Hans Zeiger's Demon Haunted World: Do you really want this dude as your state representative?

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posted Sep 21, 2010
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Hans Zeiger may come off as just another smirking TEA party boy-wonder, but man can this guy write!  Hans has left behind a snail trail of ultra-conservative tin-foil-hat style rants that you absolutely must read to believe. I mean, this stuff will raise the hairs on the back of your neck. He'll say oh that was just crap I wrote as a teenager... i'm all better now with the medication. But, idle reader, you must realize he's talking about things he wrote in 2006! 

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 1:39am
this is a good video too

also I neglected to draw in something to represent the horrifying terror of abortion... blasted!

by marumaruyopparai on 9/21/2010 @ 2:11am
It's okay, at least you remembered the truck nuts.

by Chris.Tacoma on 9/21/2010 @ 4:46am
I was a Kucinich delegate to the Democratic National Convention back in 04 when he was at the R's. I remember that he was bad news then and he seems even worse now.

I was still talking about a Tacoma LInk extension back then, along with urbanism, the environment, climate change, transit, and fusion power. It doesn't look like this guy's issues have changed much either - religion and gays - surprise, surprise.

In other news though, Joe Fitzgibbon in West Seattle is a polar opposite. His views are a lot more in line with his generation's.

by The Jinxmedic on 9/21/2010 @ 5:41am
I see a nod to Carvaggio, as well...

by marumaruyopparai on 9/21/2010 @ 5:47am
Well, in deference to Zeigers more progressive side, what HAVE the gays done for fusion power lately? Hmmm? Think about it. Maybe if the gays would get up off their lazy asses and invent a fusion reactor they might seem a little bit more relevant in today's competitive political climate. Just sayin'.

by fredo on 9/21/2010 @ 6:48am
Of course we don't want Hans as our state representative. We want to return the Democratic majority to their rightful seats where they can continue to perform the job we elect them to perform: driving our state into bankruptcy.

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 8:08am
I endorse the candidate with the least crazy-person rants.

by Jesse on 9/21/2010 @ 8:17am
I could go on FOREVER about the Scouts... for obvious reasons if you saw my resume.

Eh, maybe later tonight.

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 8:21am
Girl Scouts = Evil
Boy Scouts = Good


by izenmania on 9/21/2010 @ 8:55am
Penis-head cookie monster is one of the more terrifying things I've seen this week.

by thriceallamerican on 9/21/2010 @ 9:01am
I endorse the candidate with the least crazy-person rants.

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 9:06am
@thrice sayWA!!!!??

that's it, I'm burning my democratic party card and forming my own party. The Tardigrade Party

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 9:07am
@izenmania BE AFRAID!

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 9:09am
"I've studied Zeiger's writings from 2003 to 2009. Whether I agree or disagree with his position is a moot point. I take deep umbrage with his selection of verbiage and his focus on judging people versus being inclusive of others. The problems with his writings are they are either reflective of the 'Zeiger Values' he campaigns on taking to the legislature or formulated via his political courses and religious studies at Hillsdale College."

Read more:

by ixia on 9/21/2010 @ 9:24am
Zeiger is only channeling Francis E. Dec.

by fredo on 9/21/2010 @ 9:32am
"I endorse the candidate with the least crazy-person rants"

It's possible a person might publish some commentary for the purpose of provoking a discussion about a subject of interest to the poster and the commentary may be written in an especially provocative fashion. I see this a lot on FT. I don't assume that Thorax is a crazy person just because he proposed that he was going to start a recall drive to get Anderson removed from the City Manager job. I assume he just wanted to get the idea out there for discussion. I'd rather have someone in office who could think outside the box and attract disparate points of view. We've witnessed government with Milquetoastish officials parroting union speaking points and, quite frankly, I'm tired of it.

by ixia on 9/21/2010 @ 9:35am
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by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 10:11am
Ixia! this is a family oriented cartoon! you're going to give the squares a 'case of the vapors' !

by captiveyak on 9/21/2010 @ 10:25am
The problem with Zeiger is that there is no problem with Zeiger. Zeiger has a conscience in a land with no conscience. And you only fear him because you don't want to abandon your life of easy pleasure and comfort without accountablity. Zeiger will have to learn to deny himself his constitutional right to freely express his beliefs in order to get the job of protecting those very beliefs for others. What a thankless ironic world he must live in.

