In Favor of Killing Saturday Postal Delivery: On Slate, Matthew Yglesias doesn't share Paul's astute analysis (Paul says USPS's problems are a manufactured problem caused by onerous retirement obligations, not a result of Saturday delivery). But Yglesias calls cutting Saturday postal service "a perfectly reasonable idea that will improve USPS' budgetary situation."
Do You Have to Give Your Boss Your Facebook Password? One Washington legislator says no.
A Super-Duper Port Commissioner? William Pontius has filed for an open seat on the Port of Seattle Commission. He's a "former Mr. Gay World USA, Mr. Neighbours, and 'Best Sex' winner at the Stranger's amateur porn fest HUMP!, he's also featured in Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' 'Same Love' video."
It's All Fun and Games Until... "A simple length of rope tore off the fingers of two teenagers during a schoolyard tug-of-war staged to boost campus spirit."
GOP Congressman Reichert: Wants you to know Ronald Reagan would be really, really demented today if he weren't dead:
Today is Ronald Reagan’s 102nd Birthday.His life and legacy remind us of the need for tax reform and economic growth. #RequireAPlan — Dave Reichert (@davereichert) February 6, 2013
BUT HE'S WEARING A VANS T-SHIRT? A baker in Gresham, Oregon, won't bake a wedding cake for lesbians because Jesusbiblegod...
Yelp Might Not Be Completely Useless: Yelpers hit back at the aforementioned baker with bad reviews. Here's some of what they wrote:
A gander at the recent Yelp entries for Sweet Cakes shows something far more chilling to a business owner than accusations of discrimination – it’s single stars. Lots and lots of single stars. A reviewer complains about the bakery’s “bigoted behavior,” after excoriating it because “Your cakes are dry and tasteless. Nobody ever likes your cakes.” A reviewer from Portland adds, “Stale, dry cupcakes. Also didn’t appreciate the homophobia.”