Bravo to the Humane Society for Southwest Washington for rescuing 25 doomed dogs from a South Korean dog meat farm, prominently featured in the Sept. 29 front page story "Dogs get second chance in U.S." We should extend this compassion to other species raised in dreadful conditions for the sole purpose of human consumption.
I like dogs. I am not opposed to memorial services. But when I saw the front page of The Columbian for Sept. 30, and saw the picture of all the police and all their dogs lined up, my first thought was how many taxpayer dollars went to send each of these highly trained police officers, and their highly trained dogs to attend this memorial service for another police dog?
To obscure a primary funding source for Tea Party activism, the Republican caucus resorts to disingenuous word play in attempts to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to address global warming and climate change.
Mickie Enders' Sept. 27 letter, "Hoax suspected in clock scare" calling the Muslim boy's clock debacle a "hoax," piqued my interest. I did a little Internet digging, and am now bemused by the whole affair.
I read Kaitlin Gillespie's story "Councilor Madore borrows a grandma" in the Sept. 27 All Politics is Local column. Evidently, Clark County Councilor David Madore Google-searched a picture of a grandma for his Facebook page, apparently to make a point about reducing property taxes.
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