by jenyum on 9/21/2010 @ 10:47am
"One might wonder why the Girl Scouts have been spared the painful attacks that have been launched upon the Boy Scouts by the Left in recent years. The reasons are simple: the Girl Scouts allow homosexuals and atheists to join their ranks, and they have become a pro-abortion, feminist training corps."

by jenyum on 9/21/2010 @ 11:04am
American critics of the Boy Scouts of America could learn a lesson from the simple idealism of the Iraqi people. In Iraq, radical atheist and homosexual activists don't seem to be much of a roadblock for the new pioneers of Scouting.

I spent most of my K-12 education at my local government indoctrination center. I was also home schooled during the seventh and eighth grades. The corridors and classrooms of the modern public school are so polluted with the filth of moral relativism that the typical public high school graduate moves into the world devoid of character, conscience or courage.

Conservatives need not agree about the ultimate good (the good could be liberty, or equality, or truth, or tradition). But they must agree about what is bad (communism was bad)....

The cult of Islam repudiates self-government and all we hold dear. If we are to continue to be a self-governing people, we must be a people of strong character, and strong character is founded in the Christian faith....

If conservatives are to be reunited, we must first unite against Islam. From there we can renew our determination to be a self-governing and Christian nation.

by gmill on 9/21/2010 @ 11:44am
I wonder if Zeiger also fears the workforce, seeing as how he's never had a job.

by ixia on 9/21/2010 @ 1:13pm
'case of the vapors'
I am only quoting, my friend. It could not be made up any better.
More from wiki:
"Truck nuts in national politics - In May 2008, the National Review suggested that Barack Obama should get a pair of truck nuts to understand the rural working class.[7] In November 2008, a "Truck nutz for all" petition to "Give all Red Blooded Americans a pair of truck nutz for their F150's" was suggested humorously as a way to rebuild the Republican Party.[8][9][10]"

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 1:14pm
Tacomic gets exported to Seattle!

by ROBO-CALL on 9/21/2010 @ 1:31pm
RR did a great job of accurately portraying that this man has questionable ability to function with the larger group, like jesse hill, will baker, goodpsaceguy and the man who lives behind the texaco across from my house. with this in mind, let us stop discussing the merits of this candidate, and remember that this only adds legitamacy to his campaign. meanwhile, many candidates with un-crazy rants fall to the wayside who could be very capable leaders.


by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 1:52pm
good point ROBO-CALL, and welcome to feed tacoma!

by cisserosmiley on 9/21/2010 @ 1:58pm
NOT a good point...this comic gives people the tools to make an informed decision and without such "legitamacy adders" as political comics, blogs, and discussions how would we know Hans is no more qualified than the guy behind the Texaco to guide Washington forward? (by the way I have talked to Mr. Texaco and am working on a video short featuring him)

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 2:17pm
look forward to your new film with a hungry mind sir.

by Jesse on 9/21/2010 @ 5:31pm
Homosexuals are banned in the Boy Scouts because of the Mormon Church and the fact that Scouting is their young men's program. The Mormons fund scouting on the west coast almost exclusively and therefore call the shots when it comes to many agendas including exclusion of gays.

In Girl Scouts, a totally separate entity from Boy Scouts, they have no overbearing church influence. The Mormon young women’s program is in house (Relief Society) and they are not overly influenced by any other church.

As well, it is the policy of the Boy Scouts to be a sex free environment. ANY talk of ANY sexuality is not tolerated so you would be right in noting that ALL sexuality is banned anyways. The kids are all under 18 and when something like a kid
“coming out” arises, it is protocol to send the kids to their parents or professional guidance councilor as scouting is run 99.9% by adult volunteers with little training in this arena.

Also, the Venturing program DOES accept openly gay kids and adult volunteers as long as they are over the age of 18. Venturing ages range from 14-21 and it’s co-ed.

Fear not, however, as I have never met an executive at the Boy Scouts who would throw anyone out of the program or out of employment because of their being gay… and I’ve known maybe a hundred or more execs.

