Eyman must stop nonsense

Who does Tim Eyman think he is, an elected official? Reading about his latest proposals makes me want to start one myself – banning him from further

attempts to waste the taxpayers’ money. In a self-inflicted ego trip, railing against the wasteful spending by the government, Eyman’s latest initiative about voting on all taxes is nothing more than more expensive bureaucracy. Where does this watch salesman from Mukilteo think the funds to hold such elections come from, the Tooth Fairy?

After wondering if I still had a job, following his I-695 and I-745 proposals, I feel that if he wants to put out such things, then maybe he should do what other crusaders have done, namely run for an elected office where he would be taken as a serious person instead of the bad joke he is rapidly becoming. It is time he grew up, became a team player and stopped all this nonsense.

Everett

Talk to us

More in Opinion

toon
Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Jan. 31

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

Marysville School District Superintendent Zac Robbins, who took his role as head of the district last year, speaks during an event kicking off a pro-levy campaign heading into a February election on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at the Marysville Historical Society Museum in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Editorial: Voters have role in providing strong schools

A third levy failure for Marysville schools would cause even deeper cuts to what students are owed.

Marysville school levy provides better schools at lower tax

As an educator in Marysville, I feel compelled to share how important… Continue reading

Murders of Ahmadi Muslims in West Africa must be condemned

President Biden on Jan. 13 mentioned the importance of preserving religious freedoms… Continue reading

Comment: Anti-cop riot in Atlanta was out-of-town thuggery

A protest against a police training facility was an opportunity for antifa followers to wield violence.

Comment: Economists failed middle-class Americans on inflation

They delayed action because wages were stagnant, ignoring the impact of prices on families.

Comment: Dry January encourages a look at our drinking habits

More than a month-long break for the liver, some are reassessing alcohol’s effects on their daily lives.

toon
Editorial cartoons for Monday, Jan. 30

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

Vivian Dong, the founder of Safe Lynnwood, leads a group of protesters from the future site of a methadone clinic to the nearby Alderwood Boys & Girls Club on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Editorial: Don’t let fear foil answers to opioid, other crises

A methadone clinic and mental health facility deserve communities’ support, not their opposition.

Most Read