From the pages of Astoria's newspapers
The 2016 election is still 19 mind-numbing, soul-killing months away.
There is, however, another important election in just six weeks, as Britain goes to the polls. And many of the same issues are on the table.
These leaders have abandoned their class and refuse to raise minimum wages
Legislature needs to fund education
‘All the colonies were leveled to the ground by the frequent strokes of the battering-ram, all the husbandmen routed, together with their bishops, priests, and people, whilst the sword gleamed, and the flames crackled around them on every side.
Proposals for Port property need scrutiny
Changing times takes changing skills
Why is big-city media so parochial?
If NIxon had burned his tapes
The need for basic standards of moral behavior
Hating the new Apple watch
Oregon Public Broadcasting's Astoria documentary failed on several levels
Columnist Nancy McCarthy writes about her impending retirement.
The best litmus test is: Do lawmakers build the institution or destroy it?
Clinton's hidden portrait
The 50th anniversary of"Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Ala.
You may have noticed that in an orgy of bipartisan cooperation, Congress passed a bill this week funding the Department of Homeland Security until the fall. Then, on Wednesday, the House passed a bipartisan bill funding the Amtrak system.
They know what the caricature of them is and they play right into it.
So let’s take a break from current affairs and recriminations about human venality to laud a triumph of human strength.
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