National Politics

Your privacy has just been sold!

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Last week the US. Senate voted to repeal the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and Federal Communications Commission’s 2016 broadband privacy rules giving consumers the power to choose how their ISPs use and share their personal data to ISPs. The vote was down party lines. The repeal was authored by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ). Sen. Flake […]

State Politics

Why Doug Ericksen is Dangerous

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The Trump administration has tapped Washington state’s 42 district Senator Doug Erickson to be the temporary Communications Director for the Environmental Protection Agency. In an interview with Jan. 25th interview with NPR Sen. Ericksen said “We’ll take a look at what’s happening so that the voice coming from the EPA is one that’s going to […]

State Politics

Doug Ericksen’s Nose is Out of Joint

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1902-1932) is attributed to have said “The right to swing my arms in any direction ends where your nose begins.” Sen. Ericksen said “American citizens have a constitutional right to assemble, to speak freely, and to petition their government via protests,” Ericksen said.  “There is no constitutional […]