Don’t Just Watch

To the Editor, We need to do more than Just Watch: be done with the entertainment. The Trump Administration is an enlarging, stinking Caecum of Lies, constipating the guts of the U.S. Government; while the media is gorging itself on the waste ! Let’s continue to put constant and effective [Read More...]

By |2017-03-01T08:09:19-08:00March 1, 2017|Letter to the Editor|

Listen, Don’t Scream

To the Editor, I did not vote in this election since neither candidate gave my conscience enough comfort. I now feel a small elation that Donald Trump has blown a hole through the corruption of our present regimes, allowing fresh air and maybe a fresh start. Yet, I in no [Read More...]

By |2017-02-01T14:08:50-08:00February 1, 2017|Letter to the Editor|

Seek Common Ground

To the Editor, I see the same facts as Michael Riordan, (front page, January 2017) but come away with a much different lesson. Based on the numbers in the same issue of Whatcom Watch, 37 percent of voters in Whatcom County alone voted for Mr. Trump. Rather than ignoring over [Read More...]

By |2017-02-01T14:08:22-08:00February 1, 2017|Letter to the Editor|

TPP is About Protectionism

To the editor: Those who favor the domination of multinational corporations claim that the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which will be voted on soon, is about free trade. To the extent that there are some provisions about trade, the TPP is protectionist, quite the opposite of free trade. TPP will protect multinational [Read More...]

By |2016-12-07T09:22:16-08:00December 7, 2016|Letter to the Editor|

Redefining Chuckanut

To the editor: What is the original meaning of the word “Chuckanut”? The highlighted box “Defining Chuckanut” in the October/November 2016 Whatcom Watch fails in its attempt to answer this question. The item begins with a correct statement: “The term Chuckanut, it is agreed, is a local Indian term.” What [Read More...]

By |2016-12-07T08:47:49-08:00December 7, 2016|Letter to the Editor|
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