Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Trump's Russia Connection gets grody, Obama bids farewell, berms return

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 9:31 AM

click to enlarge Some may see this as a simple tweet. But I — I see this as the first chapter to a beautiful love story.
Some may see this as a simple tweet. But I — I see this as the first chapter to a beautiful love story.

Berms, baby, berms
Snow berms are back, baby, and bigger than ever! (Spokesman-Review)

Spokanites park anywhere they damn please

The government wants to tell us we can only park on one side of the street so the plows can plow? I thought this was America! (Spokesman-Review)

Republican senator gives a shoutout to a Minority.

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo starts trending online when he references Minority Report in a question to Sen. Jeff Sessions. (KREM)


Locker Room Talk

So: First, CNN reports that intelligence chiefs presented Trump with reports that the Russian government may have tried to compromise him. And then Buzzfeed published the entire dossier full of, shall we say, puerile allegations, which we won't summarize here because this is a family aggregation post. Security experts immediately began casting deep skepticism on the allegations. And media critics savaged Buzzfeed for posting a pile of rumors that even they knew was very much unverified.

Then Trump himself  denied the reports at a press conference, noting that he was a "germaphobe." And then NBC jumped in, with reports that maybe Trump wasn't told about the dossier at all.

(CNN, etc.)

From Russia With .EML

In his first press conference since July, Donald Trump admits that Russia probably hacked the DNC's emails.

Let Him Be Clear

Obama gives one last Obama speech, for old times' sake.

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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall 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...