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Community Comment archive for Oct. 2011

THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2011

David Horsey,,

Thu., Oct. 27, 2011, 3:39 a.m.

When it becomes a bribe, not a contribution... 

Good morning, Netizens... Cartoonist David Horsey takes a look at the occupation of Wall Street and the Romney campaign in the same unfettered glance and as is often the case, has chosen to overlook the funding of Democratic candidates in the process. You can bet...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2011

Wed., Oct. 26, 2011, 6:08 a.m.

Justice for Otto Zehm? I question that... 11 

Good morning, Netizens... This belated greetings comes to you after a marathon 19 hour work day, which was preceded by another killer of a day just before it. Somehow, through the miracle of the Internet, I have been closely following the various Twitter feeds from...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011

David Horsey,,

Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 12:46 p.m.

Was Gadhafi evil? 

Good morning, Netizens... There is an abiding battle occurring around the world, even here in Spokane, between good and evil. In my years of writing for Community Comment, I have spoken of it with some degree of hesitation, lest I become overly enamored of hearing...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

David Horsey,,

Thu., Oct. 20, 2011, 4:22 a.m.

Who benefits from Cain's 9-9-9 tax overhaul? 

Good morning, Netizens... In his cartoon this morning, cartoonist David Horsey takes a shot at Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain, suggesting he is no traitor to Republican causes. What I have found most interesting in Cain's candidacy is that, if selected as the Republican Party...

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Thu., Oct. 20, 2011, 3:02 a.m.

Is Gadhafi dead? 

Good morning, Netizens... Pandemonium is the order of the day in Libya, which comes as no surprise, given their high level of political unrest. However this morning, depending upon your trusted news service, Muammar Gaddafi has either been captured and seriously wounded, perhaps in his...

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MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2011

David Horsey,,

Mon., Oct. 17, 2011, 5:34 p.m.

Zealots are more scary than Mormons... 

Good evening, Netizens... I have become more angry than ever before with the latest ration of “I am a Mormon” advertisements hitting our local airwaves. However, I admit to have several negative predispositions about Mormonism and their members. However, lest some of my detractors stand...

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King CJ in better times...
Photo by Dave Laird

Mon., Oct. 17, 2011, 4:55 a.m.

The demise iof an old friend... 

Good morning, Netizens... King CJ the cat was my constant companion for nearly 15 years; as my wife sadly observed, he had been a beloved member of our extended family nearly longer than she and I have been married. We knew his end was near...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2011

Sat., Oct. 15, 2011, 10:18 a.m.

High Society

Hmmm, I just noticed my Yahoo highlight of the day,, "America's Most Expensive Zip Codes" where some of the properties are 34 million. (I can't even do that many zeroes in my head - and can you really call something that costs 34 million...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2011

David Horsey,,

Tue., Oct. 11, 2011, 5:32 a.m.

Is this the future of modern love?

Good morning, Netizens... Cartoonist David Horsey takes a look at modern love in the electronic world of today, and and it perhaps couldn't be more accurate, given our reliance and dependence upon our Ipads, Iphones and other ghastly electronic devices. I'm not even certain modern-day...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2011

David Horsey,,

Sat., Oct. 8, 2011, 1:59 a.m.

A new sheriff is in town...

Good morning, Netizens... Cartoonist David Horsey asks a good question this morning. After al-Qaida propagandist and mastermind Anwar al-Awlaki was targeted and killed by a U.S. drone, libertarians insisted his assassination was unconstitutional. Or was it? Critics on both the Left and Right, from the...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2011

AP Photo

Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 2:50 a.m.

Visionaries in the next generation? 

Good morning, Netizens... Yesterday one of America's truly great visionaries, Steve Jobs who made the Apple Computer stand tall along with the Iphone, Ipad, Imac and Itunes that he created, died of cancer. I am not going to tread heavily upon the passage of Jobs,...

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David Horsey,,

Wed., Oct. 5, 2011, 3:41 a.m.

Amanda Knox walks free... 

Good morning, Netizens... As of yesterday, Amanda Knox is once again home in Seattle, free from the Italian prison system that held her for over four years under what some was flimsy forensic DNA evidence. The Italian Appeals Court found enough evidence to dismiss all...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2011

KREM-2 News

Sat., Oct. 1, 2011, 2:05 a.m.

Queen Mary stonewalls KREM-2... 

Good morning, Netizens... Photo: KREM-2 News. Not in my face you don't! According to KREM.COM's web site, Queen Mary Verner still has a terse “no comment” regarding Tim Durkin's statements made about her Frequently Asked Questions. In court documents filed on September 28th, Federal Prosecutor...

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Sat., Oct. 1, 2011, 1:44 a.m.

The Huffington Post overview of the SR.,.,, 

Good morning, Netizens... It isn't everyday that you read a well-written piece about the Spokesman-Review and the Cowles family but if you read this morning's Huffington Post you can gain an insight into the history of the SR as seen through the eyes of...

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