Archive for February 9th, 2011

February 9, 2011

Union Boss: “People Who Want to Control Federal Spending Are Mentally Retarded”

by lewwaters

Members of the American Federation of Government Employees picketed outside the Capitol demanding more taxpayer dollars for their salaries. AFP caught up with union boss John Gage of AFGE who told them that those who want to control federal spending are “mentally retarded.”

Wasn’t the lady calling for “Money Now” at a teachers rally last year also crying for more money?

A Professional Protester?

February 9, 2011

Are 14 Year Olds Ready to Vote…… Responsibly?

by lewwaters

For those that listened in to KPAM 860’s Victoria Taft program today, you heard her and I discussing this subject. Ridiculous you say? I agree, but SB 5621 is a current bill before the Senate in Olympia, introduced and supported by Seattle Democrat, Senator Scott White.

Scott, who served one term in the house and recently won the Senate seat vacated by retiring Democrat Ken Jacobsen in Washington State’s 46th legislative district said in his statement on the bill, “Kids are always forced to listen to adults, but adults can learn a lot from listening to young people.”

Uh, Scott, I think that is what goes on in a normal parent/child relationship!

The notion is being promoted by a young recent High School graduate, Jesse Seidman who says on the facebook page, Campaign to End Education Without Representation, “The current school board situation in Washington State blatantly disregards the rights of students,” and, “We are the solution to the problems the current generation has created. In order to stand a fighting chance against the injustices of today, the youth of Washington must have the nerve to stand up and say enough!”

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