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Community Comment archive for May 2012

MONDAY, MAY 28, 2012

Heroes in our midst... 

Good morning, Netizens... The morning's picture: Members of Rolling Thunder salute during the presentation of colors during the annual Rolling Thunder rally on the National Mall ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Here we are at Memorial Day,…

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David Horsey, Los Angeles Times

The art of procreation... 

Good morning, Netizens... According to the U.S. Census Bureau, moms who are Latino, Asian, African American or mixed race are now giving birth to just over 50% of American babies. When you look at the numbers, the median age of European heritage is 42 while…

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TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012

The City and the Zehm family settle... 

Good morning, Netizens... At least viewing from the outside, the Otto Zehm debacle is over after last night's City Council meeting, when the Council unanimously ratified a $1.67 million dollar settlement with the Zehm family. Aside from the money, the Zehm family will receive a…

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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012

It's about time!

Good morning, Netizens... I've been waiting patiently as all the various members of the news media have danced a fandango over the proposed settlement between the City of Spokane and the Otto Zehm family, but I still have not seen anyone with either the honesty…

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SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012

It's Mother's Day!

It’s Mother’s Day – MY day – when I am supposed to be the Queen for the Day, waited on hand and foot, breakfast in bed with burnt toast and undone eggs and relishing every single little bite. Only, not today – both my sons…

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FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012

David Horsey, Los Angeles Times

The Yemeni social culture of bombing...

Good morning, Netizens... David Horsey has the temerity of a street smart gangster from the East Los Angeles Hood, with testicles the size of footballs. During my observation of him, he has taken on nearly every political and social figure one could ever think of,…

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