April 23, 2014

Appeals Court judge claims he lacks the authority to second-guess government

Bellevue case is more than just an abuse of eminent domain; it's one branch of the government refusing to constrain another's overreach

April 21, 2014

State Senators hold hearing exposing DOE’s abuse of citizenry and local government

Members of Washington's State Senate recently held a public forum in Pierce County discussing the impacts of the Shoreline Managment Act on property owners and local communities. The evidence presented shows that the Department of Ecology doesn’t regulate the environment, but it clearly does...Read more here

April 21, 2014

Environmental Extremists Exploit Grief after Oso to Advance Agenda

Groups like the Washington Forest Law Center are always eager to exploit tragedy to promote their agenda.  The facts don't matter to them.  The Oso landslide is just the latest example.

April 18, 2014

Did you get your permit to prune?

Why is the City of Des Moines, Wash., so interested in shrubberies?

April 17, 2014

Gophers, artillery, and US fish & Wildlife

The Mazama Pocket Gopher thrives amid exploding artillery, but is now listed as an "endangered" species.

April 17, 2014

Why “$15 Now” Has Nothing to Do With Inflation, Productivity, or a Living Wage

In a guest op-ed to PubliCola, Max Nelsen demolishes three arguments of minimum-wage proponents.

April 16, 2014

Big Government stares down Cliven Bundy, feds flinch first

Citizens and Big Government came face-to-face in Nevada. This is not just a single story about one rancher.

April 15, 2014

Sen. Pam Roach to host Property Rights Town Hall

This Thursday (April 17th), state senators will reconsider the Shoreline Management Act.

April 14, 2014

WEA endorses parent choice and other strangeness

WEA recently held its annual "Representative Assembly" and approved a policy statement that would seem to support parent choice.

April 13, 2014

I-1329: Amend the First Amendment?

A group of corporations is raising money for a political campaign to get corporate money out of political campaigns.