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Matter of Opinion archive for March 10, 2008

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2008

The Drive at 4:20

This time change thing. Man oh man.People seemed a little on edge every where I went today. Anyone else notice?Doing the "Drive at 5" post 40 minutes early. Time clock is off and really, our bodies think it is actually 3:20!Be extra careful driving out...

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Smart Bombs: Politics refueled

The politics surrounding Boeing's failed bid to build the next generation of refueling tankers is interesting, according to well, me.Excerpt: U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel, a Democrat from Illinois, where Boeing is headquartered, brought presidential politics into play: "We are sending the jobs overseas, all because...

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A pair of Sunday edits

From the first Sunday edit:The Washington Supreme Court decided unanimously and wisely against giving its immediate attention to Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown's legal challenge to a couple of tax-restricting initiatives on the state's law books. That gives us a little time to reflect on...

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Loose Thread Monday: Yawn!

One of the challenges of being a long-lived journalist (and by the way, we're an endangered species these days) is that you begin to see a lot of repeat stories.I remember 25 years or so ago proposing a story about how whacky everyone is the...

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