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 7:52pm
truly fascinating sir. I wonder if Mr. Zeiger knows his beloved boyscouts are secretly controlled by the elders of the Mormon Church.. wouldn't that make for a colorful teenage rant!

by NineInchNachos on 9/21/2010 @ 7:52pm
Also new respect for the Girl Scouts!

by Mofo from the Hood on 9/21/2010 @ 10:10pm

by NineInchNachos on 9/22/2010 @ 10:15am
I can imagine Mr. Zeiger sitting down to watch this video of Mr. Dan Savage (of stranger fame)

*head explode*

by Erik on 9/22/2010 @ 10:32am
Tacomic gets exported to Seattle!

Congrats on being published in Seattle RR.

by NineInchNachos on 9/27/2010 @ 4:13pm
" Your friends at the table in Saga might think it is okay to make jokes about women needing to know their place. Your professor might jokingly refer to Catholics with a derogatory phrase. And your frat buddies might even crack the occasional racially-charged joke.

At Hillsdale, most students overlook offensive comments like these. But in the future, your coworkers, neighbors and pew-mates may not.

That’s because Hillsdale College –– despite the school’s history of gender equality and racial inclusion –– consists primarily of white Christian conservatives."

by NineInchNachos on 9/28/2010 @ 1:00pm
TNT on record calling Zeiger a 'wacko'

by Erik on 9/28/2010 @ 3:17pm
HA has commented on your Tacomic:

by Cliff98374 on 9/29/2010 @ 10:54am
With Zeiger so clearly out of the mainstream, it is extraordinary that Bruce Dammeier thinks Zeiger would be a worthy colleague. Given what we now know about Zeiger, if Dammeier won’t abandon Zeiger, then he too is unqualified to serve the District and the State.

by fredo on 9/29/2010 @ 11:25am
"if Dammeier won’t abandon Zeiger, then he too is unqualified to serve the District and the State." cliff

Unqualification doesn't seem to prohibit other candidates from seeking or gaining office in the State of Washington.

As Attorney General, Christine Gregoire lost millions of dollars for the state of Washington when it was discovered that she didn't know how to file appeals in a timely manner.

by fitzya on 10/3/2010 @ 10:06pm
Holy crap has anyone seen this?

The banner picture alone is worth a look. Before Hans was a politician and writer he was apparently a pasty white homeboy! AW YEAH!

by NineInchNachos on 10/4/2010 @ 8:10am
oh my.

by NineInchNachos on 10/4/2010 @ 8:43am
I'll see your attack site and raise you this:

by jenyum on 10/4/2010 @ 10:51am
Good lord, I've been researching the 31st district this morning and I am totally appalled.

My recommendation if you live in that district: Write in Ron Weigelt (democratic candidate knocked off the ballot in the primary by the two republican candidates). He holds a real grown up job as a human resources manager at the Seattle and King County Health Department, served as a Bonney lake city council member, and spent 12 years in the army. He seems like a reasonably rational choice.

Probably he didn't win because the campaign slogan "Vote for Ron Weigelt, there is no compelling evidence he is given to throwing raging fits about missing flowers or has ever been let go for inappropriate conduct with children" was a little too long to fit on a sign.

by fredo on 10/4/2010 @ 10:53am
Interesting that youthful indiscretions are sufficient grounds for rejecting a candidate...yet President Obama has admitted to smoking pot and apparently people were able to overlook that. I guess it all depends on whose ox is being gored.

by jenyum on 10/4/2010 @ 11:00am
I don't have a problem with people who smoked pot in their youth. I do have a problem with people who engaged in racist and homophobic rants in their youth, when said youth is arguably still in effect. (He's 25 years old, for crying out loud.)

10 years from now, maybe this whole "running for office" thing will be considered a youthful indiscretion.

by NineInchNachos on 10/4/2010 @ 11:17am
All types are welcome in Fredo City! oops wrong thread. Anyway. yes the 31st is so far gone, The Tacomic recommends secret federal/CIA air-strikes (predator/reaper whatever).

by cisserosmiley on 10/4/2010 @ 11:57am
The 31st has served an important role in recent history: when baby boomers in the 90's became evangelical Bonney Lake provided a quiet pristine community where good people could now escape the bad people...gosh think about how different life would be if MONEY couldn't seperate us correctly...thanks 31st leg district!

