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Let Export-Import do its work

Once Congress is through with its latest game of chicken, which threatens to shut down the Department of Homeland Security tonight, it can move on to another episode of brinkm... [Read the editorial]

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Charles Krauthammer
Froma Harrop: Don’t mess with Texans making their own rules  Feb. 27
Dana Milbank: Boehner leading from behind as shutdown looms  Feb. 27
Dana Milbank: Democrats take advantage of minority status  Feb. 26
Kathleen Parker: Twitter has become our humorless conscience  Feb. 26
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Commentary highlights

Reclaiming Islam
Reclaiming Islam: Viewpoints: What you might not know about Muslim faith
A farewell to satire?
A farewell to satire?: 2 views of Jon Stewart: Tired anchor or king of satire
Anti-vaccine fever
Anti-vaccine fever: Viewpoints: Fears have been overcome before and will again
Viewpoints: Income inequality
Viewpoints: Income inequality: Should we tax the rich to save the middle class?

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Guest commentary / Support for veterans: Political infighting isn’t helping veterans   Feb. 26
Guest commentary / Middle East extremism: Policy has a place in standing up to ISIS   Feb. 22
Viewpoints: What you might not know about Islam, Muhammad  Feb. 22
Other voices / Oil train disasters: Safety goes off the rails   Feb. 22
Commentary / Income inequality: Survey shows anxiety among poor nearing retirement   Feb. 22
Guest Commentary / Hosting foreign visitors: Taking in an exchange student reconnects you with community   Feb. 21
Guest commentary / Addressing climate change: Tax carbon, then give the money back  Feb. 16
Commentary / Stewart leaving 'Daily Show': ‘Daily Show’ became part and parcel of what it sought to satirize  Feb. 15
Guest commentary / Teens and e-cigarettes: Vaping not safe for our youths   Feb. 15
Commentary / U.S space programs: We're turning our backs on space   Feb. 15

More editorials

In Our View / Cocoon House and Everett Gospel Mission: Your part in aiding homeless   Feb. 24
In Our View / Oil Train Safety: We’ve been warned, repeatedly   Feb. 23
In Our View / 2015 Legislature: Extend tax breaks for film productions in state  Feb. 22
In Our View / Paine Field passenger terminal: Passenger service proposal deserves fair look  Feb. 20
In Our View / Fast-track trade authority: A trade deal that works for all   Feb. 19
In Our View / 2015 Legislature: Study of little fish a big deal   Feb. 18
In Our View / State funding of K-12 schools: Compromise to fix education   Feb. 17
In Our View / State schools funding: Teacher pay is basic education   Feb. 16
In Our View / Senate transportation plan: Roads paved by compromise   Feb. 15
In Our View / Initiatives' budget effects: Help voters inform decisions   Feb. 13

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Meet her 'Evil Twin'
Meet her 'Evil Twin': EvCC instructor brings her dark comedy to the stage
Return of the grizzly?
Return of the grizzly?: Bears could be brought back to North Cascades
Snackable smelt
Snackable smelt: For a Northwest treat, fry up a batch of these small fish
Cheap labor — too cheap
Cheap labor — too cheap: Herald editorial: Young athletes should be paid their due