Bill's Blog

It was only a few weeks ago that I published an opinion warning about the threat to our freedom posed by the climate change/global warming insanity. The problem is that our government and our media have become addicted to the concept that humans are causing irreparable harm to our environment. Harm...
With over 30 years in the news business it is clear to me that most journalists today do not understand their role in the traditional American system. I am not sure exactly where they went astray but they have clearly lost their way. It is not the responsibility of the media to make or break a...
Finally, the entrenched bureaucracy is being dismantled. FBI Director James Comey is not the first to go and hopefully not the last. He is just the biggest fish so far. This is what most Americans were calling for when they voted for Trump. Democrats are trying to spin this as some sort of...
The Republicans have finally introduced a bill to replace the un-Affordable Care Act. It is far from perfect and what ultimately gets passed will undoubtedly be substantially modified. Here is a brief summary of the provisions of the bill passed by the House: It eliminates the tax penalty for...
A few individuals wrote to me this week threatening to cancel their subscriptions because we had an advertisement in the newspaper opposing Planned Parenthood. One writer said she did not want this kind of “political propaganda” in her local newspaper. There are a couple of serious issues here....
So in his first effort to drain the swamp, the swamp wins. President Trump has decided to let Obamacare explode. Couldn’t get the votes needed to pass a bill to repeal it so he agreed to pull the bill. The first problem with that is nobody actually had to go on the record as voting for or against...
On Friday Governor Inslee signed the bill extending the 28 percent levy lid until 2019. Without the extension local schools were expected to lose about $358 million in revenue across the state. The bill came with strong support from the legislature having passed 48 to 1 in the Senate and 87 to 10...
The swamp is full of alligators and as Pat Robertson said this week, when you’re trying to drain the swamp don’t let the alligators drag you back in.” Republican’s announced their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare this week.  Clearly, they aren’t ready to address such a huge and complex mess....
Monopolies are dangerous. And the government/teacher’s union monopolization of our schools is especially dangerous. There is no better evidence for this fact than the current climate change mania that is sweeping across our country and most of the civilized world. Global warming/climate change...
Local business owners typically have invested their life savings in their local business. As a result they have a special interest in the long-term health and vitality of the community that supports them. These owners typically give more of their financial resources and time to support local non-...

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