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Some Workers Deserve Their Robot Replacements

July 12th, 2019 No Comments

The engineer and conductor allowed Train 501 over the Point Defiance Bypass going too fast. Everyone else connected to the tragedy has been too slow.

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Overwhelmed? Join the Club

July 5th, 2019 No Comments

Since no one else is complaining, we assume that we’re the only ones who feel like we’re not keeping up — while those around us feel and assume the same things.

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Pelosi’s Secret Impeachment Strategy

July 4th, 2019 No Comments

If the timing is right, Democrats can spend the summer describing the particulars and the inevitability of impeachment. They can also ask voters to give them control of the Senate, so they can finish the job.

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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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Privacy Protections Will Lead to More Surveillance

May 18th, 2019 No Comments

Do you feel safer? Enjoy it while it lasts…. Is this the future we see for ourselves in Oregon? The Oregon Supreme Court has set us on that path.

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Individual Exceptionalism Imperils Us All

May 3rd, 2019 1 Comment

Humanity is falling behind, because humans are not sticking together. Instead, we’re racing in the opposite direction.

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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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Trump Can Be Impeached for What He Has Failed to Do

April 26th, 2019 No Comments

Good deeds purposely left undone were misdemeanors, and they were as invidious as high crimes, when judging a president’s fitness for office. President Trump makes no effort to conceal his misdemeanors.

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All Shoppers Need a Better Mirror

April 26th, 2019 No Comments

Our sustainable, organic, woke, local thriftiness makes us feel empowered and esteemed. Where can we turn when our purchasing power produces more purchasing and less power?

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