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Republican Bill Bryant is running out of time in his quest to become Washington's next governor.
Community Events, October 2016
I feel like a high school kid again. Like I have a big test in the morning that I’m not prepared for but, wait, hope is on the horizon. The forecast called for snow, so I’m going to pray for snow – please snow, I’ll do anything just let it snow.
Surreal seems to be the proper word to describe this current presidential election cycle, whatever your political party. There have been accusations of it being rigged, with two highly distrusted and unpopular candidates each accusing the other of lying.
Get ready – I am going to mix religion and politics in this column. My argument is with religious leaders Jerry Falwell Jr., Ralph Reed, Pat Robertson and vice-presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, all evangelical Christians continuing to stand by their man – Donald Trump – for president.
Choice is a dubious notion to begin with. Most Americans feel their choices are becoming slimmer. Do we really have a choice anymore to refuse the disproportionally crippling and life-denying debt needed to advance our life goals? No. Do we and our families have or have ever had a choice to pay taxes? No – but wealthy tax cheats and large corporations do. And more importantly, do our votes really count in the way of affecting every level of representative government?