by NineInchNachos on 10/28/2010 @ 1:18pm
funny HA HA

by NineInchNachos on 11/3/2010 @ 8:19am

Dawn Morrell (Prefers Democratic Party)16,589 49.72 %
Hans Zeiger (Prefers Republican Party) 16,775 50.28 %

by jenyum on 11/3/2010 @ 9:12am
Cheebus. She was ahead earlier, let's hope the trend reverses itself again.

by NineInchNachos on 11/3/2010 @ 9:36am
the dude is gonna win

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 11/3/2010 @ 10:15am
It is still pretty close right now, I think we'll know better after the 4:30 count, but I agree it doesn't look good for Dawn Morell. I fear for the state of politics here in Pierce County.

by fredo on 11/3/2010 @ 12:06pm
heh, dems in disarray

by jenyum on 11/3/2010 @ 12:10pm
Yes, Zeiger is really someone for a party to be crowing over. Maybe if we're extra lucky he'll get to run for national office and we'll have a nice ODonnell like fiasco in a couple of years.

by NineInchNachos on 11/3/2010 @ 12:16pm
Hans is a boon to cartoonists. Glad to have him aboard

by fredo on 11/3/2010 @ 12:27pm
teachers support Zeiger. jen, what do have against teachers?

by jenyum on 11/3/2010 @ 10:00pm
Morrell is now 16 votes ahead.

by NineInchNachos on 11/4/2010 @ 12:20am
whew, at least the socialists haven't forgotten how to steal an election!

by jenyum on 11/4/2010 @ 7:52am
Heck no, what do you think they teach us at those corrupt public schools?

by captiveyak on 11/4/2010 @ 8:23am
Conservatives never apologize for obvious extremist idiots like Zeiger. Why? Because they don't have to. They simply decide to brand anyone who identifies as "democrat" as an extremist. To be a democrat is to be an extremist. So, why should the GOP ever admit to extremists in their ranks? ANd when your party is based on principle over reason, there's simply no use in combating principle with logic. So, when democrats apologize for the more extreme elements within the liberal movement - thinking, cleverly, that this will give the conservatives some motivation to admit to their own fringe radicals - they merely cause conservatives to laugh at them for their spineless apologies.

This whole discussion is, unfortunately, a waste.

by NineInchNachos on 11/4/2010 @ 8:26am
Thank you for sharing your thoughts Mr. CaptiveYak. Always enjoyable. I prefer the term RADICAL over extremist. Liberals need to get RADICAL!

by marumaruyopparai on 11/4/2010 @ 10:09am
The fight was over before it began, God is on their side! In the end the savior shall rise, smite the non-believers and shepherd the faithful to Fredo's eutopia of fiscal conservatism and a modest minimum wage. It'll be like the rapture except with unstimulating repetitive labor for a low but fair wage instead of death. It's where conservatives go when they step into the light.

by The Jinxmedic on 11/4/2010 @ 10:10am
Ugh. Ocryx and Joe came back from the mountains too early.

by NineInchNachos on 11/4/2010 @ 12:38pm
O&J need to call it like they see it... they can't hide in the hills forever! Come on... you're mean to hide them away

by fredo on 11/4/2010 @ 2:37pm
Democratic party incumbant candidate can only muster a few more votes than an unknown girl scout hater. She must be well liked in her district.

by NineInchNachos on 11/4/2010 @ 3:49pm
a sweet 16 votes. I hope each one was cast by a former girl scout.

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 11/4/2010 @ 5:00pm
Lots of hillbillies, yahoos, and crackers in the 25th District. I'm sure a lot of those ballots for Zeiger were signed with an "X", I'm just surprised they could read the ballot at all.

by fredo on 11/4/2010 @ 5:46pm
No doubt the constituency there is stupid. They've chosen Dawn Morrell as their legislator. Good call Crenshaw.

by jenyum on 11/4/2010 @ 7:28pm
Fredo, I'm curious what you think qualifies Hans Zeiger over Dawn Morrell other than party affiliation? Perhaps you could fill us in.

by fredo on 11/4/2010 @ 7:35pm

Dawn Morrell is part of the legislature which was responsible for one of the largest budget deficits in state history. She is partially responsible for establishing a spending pattern based on wildly optimistic revenue projections. Would Hans have done a better job? We don't know, but he doesn't have the resume of proven failure that Morrell has.

