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A recent letter from Timothy Siegel faulted the King County Prosecuting Attorney for suggesting that there is a cause-and-effect relationship between dropping out of high school and committing a crime. Siegel correctly pointed out that fetal alcohol syndrome, for example, might cause both events. However, he seems to have missed the fact that dropping out of high school in itself can still be causal.
Community Events, December 2013
We can only hope that King County Prosecutor Daniel Satterberg was being disingenuous in his opinion article in the Nov. 29 issue of The Reporter. I would hate to think that he actually believes that because those who don’t finish high school are more likely to commit crime that there is a cause and effect relationship between the two.
Hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent over the last 15 years to reduce the amount of “man made” CO2 emitted into the atmosphere as a way to prevent global warming. Those advocating for these policies should be aware of information and conclusions based on recent ice core studies.
I wonder if today’s unions and socialists (admitted or otherwise) realize to what extent they are destroying jobs and the area’s future, accelerating inflation and increasing dependency on the government, if they just don’t care or if those are their goals.
On Nov. 19 we celebrated Lunch with a Hero at Emerald Heights Academy whereby we invite local law enforcement and fire department personnel to visit our school and speak to our students about the jobs they perform within the community and then join the students for lunch. They did an outstanding job of engaging the children