Bill Forhan

Nerves are still raw as I write this editorial. Angry children and adults are screaming for someone to do something – even if it’s wrong. Mostly, they want a law to ban guns. And their anger is so intense they are blind to the inadequacy of that solution. The truth is we have tried banning guns...
With Democrats in control of the legislature it seems two things are the priority. Creating new entitlement programs and increasing taxes. Let’s review a few of the bills on the agenda in Olympia: 1) Free tampons and pads for community college students Yes, you read that right. Probably won’t...
Last Friday the Senate voted 71-28 and the house voted 240-186 in favor of the 2018 budget. President Trump signed it. The problem is the budget represents the first significant break in Trump’s campaign promises. The new budget continues the Federal Governments fiscal irresponsibility by...
Watergate is ancient history to most American voters. Apparently, it has also been forgotten by some of those who lived it. Carl Bernstein was the Washington Post Reporter who was made famous by the “worst political scandal of the 20th century.” Now he dismisses the greatest political scandal of...
Democrats have taken control of the legislature in Washington state and they plan to pass a number of bills that have been held up for years by those troublesome Republicans. Here is a list of some of their agenda: Carbon tax – Liberals have been calling for a carbon tax for years as a program...
Judge Roy Moore is still being vilified in the media but there are growing claims that some of his accusers may have lied. It seems some of them had been in his courtroom or had relatives the judge sentenced. But of course I’m sure their memories are vividly clear after 40 years of suffering the...
Judge Ray Moore is guilty. He’s never had a trial. Hasn’t had a chance to make his case to a jury of his peers, but he’s guilty. He’s been accused by a number of women of the crime of being a sexual predator. He’s a man so he’s guilty. Women would never bring such a charge if it just weren’t true...
The NFL players have been expressing their displeasure with America. Make no mistake about this. They claim they are just expressing their concerns about social injustice but they chose to express that concern by showing disrespect for our flag and our national anthem. Military veterans in the...
e details of their tax plan last week. President Trump called it a Christmas present to the American people. Democrats and most journalists called it a gift to the rich. I am disappointed to say that in my 30 plus years in the news business I have found it extremely difficult to find a reporter...
It has become amazingly clear in the last couple of years that our customers no longer rely on our printed newspaper to get their information. In fact, our on-line editions have grown to the point that the unique visitors to our websites are running about 4 times our print edition subscribers....

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