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March 31, 2023

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Camden: Co-opting quotes for points

March 29, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When a person wants to score points in a political argument, they often quote someone who commands respect from those on both sides of the debate. Whether that person agrees with their position, took a position on their issue or even said what they claim sometimes doesn’t matter. Read story

Crisp: Student debt relief rationale

March 28, 2023, 6:01am Columns

One of the essential principles of free enterprise depends on an understanding so conventional that it largely goes unspoken: When people borrow money, they must pay it back — usually with interest. Read story

Burack: Don’t be fooled: China’s leaders control TikTok

March 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

TikTok’s CEO is asking America to trust him to stand up to the Chinese Communist Party. Let’s not. Read story

Schram: Xi, Putin ‘no limits’ pact has limits

March 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin ended their Moscow summit last week by showcasing economic help and diplomatic support China will provide the now supplicant banana-less republic that is Putin’s Russia today. Read story

Harrop: Politicos, butt out of business

March 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

The California governor has no business “canceling” Walgreens. But I could. The Florida governor has no business punishing Disney for disagreeing with him over his state’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill. But people who agree with Ron DeSantis can boycott Disney World. Read story

Jayne: Will capital gains also be our loss?

March 26, 2023, 6:02am Columns

Let’s hope they know what they are doing. Read story

Baker: Treat the internet like rest of media

March 26, 2023, 6:01am Columns

It is unusual for a clause in an act of Congress to develop a cult following, but Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act has. The clause explicitly says that the internet should not be treated like print or broadcast media, which means internet platforms do not bear any… Read story

Westneat: What’s up with Wahkiakum?

March 26, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When the tiny Wahkiakum School District and its attorney talk about their lawsuit against the state for more school funding, they use a slideshow with the theme “We Belong Together.” Read story

Other Papers Say: As Putin, Xi bond, so must West

March 26, 2023, 6:01am Columns

The three-day summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin is a testament to the increasingly tight ties between Beijing and Moscow. It shows just how hollow is Xi’s bid to be a peacemaker between Russia and Ukraine. Read story

Other Papers Say: Secrecy doesn’t provide safety

March 26, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Washington state must protect survivors of domestic and sexual violence. But a bill that would allow survivors who work for state and local governments to exempt themselves from public records disclosure offers false hope. Read story