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Pitts: There’s ample blame to go around in teen’s COVID-19 death

July 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

A few words on the death of Carsyn Leigh Davis. Read story

Westneat: ‘Breath of liberty’ and some hot air

July 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

We’re all socialists now, apparently. No, really — it turns out even the most rugged of the free marketeers have been coaxed by the coronavirus to fall into the government safety net. Read story

Ambrose: Seattle experiment of police-free zone shows cops are needed

July 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Let’s get rid of cops, defund them, at least make them less active, deplete their ranks and agree they suffer from systemic racism bred into their modes of behavior, always acting as if to be Black is to be guilty. Read story

Other Papers Say: Court makes timely ruling on faithless electors

July 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Unlike what happened in December 2016, there will be no Electoral College presidential votes this year for Faith Spotted Eagle emanating from the Washington state delegation. Not after the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling Monday affirming the power of states to compel electors to vote for the candidate their state has pledged to support. Read story

Local View: Systemic racism exists here

July 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

More than 50 years after the conclusion of the 1968 Kerner Commission that the United States was “moving toward two societies, one Black, one white, separate and unequal,” we must consider some sobering statistics. Read story

McFeatters: What does GOP stand for?

July 11, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When Donald Trump was asked on Fox News about his priorities for a second term, he was unusually tongue-tied. Read story

Pitts: Karen’s got a gun, but she needs a book

July 10, 2020, 6:01am Columns

So now, Karen’s got a gun. Read story

Money lessons from staying at home

July 10, 2020, 6:00am Business

It’s been a few months since the COVID-19 pandemic taught us what staying home for an extended period of time actually looks and feels like. Read story

McManus: Judge monuments by their messages

July 9, 2020, 6:01am Columns

At Gettysburg, where the bloodiest and most decisive battle of the Civil War occurred, no fewer than 1,320 monuments are scattered across the rolling Pennsylvania landscape. Some memorialize Union generals and their men; others remember Confederates. Read story

Westneat: Seattle tax plan may be a winner

July 8, 2020, 6:01am Columns

After years of trying to mine the wealthy, and instead hitting themselves in the face, the Seattle City Council has finally fixed on a potent way to tax the rich. Read story