Peter Callaghan HEADLINES
With the 2012 election nearly over, it is finally time to present the latest edition of 26 Fearless Political Predictions (and one Fearful one).
As the election nears and the volume of information increases, it seems we only have time for snippets of information, spin and opinions.
I miss the Treaty Tree, even though the closest I ever got to it was the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 as they climb from the Nisqually Delta.
Who’d have thought that of the two campaign forums I moderated last week the face-off between the candidates for state auditor would be the less contentious.
Where did all the primary election voters go? Perhaps the better question is, where did all the primary election ballots go?
It’s easy to think that when Puget Sound-area voters approved a huge expansion of Sound Transit in 2008 – complete with an equally huge increase in taxes – that it was a more optimistic time.
Backers of the two-thirds vote requirement for tax increases say they’re not trying to make tax increases impossible, just more difficult.
Love – and politics – means never having to say you’re sorry. For the most part, anyway.
Despite what NCAA President Mark Emmert said this week about how the crimes and cover-ups inside Penn State football say something sinister about college sports in general, very few inside the system really believe it.
I haven’t been inside the LeMay-America’s Car Museum yet, though I’m looking forward to it.
Thanks to Washington’s liberal initiative laws, voters here get to be just like politicians, for better and for worse.
- Hey, Pete, it's time you talked about Seahawks' drug-test failures
- Confirmed: Josh Portis arrested for DUI; RB Christine Michael Signs
- He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- UPDATED: Two arrested in fatal assault at Lakewood poolroom
- Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 304 Secrecy ignited firestorms over Benghazi, IRS
- 134 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 99 He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- 66 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 55 Tacoma program uses housing to promote good parenting, self-sufficiency