Karim Sulayman’s “I Trust You” Artful Protest vs. Anarchic Protest

Karim Sulayman’s “I Trust You” Artful Protest vs. Anarchic Protest

Karim Sulayman – I trust you from Meredith Kaufman Younger on Vimeo. Who is Karim Sulayman? He is an Arab-American who has mastered the art of singing tenor. He has also mastered the art of protest. (And he performed it right in front of Trump Tower). Sulayman’s protest touched people in a good way that made them stop and consider how they feel about Muslims. People watching him had to be asking themselves if they feared him and, if the answer…

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Washington State fights Washington D.C. over Immoral Trump Immigration Order

Washington State fights Washington D.C. over Immoral Trump Immigration Order

We Washingtonians are blessed with a moral citizenry willing to speak out against the bigoted actions and orders of President Trump. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson requested a temporary restraining order against Trump’s travel ban; U.S. District Court Judge James Robart granted his request, John M. Koenig, former U.S. Foreign Services Ambassador to Cyprus, answers the moral question. Front page story of today’s Seattle Times, “U.S. suspends enforcement of travel ban; Trump bashes judge”. WASHINGTON — The government on…

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Approval Rating: Donald Trump Breaks Record for Fastest Majority Disapproval Ratings

Approval Rating: Donald Trump Breaks Record for Fastest Majority Disapproval Ratings

Donald Trump’s favorite topic President Donald Trump spoke at the annual National Prayer Breakfast meeting this morning, and guess what he talked about? Himself! As in the Celebrity Apprentice reality television show’s approval rating with him as the host compared to the show’s ratings with Arnold Schwarzenegger as host. “We know how that turned out. The ratings went right down the tubes. It’s been a total disaster, and I want to just pray for Arnold if we can, for those…

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My bills represent far less than what I owe

My bills represent far less than what I owe

I pay $10 a month for Netflix. I have paid $10 for Hulu and other services in the same category that seemed worth it. I pay something like $300 a year for Amazon prime. $50 a month into my car’s gas tank. $25 a year for Apple Music. $85 a month for internet. $65+ for my cell phone. $20 for parking near work. $185 annually for car tabs. I can go as high as $100 in a single month for…

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Watch Donald Trump jack off his ego on television in this interview with David Muir

Watch Donald Trump jack off his ego on television in this interview with David Muir

President Donald Trump gave his first major television interview since taking office and used the opportunity to jack off his ego. You can watch it in full and read the transcript on the ABC News website. Listen carefully to the first 28 seconds. You will hear him say “I Can Be the Most Presidential Person Ever other than possibly the great Abe Lincoln” which for some reason is not included in the transcript. And from there it just gets more…

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Obamacare will grow into Single Payer under Trump

Obamacare will grow into Single Payer under Trump

Obamacare’s Built-in Issues The problem with the ACA is that it brought the problems of universal healthcare to everyone’s attention. Private insurance can’t cover a healthy young person’s $50/yr needs while simultaneously covering someone else’s $15,000/yr needs and charging both less than it would cost the healthy young person. So the ACA spread the cost out with an “individual mandate” or resultant penalty for everyone and a requirement that insurance companies drop their penalties for “high risk pool” individuals. The…

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Women’s March in Seattle on January 21, 2017

Women’s March in Seattle on January 21, 2017

Over 100,000 people marched through the streets of Seattle in support of women’s rights and to protest President Donald Trump. Here is a gallery of photos I took at the event (well all except the one about Trump’s mother that was sent to me by my neighbor who made the sign).

The Dow Jones during the Bush Years and the Obama Years

The Dow Jones during the Bush Years and the Obama Years

These revealing graphs show the difference between Bush’s “pro business” policies and Obama’s policies of responsible market regulation. “I have long believed that stock markets are the best barometer of the health, wealth and security of a nation. And today’s stock market message is an unmistakable vote of confidence for the president.”

Protest Donald Trump’s Inauguration by Wearing Black

Protest Donald Trump’s Inauguration by Wearing Black

Well, we’re doin’ mighty fine, I do suppose, In our streak of lightnin’ cars and fancy clothes, But just so we’re reminded of the ones who are held back Up front there ought ‘a be a Man In Black. – Johnny Cash, from “Man in Black“ Inauguration in Black What should you wear to protest Donald  Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States of America on Friday, January 20, 2017? It’s pretty simple. Wear black, and I mean all…

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