Politics

Make America Great Again – I’m With Her: Get Your Goodies Here!
What’s a presidential campaign without hats, sign, buttons and more?  How knows? We’ve never had one!  Turns out the idea of showing the world where you stand goes all the way back to George Washington himself!
Campaign buttons go all the way back to the inauguration of America's first president and …
Facebook Fights Actually Serve A Purpose
The political fights on social media probably won’t go away with today’s election but maybe that’s ok in some ways.  Sure it can be annoying, enraging, dispiriting and depressing but new research from the Pew Research Center says such “conve…
Here’s How to Get An ‘I Voted’ Sticker In Washington State
I was bummed as I dropped off my ballot this morning at the ballot box in Prosser because I see my Facebook friends in voting booth states sporting their "I voted" stickers. I think it would be great in mail-in ballot states if they included those stickers in our ballot envelope.
I did some…
This Day In Political History
Today, November 7th, the day before election day 2016, has some pretty deep and interesting political roots! Let’s review this day in history and see how November 7ths of the past impact the election today!
1893 Colorado becomes the first state to give women the right to vote  and it may be that the …
Former Democrat Says He’s GOP Now
It's been a busy weekend for a former democratic leader in Yakima who's backing Donald Trump for President. Former Yakima County Democratic Party Chair Alonzo or Al Marquez held rallies in Yakima Friday, Saturday and Sunday. At Sunday's rally held at Miller Park Marquez told a small crowd "I us…
Washington State Top 20 For Most politically Engaged
Two days til the election and nearly four in 10 voters in states with no voter-ID requirements falsely believe  they must present identification in order to vote. That’s just one of the findings from the personal-finance website WalletHub which conducted an in-depth analysis of …
Trump Rallies In Yakima Friday Saturday Sunday
Three rallies to support Donald Trump are planned in Yakima Today, Saturday and Sunday. The rallies are being organized by former Yakima Democratic leader Alonzo Marquez. The first rally is planned for this afternoon at Lyons Park on West Pine Street from 2:30 p...
The Old Rules No Longer Apply
It’s the economy, stupid.  President Bill Clinton rode that phrase into office in 1992.  The economy is often what decides a presidential election.  But in this goofy election season, we are getting a couple of different impressions...

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