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Huge Snowstorms Deserve Nicknames

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

I grew up in Chicago, where snowstorms were common, but snow days were not. We gave prodigious storms names like “January” or “Last Tuesday” — not very clever.

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Virginia Invented Whiteness. Now They Should End It.

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

Only a series of frank conversations can prevent the current situation from getting worse. Sublimation simultaneously displaces and amplifies our emotions. Humans are complex, but when distressed, they can become impossible.

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My Memories From 18 Years Ago Have Grown Up & Moved Out

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

I was astonished to discover that 2001 was 18 years ago! Whatever new thoughts I had back then are now old enough to move out and live on their own. I’ll be grateful for the times when they stop by for a quick visit.

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Eugene Can Make Evening Parking Easier

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

If Eugene wants to add more bustle to its downtown, there’s plenty of room to grow during the evening hours.

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Franklin Corridor Makeover Has (Recent) History

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

We didn’t produce a comprehensive report, but we did share our findings with the world. The Franklin Corridor Riverfront Study was highlighted as featured content by Google Earth in 2008.

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How to Soften Eugene’s Parking Price Hike

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

Restaurants and theaters at the city center would love to be able to see more patrons after dark. More parking options would certainly help. Banks and other businesses with empty parking lots is not a good look. We can fix that.

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Trump’s Negotiating Tricks Are Limited

January 20th, 2019 No Comments

Trump’s shutdown and its related antics are his attempt to create a “take it or leave it” asymmetry. It’s failing.

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Our Bipolar Presidential Election History

January 19th, 2019 No Comments

Apart from Reagan’s magnetism, our presidential elections have swung from left to right with metronomic regularity for 64 years.

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Gavel is Now in DeFazio’s Hand

January 18th, 2019 No Comments

If President Trump’s olive branch to the Democratic House includes a revival of his promised $1 trillion infrastructure initiative, those twelve zeroes will be crossing DeFazio’s desk.

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DeFazio Has a New Tool in This Congress

January 12th, 2019 No Comments

A Congressional seat offers five different paths to wielding substantial influence in Washington. The first three have very little to do with lawmaking, and the fourth has too much. DeFazio has pursued the fifth.

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