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Is ‘dark money’ turning elections into auctions? | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2016 at 3:00AM

For me, dark money conjures up images of scruffy desperadoes switching briefcases on a park bench in some country with a funny name like Karokistan. The money is for some nefarious act like blowing up the train station, but we never know who bought the dynamite.


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Decide elections by popular vote instead | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2016 at 3:00AM

Why isn’t the presidential election decided by popular vote instead of the current electoral college system? The “swing” states get all the attention.

Can’t withstand a Hillary presidency | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2016 at 3:00AM

Our country can withstand a Trump term of office. The damage Hillary would do to our country and Constitution with leftist justice appointees would last for generations. Is this what the people want in a president?

Thanks to all who helped arts festival organizers | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

The 2016 Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival is now but a sweet and successful memory.

It’s better to have Wray than no leader at all | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

After Aug. 16, the absolute, incredible failure of Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson to propose amendments to Commissioner Jill Johnson’s resolution about alleged health impacts from Outlying Field Coupeville showed a failure to lead. Commissioner Price Johnson speaks of “common ground” but a failure to accept an invitation to engage in the parliamentary process to improve Commissioner Jill Johnson’s resolution is an absolute, incredible failure to be a parliamentarian on the Board of Health.

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