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Wednesday April 15, 2009

Join a diverse group of bi-identified friends to shoot the breeze and plan social activities which might include dinners, coffees, picnics, kiddy play dates or group outings (no pun intended). We'll break the ice with Totally 80s Trivial Pursuit.

There will be children and I'll make sure there are some kids games, crayons, paper, neutronium, etc.

I'll provide some treat's from Coffee Social's terrific menu.

Coffee Social http://www.coffeesocial.net
113 W Indiana Ave
Spokane, WA 99205
Open Daily 7am-10pm
(509) 327-7127

Contact Joe Reilly for questions re: this event
509-536-7518 jreilly4261@gmail.com

This may put it on your calendar for you:

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The Church issued the following statement today:

It is disturbing that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is being singled out for speaking up as part of its democratic right in a free election.

Members of the Church in California and millions of others from every faith, ethnicity and political affiliation who voted for Proposition 8 exercised the most sacrosanct and individual rights in the United States — that of free expression and voting.

While those who disagree with our position on Proposition 8 have the right to make their feelings known, it is wrong to target the Church and its sacred places of worship for being part of the democratic process.

Once again, we call on those involved in the debate over same-sex marriage to act in a spirit of mutual respect and civility towards each other. No one on either side of the question should be vilified, harassed or subject to erroneous information.

Let me get this straight. It is "wrong" for protestors to make Church worship places part of the democratic process. These would be the buildings owned by the Church, the buildings which host those who fund the Church, the buildings which serve as symbols of bigotry enacted into law. But it is not "wrong" for the "Church" to pay for the removal of the right for loving couples to marry? Does a protest at a Temple make the matter too personal for Church members? Does the Church now say this should be the most civil and depersonalized of public discourse? I've never really had reason to agitate against this Church, but it has now bought itself and its membership a front row seat on the wrong side of this civil rights battle. It cannot claim to be innocent.

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I've been looking for a way to get out of my vehicle and onto the buses. I hate scanning bus schedules and trying to guesstimate when I need to leave the house and whether I'll need to transfer.

[profile] jp_larocque has created a Spokane County trip planner integrating walking and busing.  He posted it in [profile] spokanism.

This is beautiful--and, oddly, it feels human. My second to last instruction was a stress-relieving:
10:57am Wait for a minute; you have spare time 3min

What a joy to know that by following this schedule, I will arrive with a few minutes to spare, even counting walking time from bus exit to my destination.
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You are invited to the Campaign Kickoff 

Kim Thorburn for Commissioner 

Thursday, November 15, 2007

5:30 to 7:30 PM 

Steamplant Grill

159 S. Lincoln 

Campaign Contribution Please 

RSVP not necessary but helpful 599-6721 

Paid for by Kim Thorburn for Commissioner

PO Box 48068

Spokane, WA 99228-1068

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Student Government...Open Government

An educational forum—Public invited

How Washington’s Open Government Laws affect

Student Governments at our public colleges and universities



Speakers:  Timothy D. Ford, Assistant Attorney General and Open Government Ombudsman for the State of Washington.

Donna McKereghan, Member of Washington Legislative Ethics Board and Author of Spokane’s Ethics Ordinance.

Steven J. Dixson, Media attorney with Witherspoon, Kelley, Davenport & Toole PS and volunteer attorney for the Student Press Law Center

 Wednesday, November 14, 2007


                        Building 14, Lecture Hall Room 116

                        Spokane Falls Community College

                        3410 Fort George Wright Drive

For more information, contact:  Joe Reilly, Lecture Programmer

SFCC Associated Student Government, 509-533-4193 prglectr@spokanefalls.edu



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