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June 28
  • Thanks for Everyday Heroes

    Page B5 Thank you, Spokesman-Review, for the wonderful 36-page section on Everyday Heroes you printed on June 15, Father’s Day. That is the kind of reporting that uplifts everyone and encourages us …

  • Corporations admirable

    Page B5 Corporations are often demonized as faceless exploiters of the masses that make obscene profits. In reality, corporations employ millions of people at competitive market-and talent-based wages. They deliver a safe, … 55

  • Church actions disturbing

    Page B5 Recently, The Spokesman-Review has printed articles and letters concerning actions, positions and statements made by the Presbyterian Church’s General Assembly. The narrow political nature of these ongoing activities has regrettably … 7

  • Learn from history

    Page B5 Finally, I have heard discussions on the modern history of Iraq, and the centuries-old Sunni-Shia conflict. During the President George W. Bush-Iraq war, a university student asked me what was … 42

June 27
  • Islamic extremism spreads

    Page A13 I am concerned about the threat our country and the rest of the world is facing. Mainly the growing, brutal strength of the Islamic extremists. 167

  • Obama cartoons right on

    Page A13 As usual, the Michael Ramirez cartoons featured in the June 20, June 22 and June 23 papers are right on. 121

  • TSA tip

    Page A13 In regard to Mark Silver’s letter (June 24) about being turned away from the Transportation Security Administration PreCheck quick line, even though he qualified under the program, I can understand … 15

  • Bring back Mager

    Page A13 Dirty politics ousted Bonnie Mager, but she is willing to return to our Spokane County Commission to bring ethics back to the table. 14

June 26
  • More on roads, please

    Page A9 After looking over the new bond proposals for $50 million in park updates and $20 million in road maintenance, I would like to reverse the dollars spent to: $50 million … 8

  • Johnson the best choice

    Page A9 There has been talk about the need to increase the number of Spokane County commissioners for better representation. Well, there is a quicker way to better represent the people of … 9

  • Oz attackers need mirror

    Page A9 It is comforting to know that we have so few problems in this country that Sen. Claire McCaskill and the U.S. Senate can take time from their busy day to … 29

  • Clarkian justice scary

    Page A9 I’ve began to wonder lately if in Doug Clark’s feverish pursuit of demonizing the entire Karl Thompson defense team (June 19) he hasn’t lost complete sight of what legal representation … 18

  • Hard-drive failure?

    Page A9 We knew this was coming, didn’t we? There was no chance at all that the Internal Revenue Service was going to turn over the information Congress wants. 82

June 25
  • Believe in the VA

    Page A13 I am a Korean veteran who gets all his care at the Veterans Administration hospital. I feel the media has added to the problem by running so many stories on … 16

  • Divestiture is odd

    Page A13 The issue of divestiture of U.S. stocks doing business with the state of Israel by the Presbyterian annual assembly is absurd. When is it the policy of a major religion … 54

  • Unfairly characterized

    Page A13 Members of pro-life organizations dedicated to opposing the destruction of innocent pre-born human life by abortion are unfailingly characterized by the press establishment as anti-abortion. While literally, minimally accurate, this … 208

June 24
  • Mager needed for balance

    Page A9 Returning Bonnie Mager to the office of Spokane County commissioner will insure a more balanced approach to our county business. Her input will provide the public with a clear picture … 35

  • Consider the source

    Page A9 We are fortunate to have Barack Obama as our president. He’s the best thing that ever happened to America. Because of him, we are living in a perfect world, and … 233

  • PreCheck troublesome

    Page A9 I’ve been registered in the Transportation Security Administration PreCheck for about six months now. Just so you know (and they won’t tell you), there is still some randomness to the … 24

  • Think independently

    Page A9 As election season nears, patriotism flares. Once again, we’re asked to evaluate our beliefs, the state of the nation, the world and, for most Spokesman-Review readers, the state of Washington’s … 24

June 23
  • Wilson is refreshing

    Page A9 Over the past years, I have become increasingly fed up with our Congress and their getting nothing done. Never before have I supported a candidate, but recently one candidate has … 19

  • Proportionate response

    Page A9 In response to the June 17 letter titled “Impeachment for swap” from Don Brockett: 86

  • Easy choice

    Page A9 So, my husband asks me if I want to read Hillary Clinton’s new book. I say, “No, I don’t like science fiction.” 88

June 22
  • Read up, Republicans

    Page B9 I am referring to the disturbing report of the recent Idaho Republican Convention. 128

  • EWU tradition all well

    Page B9 I am writing to express my frustration with Eastern Washington University’s graduation procedures. My husband graduated in the rain June 14, and it was absolutely miserable. I endured the same … 10

  • Facts over a barrel

    Page B9 Study: If you take 10 random people and let nine in on a scam, the 10th person will wind up not only thinking like the other nine, but perceiving reality … 39

  • Can’t trust Idaho GOP

    Page B9 The recent clown show that was this year’s Republican Convention raises one obvious question: If this is how Idaho Republicans run their own party, how can we trust them to … 5

  • Why get involved?

    Page B9 Why is it that we in the United States are even considering interfering with what’s happening in Iraq? Two different factions of the same religion, Islam, are fighting one another … 8

  • Climate debate is hot

    Page B9 I take exception to recent letters regarding global warming, in particular David Camp’s (June 6), which is the most condescending letter I’ve read. Camp believes that any dissent from his … 74

  • Stop all the fighting

    Page B9 Sunnis against Shiites, Muslims against Jews, Protestants against Catholics, whites against blacks and browns, rich against poor, husbands against wives, children against parents, countries against countries, environmentalists against miners of … 22