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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October 01, 2008



Bad grammar aside, I get the sense that she does not see all the contradictions in what she thinks is important compared to what McCain says he will support. I have no doubt that her family has struggled financially at some point in their lives, but McCain is on record for not supporting programs that would help families. I dont know of anyone who thinks she should have aborted her son..the criticism I have heard is that he is 5 mos old and is going to need an extra amount of attention and care and that it will be very hard for her to do that if she is a full time Vice President. If her husband is worried now about the separations during a campaign, he has no idea what it would be like if she held the office. She will not be able to call this in like she does being governor.


Well, there you have it. Sputsie, duff, steven - all "Joe-sixpack Americans." Yep, couldn't agree more.

You know, Sparky, I never try to second-guess the choices a woman (or a man) makes for themselves. I take them at face value and trust that they know what's best for themselves and those they love.

Sarah's a big girl. I know that what I see and what I hear is what I get. And I respect her right to choose for herself just as I respect the right of our three "Joe Sixpacks" to choose Palin-McCain as their leaders.

Fortunately, many Joe Sixpacks are changing their minds...


I think you may be a couple of bottles short of a 'six-pack' yourself. Obviously you've not read my previous posts...but what's new...you will spew what you will spew, no matter what.


Wow, Palin sounds pretty well grounded to me.

So what was Obama's explanation for voting against the live birth abortion bill anyway? Has he come out with a reason, didn't he vote against it more than once? Or should I guess we don't get to hear his real views on issues "above his paygrade"

Personally, I like to consider myself Average Joe Twelvepack.


12 packs come in stubbies, dont they?

Great Letter to the Editor today in the PI:

LTE from the Seattle P-I today:

Bill Maher insults fans of 'Hazzard'

I am so incensed by Bill Maher's recent incendiary comments about Sarah Palin that I can barely hold my hands steady enough to type this letter.
To say that the only type of people dumb enough to vote for Palin are
the people who would wait in line to watch a "Dukes of Hazzard" movie
is totally offensive and untrue.
You are free to call me a dumb hillbilly who was weaned on the hilarious adventures of those good old Hazzard boys -- just don't insinuate that someone like me is dumb enough to vote for Sarah Palin.



If I were a conservative I would LOVE Palin, because intelegence itself is the enemy of conservative economic theory and conservative religious values. If you want someone who will plug their ears to rational thought and outlaw abortion and inject religion into everything then she's your politician.


Yeah it's too bad we have to choose between someone who would outlaw abortion completely and someone who thinks it's okay to stab babies in the brain after being born alive.

Unfortunately there don't seem to be any rational/normal humans running for office these days.


Yup, Brian, you don't have to tell us your fondness for Joe Sixpack. It is written all over your ignorant posts.

When you are informed about live-birth abortions, we can talk. Until then, enjoy sharing a beer with your choice for VP.

Parroter Duff, you're right for once. I don't read many of your posts. It's true. You can tell. You and sputsie are incredibly dull. What am I missing?

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