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Sheriff Joe Enforced the Laws McCain and Flake Ignored

Posted: August 27, 2017 at 10:02 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, National, Politics, Top Stories, World

It did not take long after President Trump’s pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio for Twitter tantrums to flare and political elites to become reactionary, including the following statements from Arizona’s Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake: Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator JohnMcCain released the following statement today on President Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio: […]

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Poundstone Delivers More Than Balous of Happiness in New Book

Posted: June 9, 2017 at 3:30 pm   /   Features, National, Top Stories

If you’re looking for a summer respite from the ever-compounding ugliness in this world, then let the pages of comedienne Paula Poundstone’s The Totally Unscientific Study of The Search for Human Happiness serve as your guide into a minefield of laugh-out-loud humor, witty observations, candor and tremendous depth. This clever book is ultimately an artfully […]

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Lunacy and Hysteria Follow Trump’s Refugee Travel Ban – But Not Obama’s

Posted: February 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Politics

When President Donald Trump announced his Executive Order placing a travel ban of up to 120 days on refugees entering the United States, the mainstream faux news used the announcement as an opportunity to mislead the public and create yet another false narrative with plenty of mayhem and hysteria to follow; however, there was barely […]

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Last Chance to Visit Pop Art in Portlandia: Andy Warhol Exhibit Ends New Year’s Day

Posted: December 27, 2016 at 7:30 am   /   Business, Entertainment, Features, Local, Top Stories

Since October, Portlanders have been treated to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the work and world of Andy Warhol up close at The Portland Art Museum. An estimated 250 prints from the Jordan D. Schnitzer Family Foundation’s collection are on display, including some of Warhol’s most recognizable and celebrated pieces such as his prints of Marilyn Monroe and selections from […]

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A Humble Reminder On This Christmas Eve

Posted: December 24, 2016 at 6:30 pm   /   Features, Top Stories

No, this is not about ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ specifically, but it is about the true meaning of Christmas. The late great creator of Peanuts, Charles Schultz, released his classic Christmas story in 1965. Clearly, much has changed since that time. It is not as though we have all been on the same page about […]

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Puttin’ Putin To the Test on Russian Hacking

Posted: December 19, 2016 at 7:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

There must be sweat on the brow of Russian President Vladimir Putin after hearing President Obama’s end-of-year news conference on December 16. Obama recalled seeing Putin in China at the G20 summit last September, which prompted him to take the opportunity to address Russia’s alleged hacking into the DNC emails. According to the president, he […]

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Keeping Portland Weird – the Riot Aftermath

Posted: November 28, 2016 at 6:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Local, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

No matter where one may go in Oregon, it is just a matter of time before seeing bumper stickers, apparel, mugs or signs that say, “Keep Portland Weird.”  If the violent riots that broke out downtown after the election are any indication, Portland will retain its weird status. While protests are not new to the city, some of the […]

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Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789

Posted: November 24, 2016 at 6:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

As we prepare to gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving, may we be reminded in the words of President George Washington what it means to give thanks, and to Whom all thanks is to be given. Thanksgiving Proclamation – October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas […]

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Portland Protests Turn Violent; Riot Police Intervene

Posted: November 12, 2016 at 4:30 pm   /   Elections, Features, Local, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Portland, Oregon is the scene where four nights of protests have taken place allegedly due to Donald Trump’s historic victory on Tuesday. With each night of protest beginning at 5 p.m., the crowds have gone from peaceful to violent with the last two nights involving active police involvement. Crowds are largely comprised of young people, […]

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