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  • Take your kids out of preschool
    Jason Rantz | July 03, 2015 11:25 am
    If we have this movement to step away from tests and the single biggest advantage a kid gets from preschool is better test taking, then there's no real reason to send them to preschool versus a daycare center that lets them run around and be brats.
  • Were Democrats drunk when they passed state budget?
    Stephanie Klein | July 03, 2015 7:28 am
    State Representative Matt Manweller (R-Ellensburg) made quite a claim Wednesday morning after Senate Democrats refused to suspend Initiative 1351 during budget negotiations in Olympia.
  • This is how you help solve homelessness
    Jason Rantz | July 03, 2015 5:49 am
    Jason Rantz doesn't like the idea of putting homeless encampments in neighborhoods around Seattle. Here, he lays out his own plan for ending homelessness.
  • You absolutely must watch this video before you use fireworks
    July 02, 2015 11:09 am

    Despite the record high temperatures and dry conditions, some of you are still considering the use of fireworks this weekend in celebration of Independence Day. Please do so safely and legally. But before you do, you absolutely must watch this demonstration courtesy of the Key Peninsula Fire Department.

  • Everett homeless awareness plan a complete mistake
    Jason Rantz | July 01, 2015 10:17 pm
    While well-intentioned, a homeless advocacy stunt happening right now in Everett is not just unnecessary, but it's potentially dangerous.
  • King County Executive Dow Constantine preys on our misery
    Jason Rantz | July 01, 2015 10:44 am
    It's still hot and it's going to get worse. It's expected to hit well over 90 degrees this holiday weekend and even though we've poked fun at people who can't deal with the heat over the last couple editions of the Jason Rantz Show, the truth is, I'm mocking myself because I can't handle it. And now politicians are preying on us.
  • Don't turn on Russell Wilson over contract negotiations
    Jason Rantz | June 30, 2015 9:39 pm
    Talking to my friends on the sports side of the building, I'm hearing the 12th Man is starting to turn on Russell Wilson, once thought of as untouchable, because he's asking to be paid what he's worth. This is uncalled for.
  • Not surprisingly, homeless tent cities won't be where the activists live
    Jason Rantz | June 30, 2015 11:52 am
    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has selected three "preferred sites" for city-regulated tent cities and, not surprisingly, none are near the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
  • Income inequality? No surprises in Seattle
    Jason Rantz | June 29, 2015 3:55 pm
    It's no surprise Seattle's economic boom is only benefiting the top 5 percent. Activists pushing for higher wages have brought this upon themselves.
  • KIRO Radio's Live Heat Wavepocolypsemageddon 2015 coverage | June 26, 2015 9:29 pm
    Jason Rantz is joined by KIRO Radio reporters who are on the streets of Western Washington reporting on Heat Wavepocolypsemageddon 2015.

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