We are entitled to a fair share of what they are harvesting from our field

3 min readApr 29, 2021

Here is what I wrote to Steven Fortney, a lawyer who is running for the post of Seattle Attorney.


I welcome your candidacy for Seattle City Attorney. We need new blood. We need action and real solutions to our local problems. Unfortunately many among our local problems, such as homelessness, substance abuse and mental health, are beyond Seattle’s ability to solve, if we continue to approach them from inside the traditional box. We have to start thinking outside the box and…


Born in Syria. Grew up in Lebanon. Spent 18 years in the Jesuit Order. Quit and got married. Retired in Seattle.