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Saunders: Trump, House Republicans split

January 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

‘So, we spent a whole election on my side of the fence talking about, ‘We got to fight socialism.’ And now you’re going to throw a half-trillion dollars” with “absolutely no targeting” for earners hurt economically by the coronavirus? Read story

Dillian: Ignore all 2021 market predictions — except this one

January 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

As long as Wall Street has been in existence, it has been a tradition around this time of year for market participants to make predictions about what might happen to stock prices, interest rates, commodities and exchange rates in the following 12 months. These predictions garner a lot of attention,… Read story

McFeatters: A few reminiscences

January 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

This is my 1,768th opinion column. It is also my last. Read story

Ambrose: Can Biden negotiate us to a better America?

January 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

During the Democratic presidential primary, nothing seemed to haunt Joe Biden more than the charge of how totally, completely racist it was for him as a senator in the 1970s to negotiate with Southern, white supremacist segregationists. Why in the world would he even talk to such other senators as… Read story

Westneat: ‘Double pandemic’ burdens isolated elderly

January 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In the 2011 movie “Contagion,” a surprisingly accurate bio-thriller that became a must-see when our real-life outbreak hit, everybody’s holed up in their houses with guns by the end. Read story

Donnelly: Kevin Peterson Jr. didn’t have to die

January 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

On Oct. 29, Kevin Peterson Jr., a young Black man, father of an infant, and former student at Union High School, died from police bullets while armed and resisting arrest during a set-up drug deal. The actions of three Clark County sheriff’s deputies are under independent investigation. Read story

Minter: Trump leaves a mess at NASA

January 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Donald Trump badly wanted to be the president who sent Americans back to the moon. Instead, his administration has presided over Artemis, a lunar-landing program plagued by “uncertain plans, unproven cost assumptions, and limited oversight,” according to a new watchdog report. Pieces of the program, including the SLS rocket and… Read story

Training and preparedness helped limit the damage from a Dec. 22 oil train derailment and fire in Whatcom County.

Other Papers Say: Train derailment’s lessons

Training and preparedness helped limit the damage from a Dec. 22 oil train derailment and fire in Whatcom County.

January 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

There is nothing to celebrate in a train accident and oil spill. Read story

Jackson: Georgia’s voter suppression

January 1, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Now that Donald Trump’s baseless lies about voter fraud have been summarily dismissed by the courts, perhaps some attention can be paid to the true threat to free and fair elections: systemic and massive voter suppression. Voter suppression, not voter fraud, could have critically important effects in Senate runoff elections… Read story

Saunders: Solyndra vibes 10 years later

December 31, 2020, 6:01am Columns

On Dec. 19, President-elect Joe Biden introduced his climate team at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del. Read story