President Donald Trump has veered into perilous territory with his assault on the First Amendment. His references to journalists as the “enemy of the American people” are no less dangerous because they happen to be strategic.
Leaders around the state are working together to take the next step in combating sexual assault in all of our communities. The work being done by the men and women coordinating Sexual Assault Response Teams is critical to making our communities safer and more humane.
I am not fearful of firearms. I believe the Second Amendment was written with purpose and with sensitivity to generational circumstances. But what I am extremely concerned about is who has access to firearms and the devastation firearms are capable of in the wrong hands.
Take a trip with the Big Idaho Potato and you quickly see how people get caught up in Idaho Potato mania. In Seattle for the Seafair Torchilight Parade, the scene around the potato quickly turns into a noisy street party with people embracing Spuddy Buddy and the potato.
If 18 Grammy Awards are one measure of Aretha Franklin’s greatness, another is the unbridled esteem of her fans. Ray Charles said, “I don’t know anybody that can sing a song like Aretha Franklin. Nobody. Period.”
Sherri Ybarra, Idaho superintendent of public instruction, responds to questions over who helped develop $21 million per year school safety initiative that some say could lead to chaos in an emergency.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has withstood challenges to her leadership from her own party. But with the calculus changed in Trump’s Washington, even a blue wave in November wouldn’t give her a sure thing.
Watch for the Democratic split to deepen and widen as the party’s 2020 presidential wannabes, likely an even larger field than the 17 contenders Republicans struggled with in 2016, begin their public maneuvering.