A Matter Of Opinion archive for Dec. 2010

TUESDAY, DEC. 28, 2010

Say goodbye to 2010 66 

Last open thread of the year. Make it a good one. What will you miss? What are you happy to leave behind? Or you could chew on this topic. Mike Huckabee leads this poll of possible GOP candidates for president in 2012. 1. Huckabee. 2....

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 22, 2010

What's become of the merry old souls? 

As I was researching Expo '74 driver King Cole for today's editorial regarding his death, I got to wondering how he would have handled the task in today's polarized, government-is-the-enemy climate. He came to Spokane to work for a group of business leaders, the people...

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MONDAY, DEC. 20, 2010

Military lessons learned and relearned 59 

Tuesday's Opinion page will carry a clarification of Screenwriter David Freed's Sunday op-ed piece, which first ran in The Los Angeles Times, examined the thinking behind such military decorations as the Congressional Medal of Honor.In pointing out the influence individual commanders with personal biases have...

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MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010

MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010

Shovel ready 278 

I hear the lull in cold-weather precipitation is about over. Before you rush outside to catch the first flake, take a moment to share any loose-thread opinions that have been accumulating.

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Sheriff Joe's priorities 

Stateline.org reports that authorities in Maricopa County, Ariz., have raided some 40 workplaces in the past two years, looking for undocumented workers. Although Arizona reputedly has the nation's strictest laws against hiring illegal immigrants, fabled Sheriff Joe Arpaio's forces have arrested and charged scores of...

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