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10 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - McKenna\'s policy assi... · 1 reply · +29 points

huh, the way I remember it, my ancestors (who came on the Mayflower) didn't come here and learn the language of the land. Instead, they brought their native tongue and expected everyone else to change to their language.

10 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - Thousands expected at ... · 0 replies · +4 points

My young son once told me that he is not mixed black and white - that would make him gray. He said he is mixed tan and peach. Those may be crayon colors to you, but it is how he saw himself.

11 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - Wash. Senate OKs bill ... · 1 reply · +1 points

"If the park cannot cover its own operating cost it shouldn't be a state park"
Maybe I am missing something, but isn't this how they intend to cover their own operating costs? Other than parking fees and camping fees (at overnight parks) what revenue stream do the parks have?

11 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - Wash. Senate OKs bill ... · 3 replies · +1 points

Who do you suggest should pay for it? Not being a smart-a$$, I am really curious.

You would agree that it costs money to maintain, right? If so, what is your solution?

11 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - Wash. Senate OKs bill ... · 6 replies · +2 points

Yes, Public lands belong to the public. So it makes sense to me that the public pays for the upkeep of these lands. Who better to pay than the actual users? Its not free, and most people are against higher taxes in general.

12 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - Officer-involved shoot... · 0 replies · +1 points

I was wondering what the sirens were for earlier. My kids were asking me "did someone call 911?". Yeah, I guess they did...

13 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - \'I ca... · 0 replies · +2 points

I couldn't have said it better myself. Thank you!

13 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - \'I ca... · 0 replies · +1 points

I agree, some sort of settlement to do autism research would be great. Would you have Seattle Children's do that research at their autism clinic? Are there any other places locally that do autism research?

13 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - \'I ca... · 1 reply · +1 points

Unless the hospital self-insures for a large amount (common among hospitals). And even if they don't self insure, the rates would surely go up to cover the payout.

13 years ago @ KOMO - Seattle, WA - \'I ca... · 1 reply · +4 points

A corporation? Last I checked it was a non-profit.

I lost a child due to a medical mistake (not at Children's) and I didn't sue. Are you saying that makes me a cold person?

Medicine is an art, a practice if you will. Not everyone reacts to treatment in the same way. In my case, I saw that the doctor had learned from the error, and they had truly tried their best. I felt the dr. was "paying" enough emotionally. What good would suing do? Yes, I would have a nicer house and car, but I couldn't live with myself if I had profited from this. Plus, it would just jack up the costs for all of us, not bring back my child.