Day: January 9, 2015

The right’s idea of ‘governance’

By E.J. DIONNE JR. This will be no ordinary Congress, so there are no ordinary ways for judging how effective it will be at governing. That is, in any event, a preposterous standard to hold up as a brand spanking new goal. Isn’t...

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We are all Ducks now

On Monday, Jan. 12, we will all be Ducks. Even some diehard OSU Beaver fans will probably be cheering for Oregon—if not specifically for the University of Oregon Ducks as they play for the national champsionship. For the person...

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A drug’s cost and value

A Box of Soap By DON VOWELL This morning’s breakfast—an orange, a banana, some cheese spread on a slab of homemade bread, eight or 10 Whopper malted milk balls, a little milk, and one pill worth $133.33.  My doctor suggests that...

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My Rose Bowl experience

By ROLAND HERRERA I have always been a big sports fan but my favorite sport to follow is college football – specifically Oregon football. I have been blessed to attend some great Duck games all over the west and even when they...

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Are Democrats stuck in 1979?

By MICHAEL GERSON     The passing of Mario Cuomo brought bipartisan tributes appropriate to a rare political figure with a developed inner life. He was Catholic educated, and it showed. How many other politicians grappled with...

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