Eye On Olympia archive for July 2004

FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2004

Bed-wetters...

Today we'll take a short respite from political stuff to briefly note the general wailing, rending of garments and gnashing of teeth in Puget Sound over the fact that, gasp, for the next couple of days, temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s! "If...

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TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2004

A treat for political junkies...

Here's an online cartoon that's been circulating widely among politicos for the past week. It lampoons both Bush and Kerry. Make sure you have the volume up -- the lyrics, sung to the tune of "This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land"...

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MONDAY, JULY 19, 2004


L'etat, c'est moi (Part 2)...

"Gov. Locke, we were here when you came. By God, we're going to be here when you go. In fact, you're going to leave and nobody's going to miss you. But if we leave, everyone's going to miss us. This state wouldn't run without us."...

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Shopping with the Gov...

"Stay. And of course go to the Nordstrom Annual Sale." Gov. Gary Locke, in full booster mode, welcoming the nation's governors to this past weekend's National Governors' Association conference in Seattle. The governor also took pains to point out that Seattle last summer had something...

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TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2004

Primary colors...

In two months, Washingtonians will do something they haven't done since the mid-1930s -- vote from among just one party's candidates in the primary. The courts have thrown out Washington's "blanket primary," which allowed people to pick among Democrats, say, for one position and Republicans...

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