Monday, November 20, 2017

Email to Sens Murray, Cantwell and Rep. Herrera: time to be bipartisan for real, this time.

Addressed to Senators Murray and Cantwell, as well as to Congresswoman Herrera.

I am writing you in the hopes of answering two different questions:

First, you've all served in Congress generally and the Senate and the House particularly, for at least seven years, and in the Senator's cases, at least 17 years.

During the time you've been there, just over the past 10 years or so alone, 268 unnamed perpetrators have been identified as the causes for millions of dollars in settlements.

As members of Congress... Senators and a Congresswoman... You knew.

You knew... and you said nothing.

You knew and you DID nothing.

You inaction... was acquiescence.

Your silence makes you an accomplice.  It makes you complicit.

Why?  Why did you remain silent?

You had no problem whatsoever calling our Candidate Trump for what seems to be far less.

You have no problem protecting Senator Franken with your silence now, today.

So many are calling for US Senate Candidate Roy Moore to withdraw.  Even Republicans don't care if they lose the seat in Alabama, as somehow forcing Moore to withdraw (if such a thing were possible) would inevitably result in the loss of the seat.  Those leading the GOP despise Judge Moore's politics and know he would oppose the establishment... and they would rather he lose and make it even more difficult to implement President Trump's agenda than it is now.

But who among you... or anyone else in Congress... is demanding the same for Sen. Franken?

Typically, Rep. Herrera is silent as she usually is on most any controversial issue... although strangely, she had no problem throwing this district under the bus during the presidential campaign when all three of you were so convinced that Candidate Trump would never be President Trump.

You were "champions of women."

Then.

Now?

Not so much.

To my question:  Why were you silent?

All those years... You KNEW.  And your silence GUARANTEED more assaults, more harassment, and more pain for more victims.

You KNEW... and you did nothing.

Why?

The second question is this:

What are you going to do to get the list of the 268 offenders released?

Because it is a moral imperative for politicians who have been so judgemental in the past for political reasons to be judgemental NOW for moral reasons.

This is beyond political party.  This is beyond government.  This is beyond power.

The hypocrisy of being outspoken on women's causes... the Hillary Clinton to the Bill Clinton... cannot be overstated.

You've been "bipartisan" when it suited you.

How about being "bipartisan now?

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Message to Jaime Herrera that she will, no doubt, ignore: Until you fix your own House, keep your mouth shut about anyone elses.

(I put this up on both of her FB pages.  I'm sure they'll never see the light of day)

Seven years you've been in Congress.  You had no problem whatsoever, joining our 2 democrat US Senators in beating the hell out of then-candidate Donald Trump over a tape and, in so doing, screwing this district out of any White House help, like for example, in solving our cross-river transportation problems which, as you know, you have done nothing about.

Help me understand this.

You KNEW this sort of garbage was going on in Congress.

You KNEW that millions of our dollars had been paid to insure the silence of the victims.

And you said NOTHING about your own colleagues in all of those years.

Hypocrite, much?

Well, now's your chance to actually DO something, unlike wasting our time like you have been.

What say you drop a bill requiring the names of all the perpetrators (268 over the past 10 years) as well as the amounts awarded ($17 million+ in total) because of their actions to each victim and the details of what they've done (while keeping the names of the victims redacted) and that this bill also includes a requirement that makes those engaging in this sort of activity PERSONALLY LIABLE... instead of hanging the bill on us.

I get that such a move on your part would require at least SOME courage, which until now, you've never shown.

Given your proven cowardice, (HOW many open town hall meetings have you held?  WHEN was the last one?) I'm not going to hold my breath.  But when it comes to this subject, unless you're willing to act against your own colleagues?

Keep your mouth shut about anyone else.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Paging Larry Hoff... paging Larry Hoff.

I left the following questions at what appears to be Sen. Ann "Gas Tax" Rivers' puppet, to see aht he's actually made of.

So far... no response.

Not that I expected one.

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Hi, Larry. Tell me: would you have voted for the gas tax/tab fee increase? Would you have supported the emergency clause? Would you have opposed a referendum clause like Sen. Rivers?

Would you have voted yes on the last budget, particularly without adding any teacher accountability measures? How would you have voted on the State Dream Act legislation? How would you have voted on the two-tiered driver's license legislation?

I note that Senator Rivers is a big cheerleader for you. Can we expect you to keep your campaign pledges, unlike Sen. Rivers, who pledged, in writing, to oppose gas tax and tab fee increases and then proceeded to hang a $700 million tax bill around the people of Clark County when the time came to vote?

Can we expect you to sell us out on the CRC like most of the people in that spiffy little endorsement video?

Can we expect you to change YOUR mind on your promises when it's based on a "business decision?"

Can we expect you to lie to us on the upcoming massive property tax increase we face next year like both Sen. Wilson and Sen. Rivers lied to us over what we face next year as a result of Rivers and Wilson selling us out on the last budget?

In short, are you going to vote your district like Rep. Pike? Or are you going to vote the special interests and screw us like Sen. Rivers? And if you're going to vote your district, then how on earth did you get Rivers to endorse you since she wouldn't be caught dead voting the way the people she "represents" wants?

