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Our sex-crazed Congress can’t stop obsessing about abortion

To appreciate the dumbing down of American politics, consider this: Conservative Republicans, indignant about abortion, are trying to destroy a government program that helps prevent 345,000 abortions a year. Inevitably in politics there are good ideas and bad ideas. But occasionally there are also moronic ideas — such as the House Republican proposal to kill...

Northwest Voices

It’s about time Tim Eyman ran for office

I’m writing this letter out of years of pent-up frustration. While I may be considered by many as a tax-and-spend liberal, I value constructive and honest opinions. That where I differ with Tim Eyman . Eyman has yet another anti-tax initiative that has qualified for the ballot. Year after year, this self-proclaimed activist has lead,...