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Leading Anti-Choice/Anti-Planned Parenthood Activist Gives Away The Real Agenda of the Anti-Choice Right

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

They're not just opposed to abortion. They're opposed to the kind of sex most people have most of the time: sex for pleasure. Right Wing Watch: Dr. Monica Miller of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, one of the main organizers of thisShow More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Man Trumps Political Views with Baseball Bat

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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The Morning News: The City May Require Climate Change Warnings on Gas Pumps and the President Is Coming to Town Today

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Would a label on this pump reminding you about climate change make you any less likely to drive? issarapong srirungpanich/Shutterstock The City Council Might Think About Maybe Requiring Labels on Gas Pumps Warning Drivers About Climate...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks About the Upcoming Election (Ballots Arrive Next Week!)

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 24 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) Ballots for the November general election are going to start arriving next week. Are you ready??? We are, almost. We’ve interviewed every damn candidate running...Show More Summary

Update Those School Shootings Timelines

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Another day, another school shooting... A deadly shooting occurred on Northern Arizona University’s Flagstaff campus early this morning, and the suspected shooter is in custody, according to a university spokesperson. One person died and three others were wounded in the shooting, the spokesperson said. Show More Summary

Former Mayor Mike McGinn Endorses Citywide Council Candidate Jon Grant

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tenant advocate Jon Grant has received a notable new endorsement for his campaign against Council President Tim Burgess. courtesy of jon grant Have you been feeling nostalgic for some of that old-school mayor-vs-council antipathy that...Show More Summary

Philadelphia City Paper Folds, or, It's Hard to Have a Moment of Silence When Your Teeth Are Chattering

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Philadelphia City Paper, we hardly knew ye. Another alternative newsweekly has closed its doors. Founded in 1981, Philadelphia City Paper was independently owned until last year, when it was acquired by SB New York, the company that publishes the multi-city East Coast free paper Metro. Show More Summary

Seattle Police Chief: Officer Who Pepper Sprayed Jesse Hagopian Is "Stellar," Was "Let Down" by Commanders

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"if our citizens who have definitive proof of police misconduct on video can't get justice, then who can?" said Hagopian, center. Courtesy of Clay Showalter Garfield High School teacher Jesse Hagopian spoke out this morning at City Hall...Show More Summary

Ramin Bahrani's Brilliant 99 Homes Pits the Growing Underclass Against Itself

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

99 Homes: No illusions about American capitalism. There is a very interesting, even mythical motel at the core of 99 Homes. It is the place where middle-class white families end up after they've been evicted from their suburban homes. Show More Summary

Send In The Clowns! Hundreds of Hilarious, Facepainted People May Have Saved Shorty's Pinball

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

She helped. As I briefly describe in Drunk of the Week, there was somewhat of a "clownpocalypse" in Belltown on Sunday. Red noses aside, the real purpose of the unexpected clown party was to collect signatures to present at a meeting yesterday with Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Yes, Sex Is Important and, Yes, You Can Prioritize It

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm in a bit of a pickle. I am a 33-year-old hetero female in a monogamous relationship with a 30-year-old hetero male for about a year and a half. He is a wonderful person—kind, gentle, funny, intelligent, and, more importantly, thinks the same of me. Show More Summary

How to Cut a Handgun in Half With a Chop Saw

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Click to enlarge Courtesy Kurt Geissel On the morning of May 30, 2012, 40-year-old Ian Lee Stawicki walked into the Roosevelt neighborhood's Cafe Racer and opened fire with a.45-caliber handgun. By the time he stopped, four people were...Show More Summary

Senator Patty Murray Calls for Congressional Action on Gun Violence

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Citing last year's horrific shooting at Seattle Pacific University, as well as other similar tragedies, today Senator Patty Murray demanded—as so many others have demanded—that Congress adopt a comprehensive approach to gun control legislation. Though...Show More Summary

The Art In This Hotel in Nashville

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Can I get a ruling, Jen? Better than a Renoir? Worse than a Renoir? Who does God hate more: Renoir or the person that made this trucks-and-puddles-and-swans thing? [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ...

Savage Love: Gay Times

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

JOE NEWTON I'm a gay man who is ready to start cheating on my boyfriend. We've had a wonderful 3.5-year-long relationship full of respect, affection, support, and fun. I love everything about our relationship, and our sex life was great... Show More Summary

MUST WATCH: Katie Nolan on "Garbage Human" Greg Hardy, the NFL, and Reporters

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you're a sports fan (or a fan of women in general), you should definitely watch this one. Fox Sports 1's Katie Nolan who hosts the wonderfully named segment "Garbage Time" spent a recent episode taking on accused girlfriend abuser...Show More Summary

A Few Thoughts About the Creep Who Heckled Angel Olsen During Her Show at Neumos Last Night

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

She didn't deserve that. No one deserves it. Cait Fahey/Courtesy of Jagjaguwar Neumos was full, and hot, but not uncomfortable. Angel Olsen and her three-piece band were three or four songs into a characteristically hushed, intimate,...Show More Summary

The Next President—If He's a Republican—Should Let Americans Carry Their Guns In the White House

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tweet something calm, measured, and thoughtful about gun control—like the tweet I wrote on October 1 after hearing about the 142nd school shooting and 986th mass shooting since Sandy Hook—and your feed fills up with furious tweets from outraged gun humpers. Show More Summary

Kevin McCarthy Drops Bid for Speaker of the House

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Look on the bright side, McCarthy: At least you won't have to blow so much money on getting tanned up. Vereshchagin Dmitry / Earlier today Kevin McCarthy decided that he doesn't want to take John Boehner's old job, The New York Times reports. Show More Summary

Jonathan Raban Sees Donald Trump As a Real Danger

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Writer Jonathan Raban reading to a capacity room at the Frye Museum. Charles Mudede Last Saturday, the Frye Art Museum's Genius-related Literary Festival featured Jonathan Raban, a writer/British expat who rarely leaves his home on Queen Anne Hill. Show More Summary

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