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December 1
  • Obama can’t be bothered

    I never thought I would see the day when France and Russia would take the lead in the fight against ISIS while our erstwhile leader, President Obama, is content with …

  • Bury the power lines

    Here we go again. Any adverse weather event, off goes the power. As long as we are inflicted with a third-world power delivery system of wires strung through the trees, …

  • Uphold American values

    Although I deplore violence toward innocent victims, let us not collectively penalize all Syrian refugees for the atrocities of terrorists. Support President Obama and Gov. Jay Inslee in their courageous …

  • Be grateful for Avista

    I am so frustrated at The Spokesman-Review and all the negative articles, editorials and letters regarding Avista Utilities. Avista employees who must go out into horrible weather, be it wind …

  • Robert J. Samuelson: Patient millennials optimistic about future

    Boomers were raised in a much healthier economy, and won’t let go of their benefits.

  • Editorial: Foster care challenges emerge

    High caseloads raise the risk that children will become a drain on other government services, rather than productive citizens.

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November 28
  • Tax rules are twisted

    I concur with Phil Zammit’s Nov. 23 letter, “Tax rules raise ire.” I, too, have no problems paying taxes to keep the government running.

  • Goodman wrong on refugees

    Amy Goodman’s Nov. 20 column has serious flaws, both in information quality and logic. The unwillingness of the European countries to accept the flow of refugees from the Middle East …

  • Trump show a prequel

    The Trump traveling circus, otherwise known as the Republican presidential debates, would be a perfect prequel to the movie “Idiocracy.”

  • History of needing enemies

    World War II brought us out of the Great Depression, building massive war industries with little or no civilian utility. So what was a poor war profiteer to do with …

  • Get armed; they’re coming

    Wow. Over 125 people dead in Paris, killed by Islamic terrorists. I just don’t understand. All of Paris is a gun-free zone. You can’t even legally carry a lock-blade pocketknife, …

  • Latest anti-Semitic attack

    Boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel is just the latest anti-Semitic tactic in what is actually a spiritual war that has been ongoing for thousands of years. The great …

  • Representatives work hard

    Thanks to Donna O’Leary for her Nov. 18 letter defending and supporting how hard Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers works for all of us. In his Nov. 12 letter, Doug Burr …

  • Library vital during outage

    Bravo to the Spokane Public Libraries. I walked up to the Shadle branch every day during our blackout. Employees were cheerful and helpful. Power strips were plugged in to every …

  • Trump a grim reminder

    It was the early 1930s, and many Germans were uneasy about their economic circumstances and diminished status and power in Europe and beyond. They found strength in the person of …

  • Charter ruling shocking

    The Washington’s Supreme Court ruling on the state’s public charter school law is downright shocking to the students, teachers and communities these schools are designed to serve. About 1,200 of …

  • Clinton hypocritical on wealth

    In the next presidential election, Hillary Clinton’s main strategy is going to be to pit the wealthiest against the rest of us. But wait, she is one of the wealthiest …

  • Harrop: Let pharmacies prescribe contraceptives

    Western states lead way towards making access to birth control easier and cheaper. 2

  • Charles Krauthammer: Disastrous Syria policy created refugee crisis

    Obama ignores his role, but Republican rants on threat from those fleeing Mideast are shortsighted. 26