Now the collection is “streamlined” — which sounds good, unless you’re the stream for which it’s bound.
Elected officials might think twice about balancing their budget by dipping into the “Political Cowardice Fund.”
Politics is not like sport, or shouldn’t be. If winning is all that matters, then losers have nothing to do except wait for their turn to be winners.
“Giving ground” to the other side can be in fact what’s necessary to release the interwoven tensions that trap both sides inside a controversy.
When how much we care outstrips how much we know, we find ways to match the two. Rumors and innuendo fill the gap. Conspiracy theories breed in the darkness of not knowing.
If government officials in Eugene or Creswell are uncomfortable giving commercial protections to private enterprises, here’s a way they can shape how commerce grows without such a heavy hand.
Eliminate every possible confusion with improved signage. Parking garages are elaborately ramped circles, so people naturally feel spun around.
Whenever I hear about ‘micro-aggressions,’ I get confused. If they’re micro-anything, you shouldn’t be able to see them without special equipment. How hard can it be to get over anything that’s so small that it’s called micro?
Spend an hour in the Safeway near campus on a Friday evening and you’ll see that giving students plenty of choices doesn’t necessarily give them the skill to choose between them. In fact, it’s often the reverse.
We don’t do sport differently than other towns. Each sport follows rules that standardize competition across locations. What Eugene does differently is fandom. Our reputation has grown in sports where our style of fandom can make a