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Other Papers Say: Time to abolish death penalty

July 11, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In an abrupt but appropriate reversal of Trump administration policies, President Joe Biden’s Justice Department has halted federal executions pending a review of protocols put in place under former President Donald Trump. Read story

Feldman: Trump’s Twitter suit raises issue

July 10, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Former President Donald Trump’s lawsuits against Twitter, Google and Facebook for kicking him off their platforms are sure losers, legally speaking. The First Amendment protects people against state action, and tech companies aren’t state actors. Read story

Pitts: Condo collapse teaches us that every day is a miracle

July 9, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Nearly two weeks later, it has become a tragedy in slow motion. The search for why it happened seems to piddle forward at a crawl. The hope of finding survivors is frozen in place. Read story

Jim Camden: Time for July 4 trivia quiz

July 7, 2021, 6:03am Columns

So you consider yourself a true, red-white-and-blue patriot, one who lists “The Star-Spangled Banner” as your favorite song for the security question to your online accounts and wears an American flag pin on your pajamas. Read story

Westneat: Defund the police losing its steam

July 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

One thing shined through pretty clearly when the Seattle mayoral candidates debated last week. And no, it wasn’t who would be the best choice to try to manage the ungovernable city. Read story

Harrop: California still economic powerhouse

July 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

A funny thing happened on the way to California’s collapse. It didn’t happen. Read story

McManus: We’re two Americas, vaccinated and unvaccinated. College football could fix that

July 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

For a few blessed weeks there, it was possible to believe the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States was nearing its end. Case numbers were plummeting, restaurants were reopening, and life seemed almost normal. Read story

Leubsdorf: Stakes high to pass bills

July 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

It didn’t take long for President Joe Biden to show how difficult it will be to achieve his twin goals of a bipartisan infrastructure bill and a massive package of Democratic domestic priorities. Read story

Ambrose: The impact of our war on police

July 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Suppose you’re in a battlefield with bad guys coming at you full force and you have the means of stopping them, but, while calling your own troops names, you pull them off the field, letting the bad guys have their murderous way. Read story

Other Papers Say: Restoring civility in Congress

July 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Plenty of people are worried about political polarization. U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, is doing something about it. Read story