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Dori Monson KIRO’s Alt-Right Radio Show Host mocks Aretha Franklin’s version of the National Anthem

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:45:06 +0000

Dori Monson KIRO’s Alt-Right Radio Show Host mocks Aretha Franklin’s version of the National Anthem by The Charlette Report   I heard a new low Monday on Seattle’s radio.  Dori Monson of KIRO’s radio mocking Aretha Franklin and her long version of the National Anthem during Thanksgiving’s game of the Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings.



Wearing the Anti-Hate Safety Pin – a Solidarity Movement

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 03:44:55 +0000

Wearing the Anti-Hate Safety Pin – a Solidarity Movement “You’re Safe with Me” #Safetypin pic.twitter.com/MGFcjx68BP — Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) November 11, 2016 #Safetypin With the recent election of Donald Trump as President elect and hate crimes and harassment increasing, people are taking selfies wearing safety pins on their shirts or lapels to show Latinos, immigrants,



Trump’s Secret White Nationalistic Network – Council for National Policy (CNP)

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:06:58 +0000

Trump’s Secret White Nationalistic Network – Council for National Policy (CNP) Or why there appears to be a White Wizard in the White House by Charlette LeFevre The Charlette Report I have always wondered what has been the engine behind Trump’s popularity, the common thread that was shared by mostly white fervent rally attendees in the



Ivanka Trump Shoes: Nordstrom’s Most Controversial Shoe Line continues despite National Boycott

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:41:02 +0000

Ivanka Trump Shoes: Nordstrom’s Most Controversial Shoe Line continues despite National Boycott by Charlette LeFevre The Charlette Report Its surprising that Nordstrom, a Seattle based store that has prided itself in 1960 as the largest independent shoe store in the nation –  started in 1901 by a Swedish immigrant, would continue to carry a shoe line



Is Donald Trump Gay?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:13:46 +0000

Is Donald Trump Gay? By Charlette LeFevre The Charlette Report I am not a psychologist but I have long suspected Donald Trump’s behavior appears to be – (and I underline appears) to be that of a closeted gay. Or at the least Trump is still struggling with his identity.  This suspicion may seem in direct



Seattle Police fear I-873 – “Not This Time” Meeting hosts Seattle Mayor Murray

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:42:44 +0000

Seattle Police fear I-873 – “Not This Time” Meeting hosts Seattle Mayor Murray And why Officers can claim unjustified shootings as “mistakes” by Charlette LeFevre of The Charlette Report “It’s not ‘you are taking away my license to kill’, its ‘I’m afraid of making a mistake and going to jail’ ” – Sue Rahr,  on the



Obama lived in Seattle his First Year

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 04:57:54 +0000

Obama lived in Seattle his First Year or why every kid in Seattle should know this history lesson by Charlette LeFevre of “The Charlette Report” The Address Back in 2008, Seattle Times Jonathan Martin had interviewed the classmates of Stanley Ann Dunham, Barack Obama’s mother, and discovered she had once lived once on Capitol Hill as a



Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:59:07 +0000

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative Or why Andre Taylor complimented a pasty white guy by calling him “John Brown” by Charlette LeFevre of the “The Charlette Report” Its times like these that we don’t need to go to the movie theaters to see superheroes gather to fight for truth



Black Out Washington’s Fearless Real Solutions

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 00:59:08 +0000

Black Out Washington’s Fearless Real Solutions Or why Seattle might need a Paradigm Shift regarding Prisons by The Charlette Report “Mass Incarceration”, “School-to-Prison Pipeline” and “Prison Industrial Complex” are terms that have hit the news and social media in recent times especially with the police shooting of African Americans. With that comes a growing awareness



Native American gathering at the John T. Williams Honor Totem

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 04:53:30 +0000

Native American gathering at the John T. Williams Honor Totem by The Charlette Report A group of family and friends gathered for a prayer and potluck next to the Honor Totem – a 34 feet high totem pole honoring John T. Williams erected at Seattle Center in February of 2012. Jay Westwind Wolf Hollingsworth, a Mohegan along with



Anti Donald Trump Rally at Everett: Flags and Signs

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:59:22 +0000

Anti Donald Trump Rally at Everett: Flags and Signs or why Trump is a Pimple by The Charlette Report Updated 9/1/2016 And  a reminder that just like all pimples, they eventually go away. Donald Trump held a rally in Everett Washington on Aug. 30, 2016 that for many in the State of Washington which favored former



Naked Donald Trump Statue in Seattle saved by Business Owners

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 05:48:30 +0000

Naked Donald Trump Statue and his tiny part in Seattle saved by Business Owners Or why Business Owners have balls and Trump doesn’t by The Charlette Report Naked Truth One of the five naked Donald Trump statues placed in public locations around the nation is now standing in the Vintage store “No Parking on Pike”



Federal Judge Robart acknowledges “Black Lives Matter” and lamblasts Seattle Police Officer’s Guild for attempting to hold the court and Seattle “Hostage”

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:18:09 +0000

Federal Judge Robart acknowledges “Black Lives Matter” and lamblasts Seattle Police Officer’s Guild for attempting to hold the court and Seattle “Hostage” And why the Community Police Commission are today’s Superheros for tomorrow’s generation by The Charlette Report With a mint green bow tie, Judge Robart addressed a full court room during a status conference



UMOJA Fest 2016 – A Gem of an Event

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:16:58 +0000

UMOJA Fest 2016 – A Gem of an Event by The Charlette Report   A gem of a festival in the heart of Seattle, the UMOJA Festival which is a Swahili word that means “unity” has been around since the 1940’s when it inspired Seafair in the 50’s. While the event was attended by many local



Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 07:54:28 +0000

Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative Or why the “John T. Williams” Bill is gaining steam with the Latino Community by The Charlette Report Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González stops by the “Not This Time” meeting and endorses Initiative 873. This should come  as no surprise for people who know