I went out of my way to help our gun rights’ supporters with their legal challenge to I-1639 – here’s why
Since I'm a 24/7/365 political activist (with ADHD), I'm constantly looking for ways to make a difference I'm like a shark, always swimming, constantly moving. I don't just sit around and wait for people to ask for help. I am overtly pro-active in all areas of the...read more
Judge does to liberal initiative what he would have done if it had been ours: booted it off the ballot because petitions didn’t comply with the law
It was obvious the petitions for the anti-gun-rights initiative were screwed up -- but many didn't think the court would do anything about it. Justifiably, we are all very skeptical about judges and the courts in the state of Washington (cynical might be a better...read more
Tomorrow the judge should boot the billionaires’ anti-gun-rights initiative off the ballot — if he doesn’t, then laws on petitions are moot.
If this was an Eyman initiative, everyone would insist I follow the law. Because opponents know that voters support our initiatives (like $30 tabs), they've often filed pre-election legal challenges to prevent voters from voting on them. The courts have consistently...read more
$11 million spent to get other 3 initiatives on the ballot. How much for our $30 Tabs Initiative? $700K. We’ll make it for 1/5 the cost. Why?
The final reports for initiative campaigns were posted on Friday. So now we know how much each initiative spent to qualify for the ballot: * The carbon tax initiative I-1631 spent $2.1 million to qualify. * The anti-gun-rights initiative I-1634 spent $4.1 million. *...read more
Car tab taxes have skyrocketed because state and local governments are ripping us off — $30 Tabs Initiative tells politicians “We’re mad as hell and we’re not gonna take it anymore!”
State and local governments are ripping us off Voters have twice passed initiatives capping vehicle registration charges -- car tabs -- at $30 per year. And for about 15 years, we succeeded at getting them lower. Our initiatives over the past 20 years have saved...read more
Stupid but not unconstitutional: Judge says that Democrats’ raid on the constitutionally-protected Rainy Day Fund didn’t violate Constitution — huh?
State Treasurer Duane Davidson said "I urge the Legislature to not start a terrible precedent of diverting Rainy Day funding ... I have a duty to speak out if we can avoid a self-inflicted wound. If the Legislature shifts its rules to avoid filling the Rainy Day Fund...read more
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