Thursday, December 30, 2010
Yes, that's right, roughly 300,000 Oregonians, and possibly more, won't get to watch Oregon play in the national championship game because it won't be on broadcast TV.
Monday, December 27, 2010
Friday, December 24, 2010
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
With the repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, there are some who will point to this moment as the beginning of the end of American civilization.
Okay, it's tenth place, but city of Bend water is known to have higher levels of a dangerous chemical, chromium-6, than what some states deem acceptable.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
• Free college, including room and board, for about half of all full-time students, at both four- and two-year colleges.
•A national infrastructure program to repair and upgrade roads, bridges, mass transit, water systems and levees.
•A tripling of federal funding for medical research.
•Universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, with relatively small class sizes.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Okay, now that Oregon is in the "National Championship" game, it's time to trash the system that gave us this so-called "championship."
Monday, December 6, 2010
Monday, November 22, 2010
Sunday, November 14, 2010
If you want to know one of the reasons why the economy is mired in the sinkhole, check out this WSJ story of bonuses and raises for the highest paid CEOs in America.
Monday, November 8, 2010
To get your blood stirring, check out this link on a wealth manager. As the song goes: "Next to health is wealth, and only wealth will buy you justice."
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
True to form, Oregon Republicans showed what losers they are. They haven't won the governor's race now for more than a quarter century.
Forgot to mention in last post that another obsession teabaggers have is impeaching President Obama. (Google "Impeach Obama" for pictures and you'll see a wide variety stickers, buttons and t-shirts.)
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Rand Paul, who won a Kentucky Senate seat, called his victory part of a "Tea Party tidal wave."
Monday, October 25, 2010
For the vast majority of Americans who are perfectly happy with their "dumbphones," your days are numbered.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
NPR finally got rid of an "earsore" in Juan Williams for his bigoted comments about Muslims.
Friday, October 22, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Twelve of the 14 "major" newspapers in Oregon are backing Democrat John Kitzhaber because these editors can see the obvious: Kitzhaber is qualified while his Republican opponent, Chris Dudley, is not.
Monday, October 18, 2010
Bend is always making some sort of top 10 list for either the fastest appreciating or fastest depreciating home prices.
Sunday, October 17, 2010
When a No. 1 team loses, as did Ohio State on Saturday, the No. 2 team usually moves up a spot, but you never know with polls.
Saturday, October 16, 2010
With unemployment at about 10 percent nationally, 15 percent here in Deschutes County, with foreclosures continuing at record levels despite the banks' inability to even read the paperwork and with the recovery looking more like recession 2.0, Wall Street firms will bestow a record $144 billion in bonuses on their employees.