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Mosbrucker: New police laws imperil public safety

September 20, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Why was a law enforcement pursuit called off against a driver of a stolen bus? Why didn’t police track down an armed robbery suspect even when they knew what he… Read story

Camden: Inslee recall effort a long shot

September 22, 2021, 6:01am Columns

With the national media’s almost unabated attention to the attempted recall of California Gov. Gavin Newsom last week, several alert readers wrote to ask about something closer to home. Read story

Ambrose: Save a million Afghan children

September 21, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Is President Joe Biden killing a million children in Afghanistan? No, certainly not directly, but he and varied other officials set the stage in the overly quick, careless, incompetent U.S. withdrawal that put the Taliban in charge of the place. Read story

Pitts: How to deal with decline of president

September 20, 2021, 6:01am Columns

What do you do when a president is crazy? That’s essentially the question Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced in the twilight days of the Trump administration. His answer, as reported by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa in their book, “Peril,” has some people up… Read story

Schmidt: Sick view of constitution

September 20, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The Founding Fathers may have declared independence from Britain in 1776, but the real work of putting together the new government did not take place until the Constitutional Convention met between May and September of 1787 in the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia. Read story

Leubsdorf: Time becoming Biden’s enemy

September 20, 2021, 6:01am Columns

One of the most challenging aspects of the modern presidency is to keep the focus on your own agenda, lest what you want to do is overwhelmed by what you have to do. Read story

Other Papers Say: Recyclable label often misused

September 20, 2021, 6:01am Columns

A bill passed recently by the California Legislature would ban manufacturers from putting the triangular chasing-arrows symbol, signifying that their plastic products and packaging are recyclable, on items that are not anywhere near recyclable. Read story

Jayne: Capital gains tax right thing to do

September 19, 2021, 6:02am Columns

It’s a good way to make a living – if you can afford it. Read story

Westneat: Next phase: Death panels

September 19, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Remember “death panels”? Well, they’re back, and this time, they’re real. Read story

Other Papers Say: Airlines right on anti-maskers

September 19, 2021, 6:01am Columns

For most people, flying is rarely a hassle-free convenience. You show up early to get through security, take off your shoes, empty your water bottle, remove your laptop from your carry-on, and good luck if you didn’t cram your travel-size toiletries inside a tiny plastic bag. Read story