Monthly Archives: October 2012


This is the scene at the Governor Hotel last Friday, October 26th, as we Greens staged a protest, in common with supporters of the Progressive Party candidate Robert Wolfe, against the City Club’s exclusion of our candidate for Secretary of … Continue reading

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The March at Mount Tabor

After my two boys had had their time at their videogame, I put them in the car, brought along the Pacific Green Party banner, and headed for the demonstration at the Mount Tabor Reservoir. We had to go and leave … Continue reading

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The Dog That Does Not Bark

An Egyptian reporter, writing from Damascus, advises that the Russian government is signaling a diplomatic route toward a solution in the Syrian civil war: Russia is expected to take steps over the next few weeks that some Syrian opposition figures … Continue reading

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The Panera Bread Model for Society

Friday was my oldest son’s fourteenth birthday, and I was not assured, such is the parlous state of my marital relationship, of being invited to the party his mother (living downstairs, where I live upstairs in the house we share) … Continue reading

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Good Cop, Bad Cop

Stephen Amy, my son Michael Kepler, and I sat at the Pacific Green Party table in the Mount Tabor Hall of the Southeast Division of Portland Community College, located at the corner of S.E. 82nd and Division Streets: we were … Continue reading

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Outreach at OPNA

I got to the downtown Park Blocks for the “Occupy Portland Not Afghanistan” rally and march at 11:30 Saturday morning, and stayed until the announcement, at 4:30 pm, of the last song from the stage. I think the Oregonian was … Continue reading

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