MFS August 2015 Update

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The independent police report involving a sheriff car/bicycle fatality in the valley was released.  Private investigators are calling b.s. and it appears taxpayers can expect to pay a large settlement. Complete 632 Page Report The above also calls into question … Continue reading →

Citizen Oversight

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The Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee has been revealed to be little more than a scam. There continues to be no independent citizen oversight of local law enforcement.  Mike for Spokane provides a proposal for a quick and inexpensive  solution to … Continue reading →

Spokane Sanctuary City Status

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Spokane Sanctuary City status came before the city council on July 13.  The city council is still considering a ballot initiative challenging this status. Sanctuary city status has become an increasingly controversial issue across the country.  There has been proposed … Continue reading →

White Wing Extremist Holiday?

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  For some reason American Exceptionalism has been referred to as a white legacy of hate and bigotry, but independence from Britain and the ensuing centuries of prosperity was never a “white thing.” Slavery was going to end with or … Continue reading →

Mike For Spokane Update: Grand Hotel and City Council Objections Over Environmental Clean-Up Bill

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Mike for Spokane looks at recent objections voiced by Spokane City Council members over public funds being used to pay for environmental remediation at the site of the New Grand Hotel in Downtown Spokane.           Part … Continue reading →

Police Oversight Irregularities

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The findings from an independent investigation conducted by the law firm Winston Cashatt was released to the public last last week.  This investigation looked into the conduct of individual members of Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee and found numerous irregularities that … Continue reading →

Mike For Spokane Update for the Week of June 7th 2015

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Mike for Spokane update for the week of June 14, 2015. Police oversight & national controversy involving Chairman of the Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee, Sheriff’s pending Town Hall meeting, Sanctuary City status, Mandatory Sick Leave and Sweet Public/Private deals involving … Continue reading →

Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuse

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Every elected representative should be taking Civil forfeiture serious, particularly in Washington State which received an F- in a recent review of abuses relating to unwarranted use of police power. “Ayala was never charged with a crime in relation to … Continue reading →

Left or Right?

The political left and right are subjects of endless debate, often over imagined philosophical moorings.  The real problem in politics today is Democrats and Republicans. Both parties have been leading us to tyranny and away from the Freedom and prosperity … Continue reading →