Spokane Police described the suspect from Mug Shots as a white male, 26-30 years old, and light brown/blonde hair. Authorities said this [new] suspect also had a baby face (pudgy but not fat), and was wearing a black and white hooded sweatshirt with dark gray pants. “I think he’s an idiot,” said one employee.Yes indeed. Dude is going to have SO MUCH FUN in jail. Almost makes me want to commit a crime just so I can be there to watch the entertainment.
Polistra was named after the original townsite of Manhattan (the one in Kansas). When I was growing up in Manhattan, I spent a lot of time exploring by foot, bike, and car. I discovered the ruins of an old mill along Wildcat Creek, and decided (inaccurately) that it was the remains of the original site of Polistra. Accurate or not, I've always liked the name, with its echoes of Poland (an under-appreciated friend of freedom) and stars. ==== The title icon is explained here. ==== Switchover: This 2007 entry marks a sharp change in worldview from neocon to pure populist. ===== The long illustrated story of Polistra's Dream is a time-travel fable, attempting to answer the dangerous revision of New Deal history propagated by Amity Shlaes. The Dream has 8 episodes, linked in a chain from the first. This entry explains the Shlaes connection.