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John Faulkner’s assertion (TCH, March 29) that the Founders structured our government to promote obstruction is outrageous and outlandish. His letter is just an attempt to justify reprehensible Republican behavior in Congress these past six years.
Could the east side of the state be an unwanted stepchild of the west side? The west (wet) side of the state spends billions of dollars on an uncompleted tunnel while our blue bridge stands rusting, in need of painting.
The Today in History column in the April 18 edition noted the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. In researching the incident, I found that on the following day, the House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to approve $251 million in additional economic and military aid for Lebanon.
As I drive down the streets every spring, I see beautiful blossoms on the trees and shrubs, and brightly colored flowers. These sights bring delight to my eye, joy into my heart and it lifts my spirit from the cares of the world.
When I was employed with the city of Aurora, Colo., one of my tasks was to complete job analyses/evaluations by observing employees performing their job-required tasks. Analyses were done to maintain fair salaries for all employees.
An expert consultant with an expensive briefcase, who lives in another part of the country, has convinced some people to spend big bucks to consider the development of riverfront property in Richland. Want to make a big bet on tourism?
The article on DOE demanding to have profit returned from Mission Support Alliance (TCH, April 7) for the Hanford information technology work performed by Lockheed Martin Services stuck a chord with me.
Elect Clinton, Cruz, Sanders or Kasich, and it is business as usual from here on out. Politicians will continue to wield their power not to secure America’s future, but to secure their own financial well-being.
I was both saddened and angry at the recent headline “Pot themed comedy show.” Five comedians will do their standup comedy sober, then go somewhere and get way too high, and return for another set stoned on marijuana.
I found the article about the Department of Energy requesting to have profit returned from Mission Support Alliance (TCH, April 7) for the information technology work performed by Lockheed Martin Services ironic.
The recent Bob Parks brouhaha reminded me of an episode of Law & Order in which assistant district attorney Jack McCoy prosecutes the leader of an all-too-common domestic hate group. When confronted by McCoy about documented controversial speech espoused by the accused, the organization’s leader in his own defense insists he has the right to say what he wants. McCoy quickly replies, that, as an officer of the court, he has an obligation to make him accountable for his words.
Because of the persistence of Donna Zink, we can now know the names of the 21,000 Level 1 sex offenders in Washington state, including 582 Level 1 sex offenders here in Benton and Franklin Counties. These are the individuals that children reported, who were reported to authorities, who were investigated and then, based on the evidence, who were charged.