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On Senate Floor, Perdue Addresses National Debt and Need to Better Fund National Defense

Noting that providing for a common defense is one of six reasons the original colonies came together to form the United States, yet, due to dysfunction and partisan politics, Congress has not been able to come together to properly fund the nation’s foreign policy, Georgia Senator David Perduce delivered a nine minute speech on the …

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Discusses "The Hidden Half of Nature" and a Refusal to Review Suffragette

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 29 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) This week’s show begins with a brief check-in with Lisa Herbold, one of two candidates in a very tight Seattle City Council race that’s still undecided ten days after the election. Show More Summary

Get a Sneak Preview of Tyler Swan (from Truckasauras)'s Footwork Project, Radio in Tunnels

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Radio in Tunnels: Swan dives into footwork with outstanding results. Kelly O Truckasauras keyboardist/drummer Tyler Swan has a new footwork-oriented project called Radio in Tunnels, and he's just completed a seven-track self-titled record, recorded in the Truck home studio, Sauco. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks Election Results With Kshama Sawant and Three Political Consultants

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 28 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) We had a big local election this week, plus statewide votes on some important issues. So we brought in four people to tell us what the results say about our...Show More Summary

Still Making Up Your Mind About Who to Vote For? Watch These Short Debates!

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Shannon Braddock and Lisa Herbold are running in West Seattle's District 1. Not all of the candidate debates below were this friendly. Seattle Channel We have already told you who to vote for and even given you a cheat sheet so you don't...Show More Summary

Ken the Ghost Hunter Takes a Trip to Jimi Hendrix's Grave

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Jimi, are you there? It's me, Ken. I'm a paranormal investigator." KELLY O Standing under the 30-foot-high marble dome that encases Jimi Hendrix’s grave, Ken Arnold scanned AM/FM radio frequencies with his SB11 Spirit Box. Nothing but static from the device could be heard. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Looks Into Attacks on Voting Rights, a Very Bad Library Idea, and Persimmons!

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 27 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) On this week’s podcast, Stranger writer Rich Smith gives the scoop on a frightening $2 million rebranding effort at the Seattle Public Library that just got...Show More Summary

Conservative Jeffco School Board Member Insults Students, Teachers

On a conservative Denver radio show Saturday, embattled Jeffco School Board Chair Ken Witt continued his attack on Jeffco teachers and students, saying that students are essentially pawns, "brought into this kind of thing" to advance the agenda of teachers and unions. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Drinks With Governor Inslee, Then Explores Restaurant Racism and Paul Allen

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 26 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) On this week’s show we corner Washington State Governor Jay Inslee at the Comet Tavern and ask him a few questions. (Like: Hey governor, why is it that Boeing...Show More Summary

Tancredo Says Republican Establishment Won't Launch Torpedoes Against their Own This Time

As State Sen. Tim Neville of Littleton starts to make his case for taking on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, he's embracing his conservative background, not trying to modify or conceal it, framing himself as the kind of no-compromise conservative who will shut down the government, if necessary, to get the job done. Show More Summary

Congressman Plays Both Sides in the Republican vs. Republican War

Colorado Congressman Ken Buck likes to sound like a Tea Party extremist on talk radio and then go back to Washington and compromise. And talk radio hosts don't seem to care. On the radio, he brags about his principled stances against immigration, the safety net, and gun control. Show More Summary

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

2 years 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

What If After 9/11 a Bush Shrugged and Said 'Stuff Happens'?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Gun Safety After Oregon. We listen to a frustrated President urging the country to pressure Congress to strengthen gun safety laws "to save lives and let these people grow up." Question to Rich: Any suggestions...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks to Christopher Frizzelle About the Plight of Lolita the Killer Whale

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 24 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) Forty five years ago, an orca named Lolita was captured in Washington State waters and taken to Florida to be put on display. Stranger Editor Christopher Frizzelle...Show More Summary

A conversation with Dunwoody Mayoral Candidate Denny Shortal

Interview with Denny Shortal I have had the pleasure of serving with both Mike Davis & Denny Shortal on the Dunwoody City Council and as I consider them both my friends, I want to treat them both as fairly as I can. Last week I posted...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks to Kshama Sawant About Everything

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 23 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) Wow, well, Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant is on the show for the first time this week and it’s a kinda epic conversation. Council President TimShow More Summary

Mayor Mike Davis interview on WABE Radio: Dunwoody Attracting High-Tech, White-Collar Companies

Mayor Mike Davis interview 90.1 WABE public radio. Dunwoody, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta, is located in DeKalb County close to where Interstate 400 intersects with Interstate 285. More than 46,000 people call Dunwoody home, according to the 2010 U.S. Show More Summary

GOP DEBATE -- Did CNN Fail to Cross-Examine Pandering to Basest of Base?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Debates are better than monologues to inform voters, but what happens when a major cable channel refuses to ask follow-up questions of 11 conservatives who agree on almost all issues? Lowry and LaMarche debate how Fiorina/Trump/Jeb did, and what it means when a majority of a party supports or admires a kook? GOP Debate II. Show More Summary

GOP DEBATE -- Did CNN Fail to Cross-Examine Pandering to Basest of Base?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Debates are better than monologues to inform voters, but what happens when a major cable channel refuses to ask follow-up questions of 11 conservatives who agree on almost all issues? Lowry and LaMarche debate how Fiorina/Trump/Jeb did, and what it means when a majority of a party supports or admires a kook? GOP Debate II. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Looks at How the Teachers Strike May End and Then Eats a Sunflower

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Episode 22 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) Remember that Seattle teachers strike we talked about last week? It seems to be nearing an end, with the 5,000 teachers who were walking the picket lines now back in public school classrooms and preparing to vote on a tentative agreement this Sunday. Show More Summary

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