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Rote Learning Curbs Resentment

August 31st, 2022 1 Comment

Was she encouraging us to keep our clothes clean? Maybe, but I doubt it. Cleanliness never got in her way….

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UO’s New President: Put the Hat in the Ring

August 24th, 2022 No Comments

Leadership requires courage. Lariviere passed that test with flying colors, and those colors were green and yellow.

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Political Musical Chairs (a summer fantasy)

July 24th, 2022 No Comments

Why should Mike Doonesbury be the only newspaper character allowed a summer fantasy? I submit for your enjoyment a breezy beach read about rearranging power and politics. It starts where too many real stories lately have ended — at the Supreme Court. It’s hard not to worry about its politicization — and loss of legitimacy. We […]

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Can Government Pass the Smell Test?

June 17th, 2022 1 Comment

If we hope to rebuild society, we have to start here. Like those Atlanta elevators, we have no choice but to return to the ground floor.

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Isle of Man’s Democracy Recipe

December 16th, 2021 No Comments

Democracy’s decline requires us to consider Isle of Man’s longevity. It’s time we looked carefully at Madison’s first First Amendment.

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Fun With Numbers: COVID Will Win, Unless…

December 2nd, 2021 No Comments

One infectious human hosts somewhere between a billion and a trillion copies of the virus.

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Masks Could Offer Promotion Opportunities

October 15th, 2021 No Comments

Every large company loves a promotional campaign that will be in — or at least on — your face.

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Redistricting Needs Revised Rules

September 17th, 2021 No Comments

It pains me to say this, but we need fewer English majors and more math nerds writing these rules.

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Is Government Too Big? Order a Pizza!

September 2nd, 2021 No Comments

We need to learn some new tricks. Every government ending is likened to a cliff. There are many ahead….

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This Filibuster Fix will Revive the Senate Itself

June 18th, 2021 No Comments

Instead of Schumer having to constantly worry about Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, let McConnell take a turn worrying about Mitt Romney and Lisa Murkowski.

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