Day: May 4, 2018

White House doctor down

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS When he ran for president, candidate Donald Trump promised to hire “the best people” and said he would look at potential cabinet members’ “track record, great confidence, love of what they’re doing, how they...

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The steep price of the DC circus

By E.J. DIONNE JR. One of the many costs of the Trump era is the dumbing down of our political discourse. The incoherent spoken and tweeted outpourings from President Trump and the daily outrages of his administration leave...

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Today brought to you by visionaries

Two American fiction writers and movie producers who had a positive influence on my formative years were Stanly Kubrick and Gene Roddenberry.  They both contributed expansively to the science fiction film genre that delighted...

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Phyllis Deane Berrum

June 22, 1939 – April 24, 2018 Phyllis Deane Berrum, a resident of Keizer, Ore., for nearly 50 years, died peacefully in her sleep last Tuesday, April 24. Phyllis was born and raised in Stockton, Calif.  She graduated from...

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Marjorie Ann Gustafson

August 6,  1939 – April 24, 2018 Marjorie Ann Gustafson was born August 6, 1936 in Oregon City to Louise L. and George L. Melum.  The family including younger sister Barbara Melum Hanson moved from Canby to Toledo, OR...

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