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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….


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.


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 […]


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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….


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.