Cindertang

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  • in reply to: Luna Park Cafe Hiring line cook #786669

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    Fast paced, small kitchen, Great crew, Funner than hell place to work.

    in reply to: Infamous West Seattle? #639328

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    Iremember the girl found dead in 74, Her name was Nancy Kinghammer I went to school with her at Boren jr High School in art class our projects would always get mixed up because we had the same initials . I walked home with her from West Seattle High School. My father and I were roofing our House when We found out she had been found murdered and left under a log in the empty lot on the corner just feet from her house. I heard that Ted Bundy worked in the dry cleaners that was next door to the lot at the same time . I have never really got over her being murdered, rest in peace Nancy.

    in reply to: Rant West Seattle High School Graduation Location #775141

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    And to all…Of course I am happy that my son is graduating but when he comes home disappointed because they have made these changes. It makes it frustrating because he has worked so hard to get here and as a parent I want it to be a positive and enjoyable experience for his senior year. I guess the main point is the districts lack of communicating these changes to not only the parents but the students to whom this is affecting!

    in reply to: Rant West Seattle High School Graduation Location #775140

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    Just a note….When I spoke with West Seattle High School I was told it was not the new compound it was the old one. I specifically ask if it was the field across from Westwood Town Center and was told no it is the old compound on Thistle and she went on to say it HAD NOT been remodeled. I will continue to seek specifics and update you when I find out anything new. Thank you all for your information.

    in reply to: Rant West Seattle High School Graduation Location #775127

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    I spoke with the school and they informed me that they are moving it to Swac because it is easier to access.She went on to say some of the faculty were missing out on the graduation ceremony because they could not get down there in time. I was also told they did not feel it necessary to inform the community as it is a school district issue not a community one. I told them that Memorial Stadium is a West Seattle High School tradition and they told me we need to start new ones. The activity coordinator was kind of snotty and told me that I should talk to the principal but she would not be available as she is in meetings all day, so I have yet to talk to her. I feel it would be wonderful to have the graduation in West Seattle so we all have a little easier access (Memorial Stadium can be a pain when it comes to parking) but why not have it held at West Seattle Stadium instead of the old run down SWAC!! I guess the largest issue for me is that they did not take the time to involve our community in our children’s graduation decisions.I dont know about you but its very special to me. Having West Seattle graduation at Chief Sealth is like having a Seahawks VIP celebration at The Oakland Raiders field!!!My eighteen year old son who is graduating this year is greatly disappointed at the changes West Seattle High School has made this year (including the cancellation of the french class trip to France) and now his graduation is being held at a rundown old field, HAPPY GRADUATION:(

    in reply to: Rant West Seattle High School Graduation Location #775124

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    Yes did that, If they want to make a new tradition keep it in West Seattle at the Stadium.

    in reply to: Best Burgers in the North End of West Seattle #768905

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    Luna Park only uses fresh burger meat never ever frozen. They never squeeze the juice out to make it cook faster, Uhmmm good. Double patties yum, love love love em.


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    I grew up here in West Seattle, Back in the sixties I didn’t have one friend that hadn’t experienced some form of a creepy adult trying or doing something to them and not one kid ever told an adult about any of it. Maybe because it was done by adults. I am more concerned why if this guy was a parent he would give any strangers kids peanut type candy. Unless maybe he was a weekend dad and had no real experience with any ones children other then his own.

    in reply to: A good day to reflect on gun violence #759393

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    Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force. Every human interaction falls into one of those two categories, without exception. Reason or force, that’s it.

    In a truly moral and civilized society, people exclusively interact through persuasion. Force has no place as a valid method of social interaction and the only thing that removes force from the menu is the personal firearm, as paradoxical as it may sound to some.

    When I carry a gun, you cannot deal with me by force. You have to use reason and try to persuade me, because I have a way to negate your threat or employment of force.

    The gun is the only personal weapon that puts a 100-pound woman on equal footing with a 220-pound mugger, a 75-year old retiree on equal footing with a 19-year old gang banger, and a single guy on equal footing with a carload of drunken guys with baseball bats. The gun removes the disparity in physical strength, size, or numbers between a potential attacker and a defender.

    There are plenty of people who consider the gun as the source of bad force equations. These are the people who think that we’d be more civilized if all guns were removed from society, because a firearm makes it easier for an [armed] mugger to do his job. That, of course, is only true if the mugger’s potential victims are mostly disarmed either by choice or by legislative fiat–it has no validity when most of a mugger’s potential marks are armed.

    People who argue for the banning of arms ask for automatic rule by the young, the strong, and the many, and that’s the exact opposite of a civilized society. A mugger, even an armed one, can only make a successful living in a society where the state has granted him a force monopoly.

    Then there’s the argument that the gun makes confrontations lethal that otherwise would only result in injury. This argument is fallacious in several ways. Without guns involved, confrontations are won by the physically superior party inflicting overwhelming injury on the loser.

    People who think that fists, bats, sticks, or stones don’t constitute lethal force, watch too much TV, where people take beatings and come out of it with a bloody lip at worst. The fact that the gun makes lethal force easier works solely in favor of the weaker defender, not the stronger attacker. If both are armed, the field is level.

    The gun is the only weapon that’s as lethal in the hands of an octogenarian as it is in the hands of a weight lifter. It simply wouldn’t work as well as a force equalizer if it wasn’t both lethal and easily employable. When I carry a gun, I don’t do so because I am looking for a fight, but because I’m looking to be left alone. The gun at my side means that I cannot be forced, only persuaded. I don’t carry it because I’m afraid, but because it enables me to be unafraid. It doesn’t limit the actions of those who would interact with me through reason, only the actions of those who would do so by force. It removes force from the equation… and that’s why carrying a gun is a civilized act.

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