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Is There a Plan B for the Lane County Courthouse?

May 18th, 2019 No Comments

Leaders try to keep things clear for voters — up or down, yes or no. That may be smart politically, but it’s not how any of us make real choices in life. Politics seldom resembles real life, but both might be better if it did.

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Duck Women Dominate 3×3 Basketball

May 10th, 2019 No Comments

There’s nothing to watch except the score. No coach planning match-ups or resting players. Players can’t foul out. The clock doesn’t matter, unless the game approaches the 10-minute mark. Every fan gets a great view, because it’s played on a half court.

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Alley Valkyrie: Where is She Now?

May 5th, 2019 No Comments

After three weeks in the forest, she came into town and stumbled on Saturday Market. She immediately knew two things, but only one of them consciously.

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Brexit Needs STAR Voting

April 26th, 2019 No Comments

Binary voting makes simpletons of us all, but it has especially enfeebled democracy’s leaders.

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Happiness: We’ve Swapped Eudemonia For Bliss

April 26th, 2019 No Comments

Happiness started as an elegant encapsulation of the democratic ideal. But democracy didn’t give us rapid economic growth. Capitalism did. So “happiness” was taken over and redefined by the mercantile class, to sell its goods.

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Eugene Should Recruit a WNBA Team

April 26th, 2019 No Comments

Some of the most successful WNBA franchises are not in major cities. If you’ve never heard of Uncasville, Connecticut, then you probably don’t know the name Geno Auriemma either.

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No Collusion! Explained

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

Trump planned to keep his day job as a real estate mogul, a television star, and a spokesperson for white male victimhood. He never wanted to live in the White House.

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Joe’s Candidacy: Biden His Time

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

Youthful presidential candidates more typically tap an older political veteran as their running mate. Flip that model on its head.

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What I Learned By Being Late to Church

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

I knew I would be twelve minutes late to church, but I also knew that there was nothing I could do about it.

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The Children Are Getting Restless

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

News reports from Eugene, Washington and New York City show young people are taking matters into their own hands. Combatting climate change is becoming their issue.

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