I’ve seen some amazingly stupid driving the past few weeks.
Each member of Congress and the President take an oath and swear to faithfully “preserve, protect, and defend” the United States Constitution, which provides separate powers for our nation’s three equal branches of government – the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches.
Dud Campbell, our resident would-be novelist, was busy on his day off. Anita watched him excitedly as he removed something from the box that had arrived.
Here’s a trend that may not bode well for the future of our country: according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 40 percent of 16- to 19-year-olds have summer jobs - down from 75 percent of teens a generation ago.
The same day Yakima County mailed out ballots for the Primary Election, Wednesday, July 16, a total of 47 of those ballots were returned by voters.
Nearly every day I proof-read and edit at least one obituary for the Daily Sun News.
It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.
Once again Israel is being forced to defend itself from the terrorists who run Gaza.
Buddy and I received word late last week that my sister’s faithful Chihuahua, “Angel,” had been hit by a car and hadn’t survived.
Millions of Americans continue to struggle to find work in today’s challenging economy. Many Central Washington workforce-training centers have successfully helped unemployed workers find jobs. However, on the federal level, much improvement can be made.
Most people lost their faith in politicians and America’s political institutions long ago. Now, they’re abandoning organized religion.
When is a charity party not just for charity?
Here’s a modest proposal for solving the “Children’s Invasion” on our southwestern borders.
90 YEARS AGO…(1924) Sunnyside pioneer J.B. George died. He arrived in the Yakima Valley in 1892, opened a store in Zillah and a trading post in Toppenish.