And just out of curiosity, what did you promise these people to get their endorsements? I'm sure they didn't just pick you out of a phone book for this gig... and I'm sure there is a quid-pro-quo.

So, tell us... inquiring minds want to know. Or are you going to be like Sen. Rivers and refuse to respond to this constituent's communications merely because she doesn't like my efforts to hold her accountable for her multiple betrayals to me personally and her district specifically? Or are you going to be your own man... and actually do what your title suggests... and REPRESENT US?

US Congress: hypocrites all. Destroy Moore.... give Franken a pass.

For many well-known reasons, those attacking Moore have absolutely nothing going for themselves except a rabid left, a rabid conservative-hating RINO GOP leadership, and a rabid, conservative-hating media.

As I've previously written, the stupidity of the leadership for the GOP simply cannot be overstated.

Obviously, they would rather lose the seat in Alabama then support this candidate because he's clearly anti-establishment.

I'm reminded of a saying from the gloating then vice president of the Sierra Club after the Federal government destroyed the logging industry in this corner of the country over Spotted Owl "habitat."

"It's a good thing we had the Spotted Owl... because if we didn't, we'd have had to invent one," meaning some other animal that would have allowed them to crush the local economies of so many in the Northwestern United States.

That's what we're faced with here.

You know the RINOs running the GOP, both the RNC and the Senate, were high-fiving the crap out of each other when the story of these bogus allegations broke.

Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if they originated out of Mitch's office.  It's the kind of poorly thought out, poorly executed crap they're known for.

And now, a democrat has multiple complaints, has admitted to and apologized for at least some of it and has photographic evidence to back at least one of the complaints.

And, we all know, that without that horrific picture, this scumbag would be singing an entirely different tune.

Then, we come to find out something on the order of 260 complaints have been paid off by the Treasury for the conduct of some of these clowns over the last 10 years.

I'm mystified as to why Congress doesn't release the names of those we've wasted some $17 million-plus of our money on.

And that they DON'T release those names?

Well, that tends to infer that it's plenty of men from BOTH sides of the aisle involved.

Franken, naturally, wants to buy time, so he supports an Ethics Committee investigation.  Then Oregon Senator Bobby Packwood, who even *I* knew had a reputation for this sort of thing before he finally got busted, was able to stall his departure for three years... the Ethics investigation itself took a year and then Packwood hung on for another two.

The actual evidence against Franken is there for all to see.  The actual evidence against Moore is practically non-existent, save for the efforts of democrat/RINO operatives and the made up evidence, easily discredited, of a high school year book.

To those names should be added the names behind the 268 complaints Congress is hiding.

And once again, our clueless congresswoman is nowhere to be found.

She had no problem running off at the mouth when her target was now-President Trump.  Why is she so quiet about this now?  And why has she BEEN so quiet about this during the 7 years she's been our waste of a congresswoman?

Cat got her tongue?  She had SO much to say back then. 

Now?

Not so much.

Thanks, Jaime.

For nothing.

As expected, even the GOP sell out on the budget wasn't enough for those slimeballs in the State Supreme Court.

As I've known all along, the question "when is enough, enough?" is ALWAYS going to be answered with "never" when it comes to the utter insanity of the legislature jumping through the hoop the supreme court held up with their fantasy McCleary ruling.

The Legislature, in fact, DOES have a "paramount duty."  But THAT duty is NOT to either the Supreme Court OR the WEA.

That duty is to US, The People.  And clearly, their duty was to tell the supreme court to go pound sand.

As it is, our property taxes are set to explode next year, lies of Sens. Wilson and Rivers notwithstanding.  Now, because these simple idiots failed to tell the court to simply drop dead, those taxes are going to blast off even higher.

This is a direct result of the cowardice and incompetence of Sen. Rivers and Sen. Wilson and their cronies who sold us out instead of doing the right thing.

Now, we'll dump additional billions down the WEA rabbit hole.  We'll dump these hundreds of millions down a union sewer with zero accountability measures, zero improvement measures, zero increased educational outcomes, zero reporting requirements... because, after all, these gutless idiots simply refused to ask US what WE wanted... and why would we even THINK to hold those scum accountable for  their educational outcomes?

They had so many other options besides caving: everything from defunding the court to reducing the number of seats ON the court, to actually legislatively DEFINING what the phrase "paramount duty" means in the state constitutional definition sense.

Instead, they gave their legislative authority and ability to those leftist mental midgets across the street.  And they even managed to screw THAT up.

Each and every number those morons shill is arbitrary.  NO number will assure success; if it did, Baltimore at more than $18,000 per student would be pumping out geniuses instead of functionally illiterate cretins who can't even read a bus schedule.

So now, we wait for the Legislature to rape our wallets once again... with zero improvement to show for it.

And when that happens... and it WILL happen... then what?

Do we get those wasted billions back?

Hardly.

Thanks to the RINOs in the Senate and here locally who made it all happen.

Aren't you proud?

Idiots.