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Heat and smokey haze timely reminder

Last week’s heat wave delivered more than just uncomfortably warm temperatures to the Pacific Northwest. The heat was accompanied by a haze that obscured sunsets and mountain vistas while causing puffy eyes and scratchy throats for many residents.

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Millennial struggle - “Trump is not my president”

I know what you’re probably thinking just based on the headline of this column. Here’s some little millennial snowflake trying to declare that Donald Trump isn’t her president. I’m not to that point to declare he isn’t my president, but I am at that point that I don’t WANT him to be my president.

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If you march with Nazis, you are a Nazi

To anyone who has followed James Allsup, who quit this week as president of Washington State University’s College Republicans, his participation in Charlottesville comes as little surprise. Allsup says his detractors “have no proof” he is a racist – other than his numerous social media posts indicating as much and that he eagerly marched with Nazis.

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Republicans have courted racists for years. Why are they cringing now?

Last week’s violent demonstration by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, culminating in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, made for a carnival of obscenity as sickening as it was riveting. But the thing is, it did not spring from nowhere. In 1968, Richard Nixon employed the controversial “Southern Strategy” to draw whites to his presidential campaign.

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