take your answer off the air...

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    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.
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    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.
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    "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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May 06, 2005



This gasbag so-called "preacher" proves by his responses that this is all about him. He is an egotistical idiot who wants to bring in dollars to his right wing church. He probably really doesn't care a bit one way or the other but like all hateriots, feels like this is a good issue to stir up the knuckledraggers.

Hutch is nothing but a punk.


So what, exactly, was this malignant narcissist proposing his hate-besotted dimbots do -- jump to perhaps even more gay-friendly Apple? Learn Linux? Or just bust out the trusty abacus?

I always wondered what eventually became of blowhard schoolyard bullies. I guess now we know.

Oh, and here's a lil' classic old Hutchie-poo might want to take note of:


The vitriol against Hutcherson might be deserved, but he, and the other Christian 'Righteous/Wrongteous' types, are misunderstood by the doo-doo-good liberals.

You've got to understand that these people are SINCERE in their belief that they are God's right hand on earth and that what they think God wants, they will do, God damning anyone who gets in the way! (Sounds real Christian, when put like that, doesn't it?) They just don't get that Jesus was a pacifist who accepted the lowly into his heart and would never, EVER dream of rejecting gays and lesbians, or virtually any other person whose life was lead in peace and harmony.

(What we call "God" is simply THE amorphous force of the universe, having done nothing to contribute to our human condition except that IT - not He or She! - imbued us all with the ability to choose our own horrible, strange or blissful lives.)

Society and everything accomplished in it is a HUMAN creation, and as such is simply flawed. Greatly flawed. Irreversably flawed. Hey, it's not even supposed to be great. This world is a hell!

People, Rev Hutcherson is flawed because he truly believes a lie told by a fool and perpetuated by every stooge from Constintine to George Dubbya Bush. The only response to such a one is to patently ignore its posturing, blathering, and hateful bullyings. That'll get him where it hurts most.


This preacher is a loudmouthed dummy. Thanks to Microsoft for seeing the light after its stumble. Truth be told the Microsoft flip-flop had nothing to go with the failure of the gay rights bill. The state senate GOP caucus had already decided to lock up together well before there was any publicity about the Microsoft switch. There were GOP senators who wanted to vote for the bill. But leadership agreed to support the views of the majority. The GOP majority had a single constituent group it was trying to please - christian fundamentalists. The really stupid part of this is that the proposal to add "sexual orientation" to the state's civil rights laws is a modest proposal with widespread mainstream appeal statewide. It would have been easy for GOP senators to say that the bill had nothing to do with interfering with fundy beliefs, because it didn't. They really screwed up in this. It'll pass soon, probably with a few less Republicans in the state senate.

ralph kunkel

These evangelical folks have besmirched and continue to destroy the message of christ in their search to elevate their own agendas. They will go the way of all demigogues

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