More than 700 people packed the auditorium of Sequim High School to applaud angry blasts at Wall Street greed.
SEATTLE - People lined up at microphones at a July 23 "speak out" here to demand that Congress stop kowtowing to the corporations and do what voters elected them to do: create good jobs at a living wage.
Women are being thrown under the bus as states and the nation try to reduce deficits by slashing budgets.
The legislature is grappling with budget deficits estimated at $5.1 billion, yet ballot initiatives pushed through by Republican extremists last November block every measure to increase revenues.
Posted prominently beside the road leading out of town at the mouth of the Dungeness River is a sign, "Tsunami Evacuation Route." In the past we paid little attention to it. But we are now.
SEATTLE - Public employee unions and the people they serve denounced the budget unveiled by Gov. Chris Gregoire, which slashes vital services and jobs.
"This is a brutal time and it is a time to fight back!" said Robby Stern, president of the Puget Sound Alliance of Retired Americans.
With street-corner "waves" and grassroots energy, Washington state Democratic incumbents Norm Dicks and Patty Murray are "on a charge" to win.
Shadowy groups are flooding Washington State with anonymous corporate cash to buy ads smearing incumbent Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, MoveOn charged.
Patriot Marion Melissa Burns marched on July 4th with this message, ""Bill Gates Sr. is right! He and his son should pay higher taxes. Vote yes on I-1098 in November. Tax the rich."