Offering asides, recommended links, blogworthy quotations, and more, In Brief is the Northwest Progressive Institute's microblog of world, national, and local politics.


Please donate now so we can do in Washington State what Scott Walker and my friend did in Wisconsin.

— Freedom Foundation CEO Tom McCabe, formerly the head honcho at the Building Industry Association of Washington, appealing for funds for the right wing’s anti-worker, anti-family agenda in an email to the organization’s supporters.