The U.S. Senate rejected President Obama’s choice as the government chief civil rights attorney because he defended a cop killer in court.
Opening day for Major League Baseball is special. It is a time fans across the nation have hope that their favorite team will win the World Series. Everybody is 0-0 when the first pitch is thrown.
We get it. Many state legislators aren’t particularly thrilled with the way Tim Eyman uses the initiative process to undercut their legislative vision.
Yes, it does seem as if the Walla Walla School Board is moving with lightning speed as it considers asking voters to approve a $10 million science building on the Wa-Hi campus.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, previously a Republican U.S. senator from Nebraska, has been pilloried for more than a week, mostly from the political right including his former GOP colleagues in Congress, for proposing deep cuts in military spending.
The Walla Walla City Council, after the recent public outcry, had an obligation to citizens to find a way to keep the Pioneer Park Aviary open. It made a wise call to embrace the request — with some caveats — of a group of private citizens to take over operation of the Aviary.
First lady Michelle Obama is on target when she urges young people not to drink sugary beverages such as Coke, Pepsi, Gatorade, PowerAde and the many other similar products on the market.
Drivers should drive.
The No Child Left Behind Act is unnecessary meddling from the federal government.
Politics, booze and money have been intertwined since, well, the advent of politics, booze and money.