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The Feb. 28 article by Brandon Macz describes another new development destined to "enhance" downtown Bellevue's tasteless, unwelcoming, bland style. Yet more stores and apartments designed in the same nondescript, functional, soul-less architecture that is proliferating in the area.
Community Events, March 2014
One can debate the morality of the death penalty or whether it acts as a deterrent to heinous crimes. However, there is nothing “moral” about our state’s legal system preventing prosecutors from seeking the death penalty because of additional costs.
Obama and those lamenting the current “income inequality” need to recognize the major contributor to the current status is the fact the “rich” have benefited from the gains in the stock market over the last five years. No one seems to have cried when the rich lost the most during the market fall off that preceded this rise. I also suspect any future losses will not accrue much sympathy.
Are evaluations ever going to be done in a timely manner so that inmates will not have to wait days and months? This is a serious problem in the court system. It has been more than three weeks and my son is still waiting in jail for his evaluation.
For the next 18 years, approximately 8,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 every day. By 2030, one in five Washingtonians will be considered elderly – and many will need long-term care.