A Human Piece of Shit: Wearing a "killer" shirt into the courtroom, a convicted school shooter told the victims' families, "The hand that pulls the trigger that killed your sons now masturbates to the memory."
Prop. 19 was very poorly designed, with local-option taxation promising a race to the bottom. The result would have been to flood the country with cheap pot, unless the feds stepped in with massive enforcement, and the feds weren’t going to hold still for that.
The Washington law is much more carefully drafted, with heavy taxation at the state level. Their problem may be, not exports because legal pot is so cheap, but a continued illicit market in Washington because legal pot is so expensive. That gives the federal government good reasons to let the experiment run. Of course Washington State will have to make its policies with due regard to what’s likely to happen in Washington, DC, but it’s possible that an accommodation could be reached.
Grab Your Pitchforks! Then go read Cienna's story on a Catholic hospital that called the cops on someone for legal pot possession.
Michelle Shocked Is Shocked: Her "God hates fags" comment was misunderstood or something. She says she is "neither against a woman's right to choose nor gay marriage." Uh huh.
Metro Will Delay New Rapid Ride Buses: Two new routes on the novelty known as Rapid Ride—which is a coach wearing a red hat that creeps through the city just like all the other buses but is being passed of as a substitute for a real transit system—will be deferred. Everyone should follow Rapid Ride on Twitter.
Seattle's Number Two Bigot: Gary Randall, the city's second most hateful icon after anti-gay Catholic Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, is hopping mad that the GOP is appealing to non-bigots. "They are marching toward moral madness, and they're insisting we join the parade," he stomps and whines.