Dori Monson

Dori Monson

Dori Monson is host of The Dori Monson Show on KIRO Radio (weekdays Noon-3) and the pre-game and post-game host for the Seattle Seahawks Radio Network. There are three words that Dori thinks best describe him - competitive, competitive and competitive.

Dori: How much graft, corruption was involved in West Seattle Bridge?

Wednesday afternoon, we learned the crumbling West Seattle Bridge will remain closed until at least 2022 and may never reopen. This is just the latest transportation nightmare in a region where such projects have become a disaster.
1 year ago

Dori: Announcement of new SCOWA justice was a leftist mess

But after all that talk and all the research on Washington's new Supreme Court Justice, there is one thing never mentioned: Our State Constitution.
1 year ago

Dori: Gov. Inslee’s inconsistency, insanity

When releasing criminals is more important than public health and safety, it's gets tougher and tougher for law-abiding citizens to believe anything politicians say.
1 year ago

Dori: Economic meltdown — unless you’re Ed Murray and his husband

In the midst of this economic crisis, there are at least two people who are doing fantastically well: Former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and his husband Michael Shiosaki.
1 year ago

Dori: Gov. Inslee owes US Army, Feds an apology

A week ago, Gov. Inslee slammed our federal government for not doing enough for our state. Now, he owes them an apology.
1 year ago

Dori: My message to high school seniors

Sympathy's OK, but I would ask high school seniors to be very careful about all the pity that is being heaped in your direction.
1 year ago

Dori: Gov. Inslee has no plan for our state economy

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee announced a bizarre $5 million fund for small businesses with fewer than 10 employees on Tuesday.
1 year ago

Dori’s Thursday Covid wrap up

Dori takes a look at what happened today in a new world living with the threat of COVID-19.
1 year ago

Dori: Hey Dow, how is this essential?

While so many of his constituents are out of work, can King County Executive Dow Constantine please explain how weedeating alongside the Burke-Gilman is essential?
2 years ago

Gov. Inslee loses feud with Trump

The President is getting along with almost all of our nation's governors, including Newsom and Cuomo, both of whom have been tough critics of Trump. But Inslee can't get along?
2 years ago

Dori: State throws potential $50M in sports gambling revenue to tribal casinos

Our state just willingly threw away a potential $50 million in tax revenue that could have been obtained through sports gambling.
2 years ago

Dori: With COVID-19 deaths, can we trust politicians to keep us safe?

Now that we have COVID-19 deaths in our state, can we trust Jay Inslee to protect us? Will we still have sanctuary and homeless camps?
2 years ago

Dori: Jay Inslee tweet on coronavirus ignores his own science denial

The latest Jay Inslee tweet on coronavirus is ridiculously hypocritical. How dare you lecture anyone on science when you deny it all the time?
2 years ago

Dori: I have to commit perjury if I want to vote in primary

If I want to participate in the primary election, I have to commit a crime. I do not belong to a political party, but I have to lie if I want to vote.
2 years ago

Dori: Seattle NHL to give free bus passes to attendees … on your dime

The Seattle NHL team is paying for the transit passes of anyone who takes a bus or train to a hockey game. We know who will really be paying for this.
2 years ago

Dori: Record tax revenues, but Dems in Leg still want more of your money

We have greater tax revenues than ever in this state. Yet the Democrats in the Legislature are still not satisfied -- they want to bleed your wallets dry.
2 years ago

Dori: Why Seattle Public Schools are the laughingstock of the nation

Seattle is once again making national news -- this time, for the Seattle Public Schools' determination to get rid of advanced learning programs.
2 years ago

Dori: Sound Transit spends $500K to move art 300 yards

Still recovering from surgery, Dori joins the Big Lead as a guest to critique the latest waste of money by Sound Transit, as well as Mayor Jenny Durkan's failures.
2 years ago

Dori: Deconstructing the word salad of Durkan’s State of the City quotes

Dori analyzes Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan's State of the City quotes, pointing out the hypocrisy, false information, and buzzword game.
2 years ago

Dori calls in to talk knee surgery recovery, $30 tabs case, Bernie

Dori pops onto the show to discuss his recovery from knee surgery, the latest Sound Transit debacle, and Bernie Sanders' upcoming visit.
2 years ago

Dori: An ode to my (soon-to-be-replaced) knee

Dori bids so long and farewell to his knee, which will be replaced next week. He remembers all the fond times he had with that beloved body part.
2 years ago

Dori: Why Inslee’s recent poll numbers are so disastrous

It's clear from Jay Inslee's poll numbers that people recognize he is doing nothing to address the issues that people really care about.
2 years ago

Dori: Sex ed bill will give all 2nd-graders radical assignments

These radical assignments being given to second-graders in Seattle are an example of what the sex ed bill will mandate statewide.
2 years ago

Dori: Satterberg, judges bear some responsibility for downtown shooting

Want to know how to prevent another downtown shooting? It starts with changing the entire policies of King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg.
2 years ago