10 31 2014
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Editorial: Who Can Be Killed by a Drone?

Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Ron Wyden show Congress what leadership looks like

America has been using drone warfare to kill targets in Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. Between 3,000 and 5,000 people – many of them civilians— have been killed in these attacks, including three Americans, one a 16-year-old boy. All of this has occurred with practically no Congressional oversight or public discussion. 

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How Big Is Your Camera? the White House Wants to Know

White House staffers should not be dictating which tools journalists can use to do our jobs

In this age of multimedia journalism, the way the press works is changing and so are our tools. So a smart phone is also a camera, a video camera, a social media hotline and a way to put our stories on the Internet in a flash. Can somebody tell the White House?

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Lake Oswego High: Racist Tweets Are Only Tip of the Iceberg

A racially insensitive, antagonizing environment has been the worst kept secret for generations

I wish I could say I was surprised to read that three football players from my Alma Mater Lake Oswego High School (LOHS) were suspended for targeting a former Black teammate with racist tweets, but I know better.

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