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  • Voters’ voice ignored

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters The Democratic Party’s condescending arrogance and disregard for the will of the people has trickled down from the federal level to our own Washington state politicians. Washington’s citizens spoke in … 1

  • Detentions beyond absurd

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters I was appalled by the Haitian government’s arrest of a small group of missionaries recently. Their very presence in Port-au-Prince was motivated by rescue and relief, not by kidnapping or …

  • World-building work awaits

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters For 10,000 years people have pooled their resources to create this wonderful enterprise we call civilization. We’ve used public funding to create the trillions of dollars worth of infrastructural, institutional …

  • Valley fee truly alarming

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters Yesterday, I received the invoice from the city of Spokane Valley to register my existing alarm system. The letter states this is being done to “help reduce false alarms in … 1

  • He has a point – of sorts

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters Steve Dunham (Letters, Feb 3) suggests drastic cuts in government and “cradle to grave welfare.” He got me thinking, and he may have a point.

  • Clinic closures would hurt

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters Family planning services in our state are in crisis, and the situation may get worse. If the cuts in the current state budget are not reversed, nearly 12,500 people will …

  • Racism not a problem today

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters It’s funny to me how a black man can constantly bring up the past and use it to try to make anyone who isn’t black feel guilty about history that … 1

  • Time to replace Tucker

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters Deputy Prosecuting Attorney David Stevens claims Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney Steve Tucker is an “absent administrator.” He’s right. I referred to Tucker as a “phantom prosecutor” in a guest editorial …

  • Pay rationale doesn’t hold up

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters As a teacher in a local high school, I was surprised by the quote in your article (“School administrators’ pay among highest in county,” Feb. 6) regarding the need for …

  • Help Haitians, but in Haiti

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters Viewing the news on TV shows C-130 transports bringing in and unloading Haitians at an Air Force base in Florida. To date over 8,000 have already arrived. A column by …

  • Brown should join Marr

    Feb. 13, 2010 in Letters Last week in Olympia, House and Senate committees worked on similar bills that will protect quality care in hospitals and nursing homes from cuts and assure that jobs are secured …