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 11/4/2010 @ 8:02pm
I have personally worked with Dawn and I can assure you she is a most sterling member of our legislature. I believe that she thinks of her constituents more than she thinks of her party.

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 11/4/2010 @ 8:28pm
Why a Republican would not vote for Zeiger:

by NineInchNachos on 11/4/2010 @ 8:28pm
Dawn is a nurse who heals people. Zeiger is down 100 votes now. you should read his facebook... is like a faith healers revival .. "we're praying for you. pray for me! praying for you Hans!" Why does god not hear his prayers?

by NineInchNachos on 11/4/2010 @ 8:33pm
perhaps the god of Abraham doesn't like it when you hate on his children of islam bitch!

by fredo on 11/4/2010 @ 8:40pm
"After three-and-a-half months, the Washington state legislature has a final proposal for dealing with its $2.8 billion deficit. There will be new taxes on beer, candy and cigarettes and the state is expecting the federal government to provide at least some money to keep health care afloat. But even with new tax dollars and help from the other Washington, legislators are left needing to cut $755 million out of the state budget." April 2010

A "sterling" legislative effort to be sure.

by NineInchNachos on 11/4/2010 @ 8:45pm
i guess when you rely on sales tax for EVERYTHING budgets go to the honey bucket during a depression

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 11/4/2010 @ 8:53pm
No kidding, NIN, no kidding. Income Tax!!

by fredo on 11/4/2010 @ 8:54pm
I guess when you rely on public sector labor unions to deliver good value to the taxpayers during a depression then service levels go in the honey bucket.

by fredo on 11/4/2010 @ 8:55pm
"No kidding, NIN, no kidding. Income Tax!!"

Didn't we just have an initiative about that? I can't remember if the public liked that idea or not.

by jenyum on 11/4/2010 @ 9:31pm
I'm pretty sure I asked you what qualifies Hans Zeiger over Dawn Morrell, specifically, not what you don't like about the WA state legislature or the concept of state services costing money in general.

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 11/4/2010 @ 9:52pm
“These are hard times,not the end times.” The Democrats will get us through these times, they always have.

by fredo on 11/5/2010 @ 6:50am
"I asked you what qualifies Hans Zeiger over Dawn Morrell"

Yes, and I answered your question.

He is not a proven failure. Dawn is one of the legislators who has failed to provide adequate service levels with existing revenue sources. She sounds like a really nice lady who should be working within the framework of some less political organization like maybe the church auxillary.

by fredo on 11/5/2010 @ 6:52am
"The Democrats will get us through these times, they always have."

I'm sure the 15,000,000 Americans who are out of work will find comfort in your message Crenshaw.

by captiveyak on 11/5/2010 @ 7:38am
Holy crap, Fredo. You're a smart guy, but continuing to blame state budget shortfalls and city budget woes on those who were in office when they occurred is really weird. Just about every economy in the world - whether led by liberal or conservative factions - is in the gutter. Washington's economy is actually one of the more healthy ones in the nation by just about every measure. Nevada and Arizona typically have Republican conservative legislative majorities, and they have some of the worst economic troubles in our nation's history. So decades of conservative fiscal policy and a booming capitalist housing/gambling market couldn't sustain their economies. Does that mean, by your logic, that all incumbents should be booted and replaced with BETTER fiscal conservatives? No. It just proves that no ideology was enough to shield anyone from this economic mess.

by fredo on 11/5/2010 @ 9:58am
"It just proves that no ideology was enough to shield anyone from this economic mess."

Yak, there are no truly conservative legislatures, so your assertion that conservative ideologies haven't been able "to shield anyone from this economic mess," will have to remain a theory.

by fredo on 11/5/2010 @ 10:03am
"continuing to blame state budget shortfalls and city budget woes on those who were in office when they occurred is really weird." yak

Clearly officials have established programs and payroll expenses which are not sustainable and these have exacerbated the problems caused by a poor economy. There's nothing weird about identifying officials who have failed to serve the citizens appropriately.

by captiveyak on 11/5/2010 @ 10:11am
Fredo - to your notion that there are no truly conservative legislatures, i could just as easily respond that there are no truly liberal legislatures with equal grounding in reality.

