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Book Review: Oregon Politics And Government: Progressives Versus Conservative Populists

Oregon Politics And Government: Progressives Versus Conservative Populists, by Richard A. Clucas, Mark Henkels, and Brent Steel What went wrong? Can we blame the influx of Californians into Oregon over the past fifteen years or so for the sad state … Continue reading

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Book Review: The History Of Oregon, Geographical And Political

The History Of Oregon, Geographical And Political, by George Wilkes This is a strange history. I’m not sure exactly why this book strikes me as such an odd example of a history, except that it contains elements that I would … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Oregon System At Work

The Oregon System At Work, by Richard Montague This is one of those books, written in 1914 as part of a much larger collection of writings about municipal politics, that takes local pride a bit too far. Perhaps Oregon felt … Continue reading

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A Darkness That Can Be Felt

For the last few days I have been unable to retrieve books from the library because the bad air quality has closed down operations. 2020 has, as a year, presented a wide variety of issues and problems and the fires … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rare Lichens Of Oregon

Rare Lichens Of Oregon, by Ronald L. Exeter, Charity Glade, and Scot Loring This book is about a subject that few people care about to any great degree. Even so, it is quite striking that this book, with gorgeous pictures … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oregon (MyReportLinks.com)

Oregon (My ReportLinks.com), by Ron Knapp There is something almost endearing about this book and the primitive way it seeks to incorporate the web in its designs. The book makes what it thinks to be an audacious claim about promising … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oregon (The United States)

Oregon (The United States), by Julie Murray What is it that people thought about Oregon fifteen years ago or so, and that they wanted to convey to others? This is the sort of question that this book answers in an … Continue reading

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The Fire Next Time

It has always struck me as a bit daring and misconceived that those who would rely on the symbol of a rainbow to claim the promise that God will not destroy the world again by flood do not take heed … Continue reading

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Oh Sun, Tyrant Of The Summer Sky

Oh sun, tyrant of the summer sky, I stare with impunity at your orb, Glowing orange as it dips in the west, And instead of blinding me as you ought to do, Instead you look like a light bulb not … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Overland Migrations

The Overland Migrations, by the National Park Service One of the most fascinating aspects of this particular book is that although this is a very excellent little book on the overland migrations between Missouri and the west starting in the … Continue reading

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