N. Korea meeting canceled thanks to Trump team’s bluster

The president’s bottomless ignorance and his staff’s bellicose mouthing-off scuttle a deal.

  • May 25, 2018

 

In the Russia probe, fringe characters take center stage

As Trump and a cast of weirdos attempt to distract, Mueller maintains his pursuit of the truth.

 

Increase state funding for police academy

Officer training is a core responsibility of state government.

 

Columnist’s justifications for CIA’s Haspel fall short

The fact that so many knowledgeable people have indicated that torture does not work insofar as gaining truthful or accurate information, Debra J. Sanders blithely… Continue reading

Should patients be asked financial questions?

I had a doctor’s appointment this morning and left feeling very disturbed, and now I am outraged. While I was checking in, the receptionist starting… Continue reading

More wetland destruction for county to investigate

Very glad to see Snohomish County suing a Lynnwood couple over unpermitted clearing and grading that ruined a wetlands and diverted a stream (“County sues… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Friday, May 25

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Does more debt lead to fewer babies?

Thanks to student loan debt, young adults are opting out of parenthood. Trump’s making things worse.

If a worker pays no dues, why get union benefits?

Anti-union groups’ short-sighted activism raises questions of fairness.

Developers need county’s scrutiny

I’m very glad to see Snohomish County suing a Lynnwood couple over unpermitted clearing and grading that ruined a wetlands and diverted a stream. What… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, May 24

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Government wasn’t meant to be run as a business

Business practices Not how you run a government The appeal was to elect a businessman to help us all out. Discounting the fact our government… Continue reading

James McCusker makes economics understandable

James McCusker Economic subjects explained well One of the reasons that I subscribe to The Herald is the quality of its columns on the subject… Continue reading

More dangerously sensible parenting advice

Holy cow! Stop the presses! On May 21, Carolyn Hax had a column on child raising. She pointed out the downside of shielding children from… Continue reading

Political correctness used to defend terrorists

Israel’s borders Political correctness defends terrorists The article published May 16, “Israel faces new charges of excessive use of force,” is another example of the… Continue reading

Editorial: Find better funding source for charter schools

Rather than wait for a court ruling, lawmakers need to find reliable funding for charter schools.

Milbank: The Banana States of America

The president and GOP-controlled Congress are too inept and clownish to be Stalinist.

  • May 23, 2018

Democrats must keep their eyes on the November prizes

The midterm election is too important for Democrats to waste time on their customary defeatism.

  • May 23, 2018

Access to doctors outside VA system has merit

The aim isn’t to cut VA funding, but ensuring every veteran gets the care they deserve.

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, May 23

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading