Larry Shook is an award winning investigative journalist that’s been working on this story of corruption in Spokane, WA for the last twelve years.  This summary is one of his best works so far.

Larry weaves what we’ve experienced locally with what we are witnessing at the national level with our elected representatives who have succumbed to a criminal element instead of representing the people.

I think these are the core themes that are resonating with the American people as evidenced by the Tea Party Movement about accountability of our government.

Who’s guarding the hen house?

As Shook asked:

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