Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Lies, Lies, and other post-Washington primary headlines

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click to enlarge Lies, Lies, and other post-Washington primary headlines
Hillary Clinton used her own private server in a manner that broke federal records rules put in place to allow journalists to find out what's going on with the government. But don't worry, she has the Democratic nomination essentially sewn up.


Mobile Homes

Local activist Keith Kelley found a way to move those historic West Central homes after all. Hint: It's easier if you remove all the furniture before trying to lift them. Also, lift with your knees, not your back.


Default! The two sweetest words in the English language!
Trump wins Washington state. But perhaps more impressively, he managed to lose one out of every four Republican votes when he's the only candidate remaining who hasn't dropped out of the race. (Spokesman-Review)

Vote Late and Often

Didn't we already have a vote where Bernie won Washington? Yes, but Democrats love democracy so much they're holding a primary, instead of just a caucus! One that doesn't count! And Hillary won this one! But it just doesn't matter! (The Stranger

The Harlan Crime Wave
Rich Spokane real estate tycoon Harlan Douglass's assistant has been ordered to turn over the keys to his truck, which Douglass says he bought with stolen money. (Spokesman-Review)


Weird Al tried to warn us about this place.
• Violent anti-Trump protesters in Albuquerque try their very best to create new Trump voters. (CNN)

Not the killer he claimed to be
• American Sniper Sniper-American Chris Kyle lied about his military record. (The Intercept)

• The State Department's Inspector General's report savages Hillary Clinton's email server practices, noting she broke federal record rules, didn't ask for permission to create her own server, while her staff falsely claimed it had already passed legal muster and told people not to ask about it. Clinton, in what is becoming a familiar refrain in these kinds of stories, did not agree to be interviewed. 

So will Trump... oh, he's busy raising a long-ago-debunked conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton murdered a guy? Fun choice then. (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...