Abortion laws being written with little knowledge

It is beyond comprehension how abortion rights opponents feel they can interfere…

 

Comment: Dignity is Cheney’s reward for unflinching defiance

Cheney knew her opposition of Trump would cost her her return to Congress. She stuck to her values.

 

Comment: Facebook’s openness on its chatbot gets it right

While other tech giants are secretive about their AI work, Meta has been transparent and inviting.

 

Comment: Poor funding isn’t only reason for an antiquated IRS

Yes, the agency has been starved for support, but it still should have been able to make some moves to modernize.

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Aug. 18

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

If voting for Republicans, choose wisely

I happen to be a fan of The Daily Herald and value the importance of local news, such as the series on the “Tulalip’s Stolen… Continue reading

State constitution applies too regarding firearms

Don’t ignore the Washington state constitution. I suggest that the author of a recent letter to the editor regarding firearms and the U.S. Constitution, check… Continue reading

Brittney Griner broke law and admitted guilt

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” In other words, play by the Russian rules. Because Brittney Griner broke their law, why do people… Continue reading

Comment: Consumers unlikely to feel 15 percent corporate tax

Claims that it will be passed down as higher prices aren’t supported by past shifts in tax rates.

Comment: Where fights over teaching history have led us

The panic over CRT and how history is taught calls for a new undstanding of what learning can be.

Democrats aren’t you tired of all this?

Someone once told me that hitting yourself on the head with a hammer is actually pleasing, because it feels so good when you stop. A… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Aug. 17

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump scale the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Two Seattle police officers who were in Washington, D.C., during the January 6 insurrection were illegally trespassing on Capitol grounds while rioters stormed the building, but lied about their actions, a police watchdog said in a report released Thursday, July 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Editorial: Electoral Count Act needs bipartisan reforms now

Changes to the 135-year-old law may prevent future attempts to overturn elections.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump scale the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Two Seattle police officers who were in Washington, D.C., during the January 6 insurrection were illegally trespassing on Capitol grounds while rioters stormed the building, but lied about their actions, a police watchdog said in a report released Thursday, July 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Glad to see inclusive report on Navy ships return to port

When I picked up my Daily Herald from my porch this morning, I was absolutely delighted to read the front-page article about the return of… Continue reading

Let’s join essay writer in not tolerating bad behavior

Kudos to Tyler Rourke for his eloquent description of a recent family camping trip where other campers exhibited blatant disregard for community and citizenship values… Continue reading

Comment: Biden’s legislative wins don’t make him the next FDR

Democrats are talking up their victories, but compared to the promises, the achievements fall short.

Comment: Why the midterm odds have improved for Democrats

Among the evidence, the results of Washington state’s primary shows Democrats may do better than expected.

Couty roads can’t handle proposed retreat center

In unincorporated Snohomish County, developers are proposing a commercial complex called the MA Center PNW. They purchased a property zoned R-5 rural residential. The only… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Aug. 16

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Herald’s endorsements don’t make economic sense

I find it quite incongruous that The Herald Editorial Board is endorsing the very people who in their economic ignorance and blind party loyalty have… Continue reading