Critic defends letter chastising Seattle police for May Day tactics
Kipp Robertson | May 21, 2015 11:54 amThe Community Police Commission is sticking with its opinion that some of the tactics used by Seattle police during protests go too far.
Where are all the parents?
Jason Rantz | May 21, 2015 9:53 amWith a spate of kids getting involved in serious crimes, one might ask: where are all the parents?
Here's a group that wants the Shell oil rig in Seattle
Jason Rantz | May 20, 2015 11:06 pmIt turns out, not everyone hates the Shell oil rig. There are folks who like it &$8212 the folks who work on it.
I'm suffering from protester fatigue. Are you?
Jason Rantz | May 19, 2015 8:15 pmIs anyone else experiencing protester fatigue? I can't be the only one.
Update: Seattle police chief responds to criticism over May Day actions
Jason Rantz | May 19, 2015 7:38 pmSeattle's Community Police Commission wrote a dishonest email to the police chief with the goal of taking over public conversation about acceptable police tactics on May 1.
When helping addicts actually hurts them
Jason Rantz | May 18, 2015 10:00 pmAt a time when you can walk around downtown Seattle and parts of the University District and spot an alarming number of used needles laying on the ground, a two-month old program by the People's Harm Reduction Alliance is going out and illegally giving between 25 and 30 free meth pipes to meth addicts. And it seems immoral.
Parklets - What are they good for? Absolutely nothing
Jason Rantz | May 18, 2015 9:49 pmWhat are parklets good for? Absolutely nothing if this weekend was any indication.
Why are environmentalists causing so much pollution?
Jason Rantz | May 18, 2015 2:34 pmI know, I know, I know: the protesters are making a "nuanced" argument (apparently) as they rekindle their rally to impact the afternoon commute. But why are they causing so much pollution?
This is a little embarrassing right?
Jason Rantz | May 15, 2015 1:07 pm
The monumental resistance against Arctic drilling was a little... sparsely attended. We were told hundreds, if not thousands, were going to attempt to stop the oil rig from coming to Seattle but folks forgot to show up apparently.
WA rape kit bill symbolic, needs context
Jason Rantz | May 14, 2015 8:44 pm
A frequent topic on the Jason Rantz Show in the last week or so has had a lot to do with symbolism; that activists and politicians are making a lot of symbolic gestures, but not really achieving any results. Now we find a similar scenario unfolding with Governor Jay Inslee and it's on the understandably sensitive subject of rape.