seattle Homeless Mitigation Plans

In Seattle, the City Council passed, over the Mayor's veto, a bill to reduce the budget of the police department.  Included in this bill was a provision to eliminate the Navigation Team (wherever did they get that name?  It says zero about what the team actually does.) that has been doing (ineffective) outreach to the …

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Washington State (Seattle) Supreme Court confirms that “all your money belongs to us”.

In a unanimous ruling, the state/Seattle Supreme Court declared Tim Eyman's $30 car-tab initiative that passed last year to be unconstitutional.  The reason? "More than one subject". The judges' ruling Thursday is a victory for a coalition of cities, King County and Garfield County's transit agency, which had sued saying it would eviscerate funds they …

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It must be uncomfortable to live in Seattle these days

With the city council overriding the mayor's veto of their bill making drastic cuts to the Seattle Police Department, and the number of homeless camps increasing all over the city, residents of Seattle may be worrying about the safety of themselves, their homes, and their children.  Especially since for a few years now, Seattle police …

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Ruining Society Every Day

The so-called "Public Health" "Authorities", and the so-called "Press" (scare quotes fully intended) seem to be in collusion with the state government to ruin society.  If Society means people interacting with each other for mutual benefit, Society is being ruined, decimated by the reactions of Government to the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus.  The lockdowns …

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Defund the Police, you say?

Can you ID these suspects in a North Seattle convenience store robbery?   "People are dying"  Shootings at Aurora Ave. Motel spark neighborhood backlash.   Two people injured in late-night shooting as gun violence continues in Seattle   Local broker says people frustrated with protests, violence choose to move out of Seattle.   Roving band …

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Jenny Durkan, the Mayor of Seattle, is Racist, and Black Lives don’t seem to matter to her

For nearly a month now, activists have occupied a portion of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.  Those activists and their hangers-on have barricaded the streets; desecrated the Seattle Police East Precinct and prevented the Police from returning there; broken windows and graffiti-tagged businesses in their "zone"; and allowed multiple shootings and two deaths.  The shooting victims …

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