Sit-lie returns, Trump allegedly told Cohen to lie to Congress, and other headlines

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Get ready for the Super Blood Wolf Moon on Sunday, which may or may not resurrect all previously defeated enemies


The longtime Mead superintendent is leaving at the end of this year.


Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse looks to be ferocious
Even though the sound of it is really quite atrocious. (Spokesman-Review)

Sit-lie strikes back
Activists disagree on the definition of "shelter," but with the influx of warming center spaces, the city is planning to again start enforcing the prohibition against sitting or lying downtown during certain hours. (Spokesman-Review)

Shutdown theater
Amid the shutdown, Nancy Pelosi threatened to cancel Trump's State of the Union address. So Trump canceled a military aircraft escort on a planned Congressional delegation trip. Now, Pelosi is accusing the Trump administration of leaking her plans to fly commercial anyway. (New York Times)

The Trump Doctrine
Telling witnesses to lie to investigators is the sort of thing that presidents get impeached over. But now, according to a BuzzFeed report relying on two anonymous sources, Trump told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the details of his Moscow Tower project. So far, however, it has not been confirmed by other outlets. (BuzzFeed)

Life is like a hurricane, here in Fatberg
Pouring fat and grease down the sink creates nightmare clogs in the sewer system. (Pacific Standard)

It's almost as if right-wing talk radio isn't entirely intellectually consistent

Hey, remember when Rush Limbaugh cared deeply about presidential character? (The Atlantic)

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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...