take your answer off the air...

  • HorsesAss.Org: the straight poop on WA politics & the press
    progressive brilliance from the guy who pointed out Tim Eyman's nascent horse's-assedness
  • Talker's Magazine
    The quirky talk radio trade mag. Check the Talk Radio Research Project- it's not very scientific, but places on the top 15 talkers list (scroll down to Talk Radio Audiences By Size)) are as hotly contested as Emmys (and mean just about as much).
  • The Advocate
    No, not THAT Advocate... it's the Northwest Progressive Institute's Official Blog.
  • Media Matters
    Documentation of right-wing media in video, audio and text.
  • Orcinus
    home of David Neiwert, freelance investigative journalist and author who writes extensively about far-right hate groups
  • Hominid Views
    "People, politics, science, and whatnot" Darryl is a statistician who fights imperialism with empiricism, gives good links and wry commentary.
  • Jesus' General
    An 11 on the Manly Scale of Absolute Gender, a 12 on the Heavenly Scale of the 10 Commandments and a 6 on the earthly scale of the Immaculately Groomed.
  • Howie in Seattle
    Howie Martin is the Abe Linkin' of progressive Seattle.
  • Streaming Radio Guide
    Hellishly long (5795!) list of radio streaming, steaming on the Internets.
  • The Naked Loon
    News satire -- The Onion in the Seattle petunia patch.
  • Irrational Public Radio
    "informs, challenges, soothes and/or berates, and does so with a pleasing vocal cadence and unmatched enunciation. When you listen to IPR, integrity washes over you like lava, with the pleasing familiarity of a medium-roast coffee and a sensible muffin."
  • The Maddow Blog
    Here's the hyper-interactive La Raych of MSNBC. daily show-vids, freakishly geeky research, and classy graphics.
  • Northwest Broadcasters
    The AM, FM, TV and digital broadcasters of Northwest Washington, USA and Southwest British Columbia, Canada. From Kelso, WA to the northern tip of Vancouver Island, BC - call letters, formats, slogans, networks, technical data, and transmitter maps. Plus "recent" news.
  • News Corpse
    The Internet's chronicle of media decay.
  • The Moderate Voice
    The voice of reason in the age of Obama, and the politics of the far-middle.
  • News Hounds
    Dogged dogging of Fox News by a team who seems to watch every minute of the cable channel so you don't have to.
  • HistoryLink
    Fun to read and free encyclopedia of Washington State history. Founded by the late Walt Crowley, it's an indispensable tool and entertainment source for history wonks and surfers alike.

right-wing blogs we like

  • The Reagan Wing
    Hearin lies the real heart of Washington State Republicans. Doug Parris runs this red-meat social conservative group site which bars no holds when it comes to saying who they are and who they're not; what they believe and what they don't; who their friends are and where the rest of the Republicans can go. Well-written, and flaming.
  • Orbusmax
    inexhaustible Drudgery of NW conservative news
  • The Radio Equalizer
    prolific former Seattle KVI, KIRO talk host speaks authoritatively about radio.
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Andrew Ferguson

You can download the movie now on iTunes for free: http://freeitunessongs.blogspot.com/2008/03/video-lmn-movies-capture-of-green-river.html

Daniel K

Quite fitting that while Darcy Burner do the work you'd expect of one's congresswoman, Reichert is futzing around in Hollywood.

Oh, and lets not forget the irony of Reichert’s anti-“murderabilia” campaign (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9LVk7ZrBgU&feature=related) when he writes his own tell all book and accepts to have it made into a mini-series for a 6-figure sum.

sparky

I thought actors liked to research the characters they played? Guess not.

Elliot Ness

Shouldn't that be "My 2+18 year quest to capture the killer"..as he took his lazy ass time with Ridgeway like he was polishing off his 4 year college education, but taking a slovenly 20 years to complete.

joanie hussein for Obama

Now really, folks. Just who is surprised by this?

