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Peaceful transition? How about a peaceful secession?

Peaceful transition? How about a peaceful secession?

Last week you weighed in on the concept of contraception for men, who, by the way, still rule the world. And speaking of Trump: Would… Continue reading

Peaceful transition? How about a peaceful secession?
Birth control: a pill too tough for men to swallow

Birth control: a pill too tough for men to swallow

A tough pill to swallow As you might already know, it’s pretty great being a guy. We can pee standing up, we’re still undefeated in… Continue reading

Birth control: a pill too tough for men to swallow
Why no birth control pill for men?

Why no birth control pill for men?

Last week’s poll discussed legal marijuana, of which most of you approved. Now we want to know what you know about the lack of a… Continue reading

Why no birth control pill for men?
A marijuana harvester examines a bud that is going through a trimming machine in a rural area near Corvallis, Ore., Sept. 30, 2016. Marijuana growers and entrepreneurs have a lot riding on ballot measures in 50 Oregon counties and municipalities in the Nov. 8 election, with some places having allowed marijuana businesses and other having banned it. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

Should other states legalize weed? No regrets here

Light a blunt, blaze a trail. A few short years after voters made Washington one of the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana, the… Continue reading

A marijuana harvester examines a bud that is going through a trimming machine in a rural area near Corvallis, Ore., Sept. 30, 2016. Marijuana growers and entrepreneurs have a lot riding on ballot measures in 50 Oregon counties and municipalities in the Nov. 8 election, with some places having allowed marijuana businesses and other having banned it. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
How’s that legal weed working out for you?

How’s that legal weed working out for you?

In our last poll, most of you said you prefer your workmates to leave their adorable/disgusting pets at home. This week, we take you on… Continue reading

How’s that legal weed working out for you?
In this Oct. 18 photo, Barbara Goldberg, CEO of O’Connell & Goldberg Public Relations, poses for a photograph with her bulldog Rosie, at her office in Hollywood, Florida. Goldberg is a small business owner who believes pets improve the quality of their work life, boosting morale and easing tension for staffers. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Your dog or cat may be your co-workers’ pet peeve

Pet peeve Maybe you’ve been there. You’re slaving away at your office job, working on your TPS reports, and a co-worker brings by some tail-wagging… Continue reading

In this Oct. 18 photo, Barbara Goldberg, CEO of O’Connell & Goldberg Public Relations, poses for a photograph with her bulldog Rosie, at her office in Hollywood, Florida. Goldberg is a small business owner who believes pets improve the quality of their work life, boosting morale and easing tension for staffers. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Do you mind if I bring my dog to work?

Do you mind if I bring my dog to work?

So most of you would ignore clowns in the wild, but how do you feel about your co-worker’s cute little puppy at the office? Do… Continue reading

Do you mind if I bring my dog to work?
Clowning around? We’re in no mood

Clowning around? We’re in no mood

No time for this Clowns have been giving people the creeps lately, even more than usual. Sightings of menacing-looking “creepy clowns” started in South Carolina… Continue reading

Clowning around? We’re in no mood
This week’s question: How do you act around clowns?

This week’s question: How do you act around clowns?

Thank you for weighing in on the carbon tax initiative, of which a majority of you approve. This week we are changing (arguably) the subject… Continue reading

This week’s question: How do you act around clowns?
Initiative 732 shows just how taxing the ballot can be

Initiative 732 shows just how taxing the ballot can be

We have about 300 words, give or take, to devote to these weekly surveys. What better forum to address a complex tax policy question? Among… Continue reading

Initiative 732 shows just how taxing the ballot can be
Web Monkey: Musk isn’t the only one who wants to go to Mars

Web Monkey: Musk isn’t the only one who wants to go to Mars

Anybody want to buy a ticket to Mars? Start saving those pennies. Elon Musk says he can get you there for the low, low price… Continue reading

Web Monkey: Musk isn’t the only one who wants to go to Mars
Web Monkey asks: How about a trip to Mars?

Web Monkey asks: How about a trip to Mars?

Last week, most of you voted for Archbishop Murphy High School to move from 2A to 3A or 4A to even out the football playing… Continue reading

Web Monkey asks: How about a trip to Mars?
Web Monkey: Archbishop Murphy should pick on someone its own size

Web Monkey: Archbishop Murphy should pick on someone its own size

“Archbishop Murphy High School Partnering with the NFL” read the press release in my inbox this week. “Finally,” I thought, “they’re playing someone who can… Continue reading

Web Monkey: Archbishop Murphy should pick on someone its own size
Web Monkey: The problem of Archbishop Murphy’s football team

Web Monkey: The problem of Archbishop Murphy’s football team

It’s election season and 65 percent of you agree in the last Web Monkey survey that voting should be free, not cost 68 cents. Now… Continue reading

Web Monkey: The problem of Archbishop Murphy’s football team
68 cents? Your ballot wants to be free

68 cents? Your ballot wants to be free

so big that it will cost 68 cents to mail.… Continue reading

68 cents? Your ballot wants to be free
Web Monkey: Who should pay the postage on our ballots?

Web Monkey: Who should pay the postage on our ballots?

according to our last poll, most of… Continue reading

Web Monkey: Who should pay the postage on our ballots?
Web Monkey: You like your headphones

Web Monkey: You like your headphones

The Walkman had one; so did the Discman, the iPod and the iPhone after that. Even the Zune had one, and it was probably its… Continue reading

Web Monkey: You like your headphones
Web Monkey: No headphone jack?

Web Monkey: No headphone jack?

After 57 percent of you Seahawk fans predicted a third Super Bowl in four years, we turn from sportland to the world of technology: Apple… Continue reading

Web Monkey: No headphone jack?
Web Monkey: You have great expectations for the Seahawks

Web Monkey: You have great expectations for the Seahawks

The year was 2012. After two straight 7-9 seasons, the Seattle Seahawks busted out shiny new uniforms and a vertically challenged rookie quarterback. Most people… Continue reading

Web Monkey: You have great expectations for the Seahawks
Web Monkey: Are the Seahawks Super Bowl bound?

Web Monkey: Are the Seahawks Super Bowl bound?

Husky hype? Most of you said “I’ll believe it when I see it.” Let’s take it up a notch: What do you expect from the… Continue reading

Web Monkey: Are the Seahawks Super Bowl bound?
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