Archive for October, 2012

According to the YouTube video and its corresponding website, Spokane County Commissioner, Todd Mielke, has used his position to pass unlawful land use amendments to the county code.  He has helped buy property for Spokane County to the lucrative benefit of his friends that own the land and at the cost of tax payers in Spokane County.

Todd Mielke under fire

Just before dishing out political favors to people, Todd Mielke has been caught asking these same people for campaign contributions. The Spokesman Review wrote about him doing just that. Read the rest of this entry

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(Editorial) When she came to Pullman for the Lentil Festival to talk about the Washington State Voters’ Guide a few months ago, I was impressed with Kathleen Drew.  She has got experience in enough different parts of government to do a good job as  the Washington State Secretary of State.  She was personable. She had a good clear grasp of the issues affecting the Office of the Secretary of State,  including the need to better fund the Washington State Voters’ Guide, which some call the Washington Sate  Voter’s pamphlet if you will.

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Matt Shea (R) Pulled Gun on Motorist — with Video

Matt Shea pulled Handgun

State Rep. Matt Shea Pulled Gun on Spokane Motorist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is a sad day when someone has to be afraid for their life because of a threat of violence. It makes it even worse when the threat of violence comes from an elected official who (is supposed to) hold the public trust. This is what happened in November, 2011. It was Republican State Representative Matt Shea, Spokane Valley, WA, 4th Legislative District, who pulled a loaded handgun on Leroy Norris of Spokane County.  Here is a YouTube video that we produced about the incident involving Matt Shea.  Spokane is safer without him.  Read the rest of this entry

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Was Todd Mielke Asking Developer Douglass for a Bribe?

The Spokane County Commissioners voted to accept a settlement with a developer that now appears to be fraudulent.  When  Commissioner Todd Mielke was asked by Lancze Douglass to look into the matter, Republican Todd Mielke turned around and asked the guy for a campaign contribution.

I don’t know about you, but to me that smells like a request for a bribe.

The Douglass Brothers

Photo Credit to Accountable  To Spokane. Read the rest of this entry

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Matt Shea’s Talent for Offending

Republican Matt Shea of Spokane Valley has a talent for doing the offensive. His behaviors range from making his ex-wife walk down the sidewalk in a submissive position to him to pulling an illegal handgun on a motorist during a road rage incident of his.  Matt Shea has  violated restraining orders from his ex-wife and traveled to his opponent’s house to intimidate her.

Matt Shea

Few disagree that Washington State Representative Matt Shea is a real piece of work. Even Republican Party Leaders have turned their back on him including Sherriff Ozzie Knezovich, while his opponent Amy Biviano is racking up Republican endorsements.  All this is detailed on the new site TheSheaReport.com with detailed citations from the Spokesman and other sources.  Read the rest of this entry

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