11 26 2014
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The Wake of Vanport oral history

Let's Set the Record Straight on Dudley's Taxes

Dudley's taxes; Face the nation fails the nation

During election season, rumors, gossip and spin are so thick in the air that they sometimes obscure the truth. That's why we want to set the record straight on Chris Dudley and taxes. ...Also the networks have a responsibility to the American public. This week Shieffer and CBS failed to meet that standard of responsibility.


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Not Enough Signatures for a Recall

It's over. Sam Adams will remain Portland's mayor. And anyone who hopes Portland will move forward between now and 2012 should put enmity aside and get behind Mr. Mayor.
Last year, The Skanner supported the recall effort. If the recall succeeded, either Adams would have a clear mandate or he would have to stand down. Issue resolved.
But we also said that if the recall effort failed to gather the signatures needed, we would consider the citizens to have spoken.

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Carry on the Work for Equal Justice

When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called on Americans to sit-in, speak out and march on Washington to demand justice and equality, he didn't know when or how civil rights would be achieved. Yet he inspired others with confidence, saying, "Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."  
The quote, from his teacher, abolitionist Rev. Theodore Parker, sums up Dr. King's belief in the ...

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