In his Nov. 24 letter to the editor Martin McCaw drags out his broadest brush, thinks up a cute little acronym, and paints all Republicans as fundamentalist, Ferrari-driving, wine snobs who hate the poor. Why, they might even think asking for ID when you vote is a good idea.
My Dad passed away in January 2013 at age 96 in central Michigan, and as we were preparing for an estate auction in November, I came across a bracelet with the name of Capt. Larry Hanley.
No one wants to talk about death and dying, and the end-of-life decisions that must be made.
Open government is an expectation to most folks who live in Washington state.
There’s a lot of talk about the bailouts for banks, corporate welfare, and the fact the wealthy don’t pay their fair share of taxes.
The December issue of Lifestyles magazine was outstanding. Devoting essentially the entire issue to the problem of concussions arising from contact sports being played in high school is a service the entire community should applaud.
The Federal Communications Commission has started loosening rules on what electronic devices can be used during commercial airline flights. That’s a welcome move.
I’m a proud member of Christian Republicans Against the Poor (CRAP). We want to abolish Obamacare, Medicaid and food stamps.
Democrats in the U.S. Senate might have served themselves — and the nation — better in remembering the adage: Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.
Should gun owners be required to purchase insurance?
There was a revealing moment after the resounding “no” vote from Boeing’s Machinists, when Gov. Jay Inslee was asked if he respected the decision they’d made.
Now that the elections are over and the Constitution is being trod on by bigots — and President Obama is being blamed for everything — it’s time to turn to something lighter in nature.
My question is, in regard to the article in the U-B about Afghan interpreters denied visas, has our country completely lost its mind? The article explains that Afghan interpreters who have been working alongside American troops have had their visas denied because the State Department has determined that there is no “serious threat” against their lives.
Five myths about myths.
Kennan Mighell (Climate change most severe problem of all time, Nov. 17) is justifiably concerned his grandchildren may never “have the opportunity to see a glacier up close.” Earth was (naturally) ice free 35 million years ago. We have no way of knowing that this will not happen again.
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