Daily Archives: September 15, 2009


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The Media Cries Racism, I Cry Foul Some people are claiming that those of us who disagree with President Barack Obama’s policies must be motivated by racism. In the national media, Maureen Dowd in The New York Times on September 12 wrote: But (Republican Representative Joe) Wilson’s shocking disrespect for […]

In Black and White


Yesterday, I had lunch with Sheriff’s Captain Linda Scown. She runs the Ada County jail. Just coincidently, we also had a surprise quarterly jail inspection scheduled that very afternoon as well. In one of those quirky legal oddities, we as county commissioners are responsible for conducting quarterly jail inspections, although […]

Black and White Cars and Stripes