Stories tagged: politicians
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016
Looking Back: Opinions from past add perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Berlin Olympics, Aug. 6, 1936
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 10:49 P.M.
AP explains: Why do Republicans say sky is falling? Is it?
The United States depicted at the Republican National Convention is a scary place. It is wrenched by economic uncertainty, political dysfunction, runaway immigration, violent streets and existential threats from abroad. …
SATURDAY, DEC. 28, 2013
Shawn Vestal: Legislators not entitled to free lunch
Some ethical purists are concerned about all the free lunches – and free dinners, and free breakfasts, and free drinks, and free golf, and free heavy apps at free receptions …
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
Doug Clark: Council candidate’s residency dispute alarming
In that ongoing comedy called Spokane politics, a new star is rising. His name is Mark Hamilton.
SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012
For candidates, it’s time to be official
Everyone thinking about running for political office this year, take note: You have less than a week to make up your mind. Everyone talking about running and acting like they’re …
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012
Doug Clark: Wayward snow toss will cost you
In the latest example of your busybody government at work, Spokane’s City Council has decided to make outlaws out of we citizens who dare toss snow into the streets. Weird. …
SUNDAY, FEB. 6, 2011
Doug Clark: When politicians converge, kiss your assets goodbye
This has been a week of chilling developments. No. Not all hell breaking loose in Egypt. I’m talking about real bad news.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2009
He refuses to apologize, but Rammell’s one sorry guy
There was a time back in my naive younger days of journalism when the imbecilic behavior of politicians would confound me. “How can these so-called leaders be such embarrassing clods?” …