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“Americans fought to preserve democracy in their revolution. South Africa fought to end oppression.”
Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Sept. 15, 2017.
I was excited about visiting Zimbabwe. I had traveled to South Africa previously to visit my daughter, Betsy, and her family, but this was my… Continue reading
Jay Inslee has been back on the road this week with his “Ain’t Got No Capital Budget Blues” Tour. The Democratic governor launched the tour… Continue reading
“Help the charity of your choice and reach out to neighbors.”
Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Sept. 09, 2017.
“Before we even get into this, I need to say that I loathe the term ‘alt-right.’”
A presidential pardon in hand, Arizona’s “Sheriff Joe” may be getting ready to hitch up his spurs for another campaign. The ink had barely dried… Continue reading
Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Sept. 1, 2017.
A history professor once commented that rarely do the defeated erect statues to their defeats. On a personal level, do you display mementos of your… Continue reading
This writing stuff is a strange business. It’s an amalgamation of talk, tattling and at times tawdry titters, all under the headline of truth sleuthing.… Continue reading
Have you ever done something only to find that your actions caused you unforeseen and unexpected grief? We humans are decision-making creatures. Welcome to the… Continue reading
By Sen. Joe Fain 47th District Our freedom to speak and exchange ideas, especially unpopular ideas, is the most important right we hold as Americans.… Continue reading
As a pick-me-up and drop-me-on-my-head bucket of fun, I have been trying to follow the unhealth care machinations in the U.S. Senate. It is the… Continue reading
“From a… government instructor’s perspective, our president is a wonderful, nearly-daily lesson in government.”
“[Voters] will get… an opportunity to say whether they think lawmakers did the right thing. Or not.”
I wish to extend a thank you to the citizens of Renton who supported my campaign and entrusted me with their vote. I do not… Continue reading
Stephen A. Smith (Guest columnist) Interim Library Director Anyone who has visited the 48 libraries in the King County Library System, as I have done… Continue reading
Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Aug. 11, 2017.
I was taken aback by the attitude expressed in (July 28 edition’s) letter to the editor in support of a particular candidate for city council.… Continue reading