Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Trump snubs McMorris Rodgers, foolish clicks and foolish picks helped Clinton lose, and today's news

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click to enlarge Trump snubs McMorris Rodgers, foolish clicks and foolish picks helped Clinton lose, and today's news
Daniel Walters historical allusion
Okay, Rep. Ryan Zinke, you can gloat. Early reports saying Spokane's Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers would be selected for Secretary of the Interior were inaccurate.


Pace Maker
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace wants YOU to run against Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace.

Santavista Stadium

Santa is visiting Avista Stadium tomorrow. As a factual newspaper, it is our obligation to tell you that Santa is not real, and is, in fact, an actor dressed up in a red suit.

Blanket Statements

Union Gospel Mission is introducing new requirements in order to access the Mission's meals and blankets.

And Now We Rebuild

The husband of a former board member, a former ambassador to the Iraq reconstruction, is the new interim MAC president, overseeing reconstruction of the war-torn Museum Of Arts and Culture.


Interior Designs
Despite early reporting, both nationally and locally, that Spokane's U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers would likely be Trump's pick for Secretary of the Interior, it instead went to Montana U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, who is former Navy Seal with an impressive chin. (Politico)

Does Inslee Only Get Half Credit for Turning His Paper In Three Years Late?
Gov. Jay Inslee finally finishes his plan to fully fund education. It means less taxation locally, but a lot more statewide. (Spokesman-Review)

Unearthing Trauma
A Spokane woman talks about being raped by a janitor at St. John Catholic School in Seattle decades ago. (KREM)


The Incredible Brilliant Data-Packed Algorithm for Losing
Democratic activists in Michigan begged for campaign help from the Clinton team. But their cries to the heavens were met with only stony silence from a ruthless god: The model. (Politico)

Phish Story

How Russian hackers tricked the DNC to giving away their passwords — and perhaps the election. (New York Times)

Nothing Really Matters, Anyone Can See...
Trump's National Security Advisor shared national secrets with Pakistan without permission, just because he, like all of us, loves a big dose of dramatic irony. (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters was a staff reporter for the Inlander from 2009 to 2023. He reported on a wide swath of topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.His work investigated deep flaws in the Washington...