FBI Has “Clarity” in Identity of Who Placed Spokane Bomb

By: Friday January 21, 2011 3:50 pm

I still marvel at the lack of attention to this case when our Gateway Media went wall-to-wall in November over the Portland ‘bomber’ at our city’s Xmas tree lighting. I suppose we need to wait for a suspect to be in custody before the current case in Spokane — where there was a real bomb with real, or even historic, lethality — deserves that kind of attention.


Spokane Silence: Some Terrorism Scares Are More Useful Than Other Terrorism Scares

By: Thursday January 20, 2011 7:10 am

I actually don’t think the non-coverage of the Spokane incident is a response to the Giffords assassination attempt and the ensuing media frenzy. Rather, it’s a reversion to the status quo, less than two weeks after that assassination attempt.

Potentially Lethal Backpack Bomb Defused on Spokane MLK Parade Route

By: Tuesday January 18, 2011 3:02 pm

Yesterday, in Spokane, Washington, a ‘potentially lethal destructive device’ concealed in a backpack on the route of the Martin Luther King parade was disarmed and destroyed before anyone in or viewing the parade was hurt.

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