Category Archives: 2016 September

Tom’s Tidbits- Trump may be smart, but we need to be smarter.

Greetings! They say that when you point one finger, three more point back at you.  With that in mind I’d like to talk about three seemingly unrelated events… the Clinton/Trump debate, the ongoing criminality of Wells Fargo bank, and the … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker Buys Democracy

We’re very proud of our association with Keith Tucker, cartoonist extraordinaire. Keith is the creator of “What NOW?!” Toons, and has a stellar career spanning movies, animation, books, art, and much more.  This month we aren’t here to laud Keith … Continue reading

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It’s Time To VOTE! Not for President, for our Referral Reward quarterly winner!

The big news this month is all about YOU, and who you want to help in the world.  We’re in Year 3 of our Referral Reward program, which, just in case you haven’t heard, is where we make a donation … Continue reading

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Are we too expensive?  How good is a low price on something you don’t need?

We’ve seen a few reviews and comments on the InterTubes lately with a common thread: “Tom Dwyer is expensive, but they’re worth it!” That’s not a bad comment to get and we’re obviously grateful that people see real value in … Continue reading

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The Police We NEED- One solution to the plague of police shootings

It’s not news that police in many places have become a real danger to the people they are sworn to protect and serve.  Police point to the danger and disrespect they face to justify increasing militarization of tactics and weapons, … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Grilled Corn With Cheese, Lime and Chile (Elotes)

Fall may be here, but we’re in denial as we try to squeeze the last little sun out of summer.  Join the fight and try this recipe on your grill before the rain makes it impossible… Grilled Corn With Cheese, … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Election Party Update… it’s not good news.

        Comment of the Month This month’s Comment comes from our inbound email; an inquiry from a potential client… Hello, I’m hoping you’re able to help me.  Recently, I went to [an auto parts store] for a … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Eat what you’re told to… by the Sugar Industry

What do you do if you want a healthy heart?  Cut fat, cut cholesterol, and exercise are typical advice, but most people don’t think of reducing sugar as helpful to their coronary health.  Why not?  It may be because in … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- They’ve handed it over to the goats

Closer, closer, closer… the Sellwood Bridge is on schedule to completion in November.  It’s just down to the detail stuff now.  The south side sidewalk is being finished, traffic signs are coming in, the Taylor’s Ferry Turnaround is a fading … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “Hitler” by Volker Ullrich

Godwin’s Law is the tongue-in-cheek observation that in online arguments, the longer the discussion continues the probability of a comparison to Nazis or Hitler approaches certainty.  It’s a subtle poke at the idea that people resort to Hitler comparisons as … Continue reading

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