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Daily Archives: March 26th, 2011

Tim Eyman gloms onto another anti-red light camera measure — this time in Redmond

Excerpt: I’ve lost track of the num­ber of times I’ve been asked (usu­al­ly in con­ver­sa­tion) what moti­vat­ed me to cre­ate Per­ma­nent Defense more than nine years ago. Reg­u­lar read­ers are undoubt­ed­ly famil­iar with the sto­ry of PD’s found­ing, because I’ve told it or referred to it many times over the years. The cat­a­lyst, of course, was Tim […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Economic Security, Policy Topics, Public Planning
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Costco to Washington State Legislature: “Have we got a deal for you…”

Excerpt: From: Costco To: Mem­bers, Wash­ing­ton State Legislature RE: Your finan­cial troubles Dear law­mak­ers, As one of Washington’s largest pub­licly-trad­ed com­pa­nies, Cost­co feels an oblig­a­tion to self­less­ly assist its state in weath­er­ing the ongo­ing fis­cal storm that has had such a dev­as­tat­ing impact on cit­i­zens and con­sumers alike. Last year the vot­ers of our state reject­ed […]
Written by:Steve
Categories:Economic Security, Humor & Satire, Policy Topics
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