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Column: The other inconvenient truth
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Column: The other inconvenient truth
Trump is an articulation of the racists in Charlottesville and they are an articulation of him, and both are a logical extension of a party that has too often refused to rebuke them

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Column: Finding a way to roll back fanaticism
Column: Finding a way to roll back fanaticism
Trump is the perfect snake oil salesman for this moment
Column: Some comfort in the chaos after Charlottesville
Column: Some comfort in the chaos after Charlottesville
Sometimes, even when your voice cracks and all you can muster is a feeble “This is wrong” because stronger and more eloquent words escape you, it’s important to say it anyway
Southern Exposure: An interview with the chief
Southern Exposure: An interview with the chief
Q&A with Cannon Beach’s Schermerhorn
Column: Democrats, start aiming for the gut
Column: Democrats, start aiming for the gut
Voters don’t listen through their ears. They listen through their stomachs
Column: Sorry, Pence, you are doomed
On some level, he must realize that he’s in a no-win situation
Column: Google’s war over the sexes
Column: Google’s war over the sexes
This growing difference between men and women seems to be a striking aspect of modern Western life
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 9, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 9, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: Getting Trump out of my brain
Column: Getting Trump out of my brain
My brain has apparently decided that it’s not interested in devoting more neurons to that guy
Southern Exposure: Swimmers braved the waters of Terrible Tilly
Southern Exposure: Swimmers braved the waters of Terrible Tilly
Celebrating the achievements of James and Chuck Reed
Column: Obamacare rage in retrospect
Column: Obamacare rage in retrospect
Tens of millions have health coverage — imperfect, but far better than none at all — thanks to the Affordable Care Act
Column: Feasting on false and fake
Column: Feasting on false and fake
We have never seen an occupant of the Oval Office who is actually allergic to the truth
Column: Once again, the guardrails hold
Column: Once again, the guardrails hold
The sinews of our democracy held against the careening recklessness of this presidency
Writers Notebook: Big, big, big …
Alaska stuns the traveler
Writers Notebook: Big, big, big … Alaska stuns the traveler
Alaska is not that far away – but it is a world away
Column: Climate shifts aren’t limited to the weather
Column: Climate shifts aren’t limited to the weather
Later is officially over. Later will be too late
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 2, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 2, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: Before manliness lost its virtue
Column: Before manliness lost its virtue
The old virtues aren’t totally lost. So there’s hope
Southern Exposure: Remembering a ‘salty local’ and his favorite haunts
Southern Exposure: Remembering a ‘salty local’ and his favorite haunts
A farewell to ‘one of the best’
Smith covered Congress when it accomplished big things
Smith covered Congress when it accomplished big things
For 30 years, journalist covered Congress for newspapers like ours and our sister newspaper in Pendleton
Column: ‘First they came for ...’
Column: ‘First they came for ...’
What we are witnessing is nothing less than an assault on the fundamentals of the country itself
Column: The Trump tower of absolute folly
Column: The Trump tower of absolute folly
Campaign against Sessions an insanely stupid exercise
Water Under the Bridge: July 26, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: July 26, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: GOP support for Trump starts to crack
Below the leadership level, Republicans are defying Trump more often
Column: The kook, ‘the Mooch’ and the loot
Column: The kook, ‘the Mooch’ and the loot
As they say, follow the money
Southern Exposure: Searching for clues to the death of a bandleader
Southern Exposure: Searching for clues to the death of a bandleader
Memphis man comes to study Lunceford mystery
Column: Is the news media an ‘existential’ threat?
Column: Is the news media an ‘existential’ threat?
Not everything that pops into the heads of smart people is smart

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