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Paul Schuberg and Mike Reiner

Safety inspection? Get a warrant.

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For all its concern about city workers’ welfare—like $103,000 in this year’s budget to promote employee health—you’d think the City of Portland would cooperate with the s ...   More
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Ed Kame’enui

Read this and weep.

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As the school year ends, the Rogue Desk recognizes another less celebratory transition: the passage of University of Oregon education professor Ed Kame’enui into Rogue-dom for profiting on the b ...   More
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Harlem Globetrotters

Who’s swatting an Obama artist.

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Spinning a basketball on your finger is an art. Try printing that art on paper, however, and the Roguish wrath of the Harlem Globetrotters will land on you like a bucket of water from the traveling ho ...   More
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Employee Freedom Action Committee

The calculus of desperation

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This week’s Rogue employs a variation on a time-honored election strategy, creating a political action group that tries to mislead voters, in part by pretending to be an aggrieved grass-roots mo ...   More
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Hillary Clinton

The calculus of desperation

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In the days before Oregon’s May 20 primary, Sen. Hillary Clinton made a dubious claim while barnstorming Kentucky, which held its primary the same day as the Beaver State. “I am leading in ...   More
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Women’s Voices, Women’s Vote

An Orwellian approach to universal suffrage.

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Women’s Voices, Women’s Vote is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that aims to register single women to vote across the country. So Portlander Jennifer Elder and her husband of 11 years, ...   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Elaine Franklin

Thy name is mud-slinging.

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For a big-league political consultant, this week’s Rogue, Elaine Franklin, made a rookie mistake in the current election cycle. Franklin is best known for zealously protecting her former boss a ...   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Oregon Employment Division

Deep in the heart of taxes.

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Just six months ago, the Rogue Desk slammed a giant “reject” stamp on the Oregon Employment Department (WW, Oct. 10, 2007) for going after Mississippi Studios, a small concert venue and re ...   More
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Dave Frohnmayer

UO president is hiding the ball.

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Before he became the University of Oregon’s president, Dave Frohnmayer spearheaded an effort as a legislator to revamp Oregon’s public-records law in 1979. As attorney general in the 1980s ...   More
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Kate Brown

The Secretary of Hypocrisy

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State Sen. Kate Brown, running in the Democratic primary for secretary of state, has won our endorsement in every election since 1992. But Brown wins our Rogue this week for showing two faces in the ...   More
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 WW Editorial Staff
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