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Oct. 20, 2020

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Jayne: Republicans in state outgunned

October 18, 2020, 6:02am Columns

In trying to make sense of politics, trying to cut through the noise and the propaganda, it’s always a good idea to talk with David Nierenberg. Read story

Jayne: Do homework before voting

October 11, 2020, 6:02am Columns

They at least could have gotten Sam Elliott. Or maybe Morgan Freeman or Will Arnett or James Earl Jones. Read story

Jayne: Escalating the discord

October 4, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Well, that escalated quickly. Read story

Jayne: Look beyond own backyard

September 20, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It was like a Norman Rockwell painting come to life, an idealized version of an America that might or might not still exist — if it ever did at all. And it can be found in Abilene, Kan. Read story

Jayne: Could Trump win on fear factor?

September 13, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It might work. No, really, it might work. If 1968 is any indication, Donald Trump’s efforts to scare Americans into voting for him just might work. Read story

Jayne: If he’s white, does he get shot?

August 30, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It doesn’t add up. The narrative, the critique, the attempt to distract from the issue at hand. Read story

Jayne: Slade Gorton had a lot on the ball

August 23, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Four years ago, I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Slade Gorton. Read story

Jayne: Sound bites go only so far

August 16, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It was wonkish at times, which Grammarist.com defines as “studiously concerned with minutiae.” And while that doesn’t always make for exciting video, campaigns should require more depth and thoughtfulness than “Make America Great Again.” Policy should matter more than sound bites. Read story

Jayne: Many unaffiliated voters party on

August 9, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It is a quirk of American politics, kind of like the McDonald’s phenomenon. Few people admit to actually liking McDonald’s, but for some reason there is one on every other corner. Read story

Jayne: A systematic look at ‘systemic’

July 19, 2020, 6:02am Columns

The concept can be difficult to grasp, even with its current prominence in the national discourse. Read story