Opinion

Thanks for supporting breast cancer treatment

The 2018 Bras for A Cause event raised more than $10,000.

  • Nov 9, 2018

‘We the people’ set our national direction Nov. 6

The midterms were just as much about emotions as it was issues.

Why I supported I-1631

It’s not about money, it’s about survival.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Enumclaw Council’s new garbage rates make no sense

Those who waste less end up paying more. How is that logical?

  • Nov 6, 2018

The Midwest votes for Trump | Wally’s World

By now I presume most of you realize my political sentiments, generally lean towards the left. “Generally” is the key word here. On a few… Continue reading

No excuses not to join the Senior Center

There’s so much fun and learning to be had.

  • Nov 2, 2018

We can’t claim to respect human life when we allow abortion

Eliminating the death penalty was just the first step in the right direction.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Today’s autocrats blaming the West for their woes

I understand the pull of a charismatic leader that puts the blame of life’s woes on others.

Don’t steal or block political signs

When you do, you cherrypick the First Amendment.

  • Oct 30, 2018

Supreme Court is no place for politics

It should interpret the Constitution as written and rule based on the law.

  • Oct 29, 2018

‘tis the season

Fall has come to the Plateau. Let’s celebrate!

I-1631 is too costly, not effective enough

Initiative 1631 is nothing more than a scheme by politicians and environmental groups to create a slush fund from the bank accounts of a misinformed electorate.

  • Oct 26, 2018

An open letter to the political sign thief

Not only is it illegal, but your actions say a lot about your character.

  • Oct 25, 2018

‘Art of the Deal’ still key to understanding Trump

Some details in the 1987 book are still relevant today.

We must support the Pierce County Library System

Our libraries have done all they can to cut costs. It’s our turn to support them.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Despite booming state economy, expect higher taxes

The “Rainy Day” fund and the McCleary decision is expected to take most of the state revenue.

Enumclaw development: a poem

Little boxes, little boxes / And they all look just the same.

  • Oct 23, 2018

If you don’t vote, don’t complain about government

Regardless of party affiliation, it is easy to take sides and complain about how things are being done in local and national government

  • Oct 19, 2018

Keeping the Supreme Court above partisan politics

“A partisan reputation… is going to cause very serious harm to the status and integrity of the decisions of this court in the eyes of the country.”