Category Archives: 2016 March

Tom’s Tidbits- Mitch McConnell’s slavish devotion to Joe Biden

Greetings! I never thought I’d see it… Mitch McConnell and the Senate Judiciary Committee have completely caved to the Democrats!  They’ve fought loudly to keep the sacred Constitution safe for all of us, but when it came to doing the … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s “What NOW?!!” Toon for March

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How Special Is Your District?

John Oliver schools us all We love John Oliver.  He covers the marquee issues, sure, but he also spends time on smaller issues that don’t often see the spotlight.  Take his recent rant about Special Districts… the most powerful governments … Continue reading

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“Confessions of a Republican”

52-year old campaign ad painfully relevant today As Americans, we can all feel a little angst as we watch the agonizing battle for the soul of a once-great Party.  A resurrected campaign ad from the 1964 Johnson/Goldwater election reminds us … Continue reading

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Not All Fuels Are Created Equal

Picking the right fuel matters! When a client with a gas-engine vehicle complains about performance problems like poor mileage, rough idle, tip-in hesitation, or hard-starts without a ‘check engine’ light, one of our first questions is about the fuel that … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Lots of Big Big Winners!

          Portland Airport Carpet Floormats- STEPHANIE IS A WINNER! We were at the big Sellwood Bridge Grand Opening in February, enjoying the day and meeting our neighbors.  We were taking entries for a set of auto … Continue reading

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Health Notes- We know you better than you know yourself

You wouldn’t drive a car without reading the owner’s manual and knowing all the features, so why would you do the same with your own body?  Of course you know how amazing the human body is, but even the base … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Pot Roast Like Grandma Used to Make

You can never go wrong with Pot Roast, but you can go extra right.  Drew took this classic Pot Roast recipe and adapted it for the crock pot and extra tenderness.  If you’re a Pot Roast lover, you’ll appreciate the … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- A Tour of the Impossible

Last month the Sellwood Bridge moved from a frustrating dream to a fuzzy reality.  Although there’s still about 9 months of construction until it’s complete, the new Bridge is open and traffic is flowing smoothly.  The major work remaining is … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “Pacific” by Simon Winchester

Voter disappointment with giant trade deals like NAFTA is credited with giving Bernie his big Michigan win, and Trade is shaping up to be one of the big issues in election 2016.  The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) would organize 12 … Continue reading

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