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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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Impossible Hamsters Loom Against Workers

October 5th, 2012 No Comments

Corporations must mature the way people do. When they get too big for their britches, they should exercise their strengths for the good of others. Or at least they should curb their appetite. The bottom line must be the people, my friend.

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Welcome Matt Groening Back to a Closer Springfield

April 12th, 2012 No Comments

Have you ever wondered why Eugene and Springfield, which are joined at the centerline of I-5, can feel so far apart? The gap between our two cities never has been geographic.

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Tables for Solutions We Wood Build

February 26th, 2012 No Comments

People are especially good at solving problems. Most people sit pretty well too. Rules happen to be poorly suited to doing either. Allowing rules to sit around leads to one of two things and neither is good. They either get larger, or they get forgotten.

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Out-of-State PERS Retirees: Please Send Money

June 30th, 2011 No Comments

They might forget what their money could be used for back in Oregon. So we should remind them. Every month.

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Class (Not) Dismissed

April 15th, 2011 1 Comment

Eugene’s greatest diversity comes from a mixture of many of those other variables — an amalgam we never talk about, lest we expose our nation’s most violent roots. Eugene’s greatest diversity is related to class.

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