by fredo on 11/5/2010 @ 10:26am
"i could just as easily respond that there are no truly liberal legislatures with equal grounding in reality." yak

point taken. so let's stop saying that conservatism doesn't work. there's no point rejecting something that hasn't been tried.

by marumaruyopparai on 11/5/2010 @ 1:17pm
What the hell does conservatism have to do with value voting anyway? Maybe if some of these tea party candidates stopped spouting off like they were members of religious cults the left of center would have a better time of it relating to them.

by fredo on 11/5/2010 @ 1:23pm
"spouting off like they were members of religious cults"

even otherwise intelligent people are easily fooled by these very convincing anarchist infiltrators.

by NineInchNachos on 11/5/2010 @ 2:35pm
yeah zeiger/pailin/miller... stop being anarchist infiltrators!

by marumaruyopparai on 11/5/2010 @ 2:45pm
Don't drink the Kool-Aid.

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 11/10/2010 @ 6:35pm
As of tonight Hans has pulled ahead of Dawn. He's up by .06 percentage points so there will most likely be a mandatory recount and possibly a recount asked for by one or both candidates. Given that this is Pierce County we are not likely to find any boxes off ballots in someone's car like the seem to be able to do in King county when this sort of thing happens.

by NineInchNachos on 11/10/2010 @ 6:42pm

by NineInchNachos on 11/10/2010 @ 6:43pm
there really IS no god!

by jenyum on 11/10/2010 @ 7:37pm
350 ballots left to be counted (in Pierce County as a whole), and they are only 28 votes apart. It's possible they'll switch places again. (He's been ahead before.)

by fredo on 11/10/2010 @ 8:08pm
insane girl scout hater pulls in front of the major party endorsed Democratic incumbant. Wow, Dawn must be highly valued in her district. not.

by NineInchNachos on 11/10/2010 @ 10:33pm
she is old school fredo.. knocking one door at a time, waving signs on street intersections, and Hans is running on all cylinders with the social networks and crazy evangelical church cults backing him up. If dems want to keep power they need to stop messing around.

by fredo on 11/11/2010 @ 7:29am
" If dems want to keep power they need to stop messing around." nacho

I don't know if I would characterize door belling and waving signs as "messing around" but I would say that if dems want to keep power they better learn how to create a sustainable budget using available funding.

And here's another observation. If RR hadn't published this drawing and strengthened the resolve of the Zeiger supporters, Dawn Morrell probably would have won the election.

Oh the irony.

by NineInchNachos on 11/11/2010 @ 8:11am
the opposite is also true. This cartoon brought awareness to the candidate Zeiger's seriously unstable character flaws steering independents away.

by fredo on 11/11/2010 @ 8:25am
This cartoon brought awareness to the candidate Zeiger's seriously unstable character flaws steering independents away.


I thought Zeiger won the election?

by NineInchNachos on 11/11/2010 @ 8:43am
by 28 votes. surely there will be a recount? Wiggins got like a thousand vote lead and they're already talking about recount.

by fredo on 11/11/2010 @ 8:47am
I get it. In your mind, the real winner of the legislative race was Morrell. Be sure to check your mailbox for a personal thankyou note from Dawn.

by The Jinxmedic on 11/11/2010 @ 8:48am
Maybe he'll lose after winning the first two recounts, like Dino Rossi in the Gubernatorial race a few years back. Keep on recounting until the candidate you want wins- that's the Washington state way.

by NineInchNachos on 11/11/2010 @ 9:10am
god I hope so.

by fredo on 11/11/2010 @ 9:15am
if Morrell had done a better job in the legislature she wouldn't find herself in today's predicament. sucks to be Dawn Morrell.

by The Jinxmedic on 11/11/2010 @ 10:33am
That was sarcasm, by the way.

by NineInchNachos on 11/11/2010 @ 10:38am
uh. me too. mu ha ha

by jenyum on 11/12/2010 @ 10:05pm
They now stand 18 votes apart. 350 ballots on hand to count (in all of Pierce County, don't know how many in the 25th.) There are more than 2,000 undervotes, so it's not crazy to think those numbers might change after a hand recount.

by Erik on 11/12/2010 @ 10:11pm
18 votes. Yeah. The numbers WILL change after the hand count.
I remember how it went with the contested governors race.

