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Shameless Media

We have never seen a mainstream media as shameless as the one in the Seattle metropolitan area, except maybe in Anchorage, Alaska (Mark Greene won back-to-back major party nominations for U.S. representative in that state without so much as a photograph in that city's main newspaper, despite that they had received one from the Ketchikan Daily News). The PI, sometimes curiously called "Post-Intelligencer," formerly a newspaper, but now a mere website, is especially shameless, not the least of which when one of their "journalists" wrote an article which effectively threw roses at the feet of Reagan Dunn during the 9th district council election in King County in 2009, while snidely dismissing his challengers; an article that was completely void of substance. Now, the Seattle, WA mainstream media, along with their blogosphere pups, are giving strong signals that they are going to give the Logan-Huff regime an exclusive media card, effectively being campaign agents…

Spring Phase

Chairman Mark Greene, candidate and only challenger thus far for the Director of Elections position, is taking a few days rest from the campaign before the 3rd and final phase of the election candidacy petition effort. There is now a little more than 800 signatures on the petition, and as expected, the 2nd/winter season phase slowed down the pace of getting signatures, because of cold and downcast weather and a major election just passed. Come the 16th day of February, there will only be a few respites thereafter, on significant holidays, before filing week in early June. In the first (summer/autumn) phase, the campaign got a little more than 550 signatures; in the winter phase, we got a little more than 250; and now the spring phase (and for our purposes it's starting on February 16), we will need 1,200, which would give us more than 2,000 overall signatures. The spring phase will be about a month longer than the summer/autumn phase, but also keep in mind that the campaign on…