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There was an irony in recent letters to the editor (Feb. 8) that was not lost on me. One was appalled at the apparently foregone conclusion that there would soon be 10 million uninsured people in our country (repealing Obamacare), while the other seemed to suggest we continue to indiscriminately let hundreds of thousands of uninsured people into our country?
There is a small restaurant on 6th Avenue in Tacoma called the Southern Kitchen. It is African-American owned and been there for decades.
How much slack should the American public give to a new president? How much should they give to a president who has never served in government or the military?
The city is supposed to insure and indemnify and protect employees and officers for any act performed while doing their duty. We need this protection for our council members.
Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school funding decision. Maybe it’s the constitutional commotion ignited by President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order.
There are at least four major ways to interpret the Constitution and numerous varieties in between: originalism, textualism, fundamental principles and modernism.
I guess all good things must come to an end. I’m saddened to read that the public swimming pool in Sumner will finally close for good.
By writing this letter, I am speaking up to encourage an examination of two recent immigration decisions either being considered or already made by President Trump.
The target is the 1 percent cap on property tax hikes which voters embraced and legislators etched into law a decade ago in spite of concerns it would weaken a historic pillar of financing that cities, counties and the state rely upon.
During the late 1940s and 1950s, Americans feared nuclear war.
Change is in the air. President Trump is in the midst of seeking to fulfill his campaign promises as quickly as possible. His supporters are hopeful that our new president will shake up Washington and restore greatness to America.
In his first week, President Donald Trump is effecting quite a bit of change in the climate and landscape of Washington politics.
The reinstating and revoking of the “Global Gag Rule” on abortion can probably be considered an American tradition, having been reinstated and revoked a total of six times since it first came about in 1984.
How important is trust to you? It is very important to me. At one point in my life, I discovered that a person I trusted completely had lied to me. Once trust is lost, it is very difficult to restore.
As of today, Wednesday, there are only 90-plus days remaining in the regular session, even less when you figure lawmakers won’t work many weekends.
The bad apple spoils the bunch. It’s a general rule that applies to a whole bunch of situations, from religion to politics to civil rights. This last week, Buzzfeed stepped up to fill the role of the bad apple for the media.
The Senate will soon hold hearings to determine if Georgia Congressman Tom Price will be our country’s next Secretary of Health and Human Services. As HHS Secretary, this cabinet position has a direct impact on how the Trump Administration prioritizes the fight to end Alzheimer’s, a cause close to my heart.
Contrary to popular belief, the Supreme Court is not the only branch with the power to interpret the Constitution.
When Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner recently announced his decision to retire at the end of next year it was more than just a well-earned and significant milestone, it was another step in a historic career for the highly respected Puget Sound born-and-raised leader.
What do dogs and cats tell us about ourselves? These two creatures are the most popular pets among people around the world. Did you ever wonder why?