Fri, 13 Dec 2019

Sea Shepherds view on Makah whale hunt

Re: Honor Makahs treaty right to hunt whales: In 1995, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society was invited by a concerned group ...

Food-assistance cuts will hurt the vulnerable

The federal policy shift to require more than 75,000 Washington food-stamp recipients to meet work requirements will jolt lives among ...

Its the Constitution, stupid

Impeaching a president is the most consequential thing our Congress can do other than declaring war. So, after great consideration, ...

Seattle and King County need to take aggressive action against street crime

Re: Judge, police struggle to close door on courthouse crime: Closing the Third Avenue entrance to the King County Courthouse ...

Democrats blinders on FBI report

The long-awaited report from the Justice Departments inspector general on the origins of the FBIs investigation into President Donald Trumps ...

When peace prize laureates falter

Two recent Nobel winners are under fire, only highlighting an era in which concepts of leadership are shifting. ...

Will Boris Johnson get his Brexit? 4 factors in British election

Britain is set for a dramatic election night Thursday. Will Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson land the parliamentary majority he ...

Lies have kept us in Afghanistan, but the truth may not set us free

American disillusionment with the war in Afghanistan has been substantial and stable since 2012, and yet without much domestic controversy, ...

Why President Trump cant end endless wars

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has imported into the American military lexicon a new rationale for U.S. military actions in ...

Positive progress toward a regional homelessness response

Members of the Regional Policy Committee made several thoughtful improvements to the original proposal. ...

The perverse servility of Bill Barr

If Barr could dig out his conscience from under all those layers of ego, hed see that the rapacious individual ...

The true value of our national forests

I was thrilled to read the Op-Ed opposing the exemption of the Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule. The ...

Early intervention works- Increase funding for mental-health programs at community health centers

This enables us to identify issues early, whether thats depression or too much drinking, and immediately connect patients to the ...

The FBI gets another black eye

WASHINGTON The FBI owes Carter Page an apology. That wasnt the headline after the Justice Department released a blistering internal ...

Testing rape kits is just one step toward justice for victims

Slowly, methodically, Washington is clearing a backlog of untested rape evidence kits. But still there is much to do to ...

The misplaced loyalties of the peoples lawyer

Barr, like his boss, prefers Russian disinformation to the FBI's facts. ...

Progressives run amok in Seattle City Council

I agree with Brian Bairds assessment. But I would add that a progressive Seattle City Council run amok reinforces President ...

Use tech to save the animals, not an aquarium expansion

How long are we going to perpetuate the false narrative that trapping sentient animals in an unnatural and stressful environment ...

Rainforest protection begins here in our region

Re: Save the rare wild beauty of the Tongass National Forest from renewed logging: North Americas coastal temperate rainforest at ...

Nader was not the problem in 2000

Re: Moderate Democrats can save themselves and defeat Trump: Brian Baird states that it was (Ralph) Nader-backers who caused Al ...

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2 Australian boys die in hospital after volcano disaster

SYDNEY, Australia - Two Australian schoolboys severely injured in the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand on Monday have ...

Trump orders Jewish people to have ethnic categorization

WASHINGTON, DC - An executive order issued by President Donald Trump interpreting members of the Jewish religion as part of ...

Britain braces for third election in 4 years

LONDON, UK - With Britons heading to the polls on Thursday to vote in their third general election in under ...

Peace, justice and good will an elusive dream for Palestinians

Peace, Good Will and Joy on Earth at Christmas! But what does that mean for Palestine and Palestinians? Every year, ...

Democrats formally charge Trump with abuse of office

WASHINGTON - Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of ...

Intensive search underway for Chilean Air Force Hercules 130

SANTIAGO, Chile - There has been no sign of the Chilean Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft which went missing on ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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