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THURSDAY, NOV. 18, 2004

Best of the Northwest

And the winner is ... Rossi ... by 261 votes out of 2.8 million cast in Washington state. Mebbe. There'll be a recount here. And The Seattle Times notes that suburbs that haven't gone Republican in two decades helped put Dino over the top here....

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Thursday Quick Fix 6 (11/18/04)

I've been doing some thinking about what a new Internet friend said re: this blog: "The endless smack toward non-Bush voters is getting kind of old, don't you think?" He could be right. Since this blog began in mid-February, the prez race was front and...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2004

Headlines @ Closin' Time

*NBC cameraman an anti-war activist: Man who took video of Marine shooting enemy in Fallujah has photos featured on peacenik site/WorldNetDaily: Speaking of aiding and abetting the enemy.*Cardinal whacks press for stirring dissension: Decries attack on Catholic bishops who spoke out about politicians, Communion/Associated Press:...

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Presidential pardon

The election may be over, but, for Jay D. Dyson of Sacred Cow Burgers the fun lingers on. Here, he spoofs the annual pardon granted by the prez to the biggest turkey his aides could find.

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Peanut Gallery (Mosque shooting)

I was watching your news program yesterday about the soldier that fired on the "unarmed" man here, and all I can say is shame on you! Shame on every news cast that follows our soldiers around who are dealing with life and death circumstances. It...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 16, 2004

Final Thought

At a meeting with downtown merchants this morning to discuss his Sherman Avenue botanical garden proposal, The Duane didn't like a bizman's suggestion that the matter be put to a vote of the people. The bizman figured the project would have too big of an...

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Last chance?

Hal "Late Great Planet Earth" Lindsey has issued a warning that God has given America one last chance to to remove the court-mandated official national religion of "Agnostic Secular Humanism" here. Thanks to Big John Rook for the link.

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Evangelicals invade Mormon country

Q -- Who was the first Evangelical minister to speak at the Mormon Tabernacle since Dwight L. Moody 105 years ago?A -- Ravi Zacharias, on Sunday.You can find an account of this extraordinary Evangelical/Mormon confab on the Christianity Today blog here.

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Iraq The Model at age 1

Iraq the Model, a blog dedicated to presenting truth at war's Ground Zero, celebrated its first anniversary on Sunday. In his first posting since then, blogger Omar writes why its important to look for sources other than CNN and al-Jazeera for news about his country:Being...

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Justice in AmeriKa

"Boy, I feel safer now that she's behind bars. O.J. & Kobe are walking around, Scott Peterson's going to be soon, but they take the one woman in America ,willing to cook and clean, and they haul her ass to jail." -- comedian Tim Wilson...

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Peanut Gallery (2 wrongs don't make a right)

*NBC Says Marine shot dead wounded Iraqi prisoner/Reuters: Watch the media obsess about this one, too. I'm sure the Iraqi, ahem, insurgent would have been far more gentle if the tables had been turned. (Headlines @ Closin' Time)Why is it that conservative commentators always use...

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MONDAY, NOV. 15, 2004

Headlines @ Closin' Time

*Keillor: Born-agains shouldn't have right to vote: Popular radio host says Christians' citizenship is really in heaven/WorldNetDaily: Keillor (right) was joking, right? Right?*Condoleezza Rice to Be Named Secretary of State: National Security Adviser Is Bush's Choice to Replace Powell/Drudge Report: Sic 'em, Condi.*NBC Says Marine...

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Another hero falls ...

We can never become insensitive to the high cost we're paying to free Iraq from the Islamo-fascist tyrants who disembowel women. You can find out about the human cost of the Fallujah assault here.

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And in this corner ...

Two hungry high school teams will square off for the state 5A championship this week in Pocatello. In one corner, you have the Coeur d'Alene Vikings, who won that 28-21 overtime thriller over Centennial Friday. In the other corner, you have the Twin Falls Bruins,...

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No place like home

Air Force Col. Gregory Cook received the bronze star for turning Iraq's battlefields into airfields. Now, looking forward to retirement, he's buying a home in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, because, the world traveler sez, there's no place like it here.

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Monday Quick Fix 6 (11/15/04)

Colin Powell and three other cabinet members are jumping ship, now that Dubya has won re-election. At least 6 of 15 cabinet members will need to be replaced. A problem? Or an opportunity? Time will tell here.1. Political 'Toon Fix: Daryl Cagle & Co. look...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 12, 2004

Headlines @ Closin' Time

*Scott Peterson declared guilty: Jury convicts California man in death of wife, unborn child/WorldNetDaily: Hang 'im.*Bin Laden has religious approval to use nuke: Ex-CIA agent says permission granted from Saudi sheik/Drudge Report: Now, there's a happy thought.*'Kinsey' opens to protest in 'blue states': Neeson says...

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Me & My Shadow

There's been a lot of blog interest in Duane Hagadone's big boats. You can read about the Lady Lola Shadow in this piece by SuperYacht.org here and this brief piece about Shadowboats here. There's a better piece in November's Showboats.com ezine, with the LL &...

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Concert canceled

Big John Rook passes along this, ahem, public service announcement for the DNC:Those planning to attend the Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Barbara Streisand, Dixie Chicks Concert hosted by Michael Moore on the White House lawn are hereby notified that it has been cancelled.

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TGIF Quick Fix 6 (11/12/04)

I'd planned to blog the photo above yesterday -- Veterans Day -- in memory of the late Ron Rankin, a patriot extraordinaire. It shows Marines in Iraq circled around a buddy who'd been killed in action. It was one of The Ronfather's favorites, right up...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.