Friday, September 22, 2017

North Korea calls Trump a "dotard," Washington a big loser in GOP health care bill, morning headlines

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click to enlarge North Korea calls Trump a "dotard," Washington a big loser in GOP health care bill, morning headlines
Kim Jong-un is shaping up to be as aggressive as a leader as his dad.


"Maria destroyed us"
Devastating damage is widespread and 100 percent of the island of Puerto Rico is without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. (via New York Times)

The value of seeing Dad try to figure out how to start the lawnmower
Why letting your children see you struggle to meet your goals can be vital for building their own resilience.


Shell game
How a big conglomeration of companies created a bogus shell company to win a big Hanford contract. (Spokesman-Review)

The lawyers are due on Monroe Street
Monroe Street businesses have filed a $15 million lawsuit to try to stop the Monroe Street lane reduction. (Spokesman-Review)

Powerful Spokane developer in serious 4-wheeler crash

Harley Douglass, son of wealthy Spokane real estate tycoon Harlan Douglass, was left with serious injuries, while his brother-in-law was killed. (Spokesman-Review)

Life imitates South Park

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is not happy with President Trump, calling him, among other things, a mentally deranged dotard. (New York Times)

Winners and losers
Most states, including Washington, would stand to lose major health care funding if the Senate's Cassidy-Graham health care bill passes. But because Idaho didn't take the initial Medicaid expansion dollars, it would see significant increases. (Washington Post)

Send in the drones

Remember how those on the antiwar left and the libertarian right were upset at President Obama's use of drones? Trump plans to use them even more aggressively. (The Atlantic)

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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...