They will convert some under votes. I would not be surprised to see at least one court action filed by the parties.

"There are more than 2,000 undervotes,"

Some of the undervotes will covert into real votes when the "voters intent is deciphered."

Also, they are no doubt votes set aside which do not have signatures on them that the candidates can try to get people to sign to have the envelopes opened and the votes counted.

Then the panel has to meet to figure out what they are going to do with hanging chad type votes.

It will be crazy especially since there are multiple county auditors who have to run the recounts.

by fredo on 11/12/2010 @ 10:27pm
Maybe absentee voting isn't such a good idea after all.

by NineInchNachos on 11/13/2010 @ 8:24am
Clearly GOD is punishing Hans Zeiger

by fredo on 11/13/2010 @ 8:43am
Future News Tribune headline:

"Dawn Morrell concedes legislative race: blames RR Anderson cartoon for loss"

Clearly GOD is punishing RR

by NineInchNachos on 11/13/2010 @ 10:41am
ha! I would frame that headline for my museum

by The Jinxmedic on 11/14/2010 @ 11:05am
Indeed, you should.

by NineInchNachos on 11/14/2010 @ 11:14am
The TACOMIC preemptively accepts blame for win/loss of any political candidate. Phone your local newspaper today!

by fredo on 11/23/2010 @ 4:54pm
The final outcome of three tight legislative races may not be known until after Thanksgiving, as they appear headed for recounts.

The closest contest is in Pierce County's 25th District, where Democratic incumbent Rep. Dawn Morrell trailed Republican challenger Hans Zeiger by 47 votes as of Tuesday afternoon.

by NineInchNachos on 11/23/2010 @ 5:34pm
awe man... thanks for the update sir!

by fredo on 12/3/2010 @ 8:45pm
sorry dude, its over

A weeklong hand recount of ballots has confirmed it. Hans Zeiger has unseated state Rep. Dawn Morrell.

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by NineInchNachos on 12/3/2010 @ 9:10pm

by NineInchNachos on 12/3/2010 @ 9:10pm

by NineInchNachos on 12/24/2010 @ 7:26pm
"McDermott’s hatred of America and America’s God surfaced once again as he led the Pledge of Allegiance on the floor of Congress minus the words “under God.” … McDermott himself is not an atheist. He claims attendance at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle, hardly a Christian church. St. Mark’s is currently promoting a “Statement of Faith-based support for Same-sex marriage” and preaches almost exclusively about “social justice,” “peace,” and “diversity” while nary a mention is made of sin and salvation. … It is convenient to think that Jim McDermott is a harmlessly unique product of liberal Seattle, but the truth is McDermott hates America, he despises our Godly heritage, and he sits in the way of the cause of liberty."

by NineInchNachos on 12/24/2010 @ 7:28pm

by NineInchNachos on 3/7/2011 @ 10:28am
Somebody Alert the Koch Brothers!

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Residents of the 25th Legislative District are invited to participate in Rep. Hans Zeiger’s telephone town hall meeting Thursday, March 10. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will last an hour.

Constituents can join the community conversation by calling toll-free 1-877-229-8493 and entering 17545. They can listen in, ask questions and take part in polls.

“I am two months into my first legislative session and I want to hear from the people I represent,” Zeiger said. “Building strong relationships and maintaining good communication with the people of the Twenty-fifth District as we go through this process is very important to me.”

Any questions or comments before the event can be directed to Rep. Zeiger at (360) 786-7968 or

The 25th District includes the communities of Puyallup, South Hill, Summit, Midland, Fife, Milton and Edgewood.

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by fredo on 3/7/2011 @ 10:37am
Unlike his predecessor Dawn Morrell, Mr. Zeiger actually cares about what his constituents think. I'd say that's a change for the better! I'm sure Hans will be sending you a thankyou note pretty soon for your inflammatory cartoon which put his campaign over the top, don't be angry.

