Dispatch from the Deteriorating Puget Sound Area

 

Here in the Seattle area, like in many cities across America, we are seeing a deterioration of many different areas of society.  Public schools are failing, having been closed for many months during the Covid pandemic (by governments).  Parents are pulling their kids out of public schools, so reduced numbers of students lead to less state support, which is based on pupil counts.  One of the reasons for this, is the trend toward Critical Race Theory being taught in public schools.  In Seattle:

Seattle Public Schools budget focuses goals exclusively focusses on black students, leaving others behind.

Seattle has a very high Asian population, and Asian parents are pulling their kids out of public schools in Seattle, and moving their families to Bellevue and elsewhere.

Abortion is the Holy Sacrament of the DemocRat Party, and Seattle is owned by the far-left of that party. King County taxpayers are now going to fund women from other states seeking abortions in Washington.  The Left desires the extinction of the human race, and this is the way they help it along.

Kenmore pregnancy clinic vandalized as surge continues across Washington.

Rantz: Amid anti-church hate crimes, Democrat Senator celebrates pro-life vandalism.  What did I say about abortion being the holy sacrament of the Left?

Two Seattle-area churches vandalized. One story keeps getting stranger.

Tacoma Police seeking to increase force to 30% women by 2030.  Please tell me how that will increase the effectiveness of policing in Tacoma.  But it may get brownie points from the Far Left.  Just what the crime-plagued citizens of Tacoma need.

Medical malpractice turns to corporate fraud allegations at Seattle Children’s Hospital.  One of the most prestigious children’s hospitals in the country has had a continuing problem with a fungus infestation in its air-handling systems, which went uncorrected for years.  Children in the OR acquired systemic fungal infections during surgery, leading to illnesses and deaths.  From having worked there in the pharmacy for five years, I know how difficult it is to treat systemic fungal infections-there are few drugs to treat them, and treatment can take many months.  This is a major scandal.

Citizen’s group seeks to slow Whatcom’s uptick in trailhead smash-and-grab robberies.  Crime is not just in inner cities.  King County also has an increasing occurrence of robberies at trailheads.

Two teens arrested for shooting 14-year-old girl as community grieves.

And then, there’s the story of the Bellingham Schools Superintendent, who just so happens to run a sex shop in town.  She holds classes there for very young students, teaching 9-year-olds about sexual pleasure.  This story made the national news.

Man suffers critical injuries in stabbing at Bellevue Transit Center.

Dozens of shots fired in Lake City, one person arrested, 14-year-old injured.

Renton police investigating shooting that left one dead.

Why does this sound like Sodom and Gomorrah to me?

[originally posted at RushBabe49.com]

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  1. aardo vozz Member
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    Leave. Now.

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  2. Jimmy Carter Member
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    Criminal 1: That’s it. I’m going legit.

    Criminal 2: What? Why?

    Criminal 1: First, “gun-free zones.” Now, Takoma’s police force will be 30% women by 2030, and not just White women, either. My career as a criminal is over.

    Criminal 2: I guess it’s true what They say, “Crime doesn’t pay.” 

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  3. Rodin Member
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    The reaction is coming. I don’t know exactly how it will manifest. I have my own preferences. But whatever it is it will be definitive and strong  (or else it will be suppressed awaiting a future stronger reaction).

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  4. BarryBoyer Member
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    I taught in the Portland, Oregon  public schools from 1965-1968. In 1966, I believe, the city school directors forbid correction of minority students. By minority, they meant black. Speech, behavior or pretty much anything else was not to be corrected. The reverse of what appears to be the activity of the Seattle directors. 

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  5. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    BarryBoyer (View Comment):

    I taught in the Portland, Oregon public schools from 1965-1968. In 1966, I believe, the city school directors forbid correction of minority students. By minority, they meant black. Speech, behavior or pretty much anything else was not to be corrected. The reverse of what appears to be the activity of the Seattle directors.

    Minorities still do not learn much in school. The Seattle public schools have deteriorated a great deal since I graduated in 1967. It’s a crying shame. 

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  6. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    Here’s a new article about the staffing shortages at Seattle and King County Jails, due to employees let go.  The employees let go refused the Covid vaccine mandate.

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  7. Quinnie Member
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    Come to my part of the country, Louisville, Ky.   The murder rate is skyrocketing and the police can’t recruit enough to fill departing policemen.  The city has been a mess of homelessness, crime, and general deterioration since the protests, specifically around Breonna Taylor.  And the local paper, the Courier-Journal just fans the flames with their wokeness.   A very sad deterioration of a once, quaint southern city.  

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  8. Quinnie Member
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    Come to my part of the country, Louisville, Ky.   The murder rate is skyrocketing and the police can’t recruit enough to fill departing policemen.  The city has been a mess of homelessness, crime, and general deterioration since the protests, specifically around Breonna Taylor.  And the local paper, the Courier-Journal just fans the flames with their wokeness.   A very sad deterioration of a once, quaint southern city.      

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  9. Ray Kujawa Coolidge
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    Blacks are usually captives of the public school system in many cities, but maybe they shouldn’t be. Getting out of school systems that have been failing to improve your childrens’ education ought to be the goal of every family. If the culture is what is holding you back, you will need to know when to abandon that culture. Which is as soon as you are able.

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  10. Ray Kujawa Coolidge
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    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    Here’s a new article about the staffing shortages at Seattle and King County Jails, due to employees let go. The employees let go refused the Covid vaccine mandate.

    CONSPIRACY ALERT: I have seen many of these types of articles deploring the sorry situation in our public service agencies of low staffing the result of people leaving or being fired because of a vaccine mandate. What is it they are not talking about? You might feel the firees ought to just take the vaccine so the staffing needs could be met. You might think, ‘Why can’t the public sector just give up on the mandates, so these people could come back to work?’ No news article I can remember ever seems to get around to the vaccines themselves being the cause of worker sidelining, i.e., from repeated bouts with Covid, long Covid, or loss of workers as a result of the vaccines causing illness. Repeatedly. That’s because this is a taboo topic. But I can give you an anecdotal example, that two out of six members on my squash summer league team have been sidelined with long Covid, one took himself completely off the league roster. These guys at my club in Seattle (except me, I have to test weekly to use my club) are all vaxxed. I’m 64 and healthy as a horse. They need to quit the vaccine because it is hurting people and will continue to do so for years. The mandates cannot be defended but they are still defending them.

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