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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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Life Lessons: What Would Sabrina Do?

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

If Sabrina has a single defining characteristic, it’s her ambition. We could use a little boost of that same Vitamin A here.

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Oregon Explores Early Voting

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

Whenever a 16-year-old drives a car, every driver on that road shares the risks caused by their inclusion. Why should society in general be any different?

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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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