Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Guns and Roses and Guns (and other news you need to know today)

Posted By on Wed, Jan 6, 2016 at 9:29 AM


Hot Cross Fun
David Cross, famous Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked star is coming to Spokane Feb. 4.  Make sure to yell "ALLLVIIIINNN" if you're in the audience. He loves that. 
click to enlarge Shahram Hadrian, a controversial Spokane Valley pastor, has some thoughts on refugees, if the Idaho legislator wants to hear it
  • Shahram Hadrian, a controversial Spokane Valley pastor, has some thoughts on refugees, if the Idaho legislator wants to hear it

• Every Rose has its Guns
Guns 'n' Roses and LCD Soundsystem may be coming to Sasquatch this year


• Shahram Symposium
Shahram Hadian, a controversial anti-Islam Spokane Valley pastor, has reserved the Idaho capitol conference room to give a lecture about refugees on the opening week of the Idaho legislative session. (Spokesman-Review)

• Pox upon your schoolhouses
Wanna attend Spokane Public Schools? Well, you'll have to get vaccinated to chickenpox then. (Spokesman-Review)

• Even if you don't look like exactly like the little picture on the door
A new rule requires public restrooms to be opened up to whichever gender transgender students identify with. (Spokesman-Review)

• Boys just wanna have guns
Barack Obama: An unlikely, but effective, guerrilla marketer for the firearms industry. He gives a speech about gun control, proposing even mild measures, and gun sales spike. Spokane is not an exception. (KREM, which, warning, autoplays their videos.)


• You call that a nuke? 
North Korea claims it tested a hydrogen bomb, but the explosion was so small and pathetic that it was really closer to a cherry bomb. Next time do better guys. (New York Times)

• Undershooting
The FBI's official total for the number of people shot and killed by police officers is about half the actual reported total. (Washington Post) 

Tweeting of a Reporter
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reporter who covered the Steven Avery trial in 2007 — before the recent Making a Murderer Netflix series made it infamous — has been live-tweeting the series. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)
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