In this Duane Rasmussen photo, state Sen. Steve Vick (left), R-Dalton Gardens, waits to speak to the North Idaho Pachyderm Club today. Others in photo are: Jerry Teft, center, and Don Carll, right. Vick will be part of a four-man panel that will speak to the Hayden Chamber of Commerce at the Kroc Center re: Coeur d'Alene's proposed antidiscrimination ordinance. He will be the only one of the four who will take the con position.
Top Post: The Taliban knows how to play us like a fine violin. They want to trade young Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier, for five of their own being held at Guantanamo. They know young Bergdahl will tug at our heart strings. I'm not sure the government is doing his family any favors by raising their hopes that we may actually accommodate them. But you never know these days. There was a time it would never have been an issue. We don't negotiate with terrorists. Period. But with this administration anything is possible. Especially since the President is intent on convincing us the war on terror is over/Dogwalk Musings. More here.
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- Solstice stuff/Slight Detour
- Something's burning/Barrett Rainey, RP
- Prologues & wasted pages/Writing North Idaho
- What does gun-free school really mean?/The EDge
- A great newspaper's lousy spin/Randy Stapilus, RP
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- Farm bill's defeat completes shift going on since early '90s/Rocky Barker
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