Category: Opinions

Will Republicans break from Trump?

By E.J. DIONNE JR. “Will he tell the president ‘no’?” This question was at the heart of Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s opening statement at last week’s confirmation hearing for Christopher Wray, President Trump’s nominee as FBI...

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Who will bring us all together?

By GENE H. McINTYRE After Rodney King came infamously close to death by police officers’ beating, later, he famously asked, “Why can’t we just get along?” I wonder the same these days about a number of matters, one of the most...

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Meet the neighbors

This year’s National Night Out is Tuesday, August 1. The country-wide event offers neighbors to connect, socialize and discuss neighborhood issues. An off-shoot of such programs as Neighborhood Watch, Night Out was designed to...

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Newberg Dr. issues remain

To the Editor: It is very obvious that the City of Keizer is more into developing new property then performing badly needed upgrades to Keizer’s established streets that are being inappropriately used beyond their intended...

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A gerrymandering of virtues

By MICHAEL GERSON If we have learned anything from the last few years in our politics, it is that civility is for suckers, that compromise is a sign of weakness, and that moderation of temperament is boring and unmarketable. It...

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Expensive week in Salem

This has been an expensive couple weeks for you in the Oregon legislature. Despite record amounts of revenue, the majority party has focused on getting more money.  First from large corporations and having failed at that, turned...

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