Slog PM: Biden’s Slams GOP for Hating Democracy, Seattle’s Budget Forecast Tanks, New Vegan Jewish Deli Comes to Capitol Hill

Slog PM: Biden’s Slams GOP for Hating Democracy, Seattle’s Budget Forecast Tanks, New Vegan Jewish Deli Comes to Capitol Hill

fellow jews, The information staff says Ben and Esther’s, the brand new vegan deli on Pike Street, is out. Capitol Hill Seattle Blawg famous the next menu gadgets: “roasted carrot lox and hearts of palm whitefish,” plus “mutton by the pound items, borscht soup and matzoh balls, and desserts including black cookies+ White”. I’ll make a journey within the subsequent couple of days and are available again with a full report.

Lol, this mendacity ass: A Democrat named Clyde Shavers, who’s operating towards Republican House Rep. Greg Gilday in Island County, claimed he was a lawyer who served as a nuclear submarine officer within the Navy. This week, that candidate’s father wrote a letter accusing him of mendacity about each claims. Crosscut stories that the daddy was proper. Turns out he was a Marine group and works at Perkins Coie, however not as a lawyer. These revelations may harm Shavers’ probabilities after a surprisingly sturdy exhibiting within the primaries, which is a disgrace as a result of Gilday suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuus

The downtown jail turned on the faucet water once more: According to Seattle Times.

Prepare for an “atmospheric river:” Seattle and Everett could see flooding starting Friday as a rain shadow fills in and “a pool of rich, subtropical moisture fed from the Pacific Ocean” begins to pour over us in earnest, reports KING 5. The mountains will be hit lots of snow too so watch your ass on the passes.

A safety guard allegedly rapes the girl he accused of shoplifting: Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt charged the Portland Rite Aid officer with loss prevention for rape after he allegedly “escorted her into an remoted room, used his place of authority and threatened to report her to the police for made her really feel unable to depart.” after which “subjected her to non-consensual sexual acts,” in accordance to the Associated Press.

Seattle lowers its finances expectations: According to a press launch from the Budget, the brand new forecast can have “a net decrease of $64 million in real estate excise revenue, a net decrease of $9.4 million in general fund revenue, and a net decrease of $4.5 million in revenue from the sweetened beverage tax.” Speaker Teresa Mosqueda that KIRO 7 tore entire fabric with out attributing to the discharge, lol.

Elon Musk spends a day trolling his clients: If you want extra proof of the restricted mind energy of billionaires, look no additional than Musk’s Twitter presence at the moment. In his try to justify forcing individuals to pay 20 {dollars} $8 a month for a blue token, which permits Twitter customers to confirm the identification of a specific account, he in contrast complaints in regards to the proposed coverage to liberals shopping for A $58 AOC Sweatshirt, or A $8 each day Starbucks espresso smoothie. In one other tweet, he proved he was lacking the purpose or intentionally avoiding it with the publish you will discover beneath. The core “benefit” of the blue examine mark is identification verification, not getting to the highest of the thread as a result of you’ll be able to afford $8. People are loopy to pay not to be scammed.

Fed desires bosses to lay off extra individuals: The board of political appointees determined to increase rates of interest by three-quarters of some extent, making it way more costly to get loans, stories Axios. Economists predict that unemployment will rise to 4.4% subsequent yr partly on account of these charges strolling to the very best level within the final 15 years.

Biden criticizes Republicans for endangering American democracy: In a prime-time speech this night, the President stated Republicans who deny the outcomes of the 2020 election will set the nation on a “path to chaos” and took intention on the man who attacked Paul Pelosi with a hammer. New York Times stories. According to Times.

Speaking of the coup try: Trump legal professionals see Justice Clarence Thomas as ‘key to overturning 2020 election outcomes’ Washington Post. In the emails, they argued that Thomas could give you the chance to “issue some kind of opinion or other circuit justice opinion saying that Georgia is in legitimate doubt.” One of the legal professionals who labored for Thomas, and naturally Thomas’s spouse, Ginny, is an smug peddler of election conspiracies.

of Israel the acute proper takes energy: After being ousted final yr, Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud celebration are poised to win a majority of seats within the nation’s parliament. The BBC stories that the federal government in energy would be the most right-wing in years.

Ethiopia and Tigray attain a peace settlement: After two years of brutal combating and mass displacement, the 2 sides have negotiated a “permanent cessation of hostilities,” in accordance to Al Jazeera. The Tigray area nonetheless suffers from shortages of meals and different primary requirements, and analysts count on a protracted street to restoration.

I depart you with my new favourite Carly Rae Jepsen track:

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