Category Archives: 2014 September

Tom’s Tidbits- Cops and Courts gone wild

Greetings! Now that the protests and over-the-top police actions have stopped in Ferguson, Missouri, the story has all but dropped from the headlines. Deprived of potential “if it bleeds it leads” video, the media swarm has moved on to greener … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s WHAT NOW?!! Toon for September

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You Have The Right To Be Pacified

Police Militarization There’s an old theater saying that if there’s a gun on the mantle in a play’s first act, it will be used by the third act.  For years, police around the country have been stocking their mantles with … Continue reading

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YES on GMO Labeling… YES on 92!   

Who decides what’s in YOUR food? Last year, the national political spotlight fell on Washington State as they tried to pass Initiative 522 requiring labeling of GMO products.  November will be Oregon’s turn as we attempt to join Vermont, Maine, … Continue reading

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“How Much Ya Got” becomes “Gimme More”!      

Corrupt and abusive court fines Riot police and SWAT cops were the public face of government in Ferguson, but they weren’t the only source of friction.  Fergusonians have for years been preyed upon by a judicial system not designed to … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Linguine Milano

Linguine Milano Ingredients:  8 oz. uncooked linguine ¼ cup chopped onions 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning ¾ cup milk 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup slivered ham 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 3 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Get yesterday’s labor rate TODAY!

Get YESTERDAY’S Labor Rate TODAY! We have a special offer this month that will be especially attractive to our longest-term clients.  Remember what our labor rate was years ago?  You can get that same labor rate today.  Bring us the … Continue reading

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Health Notes-  GMO Debate… SOLVED!

We hope you read our Feature story this month “YES on Measure 92”, about the GMO Labeling bill in Oregon.  Questions abound on both sides as to the safety and other aspects of GMOs, so as a public service we … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- The Bridge Arches are done

If you’re interested in the Sellwood Bridge construction, then you’ll be interested in a major milestone that just passed.  It didn’t happen at the construction site, but across the Columbia in Vancouver.  Thompson Metal Fabricating just finished building the gigantic … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- Spotlight on Police Militarization

Our Book Spotlight this month shines brightly on one of the problems in Ferguson, Missouri, that we’re facing around the country.  Officer Friendly is dead, and our streets are patrolled by SWAT robots with a “kick it in and ask … Continue reading

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