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SATURDAY, SEPT. 2, 2017



FRIDAY, SEPT. 1, 2017

Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Americans first

When will the Republican leadership and lawmakers stop thinking of themselves as Republicans first and return to thinking of themselves as Americans first?

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Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Cancer in White House

I can't wait for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' next endorsement of Trump. When it was his incompetence, she rushed in with "Give him a chance." When it was his detrimental, destructive and harmful actions, she backed him with, "We need a disruptor to change our government."

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Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

CMR being politically safe

It seems we are at a moral crossroads here, and it is time for courage and clarity. If Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is at all disapproving of President Trump's handling of the office, she must speak out against him to preserve her dignity and honor, as several fellow Republicans have done.

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Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Monroe project a positive

I do not understand all of the opposition to the North Monroe Corridor project. As it currently stands, North Monroe is a speeding thoroughfare that is not conducive to stop and shop. Making it easier to park, safer to get out of your car and safer to walk to a shop can only be good for business. Other than the inconvenience of the construction period, I see this as a positive for the businesses along the North Monroe corridor, especially those who don't have off street parking.

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Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Sanity on global warming

Sanity on global warming has finally appeared in Washington. D.C., with the vote in July on the 2018 Defense Bill, H.R. 2810. In acting on amendments to this bill, a group of Republican representatives, members of the bipartisan House Climate Caucus, voted to keep language in this bill beneficial to recognizing and combating global warming. This brave and successful action was contrary to the latest Republican platform that states "climate change is far from this Nation's most pressing national security issue."

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THURSDAY, AUG. 31, 2017



Thu., Aug. 31, 2017

Coach should denounce Trump

In May 2016, WSU football coach Mike Leach publicly endorsed (as a guest speaker) Donald Trump for president during a Trump rally in Spokane. Pressure should be put on Coach Leach to denounce racism and denounce Trump. Furthermore, Coach Leach should denounce the actions of the WSU College Republican Party due to its association with James Allsup and his actions in Charlottesville.

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