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A literary scenario: The head of state of a large, heavily armed nation that dominates the world in military and commercial power is losing his grip on reality due to age and an undiagnosed disease. His advisors and sycophants close ranks to hide his disabilities from the public.

As his condition worsens he is often trundled off to various governmental or private estates, lodges and other venues, publicly "to rest" and privately to be treated for symptoms of the malady by practitioners sometimes accused of quackery. His family, sometimes suspected of scheming against him, swirls about performing their usual daily routines and when asked about his condition asserts that nothing is amiss.... Continues...

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A literary scenario: The head of state of a large, heavily armed nation that dominates the world in military and commercial power is losing his grip on reality due to age and an... Continues...
Washington employment grows again in June as businesses gradually reopen
OLYMPIA - July 15 2020 – Washington’s economy added 71,000 jobs in June and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for June decreased from 15.1... Continues...
Washington economy added back jobs during May
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economy added 52,500 jobs in May and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for May decreased from 16.3 percent to 15.1... Continues...
Donald Tr*mp and the Wonderful World of Arithmetic
US President Donald Tr*mp claimed today 20 May 2020 that the US was doing better than Germany in combatting the coronavirus also known as Covid-19. Asked to describe the medical... Continues...
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King County has had 522 deaths among 7,212 cases of COVID-19, compared to 974 among 17,512 statewide, ratios respectively of 1:14 and 1:18, advantage Kingco. Survival rates thus... Continues...

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Rees Clark 28-Mar-2020
Tr*mp Grandstanding Again. This time it was at the departure of the hospital ship Comfort enroute New York. No need for his presence; it just delayed the departure. I'm guessing he knows nothing about how departure times are adjusted to the tides.
Site Admin 09-Mar-2020
Stay informed about COVID-19 with the latest from King-Seattle Health Department. www.kingcounty.gov
Frank Alexander 12-Jul-2019
? for the HR dept.: If Dir. of Nat'l. Intelligence Dan Coats leaves and Tr*mp replaces him with yet another acting director, can there be any hope that that person will truly act intelligently?
Edson Romero 13-Mar-2019
Just brought my company LER Web Services to Seattle from Miami Lakes. We hope you welcome us with questions.
UWBotanicGardens 15-Jul-2013
Getting excited to travel to Woodinville Lavender and seeing and smelling a field of lavender!
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rees - Mar 28, 2020, 7:08 PM
I don't often agree with Kim Jung-un, but the past few days the word "dotard" has been bouncing around in my mind. The idea of picking and choosing "safe" counties is so ludicrous...
rees - Mar 28, 2020, 6:17 PM
It seems pretty clear our response capability has been allowed to atrophy. IMHO the Ds slacked off, but the Rs just don't care.
rees - Mar 28, 2020, 6:14 PM
Tr*mp Grandstanding Again. This time it was at the departure of the hospital ship Comfort enroute New York. No need for his presence; it just delayed the departure. I'm guessing he...
rees - Mar 28, 2020, 6:11 PM
Pres. Tr*mp has from the start made this too much about himself. Agree or Disagree?
rees - Mar 27, 2019, 12:10 PM
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg seems very rational so far, but should he be elected, I'm a little concerned about the danger from flying bone shards as the heads of some of my...

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