Category: Feature

But Upon Probable Cause

Profiling is as American as apple pie and football played with a brown pointy ball.  Profiling has its basis both in common sense and our Constitution’s 4th Amendment. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants

Red Light Cameras in Bellingham

The news in town is that the City of Bellingham just voted unanimously to install Red Light Cameras.  Well, actually it looks like in a work session on the police budget, they voted unanimously to “include revenues and expenditures from the cameras in the 2011 budget” but one would assume that in order to derive

Our “chief voice” has failed us

Kelli Linville is so proud of her record in Olympia that she included this Bellingham Herald endorsement quote on her campaign website “Linville is, and has been for at least a decade, the House Democrats’ chief voice for running the state government more efficiently.  “Efficiently” is not the word that comes to mind when I