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Spin Control archive for April 14, 2009


A surprising Tea Party tidbit

A crumpet, if you will, on Wednesday's Tea Parties on the West Side.Initiative entrepreneur Tim Eyman is urging supporters to attend the Tea Parties to gather signatures for Initiative 1033, his latest attempt to rein in property taxes.That's not surprising; that's just good strategy.But what…

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Getting TEA'd off? 

From the Spokane Convention Center to Coeur d'Alene's Independence Point to the Codger Pole in Colfax, tax protesters around the Northwest will be gathering Wednesday at TEA Parties.No plans to serve Orange Pekoe, though.TEA in this case stands for Taxed Enough Already. It's a movement…

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And we're back, with video

This has kicked around for a week, but it seems to have legs: Did President Obama do right or wrong in greeting the king of Saudi Arabia.Embedded video from <a href="" mce_href="" mce_href="">CNN Video</a>

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