Fictionalized docu-drama-TV movies? The way most conservatives get their information anyway. It won't change much. The market for this movie will vote Reichert anyway.

mark

"The market for this movie will vote Reichert anyway."

Doesn't Lifetime pander to post-menopausal women, Joanie?

joanie hussein for Obama

I don't know, Mark. I don't watch Lifetime. Do you?

gk91

Ross should never have been picked to run against Alban, as Ross had a long public record of positions it was easy to scare people with.

What 'work' is Burner doing besides raising money? Isn't she using the dead in Iraq as she trumpets her "responsible" plan to end the war there?

Catlin Capital

The last this we need s Darcy Burner...she lost. Time for someone new.

BTW..this applies to Rossi as well.

Daniel K

gk91 - So by your logic, running on a platform to bring a responsible end to the war in Iraq is "using the dead in Iraq"?

Are you serious?

Go do a Google News search on Darcy Burner and Dave Reichert and you'll see article after article about the Iraq plan with regards to Burner. On the flip side all we can read about on Reichert is this mini-series.

So who’s the statesperson of the two? Who is fighting for the constituents rather than a royalty check? Who’s creating a large coalition of support to tackle the most important fiasco in recent history?

The Green River Killer mini-series is simply a reminder of how poorly Reichert performed as an investigator and Sheriff. The fact it is his opponent that is doing something to bring an end to this war, reminds us that Reichert is just as much a dud as an uninfluential nobody congressman.

cinco

Reichert is the Democrat equivalent of Jim McDermott.

Daniel K

cinco - except he is a repub.

sparky

heh dontcha hate when that happens, cinco?

Don S.

In Kirkland we only see Dave Reichert when he is running. We voted for him reluctantly in 2004, but saw him for who he is fairly soon therafter. He's not the brightest bulb in the string, he's a little lazy, and he is too close to the Bush administration despite his feeble efforts to get away. Golly, guess who's warning us about global warming, now? What a shallow fake.

carlos

Don why did you vote for him in 2004? What made the difference?

Tommy008

Reichert got all dolled up in his dress uniform and manned up to Gary Ridgeway in a "staring comtest". This was filmed and has been since plastered all over the tv. The Seatac puke stood his ground with Dave for a good while, but finally gave into the manlier fellow.By the way, i once shared a house with an unpleasant Ukranian ex-wrestler in Sea Tac. Later, after I'd long since moved out, and the Ridgeway trial was in the news, I tracked down the little house in Seatac they kept mentioning as the house where he comitted many of the murders. It sounded creepily close to the house from my past, from the address. I found it. It was in a little cul-de-sac, just a half dozen or less houses behind the fenced back yard of my former house. A very strange feeling occurred when i found this out.

Tommy008

Matt, Carleen and kirby are sounding more and more like Larry Curly and Moe. Matt Haber makes Sherriff Dave, Carleen and Kirby sound like rocket scientists. Last time ichecked this isn't Fargo or Provo. KVI must do better. We deserve better. The pickup truck/gunrack, "these are my people" circa 1981 shtick isn't working. get a clue, KVI PD.

bill

Good Post Tommy. I quit KVI/kirby when they came up with the whole hick/pickup truck schtick. Went to 1300 like Laura in the morning alot better

Dr. No Comments

I don't understand why Tomás Guillén, of all people, wants the public to know that Reichert "desecrated the victims." Guillén's career and reputation were also built on the Green River murders, and other murder investigations. Guillén's book cover has a picture of Wendy Coffield's body being dragged out of the river, under the words "16 PAGES OF CHILLING PHOTOGRAPHS". As for posing for pictures at grave sites and crime scenes -- it's such a common practice that it's a cliché. Reichert's real offense is that he's a typical politician.

Kim Maddux

Get off Reicherts's back. He did what he could. His boss at the time wanted him to shut down the whole investigation. I'm not saying that capturing Ridgeway,should have put him in congress, but somebody voted him in that position. Nobody is perfect. He was,able to bring peace to some of these families by bringing them closure.

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