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Wawannabe

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Gender: Female
Home country: US
Current location: WA
Member since: Tue Apr 18, 2017, 02:44 PM
Number of posts: 2,563

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Interesting local (Seattle) Covid info and good advice from The Stranger

The Stranger is Seattle’s alternative news source.

Some interesting stats and straight forward advice if you read to the end.

https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2020/07/10/44066519/king-county-health-departments-latest-covid-19-report-things-are-bad

Off-duty officer accused of driving through crowd no longer works for Seattle police

I keep a good eye on local news, and yomammabeenloggin keeps me up to date too. I missed this however. Sounds likethe guy (not named) was stalking protesters in the area or lives in the area and was sighted a couple days before the incident (same car) and was reported to be shouting racial slurs at the CHOP protestors.

Another one bites the dust.



https://www.king5.com/mobile/article/news/community/stand-for-truth/off-duty-officer-protesters-not-employed-seattle-police/281-8f82cfae-58ad-4a92-8552-e04cfa9aacea

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A week after an off-duty Seattle police officer was accused of driving through a crowd, that officer no longer works for the department.


Off-duty officer accused of driving through crowd no longer works for Seattle police

Author: KING 5 Staff
Published: 12:56 PM PDT July 10, 2020
Updated: 7:42 AM PDT July 11, 2020

As of Friday, a police officer who protesters accused of driving through a crowd while off duty is no longer employed by the Seattle Police Department.

The incident will continue to be investigated by the Office of Police Accountability.
Seattle police say the off-duty officer was involved in a crash in their personal car near a protest on Capitol Hill just after midnight on July 4.

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Hung my flag upside down

In a funk.

Trying to decide if I will go to a protest event or the beach. Sun is trying to come out. Would be nice for either. I like just walking and listening to the ocean. Maybe should do that...

Not much like a 4th of July I’ve ever known.

Take care.

Meet WA State Supreme Court Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis

Article in Seattle Met.


https://www.seattlemet.com/news-and-city-life/2020/04/raquel-montoya-lewis-is-ready-for-the-state-supreme-court

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“”WHEN RAQUEL MONTOYA-LEWIS walks the halls of Olympia’s Temple of Justice, intimidation fairly radiates from its marble pillars—and from the long line of supreme court justice portraits. “There are zero who look like me,” says the five-foot, onetime law professor, appointed in December to the state’s highest court. This year, its nine justices will rule on drug sentences and potato farm disputes, sexual assault exams and, inevitably and repeatedly, the constitutionality of car tabs; Montoya-Lewis will run to retain her seat in November. As only the second Native American state supreme court justice in the country, she wields insight from her Pueblo of Isleta tribe and her mother’s Jewish roots, from tribal courts and a stint on Whatcom County Superior Court. That collected wisdom boils down to a simple directive tattooed on her forearm, lettered around an eagle feather and gavel: “Be kind. Do justice.” –AW “”
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I bought some black bean hummus

Just got out the chips I had for a snack. White bean nacho cheese! Haha

Bean a licious!

I bean alone too long?

Give peas a chance!



NWAmbulance Service covers FooFighters Times Like These - BBC style

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Gil Scott Heron - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

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Dermot Kennedy - Giants

Excellent new find! Excellent voice!

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WA State Democratic Party - volunteer link

https://www.wa-democrats.org/

The party is organizing for home work. Calling from your home to GOTV.

There are vids for training and several upcoming days scheduled for Phone banking.

I must do something to help make sure tRump is NOT re-elected. I must.

I won a prize from the Greenwood car show n cruise

A fire extinguisher! I assume for a vehicle.
Just got the call.

Saturday Sarge (my Hummer H3) and I participated in the cruise and food drive. The man that called said that we brought in over 400lbs of food and the raffle did well too. I bought two $5 chances. Woot!

Was a great cruise with stops and then people had a chance to socially distance/ mask mingle a bit and talk cars.

Imma a Chevy girl and there were plenty of beauties! Lots of mustangs too. Many international brands of all classes and even two hydro boats on trailers.

I don’t have a fire extinguisher in Sarge so will have to make room among the emerg gear.

Peace! And cars!

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