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Wild Card/Thursday — 7.7.11

On my Facebook wall, David Townsend writes this of the petition drive launched by Ronald J. Vander Griend against the Ganesha statue in downtown Coeur d'Alene: "And may I assume that the petition also calls for the removal of the St. Francis of Assisi statue installed as part of the same project ... not to mention the Ten Commandments on the courthouse lawn. We need to be careful when it comes to censorship. When you start banning some else's god because it offends you you don't know where the banning may end." Bingo. Now for today's Wild Card ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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