Serving Whitman County since 1877

Don Brunell

November’s election needs to be about the people who are unemployed or underemployed and how best to increase wages.

It worked for Bill Clinton."It’s the economy, stupid" was coined by Clinton’s campaign strategist James Carville in Clinton's successful 1992 presidential campaign against President George H. W. Bush.

In March 1991, days after the ground invasion to liberate Kuwait, 90 percent of Americans approved of President Bush's job performance. The following year when the economy soured and the President had to swallow his campaign promise not to raise taxes, Americans' opinions had turne...


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