Literally, in this case: Jesus & Maria Barajas, a Seattle working class couple (janitor, maid) have to shell out fifteen grand for a sidewalk that might not even last until the city gets around to putting one in themselves. They have to do this because they’re planning to put a new house on their property – one that they’ve been saving up to afford for over a decade – but because of a) the letter of a law designed to regulate developers and b) some bad luck in the zoning area* they’re on the hook for putting up the only sidewalk on their block. What makes this really obnoxious is that Seattle officials admit that the law was not intended to affect people like the Barajas, but they’re going to have to construct the sidewalk anyway.
But the city government of Seattle meant well, to be sure.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Marco Rubio has been hammered pretty hard since Saturday night about sounding “too robotic” to be a viable candidate. The basis for this accusation was his repetition of the idea that Barack Obama isn’t someone ignorant of what he’s doing to the country. He is maliciously doing exactly what he planned to do all along. He was called out | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES His supporters are going to say “no he didn’t, he just told you what someone else called him.” But that’s because those people are dishonest and think you are stupid. He called him a pussy, in as snidely and as “cute” a way as possible. And yes, just like his F-bomb from the weekend that he lied about, he | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES You know what they hate? Being called harpies. It’s sexist, you see, because you aren’t allowed to insult someone from a protected gender. And that’s part of the problem isn’t it? Take a look: My friend and fellow Truth Revolt writer Paul Bois has new project out this month, a film, that confronts the radical feminist (read: anti-male) movement | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES While there’s no doubt that in a lot of ways, Obama is successful as a president in that he set out to reshape the country in his image and has succeeded in frightening ways, there have also been several examples Obama being a fairly incompetent leader who is prone to shoot himself and the country as a whole in the foot. Case | Read More »