Category Archives: 2016 December

Tom’s Tidbits- Not the “Project for a New American Century” they bargained for!

Greetings! It’s not long now.  In just a few short weeks Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States.  Many Americans are apprehensive or frightened at the incoming regime, some may be hopeful and excited, but … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s Toon for December 2016

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Hey, What’s That Chalk Mark On My Tire?

It’s a tiny detail, but it’s critical to your safety Even if you’re “not a car person” you still know wheels must stay attached to a vehicle for safe and proper function.  You probably also know they’re secured with fasteners … Continue reading

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The Coup You Never Knew- Most of us weren’t taught about the one planned in 1933

Remember learning about the “Wall Street Putsch” in high school history class?  C’mon, you know… the time in the 1930’s when industrialists and bankers tried to create a 500,000-member army of WWI vets to overthrow FDR, but then were outed by … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen for December 2016

December is awfully crowded in Drew’s Kitchen with all the fruitcakes, turkeys, desserts, and other holiday necessities stacked around, so when we noticed Drew stumbling and tripping past the stove we at first thought that was the problem.  When he … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Dave Gettman says goodbye

Our Holiday Schedule We want our people to spend time with their families and friends during the Holidays, and fortunately the oddities of the calendar mean we don’t have to close the shop very much to do it this year.  … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Reasons to enjoy real butter

Reasons to enjoy REAL butter With all the goodies of Holiday Food comes the guilt… too much sugar, too much fat, too many calories.  Of course, you could opt for the guilt-free, taste-free option instead but c’mon… it’s once a year.  … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge FINAL Update

The Bridge is FINISHED! Way, way back in 2010, Our Sellwood Bridge Update column began with these words: “It seems that every time our Client Shuttle starts across the Sellwood Bridge, a nervous voice will come from the back, asking ‘so… … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “Why Americans Hate Politics” by E.J. Dionne

“Why Americans Hate Politics” by E.J. Dionne   In this new edition of his national bestseller, E. J. Dionne brings up to date his influential proposals for a politics that can and must find a balance between rights and obligations, … Continue reading

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Humorousness- Christmas Lists

What’s on your Holiday list this year?  Probably not most of the things on these lists, ripped directly from the slightly dated Top-10 List vaults of David Letterman… Least Popular Holiday TV Specials 10 – “The Gingrich That Stole Christmas” … Continue reading

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