Shame on your rush to judge father of girl who took her own life
Jason Rantz | June 09, 2015 9:41 pmLast week, a 13-year-old girl took her own life by jumping off the I-5 overpass in Tacoma. A lack of information didn't stop people from creating a narrative to explain why this girl killed herself.
Dishonest, despicable criticism of Alaska Air
Jason Rantz | June 09, 2015 11:04 am
Conservative news and opinion site The Daily Caller is taking issue with Alaska Airlines for embracing their LGBTQ customer base - and they're doing it in such a dishonest way that it leaves me wondering if the writer simply doesn't like gay people.
Can ping pong fight crime in Seattle parks?
Jason Rantz | June 08, 2015 11:53 amCan ping pong prevent crime in some of Seattle's parks? No, of course not. But that's not stopping the City of Seattle and neighborhood activists from trying the game as a crime prevention tool. The results? Well, a bit surprising.
Will labor industry changes cost you your job?
Jason Rantz | June 07, 2015 9:24 pmYou can see how evolving industries are affecting the worker, such as smaller lumber mills closing down because they can't keep up with the trends associated with their businesses.
Is it wrong to publish killer's photo in Marysville yearbook?
Jason Rantz | June 05, 2015 11:32 amThe shooting by Jaylen Fryberg at Marysville Pilchuck is reopening wounds once again as some found his name and picture in the school's yearbook. It's a controversial move that's upsetting some community members. But I support it.
Is this really transgender discrimination?
Jason Rantz | June 04, 2015 11:53 amLizzi Duff is claiming discrimination by Peoples Bank - a bank that promises "a higher level of service." But I'm not so sure it's discrimination.
WSDOT has it all wrong on this ugly Tacoma clock tower
June 04, 2015 11:39 amThe Washington State Department of Transportation is trying to figure out ways to lure people over to the new Amtrak station that's being built in Tacoma. Apparently a new Amtrak station doesn't do that.
You won't believe this shockingly disingenuous housing affordability study
Jason Rantz | June 03, 2015 12:30 pmIn this week's housing affordability crisis news, activists and bloggers are pushing a new, shockingly disingenuous study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) to make a case for a minimum wage much higher than the $15 an hour activists have been pushing for.
Campaign signature gatherers getting worse? How is that possible?
Jason Rantz | June 03, 2015 8:45 amDon't you just hate when signature gatherers bug you while you're trying to go grocery shopping? Whether it's for a candidate or, more often than not, an initiative, the moment they walk up to me with those huge clip boards, I just get this huge sense of dread because I will never, ever sign one of those petitions. It's ridiculous, it's annoying and a new report out suggests the signature gatherers are getting worse. (How that's possible, I have no idea).
Is this jail overcrowding solution too controversial to work?
Jason Rantz | June 01, 2015 9:39 pmIt would appear Washington state is suffering from an "inmate overflow problem." We have lots of criminals, but not a lot of jail space. Here's one controversial solution.