Tag Archive | Politics

Ryu bounces back by running for state rep

My latest story for Northwest Asian Weekly was just published. Here’s a taste: On the surface, Cindy Ryu is like most people. She cares for her family. She gets up early to take her 15-year-old son to school and calls to check in with her two daughters who live in other states. She spends time […]

The best things Sammi said in 2008 (according to her)

Another year is coming to a close and that calls for a moment of reflection and introspection. So, in true journalist form, I’ve done a little backtracking and have looked back on what I’ve written since I started this blog back in April. In a moment (or two…or three) of self horn-tooting, I’ve picked out […]

President Barack Obama: This one’s for the history books

I was going to write a post about my road trip with my sister from Seattle to Idaho Falls and post pictures, but there isn’t much to say about that other than it was long and not that interesting. I’ve got pictures on my Facebook, so you can check it out there. They pretty much […]

Where’s a Schoolhouse Rock video when you need one?

With the economy in crisis–especially after the 777 point crash in the stock market on Monday–many Americans are probably wondering what the hell is going to be done about it. Well, there’s a bailout plan floating around–in both the House of Representatives and Senate–that will well, bail us out of this. The plan was presented to […]

Damon Condemns Palin

Actor Matt Damon makes some very good points about the consequences of having Alaska governor Sarah Palin as president if the possibility of John McCain “doesn’t survive his first term” (apparently, it’s very possible…a one in three chance) becomes a reality. I’m with Damon in that I don’t know much about Palin. However, based on the […]

Clinton Claims Victory in Puerto Rico Primary Race

With many thinking and assuming that it’s all over for her where the race for the White House is concerned, Hillary Clinton is showing us that she is able to bounce back–especially after comments she made concerning Robert Kennedy’s assassination, which can be seen here. According to Adam Nagourney of the New York Times, “Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton won […]