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.
I’m a proud member of Christian Republicans Against the Poor (CRAP). We want to abolish Obamacare, Medicaid and food stamps.
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.
Even amid the gridlock in the “other” Washington, lawmakers have come together to make gains for our children. It was great to read that a bipartisan group of House members joined Sen, Patty Murray in introducing the Strong Start for America’s Children Act.
A reader of the U-B commenting on my recent letter praising Ludwig Erhard asked two pertinent questions:
Your recent articles in the Union-Bulletin on the Walla Walla High School bond brought me out of a self-imposed silence on concerns I have about school construction in Walla Walla. I am a certified construction manager with Construction Management Association of America and I have performed as owner’s agent on school projects in districts such as Touchet and Waitsburg.
Perfect and guaranteed solution to city of Walla Walla’s satisfaction survey. Put up a roadblock at either end of Highland Road, Howard Street, Walla Walla Avenue or any number of other city streets. Stop each car, knock on the window and ask how satisfied the occupant is with the city.
Which description best fits you?
The Port of Walla Walla commissioners exhibited great insight into other financial needs throughout the community by voting not to increase the countywide tax levy for Port operations at a recent evening open budget hearing.
The Skagit Valley in Northwestern Washington has some of the most fertile soil in the world. That valley was a floodplain before the Skagit River was diked in the early 20th century.
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