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More than 50 years later, MLK’s dream is still a dream

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 9:52AM

Earlier this week, I was standing at the front of the line for the checkout counter at a local bookstore.

 

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Without free speech, there is no freedom or democracy | Editorial

  • Jan 16, 2015 at 2:22PM

The terrorist attacks in Paris at the newspaper Charlie Hebdo last week came as a shock to most. The killing of eight journalists, in a military-style execution for exercising their free speech rights, should concern every person who loves their freedom and democracy.

New taxes for Sound Transit? Now is not the time | Guest Column

  • Jan 10, 2015 at 9:00AM

Editor’s Note: James MacIsaac was working on this piece at the time of his death on Dec. 6, 2014. Final edits were made by the Eastside Transportation Association (ETA). Construction, maintenance and repair of roads and bridges should be the central focus of the state transportation funding package in 2015 without being held hostage to increasing Sound Transit’s light rail taxes.

Could Paul Allen’s millions save billions? | Editorial

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 2:48PM

There’s something good to be said for making billions of dollars in the high-tech industry, especially when people such as Bill Gates and Paul Allen, co-founders of Microsoft, pledge to donate the bulk of their wealth.

Editorial cartoon/ Hello? Happy New Year? Anyone?

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 12:14PM

Hello? Happy New Year? Anyone? (Huge state deficit) Frank Shiers, Jr.

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