No, We Should Not Name the Ferndale Thornton Overpass Project for the Late Senator Doug Ericksen / Glenn Stewart

Click this computer image of a vehicle overpass to view it and information about the Thornton Street Overpass Project on the City of Ferndale website.

June 10, 2022 Glenn Stewart

Any ‘opinion piece’ about the late senator Ericksen must begin with an acknowledgment of the tragedy of his death.  “Every man’s death diminishes me…” His friends, allies and opponents alike both sympathize and empathize with his loved ones; he was father and husband and more.  He died far too young.

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Fire Doug #29 / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click the graphic to access the 9/24/2018 Seattle Times editorial, “Lawmaker out of order to approve of a sham foreign election”

September 23, 2018

Perfect timing for this editorial, that came out today in The Seattle Times, to contribute to day 29 of our Doug’s Got to Go posts. It offers a third day in a row of reasons why Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen’s judgement cannot be trusted, among other ways his judgement cannot be trusted, in relation to his numerous trips to Cambodia.  Continue reading

Fire Doug #28 / Noisy Waters Northwest

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September 22, 2018  Dena Jensen

4 weeks later we are at 28 posts with reasons why Doug’s Got to Go. Today we are visiting the twittisphere where there were some tweets fluttering around early last month questioning the appropriateness of Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen attendeding elections in Cambodia in late July of this year. Not only did he, along with Representative Vincent Buys, attend what The Seattle Times reported were widely regarded as sham elections in Cambodia, Senator Ericksen invited two other Washington lawmakers to attend, as well.  Continue reading