CTV Montreal reports that churches and church space not being used explicitly for the purpose of worship is now taxable property, and is to be treated as any other property as far as taxes are concerned. As one might expect, those benefitting from the tax exempt status enjoyed by churches are not happy.
"We have developed some of the most incredible weapons anyone's ever seen. And it's moving along very rapidly." Trump teased what he called a new weapon that could attack at such a high speed it would overwhelm an enemy's defenses. "We have, I call it the 'super-duper missile.' " read more
Fred Willard has died. He was 86. The comedic star, whose numerous credits include Best in Show, This Is Spinal Tap, Everybody Loves Raymond and Modern Family, died of natural causes, a rep for the actor confirms to PEOPLE. read more
Being the Judge of Elections for my division, I will definetly be at the polls on June 2 to make sure that folks have the opportunity to exercise their most important right (rite?). I'm getting this for the occasion no doubt. Please get a ballot and vote by mail if you can. The more people vote by mail, the less risk to poll workers.
Washington state has issued a $4,000 cleaning bill to embattled state Rep. Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) for an incident in March. During a so-called Satanist demonstration on the state Capitol steps in Olympia, surveillance cameras captured Shea with a bottle of olive oil during an apparent counter-protest. Investigators say Shea spilled oil down the steps, causing more than $4,700 in damage.