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A Matter Of Opinion archive for Nov. 2009

MONDAY, NOV. 30, 2009

FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2009

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2009

Wed., Nov. 25, 2009, 9:45 a.m.

Wednesday's Loose Thread

Busy, busy, busy. Every year during the Thanksgiving scramble, I think it would be much easier if the day were moved to the last weekend in November. It's not like President Lincoln is around to protest. By the way, Lincoln's T-Day proclamation will be the...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 2009

MONDAY, NOV. 23, 2009

FRIDAY, NOV. 20, 2009

THURSDAY, NOV. 19, 2009

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, 2009

TUESDAY, NOV. 17, 2009

MONDAY, NOV. 16, 2009

Mon., Nov. 16, 2009, 9:25 a.m.

Monday's Loose Thread 39 

I'll be a one-armed paper hanger for the next two weeks. So it's up to you to keep these discussions moving. Not that you ever need my help.So, what's on your mind today?

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THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2009

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2009

TUESDAY, NOV. 10, 2009

Tue., Nov. 10, 2009, 10:26 a.m.

Tuesday's loose thread 

A nice woman who catches the bus where I do opined the other day that with hints of snow in the air, she bets some people still haven't got their winter tires on yet.Well, uh...guess what I just added to my to-do list.But if you...

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Tue., Nov. 10, 2009, 9:11 a.m.

Endless issues 193 

Two national stories on today's front page, involve two of society's most polarized issues: abortion and capital punishment. The public seems to be rigidly divided across an uncrossable gulf on both topics, yet in my several decades on this planet I have seen considerable, even...

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MONDAY, NOV. 9, 2009

FRIDAY, NOV. 6, 2009

THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2009

Thu., Nov. 5, 2009, 12:35 p.m.

About those earmarks 28 

Remember when that was a hot topic? Republicans vowed to fix it. Well, that isn't going so well. In fact, it isn't going at all. But eight of 10 panel members, including Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Mike Simpson, are still requesting them.This is an interesting...

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Thu., Nov. 5, 2009, 10:52 a.m.

Thursday's Loose Thread 

That Coeur d'Alene Council race between Mike Kennedy and Jim Brannon is amazingly close. Five votes. Wonder how many people didn't vote, because they figured it wouldn't matter.Thoughts on this or other news of the day?

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TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2009

MONDAY, NOV. 2, 2009

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