Opinion

Science Says — Want More Respect? Show Less Skin.
In an experiment, researchers found when actresses showed more skin --and certainly Hollywood is all about showing leg and cleveage, just look at the outfits on the red carpet -- participants were less likely to show empathy towards those women.
What A World! Imagine Dorothy As Donald!
The wicked witch was right, “what a world, what a world.” Our national media have gone crazy over President Trump and it started the day he declared his intent to run.
There are smart people who now believe a deranged press corps is a major threat to our national security.…
A Better Way To Solve Health Care
We hear the republicans are still nibbling around the edges of Health Care Reform.  It’s just over “for now” we’re told.  I’m among those who believe a better bill is much better than a faster bill so I can handle …
9th Circut Panel Rules Against Trump Travel Ban
How clear does it have to be? Better question.  How devoid of politics does it have to be? Today the three judge panel of the 9th circuit court of appeals ruled that concern for a few college kids and professors outweighed national security interests as expressed by President Trump...
Dave’s 3 Minutes Cut Short By Weather And What?
My rants take time and energy to craft.  I so wanted to present this to the council Tuesday night.  I was cut off two minutes in to a three-minute presentation.and almost got in a tussle as I was more or less jeered out of the room.  That's no way to run a railroad...
City Council Train Wreck Over Sanctuary City
Well THAT was interesting. Tuesday night’s Yakima City Council meeting was one of the craziest I have ever seen, and I’ve watched and participated in a lot of them in a 30-year media career.  It was chaotic, divisive and totally unnecessary...

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