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Island County Report by Allen McPheeters of Voter Interest Project

As noted in last week’s newsletter, the City of Langley took up the issue of the Israel-Hamas War during last Monday’s City Council meeting, and — unsurprisingly — called for a ceasefire. I’ve read the version of the resolution as originally presented (it was amended somewhat during the council meeting), and — again unsurprisingly — it has words of condemnation only for Israel. While it mentions that over 1200 Israelis have died, it does ...

State Senate Passes Voter Challenge Reform SB5856

  BY A FOURTH CORNER CONTRIBUTOR SB 5856 Voter Registration Challenges  February 1st 2024 Good morning. I wanted to update you on SB 5856, which passed off the Senate Floor yesterday. I have learned more about the laws surrounding this issue over the past week than I have known in my 65 years. I also know that there are some people who do not understand those laws and who do not understand the ...

By |2024-02-01T10:53:17-08:00February 1, 2024|Fourth Corner News|0 Comments

Dangerous Rhetoric’s Nancy Churchill and Initiative 2117

Why the Carbon Tax Doesn’t Work I-2117 We’re going to start with the premise that we can’t trust everything we hear or read. It’s incumbent on us to make the effort to dig deeper to understand the issues. Is there really a climate crisis?  We’re going to set that question aside for today, and start with two assumptions about the environment. Our first assumption is that we ALL want to live ...

Republicans have Precinct Caucuses Jan 13th 2024 Pres Preference at Stake

Republican Caucus on Saturday January 13th. Republicans to express Presidential Preference...Several Locations by Precinct and how to find your precinct below: Whatcom County Locations: Here. Skagit County Locations: Here Island County Locations: Here DANGEROUS RHETORIC WRITER NANCY CHURCHILL TELLS THE CAUCUS STORY HERE: Trump, DeSantis, or Haley? Help us decide January 13 You may have noticed that the 2024 presidential campaign is well underway. I know it seems early, but this month you’ll have ...

By |2024-01-02T12:43:54-08:00January 2, 2024|Fourth Corner News|0 Comments

Top Washington State Story of 2023 continues into 2024

Washington State Top Story 2023... The Six Pak An average of 443719 signatures per petition mostly ignored by "legacy" print press in Washington State. Turn in of The Six Pak Initiatives 'Brian Heywood' The Mc Clathcy newspapers (Bellingham Herald, The Olympian, The Tri City Herald) along with their 49.9% ownership of the largest state Newspaper (The Seattle Times) had a grand total of 2 stories that contained "Let's (Lets) Go Wa" ...

By |2023-12-31T12:33:40-08:00December 31, 2023|Fourth Corner News|0 Comments

Governor’s Budget 2024

The Governor' Budget 2024 By The Political Correspondent A Fact based opinion by the Political Correspondent The Governor just made his budget for 2024 public. What does that mean for you? First, you will want a quick overview of the budget process that the Legislature goes through each year. · There are 3 Operating Budget documents that get introduced every year. The Governor’s comes out first. Then a budget ...

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