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Draining Traditional Distinctions Creates Modern Perils

February 20th, 2015 5 Comments

Marriage doesn’t really matter, until it really does. We keep throwing out the bathwater of distinctions, figuring the babies can fend for themselves.

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Eugene Had Its Own “Charlie Hebdo”

January 16th, 2015 11 Comments

Here’s a factoid you may not have known, because we never told anyone. Our editor, publisher, head writer, and art director all had religion degrees — from Vanderbilt, Yale, Notre Dame and Bob Jones University.

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Vetoes Clarify Issues, Strengthen the Party

November 7th, 2014 1 Comment

If you want to lay blame for this week’s Democratic losses, you can point to the president’s collusion with now-outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

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Unreasonableness Gains Unfair Advantages

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.”

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What Obama Could Learn From Kitzhaber

November 3rd, 2012 No Comments

If President Obama wants his next term to differ from his last, he should heed Kitzhaber’s lesson: deign and reign are four-fifths the same.

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Getting the Rich Out of Our Hair

February 26th, 2012 No Comments

The problem isn’t that the rich have too much money. It’s that we haven’t given them important or interesting things to do.

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