Bikini-clad baristas serve up a lesson in free speech

SEATTLE — Amazon, which has made this city the epicenter of a retailing revolution, is not the Northwest’s only commercial disrupter. In the nearby...

How we should pray

One thing we learn from tragedy: that there is always more to come. We experience the death of a loved one, the suicide of a...

The passionate non sequiturs of the gun debate

The mind boggles at the horror of Las Vegas, where Stephen Paddock perched himself in the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay and sprayed...

Just a guy and the search for meaning

The horror the horror. The English language, expansive as it is, lacks sufficient vocabulary for the near-ceaseless popping sound of an automatic weapon pounding bullets...

Jobs and JOLT and Indiana

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that payroll employment in the United States in August 2017 had increased by 189,000. It was a typical...

The GOP identity crisis

The Republican Party can’t pass Obamacare repeal, but it can nominate Roy Moore. This is the state of the GOP in a nutshell. It is...

Can Pence head to the moderate center?

Vice President Mike Pence journeyed back home to Indiana Sept. 22 to make his pitch for President Trump’s emerging tax reform plan. “The good...