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 3/7/2011 @ 10:43am
Is Hans spending tax payer money to put on this dog and pony show?

by NineInchNachos on 3/7/2011 @ 10:48am
You can say he's really phoning in this one.
Hans should take some town hall tips from Marty.

by fredo on 3/7/2011 @ 10:48am
Is Patty Murry spending tax payer money when she travels to Tacoma for a dog and pony show at the Amocat?

by NineInchNachos on 3/7/2011 @ 10:49am
I encourage all girl scout moms to call in with their google voice accounts.

by fredo on 3/7/2011 @ 10:53am
Zieger's youthful statements have caused you a lot of concern RR, but apparently the voters in his district have decided that they aren't relevant. You're going to need to get over it.

by Crenshaw Sepulveda on 3/7/2011 @ 11:02am
I have no problem with Hans spending the taxpayer money. I'm just curious how much this little presentation is costing the tax payers and how much do his supporters appreciate the money being spent during the state budget crisis. I was very happy that Ms Murray came to Amocat and consider it an excellent expenditure of public funds. I suspect that Dawn Morrell will have her seat back in 2 years if she wants it.

by NineInchNachos on 3/7/2011 @ 11:06am
you guys are bickering like a bunch of baptist lesbian islam-o-fascists!

why don't you just call in and ask him?

by NineInchNachos on 3/7/2011 @ 11:13am
personally I want to know what Hans Zeiger has done to crack down on the collective bargaining rights of handicap people who purposefully become handicap in order to exploit the handicap welfare parking in downtown Tacoma.

by The Jinxmedic on 3/7/2011 @ 11:35am
We have to crack down on back-alley opportunistic amputations NOW!

by fredo on 3/7/2011 @ 1:34pm
I suspect that Dawn Morrell will have her seat back in 2 years if she wants it.

You mean she lost her seat because "she didn't want it?"

by fredo on 3/7/2011 @ 1:55pm
I suspect Hans will be re-elected in 2 years if he wants it, or he may turn his sights on Governor Gregoires seat. We know he couldn't do any worse.

by NineInchNachos on 3/7/2011 @ 1:58pm
Governor McKenna sounds worse.

by NineInchNachos on 6/9/2011 @ 8:19am

by NineInchNachos on 6/9/2011 @ 8:20am
VIDEO: Hans Zeiger ALERT! 3 minute mark DO IT!!!

by NineInchNachos on 6/9/2011 @ 8:59am

HANS ZEIGER: WATCH 4:45 DO IT DO IT DO IT this guy was elected in 2010 !!

by NineInchNachos on 6/9/2011 @ 9:19am
for book posterity...

by NineInchNachos on 12/30/2011 @ 6:39pm
hans was RIGHT!!! 

by low bar on 12/30/2011 @ 10:26pm
Sydney is an anti-Semite. 

by low bar on 12/30/2011 @ 10:46pm
"It's okay, at least you remembered the truck nuts." 

and the cult of islam fuzzy little water bear nads

by NineInchNachos on 2/8/2012 @ 10:51pm
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Zeiger, Rep. Hans <> wrote:

Rep. Hans Zeiger, Feb. 08, 2012

Description: Zeiger

Dear Neighbor,

I voted “no” on Senate Bill 6239, the bill to redefine marriage. It was not an easy vote. I hope that those who disagree with my vote will at least trust that I was earnest and reasonable in taking it.

Three things seemed important to me about the debate.

First was the need for civility. I do not doubt the sincerity of people on either side of the debate. I pray that people on the left and people on the right may be friendly with each other in the midst of the ongoing public discussion.

Second, Senate Bill 6239 raises significant concerns about religious liberty. We must guard against any future thing that threatens the freedom of conscience for people of any faith.

Third, the larger opportunity for the renewal of marriage and family is to be found outside of government. It is found in the millions of daily encounters between husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, parents and children, brothers and sisters, grandparents and grandchildren. It is found in the larger web of churches and synagogues, schools and clubs, neighborhoods and circles of friends, all of which exist in some way to support families. In our experiment with self-government, we must give most of our attention to joys and struggles beyond the halls of government.


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Hans Zeiger

State Representative, 25th District


by cisserosmiley on 2/9/2012 @ 7:47am
there are too many people on this rock and gay marriage can help the accidental pregnancy birth rate drop. Also, Hans is a tird

by NineInchNachos on 2/27/2012 @ 5:13pm
girl scouts through the lens of mighty Matt Bors

by NineInchNachos on 1/30/2013 @ 8:55am
winning the war on christmas hans...