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  • Room for many viewpoints

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters After reading Marcia Girnus’ letter to the editor (Dec. 19), I felt a response was needed. I always look forward to Don Clegg’s column because he offers thought-provoking articles that …

  • Bill advanced by a bribe

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters As you, the voters, sit and listen to the latest news about the health reform bill, it becomes quite apparent that the senator from Nebraska, the last deciding vote, received …

  • Is the community ready?

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters The governor announced that two residential habilitation centers in Washington state are closing in a few years due to budget cuts.

  • Budget fix requires revenue

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters Gov. Gregoire released her 2010 budget this month. It is death by a billion cuts. She said this budget is not acceptable and that we need new revenue sources. I …

  • Distorted beyond belief

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters Seriously, how could Marcia Girnus’ letter to the editor (“Neither faith nor values,” Dec. 19) have misconstrued, belied and bent and fused Donald Clegg’s hypothetical analysis to a posed question: …

  • Sound off for seniors

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters Gov. Gregoire recently released her proposed 2010 state budget. Senior citizens in our state, who need long-term care supports and services, will be severely compromised by the devastating cuts in …

  • Put pot in a pill

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters Special interest groups, guided by an attorney, are exploiting the idiosyncrasies of a poorly written state law about medical marijuana and the state law’s conflict with federal law. Law enforcement … 4

  • Take some off the top, too

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters With all the layoffs and salary cuts for public employees, it isn’t surprising that the people at the top aren’t sharing the responsibility. How do the six-figure folks get away …

  • Perspective is everything

    Dec. 26, 2009 in Letters There is one thing that Marcia Girnus (Letters, Dec. 19) should take into consideration: Donald Clegg is as much an American as she is and has as much right to …