This week’s Democratic National Convention opened with a stunning display of disunity: Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders booed and shouted down the first day’s speakers, and on Tuesday, after Hillary Clinton was formally nominated for president, they invaded the convention’s press tent to make their displeasure known. Many Sanders supporters say they won’t vote for Clinton, even at the risk of getting Donald Trump elected.
Two score and two years ago, we figured it was not just shocking — but an impeachable offense — when we heard the so-called smoking gun tape recording of our Republican president, Richard Nixon, planning to cover up the fact that his top advisors had hired burglars to break into the Democratic Party headquarters and bug the place to obtain damaging info in the 1972 presidential campaign.
All Public Employees Retirement System, Teachers’ Retirement System and Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System current and retired members must support state Sen. Karen Fraser for Washington lieutenant governor.
I strongly urge you to vote for Steve Simmons and against Larry Haler for state representative. Here’s why. Haler and fellow representative Brad Klippert voted against funding for badly needed local projects like the Duportail Bridge in Richland, the Lewis Street project in Pasco, the 395/Ridgeline Interchange in Kennewick, and the Red Mountain Interchange project in West Richland.
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I must admit to a certain sympathy with the 2016 virtuecrats. But too many of the historyless young are howling for a never-never land of gain without pain. If they persist they may wake up Nov. 9 with a new president named Trump.
Voters! Are you tired of TV, radio and newspaper pundits telling you how to vote? We are not sheep or lemmings, and we don’t need biased and partisan commentators analyzing the issues and candidates to death.
Revising the current tax code couldn’t get any more crazy. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., unveiled the Top 1% Accountability Act, requiring those claiming itemized deductions of more than $150,000 on their tax returns to submit to drug tests or file for less generous tax deductions.
As one unaffected by the police-to-protesters conflict, the entire situation seems to be based in inappropriately allocated blame. The police force protecting our lives and interests are being blamed for the harsh environment they are working in.
I met Bill Jenkin in 2008 during my first of eight years as mayor for the city of Prosser. I have served on many boards with Bill over the years, many of which he chaired. From the first day I knew him, he has strived through action rather than words to improve his community.
Voters of the 4th Congressional District have a choice this election day (Aug. 2). We can re-elect an establishment politician, or we can elect a principled citizen who will represent our values and our patriotism.
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