Who was learning to win at Rock, Paper, Scissors and who was counting the minutes until recess? Close your eyes and tell me you can guess which group is not a bunch of petulant teenagers.
Entries Tagged as 'Upper-Left-Edge'
May 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment
April 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment
I cannot describe the mixture of fear and comfort I felt in that tree trunk.
March 29th, 2013 · No Comments
People here have been getting by for so long, it’s all they know. We make and do less, so we make do more.
March 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment
This is not an argument against PERS or against retirees or against the other 49 states. It’s an argument against unreasonableness. It starts with “two can play that game.”
February 19th, 2013 · No Comments
Our Saturday Market is cultural expression as economic engine. We celebrate the derring-do of local skills and ideas — specifically, those willing to add to that formula some effort and risk.
February 8th, 2013 · No Comments
We should be glad we’re not carrying the mantle of marijuana to the rest of the nation. If we want to continue being the state that dreams up big ideas, it’s best if the image conjured isn’t a dorm room with a bong.
December 28th, 2012 · No Comments
Only a newcomer in Washington could believe that legislators are called “lawmakers” for a reason. Not surprisingly, recent news accounts have characterized Merkley and other reformers as “a cohort of short-sighted Senate sophomores.”
December 21st, 2012 · No Comments
We should be careful what we ask for. The difference between the peculiar and the dangerous among us looks obvious only in hindsight. They are indistinguishable in the present tense.
December 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments
It’s time we tried a bad idea to solve our public safety funding issues. All the good ideas have been taken and tried. We’ve adapted police training toward prevention, we’ve swapped budget items between jurisdictions, we’ve searched for every hidden inefficiency, we’ve floated assorted tax increases. All the while, the problem has steadily worsened. We [...]
November 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments
National Republicans lost badly because they haven’t lost well. Instead of reflecting on their party’s deficiencies after the 2008 drubbing, they treated our president as a fluke, then a fraud, then a patsy. America didn’t like it.