The doctrine provides blanket immunity to officers and others who should face trial for abuses.
Last Saturday my son brought my 9-year-old grandson over for a visit. He asked me if I had a Scrabble board. So I brought out… Continue reading
For moderates in both parties, the filibuster remains useful in providing them political influence.
States are lining up to copy Texas’ abortion law, applying it to other constitutional protections.
It may be unsuccessful, but the West must resist a destabilizing return to ‘might makes right’ politics.
I live in Clinton and work at the library in Mukilteo. My commute had been walking aboard the ferry, riding across, and taking the bus… Continue reading
Kudos for publishing the commentary about buffers around streams and rivers (“Ineffective waste of land, stream buffers are back,” The Herald, Jan. 9) Gov. Jay… Continue reading
A Senate rule, absent in the Constitution, offers an escape from being held accountable on democracy.
Biden’s speech is unlikely to change any votes in Congress, but such addresses do serve purposes.
We’ve made being right a high-stakes game that doesn’t allow others the space to consider other points of view.
What worked — and what didn’t — changes as the virus mutates; our response must adapt, too.
As much as half of the county could be infected by the variant; and hospitalizations are surging.
We now have the city’s 2022 preliminary budget online and it does not include covid-19 federal relief monies. The only entry is in EMS for… Continue reading