The best Seattle music of 2014
Jason Rantz | December 29, 2014 2:42 pmI've got little street cred on music, but I do have a radio show and a popular blog, so I thought I'd throw my hat in the ring once again with my list of the best music of 2014 coming from bands that call Washington home.
Extremists behind anti-cop protests leading to demise of movement
Jason Rantz | December 22, 2014 2:15 pm
Why have folks started to turn away from these protests? Because the goals of these activists have nothing to do with police brutality. It has to do with Communism. And we don't like Communism.
Concert giant AEG swoops in to save Bumbershoot
Josh Kerns | December 19, 2014 2:55 pmLocal music fans can breathe a sigh of relief after concert giant AEG announced Friday it was partnering with Bumbershoot to save Seattle's signature music festival.
Here's why we shouldn't change texting while driving laws
December 18, 2014 9:00 pm
Washington became one of the first states in the country to ban texting while driving seven years ago but our news partners over at KING 5 suggest some folks in both law enforcement and the state legislature don't think we went far enough in the restrictions. Doubling down on this law is a bad idea.
Seattle Public Utilities confuses carbon monoxide for dioxide
MyNorthwest.com | December 18, 2014 4:27 pmSeattle Public Utilities sent its customers a sheet of tips for preparing for winter, but the writer made a mistake - as pointed out by a Jason Rantz Show listener.
Rantz: Cowardly not to release 'The Interview'
December 18, 2014 9:36 amThe United States government is ready to blame North Korea for the huge hack on Sony Pictures.
Governor Inslee's carbon pollution tax doesn't make a lick of sense
Jason Rantz | December 16, 2014 6:45 pm
Gov. Jay Inslee announced a 12-year, $12 billion plan to tackle rebuilding Washington's transportation infrastructure and it makes very little sense.
Hey protesters: What have you accomplished exactly?
December 15, 2014 9:49 pm
On my show every night I have a simple goal to help listeners become better consumers of news and a big way to do that is to fact check everything. Whether you hear something on the radio or read something in a newspaper or see something on TV, you need to get into the habit of fact checking what you're being told to get the full story. But it's also important to fact check popular movements, such as what you're hearing from the protesters taking to the streets of Seattle.
Selfish taggers ruin nonprofit building
December 15, 2014 5:41 pm
On the drive into work this morning, I was in an unusually great mood for a Monday, but it was short lived after I couldn't help but notice that the building across the street from KIRO was vandalized with graffiti
Puyallup's jail camera controversy justified
Jason Rantz | December 09, 2014 11:29 amAre video cameras in jails a violation of personal privacy or a tool that is necessary for safety for both inmates and corrections officers?