Archive for July, 2012

Nancy McLaughlin, Spokane is Laugh’in

Ben Stuckart wants to make it “loud and clear.”  He does NOT support Republican Nancy McLaughlin in her campaign for the 3rd Legislative District against the up and coming Democrat Andy Billig. While running for the Washington State Senate, Nancy McLaughlin was caught red-handed faking the support of the popular  Stuckart.  Ben Stuckart, President of the Spokane City Council, was not happy.  Stuckart is an Andy Billig supporter.

I will go farther than Stuckart.  I think it was an intentional act to mislead voters.  Nancy McLaughlin was hoping that a picture of herself with a popular Democrat would make her more appealing to Democratic voters in the Democratic leaning 3rd Legislative District.  Stuckart won a large share of the votes in 2011 in the 3rd.

 

Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart said Thursday that he didn’t give City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin permission to use a picture of him on a campaign mailer for state Senate. Read the rest of this entry

Momentum behind Gay Marriage in Washington State

The Approve Referendum 74 campaign has gotten off to a good start.  Fundraising is a good indication of that.  Almost a million dollars raised before the 4th of July is pretty good. The polls show a pretty even race, but I expect the election results in November to show that Washington voters are proud to be one of the first states to allow gay marriage. Washington State is a leader in this civil rights battle for gays and lesbians to marry who they want. It is a basic right, and Democrats such a Jay Inslee for Governor of Washington are rally around gay marriage. Read the rest of this entry