Larsen feels no need to be accountable

Permalink +

Mon, Apr 25, 2005, 5:13 pm  //  Site Management

Apparently my name is on Larsen's black list. He has replied to some others on his vote for the bankruptcy bill - but only, as he writes, because they support him. He explains that only 25 people emailed his office before the vote with concerns. This explains how I have heard he operates - he pays attention to public relations, not principles. He feels he is accountable only to those who contribute or support him - not all citizens in the 2nd District. This is his practice.

Larsen tells a select few that he found some good and some bad in the bill and not many constituents opposed to it. Of course, what is bad is how it will crush those who must file for bankruptcy. The bill will prevent their getting back on their feet. Larsen is one of a handful of Democrats who voted for this cherished Bush administration bill. The big banks love it. Larsen pushes the myth that the 'savings' will be passed to consumers.

Larsen has announced he now has a quarter million dollars towards his next reelection. Such are his priorities. Local progressives and liberals should not support him. If we want change, then we first need to houseclean. Larsen feels no need to be accountable for his actions to citizens - and this is worse than how he votes.
Comments Commenting is disabled for this post

Larsen feels no need to be accountable

Mon, Apr 25, 2005, 5:13 pm  //  Site Management

Apparently my name is on Larsen's black list. He has replied to some others on his vote for the bankruptcy bill - but only, as he writes, because…

0 comments

Hey Rick - call home

Mon, Apr 18, 2005, 5:15 pm  //  Site Management

Still no answer from Rick Larsen's staff. No answer to direct questions has been the process for the past couple years. His office probably responds the same day…

0 comments

Village Books

In historic Fairhaven. Take Exit 250 from I-5.

Rick is catering to some wealthy donors

Thu, Apr 14, 2005, 5:17 pm  //  Site Management

Rick Larsen is voting with the conservative Republicans these days. Rick was one of the key few Democrats who voted FOR the harsh new bankruptcy law - and…

0 comments

 

Election Info

County election results

State election results

Coal, Oil & Trains


Community Wise Bellingham
Powder River Basin R. C.

Local Blogs & News

Bellingham Herald

Bham Herald Politics Blog
Bham Politics & Economics
Cascadia Weekly
Ferndale Record
Friends of Whatcom
Get Whatcom Planning
KGMI
Latte Republic
League of Women Voters
Lynden Tribune
MikeatthePort
Northern Light

Twilight Zoning
Western Front - WWU
Whatcom Watch

Local Causes

Chuckanut Community Forest

City Club of Bellingham
Conservation NW
Futurewise - Whatcom
Lake Whatcom
Lummi Island Quarry
N. Cascades Audubon
NW Holocaust Center
RE Sources
Reduce Jet Noise
Salish Sea Org.
Save the Granary Building
Transition Whatcom
WA Conservation Voters
Whatcom Peace & Justice

Governments

Bellingham

Port of Bellingham
Skagit County
State election results
US - The White House
WA State Access
WA State Elections
WA State Legislature
Whatcom Auditor
Whatcom Auditor
Whatcom County

Weather & Climate

Cliff Mass Weather Blog

Climate Audit
Nat Hurricane Center
NW Radar
Two day forecast
Watts Up With That? - climate

Leisure

Adventures NW

Edge of Sports
Entertainment NNW
Famous Internet Skiers
Recreation Northwest
Sailing Anarchy

Good Web Sites

Al-Jazeera online

Alaska Dispatch
AlterNet.org
Antiwar.com
Arab News
Asia Times
Atlantic, The

Common Dreams
counterpunch
Crosscut Seattle
Daily Kos
Daily Mirror
Doonesbury
Drudge Report
FiveThirtyEight
Foreign Policy in Focus
GlobalPost
Guardian Unlimited
Gulf News
Haaretz
Huffington Post
Innocence Project, The
Intrnational Herald Tribune
James Fallows
Jerusalem Post
Joel Connelly
Juan Cole
Julia Ioffe/New Republic
Le Diplo
Media Matters
Michael Moore
Middle East Times
MoveOn.org
Nation, The
New American Century
News Trust
NMFA
numbers
Online Journal
Palestine Daily
Palestine News
Paul Krugman - economics
Personal bio info
Portland Indy Media
Progressive Review
Project Vote Smart
Reuters
Sea Shepherd
Slate
Stand for the Troops
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Talking Points Memo
TED
The Crisis Papers
The Intercept
the Oatmeal
Tom Paine.com
truthout
Vox
War and Piece
Washington Votes
WikiLeaks.ch
ynetnews.com

NwCitizen 1995 - 2007

Early Northwest Citizen

Quiet, Offline or Dead

Bellingham Police Activity

Bellingham Register
Bob Sanders
Carl Weimer
Chuckanut Mountains
Citizen Ted
Citizens of Bellingham
Cordata & Meridian
David Hackworth
Facebook Port Reform
HamsterTalk
Jack Petree
N. Sound Conservancy
No Leaky Buckets
Northwest Review
Orcinus
Post-Oklahoman Confessions
Protect Bellingham Parks
The American Telegraph
Wally Wonders