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Community Comment archive for Feb. 2012

TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2012

Tue., Feb. 28, 2012, 4:33 a.m.

The Council has a new set of gonads... 

Good morning, Netizens... Oh my God! Without so much as a flicker of anticipation, last night the Spokane City Council stood up and made a statement regarding Sgt. Brad Thoma and the potential for a lawsuit over his firing that may have surprised some and...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012

Fri., Feb. 24, 2012, 1:45 p.m.

Catching back up... 

Good afternoon, Netizens... There has been another death in our family. Actually, given my age and the number of people I know, it seems as if there is always a death in my family somewhere. Some, like my late ninety-some year old father-in-law whose death...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012

Thu., Feb. 23, 2012, 11:19 a.m.

I Want the Same Rights as Spokane Police 

So, the latest and oh so similar story (same ol' same ol') has come to Spokane AGAIN. Thanks to Chelsea Bannach's article - once again I am amazed and angered that the City of Spokane has no spine! Brad Thoma gets rewarded for acting...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012

FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012


Wed., Feb. 8, 2012, 9:11 a.m.

We finally are home once again...

Good morning, Netizens... My Gawd we are back! We made the initial run to Nebraska by studying NEXRAD weather radar and matching those findings with a road atlas. Normally at this time of year, there is no way you would catch me driving across the...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2012

Sat., Feb. 4, 2012, 5:29 p.m.

Changing plans...

Good evening Netizens… I cannot begin to explain this. But thanks to friendly relatives, one with an Internet connection I am marginally able to connect with folks back in Spokane, despite the fact we are surrounded on four sides by real Midwestern-style blizzard, complete with...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2012

Thu., Feb. 2, 2012, 7:52 p.m.

What is Average Anyway??

I thought that I was the quintessential average woman. No way! Not anymore! It's Ellen DeGeneres! So says J.C. Penney. I'm on a roll for our Blog theme today, which is, what is the standard for average in 2012? One Million Moms are unable...

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Thu., Feb. 2, 2012, 11:38 a.m.

Same-Sex Marriage Approved by Senate 

Good morning Netizens, Hopefully I can rouse your interest and comments while Blogmeister David Laird is traveling this week. The latest and greatest piece of news recently is that the Washington State Senate has approved of Same-Sex Marriage. See I think this is a...

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Wed., Feb. 1, 2012, 9:45 a.m.

Absent w/o official leave... 

Good morning, Netizens... I regret to inform everyone that I may be absent from this fine Blog for about five days. There has been a death in my extended family and my family and I are leaving sometime late tomorrow to drive to Nebraska and...

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