Guest Commentary



Immigrants take jobs from Americans

A new report that drew from Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security data found that in 2016’s first six months, 1.03 million legal and illegal immigrants arrived in the United States.

January 12, 2018 noon read more..
 

Reasons to question climate change

Many people are actively worried about global warming. And it frustrates them that skeptics and “deniers” refuse to acknowledge the “science” of the so-called manmade problem.

January 10, 2018 noon read more..
 

Painting an alternate global warming reality

On December 28, President Trump wrote on Twitter: “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!”

January 5, 2018 noon read more..
 

Analysis: Bundy juries nullify judge

In jury after jury, few of the hundreds engaged in what has been dubbed the “Battle of Bunkerville” have been prosecuted in a historic confrontation between the federal government and residents over land in the West.

December 29, 2017 noon read more..


Promise kept on reducing tax rate

For hard working families and entrepreneurs in Central Washington, keeping more of your own paycheck was my goal in supporting historic legislation approved by Congress, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 27, 2017 noon read more..
    

The lessons of Pearl Harbor Day

On Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, seventy-six years ago, planes of the Imperial Japanese Navy streaked over Pearl Harbor bombing and torpedoing the American fleet at anchor. More than 2,400 Americans were killed that day. President Roosevelt quickly called it a “Day of Infamy.”

December 6, 2017 noon read more..


Could you pass a ‘good citizen’ test?

My son Gideon’s former elementary school awarded (and still awards) a weekly “good citizen” award to a student who does an outstanding job with teamwork, politeness, kindness, etc.

November 24, 2017 noon read more..