Politics

Trump and Fox News: Deadly Lies in a Feedback Loop | Dick Polman

Before focusing on today’s timely topic – Trump and Fox News, deadly together – I want to tell you a little story about the time… Continue reading

Rep. Kilmer to host telephone town hall to talk about COVID-19

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a telephone town hall to talk about the federal government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The town hall… Continue reading

Biden claims 46 delegates from Washington’s primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won 46 pledged delegates following the official certification of Washington state’s 2020 Presidential Primary. Biden pulled in the most… Continue reading

State requires sex ed, takes gun safety measures, bans free plastic bags | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - At the end of the state legislative session this month, lawmakers had passed nearly 400 bills — averaging at least five new laws… Continue reading

Election 2020 Is An Existential Fight For The Nation’s Soul | John L. Micek

You’ve probably never heard of Erica Newland. And if she had her druthers, it’s a safe bet that she would have preferred it stayed that… Continue reading

Inslee to offer details Monday on statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars and limit on size of gatherings

Gov. Jay Inslee will give more details today on his statewide shutdown of restaurants and bars due to the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).… Continue reading

Kilmer hosts telephone town hall Monday on COVID-19

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a telephone town hall regarding the federal government’s response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Rep. Kilmer, a 6th… Continue reading

As Coronavirus Spreads, Trump Showing How Unfit He Is To Lead | Dick Polman

I’ve been reading Erik Larson’s new book, “The Splendid and the Vile,” which chronicles the first year of Winston Churchill’s wartime stint as prime minister.… Continue reading

Senate and house dispute kills data privacy bill | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Groundbreaking data privacy legislation designed to give consumers more access and control over their own digital data died on Thursday, even though it… Continue reading

Biden leads in Kitsap County in Presidential Primary

Joe Biden was the top candidate for the Democratic Party in Kitsap County’s following the first two tallies of ballots for Washington state’s 2020 Presidential… Continue reading

Scores of people show up in protest over Legislature’s sex education directive | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Despite the governor’s warning to avoid crowds in the wake of the coronavirus, hundreds of concerned parents and residents converged on the Capitol… Continue reading

Lead narrows between Sanders and Biden

Bernie Sanders’ advantage over Joe Biden in Washington’s 2020 Presidential Primary has dropped to 2,211 votes in a new vote tally by Washington state election… Continue reading

Sanders leads statewide by 3,952 in Washington’s 2020 Presidential Primary

Bernie Sanders is leading by less than 4,000 votes statewide in the first tally of Washington state’s 2020 Presidential Primary. Sanders had 33.57 percent of… Continue reading

Biden in front in Kitsap County’s initial Presidential Primary tally

Joe Biden was the top candidate for the Democratic Party in Kitsap County’s first vote tally Tuesday night for Washington state’s 2020 Presidential Primary. The… Continue reading

Turnout for Presidential Primary now at 35 percent in Kitsap

More than 35 percent of Kitsap County voters have already made their choices in the 2020 Presidential Primary. And so far, more Kitsap voters have… Continue reading

Sex education becomes a requirement for Washington state public schools | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Public school students will soon have a greater understanding of their sexuality, sexual abuse and the importance of consent under a new law… Continue reading

Washington state Legislature bans single-use plastic bags | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Consumers will need to remember to bring their own reusable shopping bags if they want to avoid the fee that a new law… Continue reading

Legislature promotes timber industry as carbon-negative | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Washington state lawmakers have passed legislation that will align the timber and forestry sector with the state’s carbon emission goals. The Senate voted… Continue reading

The Meaning of Super Tuesday | Robert C. Koehler

A gush of corporate relief fills the airwaves as Super Tuesday becomes history. A progressive wave was not electorally visible as the Democratic status quo… Continue reading

Uncle Joe Is On Top, and That’s No Malarkey | Dick Polman

Joe Biden, seemingly DOA, has staged one of the greatest political comebacks in history. On Tuesday night, he won at least nine of Super Tuesday’s… Continue reading

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