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Cabbage: Who Funds Westboro? 

Cabbage Boy: Haven't researched these people much, but during supper last night the question came up about funding. Does anyone know where they get their money? With all their targets that they hate, (and this is truly hate speech) they can't have too many options...

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Tea Party Express Backs Labrador 

The Tea Party Express, a national tea party group that earlier chose Idaho Congressman Walt Minnick as its only Democratic congressman to endorse, today announced it’s endorsing Raul Labrador over Minnick. The group said it endorsed Minnick earlier “in light of his independence in standing...

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Op-Ed: School Board Machiavellian

In the Coeur d'Alene Press, guest writer Duncan Koler takes the Coeur d'Alene School Board to task for limiting public input and banning the public's ability to tape- and video-record the meetings. Koler writes in part: "The board has also prohibited citizens' audio or video...

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Trib Jabs Labrador For Dodging Issue 

JEERS ... to Republican congressional candidate Raul Labrador. In his televised debate with Democratic incumbent Walt Minnick last week, Labrador had this to say about trucking hundreds of megaloads hauling oil company equipment up U.S. Highway 12: Don't ask him about it. Transportation is a...

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AM Headlines -- 10.22.10 

Motorcyclists joined the crowd of counter-protesters against members of the Westboro Baptist Church at the corner of 37th and Regal on Thursday near Ferris High School in Spokane. (SR Photo: Dan Pelle)Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SRThursday Scanner Traffic/DFO, Huckleberries OnlineRain to dampen Inland Northwest weekend/Mike Prager,...

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Bloggy: Task Force We Can Believe In 

Tongue firmly cheeked, Mr. Bloggy offers his own ideas re: a task force on human rights approach to Westboro Baptist Church invaders: "Mr_Bloggy remains flummoxed and dumbfounded that we, as a so-called civilized society, continue to rely on change-impotent and quiver-empty “task forces” on “human...

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Obama-Minnick Sign Joins Westboro

FishinJay: Driving by Lake City High School this morning I saw the Westboro crazies out there, and the counter protesters across the street. Then right next to the Westboro crowd was a man with the “Support Obama, Vote Minnick” sign. If the point of the...

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Westboro Arrives On CdA Campuses 

A crowd turned out in the early morning darkness in Coeur d’Alene today to counter the small group of protesters from Westboro Baptist Church that plans a second day of denouncing gays, soldiers, Jews, the United States, and private and public colleges and schools. The...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.