Plutocrats vs. democracy
No matter how well conservatives do in elections, there is always an undercurrent of fear that the great unwashed will vote in left-wingers who will...
All charter amendments are worthy of consideration
The misguided message that voters should just dismiss all 12 amendments without weighing both pros and cons is crass, cynical and presumes voters ...
Pierce County gets all risks, no rewards for surging oil train traffic
The surge in train traffic has created an unprecedented risk to our people, our economy, our traffic and our environment.
Latest Obamacare fix proposal would only make things worse
Despite the fix, the individual mandate would remain coercive, people would still find themselves losing their existing coverage, and the law would...
Stalemate with IS
Although we don't have Islamic State fighters on the run, neither are they continuing to grab new territory.