MONDAY, FEB. 7, 2011
FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 2011
MONDAY, JAN. 31, 2011
Mon., Jan. 31, 2011, 9:28 a.m.
This is a good place to keep updated on rapidly changing events. Any thoughts? UPDATE: Many attacks on media. Mubarak says he can't leave now. That would be chaos. So, instead, he'll literally bash the coverage. Thugs. Plain and simple. UPDATE: Egypt photos from former...
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 26, 2011
MONDAY, JAN. 24, 2011
Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, 12:54 p.m.
Spokane County Prosecutor decides not to seek charges in the shooting death of Wayne Scott Creach. It's is a tough situation. Two people involved in the encounter. Only one lives to tell about it. Would it help to have coroner inquests in cases like these?....
FRIDAY, JAN. 21, 2011
Fri., Jan. 21, 2011, 11:55 a.m.
Interesting column by Timothy Egan (formerly of Spokane) about the notion of increasing safety by carrying a gun. It is related to the Tucson shootings. It defies logic, as this case shows once again, that an average citizen with a gun is going to disarm...
TUESDAY, JAN. 18, 2011
THURSDAY, JAN. 6, 2011
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011, 12:21 p.m.
Open thread here. Members of Congress are reading the Constitution. Wonder who gets this part? Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to...
TUESDAY, DEC. 28, 2010
Tue., Dec. 28, 2010, 10:43 a.m.
Last open thread of the year. Make it a good one. What will you miss? What are you happy to leave behind? Or you could chew on this topic. Mike Huckabee leads this poll of possible GOP candidates for president in 2012. 1. Huckabee. 2....
MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010
MONDAY, NOV. 29, 2010
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010
Wed., Nov. 24, 2010, 11:30 a.m.
Hey, if "Dancing with the Stars" can be political, why not Thanksgiving!“Across the political spectrum, there’s a tendency to grab a hold of some historical incident and yoke it to a current agenda,” he said. “It doesn’t always mean there’s no connection, but often things...
TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 2010
MONDAY, NOV. 15, 2010
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MONDAY, NOV. 8, 2010
TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 2010
FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2010
Fri., Oct. 29, 2010, 5:32 p.m.
To recap, here are the S-R endorsements. We didn't choose in every race. Uncontested races are not listed. To read the full editorials, click here. City of Spokane Proposition 1 (Children’s Initiative): No Spokane County District Court Judge, Position 6: Debra Hayes County Commissioner, District...
TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2010
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010, 5:15 p.m.
Factcheck.org has compiled a long list. Since Washington is a battleground state (U.S. Senate race), we've gotten to witness most of them.What do you consider to be the biggest whopper in a local, state or national race?
MONDAY, OCT. 25, 2010
MONDAY, OCT. 18, 2010
Mon., Oct. 18, 2010, 10:01 a.m.
It's always about this time that I start to have second thoughts about the First Amendment. The campaign ads are flooding the waves, and it would appear that each race pits the Devil against Beelzebub. What's your choice for worst ad in a local race?
TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010
Tue., Oct. 12, 2010, 10:12 a.m.
You've been elected to Congress. Congrats. Which problem to address first? 1. The economy, with stimulus measures such as tax cuts and/or spending increases or something else?2. Or the deficit, with austerity measures?Wouldn't addressing No. 1 impede progress on No. 2 ... and vice-versa?Discuss.