Opinion

Enumclaw, Washington

I am…

  • Sep 10, 2019

Thanks for being my family

I’m retiring from my job to focus on family, but I’ll miss everyone.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Thank you for supporting local students

Buckley students got their back-to-school supplies, thanks to you.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Critically reflect on the ideas you grew up with

Many of the beliefs we hold now were formed when we were young, without critical thought.

Don’t judge the NRA from an ‘ambush’ interview

Charlton Heston was suffering from Alzheimer’s at the time of the infamous “Bowling for Columbine” interview.

  • Sep 5, 2019

What happened to popular music?

Pop music has a rich history that modern musicians don’t seem to respect.

The NRA should shoulder some blame on shootings

The NRA’s leaders can’t defend their stance without prepared statements.

  • Sep 4, 2019

Clinton to blame for current fight with China, not Trump

The former president helped push the World Trade Organization to include China.

  • Aug 29, 2019

Our democracy is built on trusting people who know more than we do

Why do some people actively distrust experts?

What’s the price of automation and progress?

As tech improves, people will lose jobs.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Thank you for helping us celebrate

My birthday and our anniversary were a blast!

  • Aug 23, 2019

From trade to race relations, can the U.S. take any more ‘change’?

The president’s chickens are coming home to roost.

Greetings from the Big Apple

As you read this, I’ll be sitting on a convenient step gazing up and down the hallowed brick and mortar canyons of Manhattan. I say… Continue reading

Thank you for supporting our veterans

Because of you, Headworks’ Pint Night was a success!

  • Aug 21, 2019

Self-checkout machines are ruining local jobs

I was shopping at the QFC at night and noticed no check out stands were open.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Where to place the blame for mass shootings

We should finally make gun manufacturers responsible.

New voting system survives the primaries

Everything went swimmingly… so what’s next?

Thank you for making NNO a success

It’s always good to get out and meet your neighbors.

  • Aug 13, 2019

How can you find truth in a society that often wages war against honesty?

There’s no trust in the government, media, or each other — how do we get past it?

Great job, as always, Buckley Log Show Committee

I really enjoyed being Bull of the Wood this year.

  • Aug 8, 2019