Archive | April, 2010

WA State Dept of Licensing Fraud

30 April 2010

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We got a renewal notice for the tabs on one of our vehicles today from the Dept of Licensing. Frankly, I’m curious how they can do what they did on the form without it being fraud. And I’m even talking about how the legislature did an end-around on the $30 tabs initiative years ago. No, […]

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Fairness

29 April 2010

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Fairness has become a political catchword, but like so many others, and especially like the politically-correct movement, all it really acts as is a control over speech. The current use is related to “spreading the wealth”, but what the proponents fail to mention, or perhaps even realize, is that while some people do in fact […]

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Fighting Traffic Cameras in WA State

26 April 2010

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There’s a rapidly-growing movement to ban traffic cameras in WA State (as is happening in many other states as well). Politicians will, of course, tell us that they are put in place for “public safety”, yet many studies show that red-light cameras actually increase accidents. This past weekend there were several local protests that were […]

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Marines Have Done a Lot of Things…

1 April 2010

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…but they’ve never capsized an island. Courtesy of Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) during a discussion with Adm. Robert Willard, head of the U.S. Pacific fleet, stating his concern about a planned increase in troop levels in Guam (possibly part of Obama’s plan to fight insurgents): “My fear is that the whole island will become so […]

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