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Matter of Opinion archive for March 18, 2008


Obama's speech on race

Below are two YouTubes on the issue of Obama and his pastor. The first one is Obama's speech on race (very long). The second one shows McCain defending Obama (short).Here is an article explaining what prompted the speech.Reactions?

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Party poopers

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the top-two primary system in Washington state. That means the top two finishers in a primary advance to the general, regardless of political affiliation. It means two people from the same party could face off.The Republican and Democratic parties fought...

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Sex crimes and statute of limitations

(File photo of Brockett by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review.)Former Spokane County Prosecutor Don Brockett has been a tireless advocate for abused children these past several years, especially as it concerns children who were abused by Catholic priests. Again this legislative session, he lobbied for the elimination...

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