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Community Comment archive for Sept. 2008

TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2008

The Red Light Cameras are coming...

Good evening, Netizens...As most of you know by now, the City of Spokane is in the final stages of installing Red Light Cameras designed to capture pictures of miscreants running red lights. This complex system is not without its detractors however, based upon our irreverent…

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MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2008

SUNDAY, SEPT. 28, 2008

Quote of the Day September 28, 2008

America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land. President Ronald…

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 27, 2008

Saturday 09/27/2008 Wild Card...

Good morning, Netizens...Presented as a public service:CenterPoint reports 17 percent without powerCenterPoint Energy (9 p.m.)377,000 customers without power2.258 million total customers17 percent outTexas-New Mexico Power Co. (5 p.m.)4,874 customers without power115,000 total customers4 percent outEntergy Texas0 percent out*Sam Houston Electric Cooperative0 percent out**excludes some isolated…

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McCain Pinball...

Good morning, Netizens...David Horsey of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer keeps banging them out of the park, regardless of which side of the political aisle you sit. In today's Cartoon of the Day it is probably likely that the McCain supporters who still read Community Comment will…

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 26, 2008

Your Friday Wild Card 09/26/2008

In today's Picture of the Day Japanese bow as the curtain lowers at the end of a show to model the latest styles of adult diapers in Tokyo Thursday. The show was organized to display the latest styles of adult diapers and to raise awareness…

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 25, 2008

The Bush plan dysfunctional.

Good morning, Netizens...Have you ever had part of a week, a few measly days, that you hoped would end soon? Having been out sick for several days with a variant of the 24 hour flu, I returned to the fray just in time to turn…

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For the Girls - Part II

For the Girls, Part III have diligently searched for hunkie firemen or more revealing photos of Antonio. Cute but not heart-stopping, breath-taking. I'll have to come back to them in about 20 years, when I am (eeeek) almost 80 years old. I wonder if I…

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Hooray it's Wednesday

It's the middle of the work week, it's time to get on the spring board and catapult yourself into the weekend. Dave is under the weather today but his thread, Sarah Who? seems to have its own engine and is propelling along just fine.Here's my…

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 23, 2008

MONDAY, SEPT. 22, 2008

SUNDAY, SEPT. 21, 2008

Waiting for lunch...

Good afternoon, Netizens...The Rockford Fair is but one of a blessed few free fairs left throughout our region, but one of the few places where people wait in long lines to spend their money is in front of various food vendors. As the picture shows,…

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The Volunteer...

Good morning, Netizens...At first she didn't want me to take her picture, but then relented when I promised her I would not mention her name. Even then, in the mannerisms of my generation, she was shy about her accomplishment, having risen early that morning, arriving…

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Mia misses the gator steak breakfast...

In this morning's first of many pictures of the day, UNICEF goodwill ambassador, actress Mia Farrow, right, is seen during a visit to a flooded church in Gonaives, Haiti. Farrow is on a five-day visit to Haiti to witness the devastation after four successive hurricanes…

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2008

The Tanking of our Economy...

Good morning, Netizens...Today's picture of the day is another David Horsey's excellent cartoons from this morning's Seattle Post-Intelligencer. It shows what the entire world has been watching-- the bailout of big money interests by the Feds and, despite what they have said to the contrary,…

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2008


McCain waffles, anyone?

Good morning, Netizens...Yesterday, after John McCain waffled several times when speaking of the economy, and after a careful review of the number of government buyouts of failing banks, loan institutions and investment firms, I cannot help but feel that McCain is badly out-of-touch with reality…

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2008

Our Police Our Selves 09/16/2008

Contact : Cpl Jon Strickland Date : 9/15/2008 Incident #: 08-283214At 1:56 this afternoon, Spokane Police officers, Spokane County Sheriff's deputies, and a Sheriff's K-9 unit responded to the 8500 block of North Standard in the City of Spokane after the son of the homeowner…

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