It is familiar political ground in the Pacific Northwest, with rising homicide numbers providing strong evidence that gun controls in Washington have been an abject failure. Seattle has recorded its 52nd homicide, and with two full months remaining in the year, there is no doubt the number will eventually exceed the 53 recorded two years […]
Northwest ‘Progress’ Shows Crime Up in Liberal-run Seattle, Portland
Two bastions of far-left liberal politics—Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington—may be reaping a bitter harvest of what “progressive” policies have provided, with violent crime up, police numbers down and public morale in a slump that even a surprise season-opener victory for the Seattle Seahawks probably can’t overcome. According to Fox News, “Portland residents fear being […]
‘Bellweather Seattle’ – Is Far-Left City Beginning to Tilt Back over Crime?
In a stunning report at MyNorthwest.com, local radio personality Jason Rantz estimates the Seattle Police Department “is on track to lose nearly 200 officers by the end of the year,” a revelation that may seem like a dream come true for the city’s entrenched far-left establishment, but for other residents stuck there due to jobs, […]
Fox News: ‘Seattle in Midst of Criminal, Humanitarian Emergency’
Once considered the gem community of Washington State, Seattle has descended into what a local businesswoman told Fox News is “a criminal and humanitarian emergency.” Some 300 police officers have left the Seattle Police Department since 2020, violent crime is rising, the city is a magnet for what some critics call the “professional homeless,” and […]
Is Portland Trying to Become Northwest’s New Murder Mecca?
Nicknamed the “Rose City” and known for its once laid-back lifestyle and far-left politics rivaled only by Seattle to the north and San Francisco to the south, Portland, Oregon is now becoming infamous for its rising body count. According to the most recent population estimate, more than 645,000 people reside in this city at the […]
Are Mandates Jeopardizing Local, Nat’l Security? Time to Buy a Gun?
“Thousands” of lawmen and women, firefighters and medical professionals could be lost due to national, state and local vaccine mandates, according to published reports, and now there is a report at msn.com warning, “Up to 12,000 Air Force personnel have rejected orders to get fully vaccinated against the coronavirus despite a Pentagon mandate.” Far left […]