Category Archives: 2011 November

Keith Tucker’s Special-To-Us Toon for November

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Tom’s Tidbits- No change until THIS change…

DON’T FORGET! ELECTIONS NOVEMBER 8, 2011! Greetings! We’ve done quite a bit of material on the Occupy movement.  It’s a critical issue for our Democracy, and whether it eventually succeeds or fails I think people should know what the protesters … Continue reading

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Occupied Portland- Report from the front lines of the Class War

Warren Buffett famously said “There IS a class war, and MY class is winning”.  The Occupy movement put that Class War into the streets, drawing clear battle lines between the top 1% and the rest of us.  This month, “Your … Continue reading

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Robotic Invasion- Get to know our future overlords

You’re far too sophisticated to think of Commander Data or even C-3P0 or  when you think about robots.  You know that robots are boring mechanical arms that do repetitive welding on automotive assembly lines.  Well, that may have been what … Continue reading

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Who are those guys behind the counter? Salaried Service Advisors keep us running smoothly

Where would you find just one person with all these qualities… Multi-tasking abilities of an aircraft landing controller? Patience and understanding of a therapist? Problem-solving skills of a rocket scientist? Decision-making skills of a business executive? Communication skills of a … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- How to stretch your auto repair dollars

It doesn’t pay to be a coupon shopper when it comes to auto repair.  If your brakes need to be fixed then they need to be fixed NOW, not as soon as there’s a coupon for it.  On the other … Continue reading

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Health Notes- The shocking truth about “fresh-squeezed” orange juice PART II

Last month we ran an exposé about the seemingly innocent glass of orange juice on your breakfast table.  From the processing that removes all the flavor (but allows storage of the juice for up to a year) to the chemicals … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Angels on Horseback

Thanksgiving is coming up, and that means food.  Last year Drew brought you a full Thanksgiving feast, from appetizers to Prime Rib, but this year he went a little lighter.  If you’re invited to a feast and are looking for … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Wasn’t there a building under the bridge?

Last month’s Bridge Update was a hive of activity, but this month’s is pretty quiet.  Things will start ramping up in December, when in-water work will begin for the “Shoo-Fly” temporary detour bridge.  For those of you who just can’t … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- The Family- The Secret Fundamentalism At The Heart Of American Power

Just about a year out from the 2012 elections and unbelievably, Herman Cain is the front runner for the Republicans.   That will probably change as the reality of the election settles in, and everyone starts pushing their candidates for the … Continue reading

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