Archive for October 20th, 2011

October 20, 2011

The Columbians Glaring Hypocrisy

by lewwaters

Although we complain often, the bias seen in our media is glaring. What doesn’t get mentioned much is their hypocrisy. That is seen no brighter in the latest bash of businessman David Madore for the following flier a PAC he formed sent out.

NOTE: This blog no longer supports David Madore and calls upon him to resign immediately!

Neither candidate had anything to do with the ad and what is stated is the brutal truth, save the claim of Clark County having the highest unemployment. Four counties are now higher, but we are not too far behind. We have been in double digit unemployment for over 2 years now.

But, for the Columbian to express any outrage over the ad is as hypocritical as can be.

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October 20, 2011

Local Business Community Voice Concerns Over McEnerny Ogle

by lewwaters

I guess it was inevitable, after the Columbian raised concerns over Bill Turlay, candidate for Vancouver City Council position 6 misreading business license regulations and not having the city license, that somewhere along the line something concerning his opponent, Anne McEnerny Ogle would surface.

As I said back then, all of us have something we erred on or something someone can make an issue over, candidates for office especially.

I received a copy of a Press Release titled, “McEnerny-Ogle Candidacy for Vancouver Council Concerns Members of the Local Business Community” where it is claimed,

“Recent documents obtained highlight the ineffectiveness of Anne McEnerny-Ogle, candidate for Vancouver City Council, in her role as Chair of the Vancouver Planning Commission. One document released is from Vancouver City staff, dated October 30, 2006 to Mayor Royce Pollard. In the document, Planning Commission staff request that McEnerny-Ogle not be reappointed to the Planning Commission due to complaints about her decisions being based on personal prejudices and not criteria in the City’s development code.”

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October 20, 2011

Will Rob McKenna Accept Responsibility for “Uncomfortable Conversations?”

by lewwaters

After some two years in an out of court, Washington State Attorney General and candidate for Governor, Rob McKenna, has succeeded in granting requests of Gay Activists to obtain the names and addresses of all those people who signed the petition that placed R-71, placing the states “everything but marriage” bill before voters in 2009.

Activists have maintained all along their intent to place those names and addresses on a website with a search engine in order for others to identify people they know to engage in “uncomfortable conversations” with people who signed the petition.

Ordinarily, knowing who signed a petition is of no worry, but with at least 6 Gay Activist Groups obtaining the state supplied DVD’s listing all 130,000 names and addresses by the end of the day the DVD was made available and due to several threats issued towards those support traditional marriage, I am not convinced the notion of transparency is best served in this case.

A look back at California’s Proposition 8 passing in 2008 also gives a prime example of intimidation & harassment as well as calls for violence against people who do not support same sex marriage. Much of what was seen then came about due to personal information being obtained and posted online.

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