Opinion

Anecdotal evidence is not reality

It’s an easy trap to fall into.

  • Jan 28, 2019

Letter writer made an error in his Ode

He should have used a Democrat.

  • Jan 25, 2019

State GOP faces uphill battle if tied to Trump

The Republican party was destroyed in King County during the midterms.

Stats show white people, not immigrants, cause more crime

Open borders is not the same as open homes.

  • Jan 23, 2019

If you’re going to bash our president, do it constructively

“Ode to Donald” shouldn’t have been published.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Sanctuary laws led to an officer’s death

Corporal Ronil Singh would be alive today if it weren’t for California’s “sanctuary city” laws.

  • Jan 21, 2019

Recognizing propaganda techniques makes them less effective

The Bandwagon, card stacking, “plain folks” image, and name calling are all effective propaganda techniques.

What could go wrong with open borders?

Might as well open your home, too.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Exploring the marvel of YouTube

It’s quite the phenomenon, but the big screen is still where it’s at.

Consider what you’re putting in your body

We’ve been sold three big lies by sugar and opioid companies.

Ode to Donald

You’ve got spiders in your soul.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Don’t give pet bunnies for Easter

I found my pet bunny nearly a year ago, abandoned at Allan Yorke Park. She passed on recently, but I feel strongly about making sure people know exactly what having a pet rabbit means.

Elfers, don’t put words into my mouth

I may support our president, but that doesn’t mean you can assume my thoughts.

  • Jan 8, 2019

An old tax idea is being resurrected

With Democrats in charge, it may pass this time around.

Thank you for paying our bill, stranger

It was quite the holiday surprise!

  • Jan 7, 2019

Unlikely New Year predictions

I’ve never been good ad predicting the future, but that doesn’t stop me.

Border security means enforcing 1986 Reform and Control Act, not building a wall

Democrats understand that building the border wall is too expensive, too inefficient, and will require owners of their property to give up their private land for public use.

A thankful poem

A sincere thanks to everyone who made the holidays great for our seniors.

  • Jan 3, 2019

New idea: Carbon fee for transportation, environmental work

A state Democrat is looking at installing a 10-year, $10 billion transportation package financed primarily with a carbon fee and a gas-tax increase.

Time to pop the champagne

Recalling my childhood and adolescent celebrations.