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Portland Leads With Their (Skeptical) Noses

May 24th, 2013 No Comments

That’s becoming quaint, as government races toward omniscience. Virtually everything is knowable, but only in retrospect. Behind the twin shields of state secrets and national security, government power is compounding itself.

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What’s in a Name? Free Money

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.

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Filibuster in Film: Twelve Little Lessons

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.”

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