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Yes, I’m still bitter about the monorail…

By kate on November 15th, 2005

… so I’m helping out in the attempt to associate Mayor Greg Nickels with

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Why Newspapers are Still Relevant

By kate on November 1st, 2005

I began this entry as a response to Christian’s blog post, “Newspapers Die By Their Own Ignorance.” When I realized how long it was getting, I decided to put it here instead…   I beg to differ (with Christian’s point). As a daily newspaper reader for most of my life (still am today), I dispute […]

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To my friends with cars… Join the BUY-cott

By kate on May 25th, 2005

“Looking for an easy way to protest Bush foreign policy week after week? And an easy way to help alleviate global poverty? Buy your gasoline at Citgo stations…” (Read more from Jeff Cohen)

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Smoke-Free Sunday

By kate on May 12th, 2005

I found this blurb in today’s Times: Smoke-free day Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub in the Pike Place Market neighborhood is going permanently smoke-free June 1. For the rest of this month, though, smoking at Kells is restricted to a back bar area, except for Sunday. On Sunday, Kells will be among a number of […]

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Wearing black again

By kate on November 4th, 2004

I’m not feeling any better about things today. If anything, I’m filled with a little less rage and a little more despair after reading in the paper about the administration’s plans for the next four years. And this idea that progressives should be hopeful after what we managed to accomplish just isn’t working for me. […]

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Really fucking angry

By kate on November 3rd, 2004

My rage has usurped my ability to think and debate rationally. How could Bush win? How could this happen? How could half of my countrymen, my “fellow Americans” actually vote for that

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