Missed the Political Junkie Livestream? Here’s the video

Last night, we packed the Varvid studios with Joy Monjure supporters and fans of political comedy for the first Political Junkie livestream. It was a great night and I really appreciate all the hard work that went into making it happen. Here’s the videos for everyone who missed it live: As I continue to experiment and…

Friday Odds and Ends: Bullpucky and Bocce Ball

Hello Loyal Readers, Thank you to everyone who participated in my reader’s survey, the results were mixed but you all seemed to agree on one thing – no pop culture articles! I’ll be putting together a modest proposal and see if there is any interest. Thank you for your patience – this blog is one…

Buys and Overstreet Draw Potential Libertarian Challengers

This year, Reps. Vincent Buys and Jason Overstreet could be fending off challenges from Libertarians as well as traditional Democratic opponents. With the conservative leanings of the 42nd legislative district, the entrance of these young libertarian candidates could lead to a very interesting race. Nicholas Kunkel, a fisheries biologist for the Lummi Nation, is considering…

Friday Odds and Ends: Weimer’s Water, Overstreet’s Beard and the Dewey Dessler System

Hello Loyal Readers, Yes, this article’s title is one of my all-time favorites. Just a reminder, you can support the Political Junkie with an anonymous donation by clicking here. Thank you! Carl Weimer, revelling in his new-found majority on the County Council, has a radical idea. Instead of haphazardly stumbling through the entanglement of water…

While the House debates budget, Overstreet talks abortions

On Tuesday, the state House debated the budget (ESB 6002). While other representatives argued for and against the inclusion of child care funds, the size of government and education spending, Rep. Jason Overstreet decided to speak about abortions. He was speaking about Amendment 865 (read the text here) proposed by Rep. David Taylor (R), which…