Monthly Archives: August 2014

Voter’s Pamphlet statement

The voter’s pamphlet sent to every voter in the upcoming federal election for the U.S. House of Representatives restricts text to 235 words. Occupation: retired schoolteacher Occupational background: teacher in secondary schools, Oakland California 1985-1989; Portland Public Schools 1990-2011; honorary … Continue reading

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Another boring day

I woke up early today, even though it was a cool night, the first in about a week. I was up and about at three-fifteen. As long as it was ungodly early, and there was nothing else on the agenda, … Continue reading

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The Abigail Adams Project Questionnnaire

is available here

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Not Endorsed by the International Socialists

Topher Rhodes 12:24 AM (19 hours ago) to me Hello Michael, I apologize for the delay responding to your request for endorsement. I met with the rest of the Branch Committee of the Portland Branch of the ISO earlier today, … Continue reading

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Press Release on Corvallis State Convention

Your Intrepid Reporter arrived at the August 2014 State Convention of the Pacific Green Party of Oregon more than an hour before the door was unlocked. In that time a I met the nondescript Richard Burke, no descriptor of whose … Continue reading

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Remember the Gaza Massacre of 2014

Meet Sunday, August 10th at the field just south of the Hawthorne Bridge, across from the Downtown Marriott Hotel (where the Blues Festival is held). Wear white (if possible) in mourning for those killed in Gaza. Our goal is to … Continue reading

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Officer Engstrom Is Marked

Your INTREPID REPORTER [damn that caps lock key] attended tonight, between 5:30 and 8:30 pm, the most recent meeting of the so-called Citizens Review Committee, which is abbreviated, as CRC, in all communication among the cognoscenti. The cop who pepper-sprayed … Continue reading

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