Category: Opinions

Forget UGB when planning

There are those who plan based on their wishes, then there are those who plan based on present conditions. The city’s River Road Revitalization project is just in the talking stages, yet the topic gets tied up with an expansion...

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Council should vote for inclusion

To the Editor: Kudos to the Keizertimes for taking the courageous stand regarding hate crimes and prejudice in Keizer.  The well-written series of articles under the headline, A Simmering State of Hate was highly informative. I...

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Where is the outrage?

To the Editor: We all  now know a hate-bias incident has occurred in Keizer (Hispanic man assaulted waiting for son, Keizertimes, Aug. 31, 2018). This behavior should not be tolerated. Voices should be raised saying “Not in my...

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Consider the source

Alex Jones, Charles Johnson and Lara Loomer, three self-proclaimed pillars of conservative thought online, spent last week on the sidelines of congressional intelligence hearings on social media’s role in election meddling. They...

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Hate art is a step too far

To the Editor: Well, the Keizertimes has truly reached a new low with their recent despicable artwork which will certainly serve to fan the flames of hatred in this community. I find it shameful that you would feature the ugly...

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A passion for social justice

By MICHAEL GERSON Since the Council of Nicaea, Christians have been prone to issue joint statements that are designed to draw the boundaries of orthodoxy —and cast their rivals beyond them. Another one, not quite in the same...

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That’s a big fuss over a knee

My wife and I went out for lunch with friends the other day.  Along with conversation that accompanied bites from pan-fried oysters and a creamy cole slaw, Colin Kaepernick—in name only mind you—joined us. Because NFL football...

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