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Community Comment archive for April 2012


David Horsey

Rootie tootie and prostitutie... 

Good morning, Netizens... America's image has taken a severe hit with the scandal of the Secret Service, members of the Armed Forces in Columbia. This gives President Obama yet another mini-crisis that the Republicans can use against him. After thinking a moment, recalling former President…

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When a funnel drops from the sky...

Good evening, Netizens... When was the last time you huddled perhaps in your basement or in an underground storm cellar listening to the sounds as a tornado ripped your house to shreds? How many of you have seen a tornado up close and personal, like…

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MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012

Rocky Treppeidi

Rocky Treppiedi is fired... 

Good afternoon, Netizens... Some of the stench that has lingered for what some have said was far too long is gone now, thanks to Mayor David Condon. That's right, Rocky Treppediedi was fired, effective today. Although Spokane City Attorney Nancy Isserlis actually did the firing,…

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FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012

Are we finally accountable? 

Good morning, Netizens... Interim Spokane Police Chief Scott Stevens publicly acknowledged yesterday that the Spokane Police Department made troubling mistakes while investigating the 2006 confrontation that resulted in the death of Otto Zehm. Stephens went on to state that he disagrees with Assistant U.S. Attorney…

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Seattle Times

Could this be Sarah Palin? 

Good morning, Netizens... Bellevue Police spokesperson Carla Iafrate appeared during a news conference about missing 2-year-old Sky Metalwala, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, but left some unanswered questions regarding her possible resemblance to self-styled media sensation and politician, Sarah Palin. Dave peers curiously at her hand,…

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