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The GOP's Road to Perdition

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Even life-long Republicans like Waldport and Oregon Mayor Herman Welch have left the party, citing the Beltway's Republicans placing of "worn out ideology," over the interests of the country.

The "Bush Effect" -- Hopefully for a Third and Last Time

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

This list is filled with people, places, things, groups, and concepts well worth remembering. They will never be quite the same again. So here goes...

Lips: Whose Do You Want in the White House, Cindy's or Michelle's

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

In the history of the United States, all the lips of the great First Ladies were full. I'm not saying they were pillowed like Angelina Jolie's, but they were pretty, plump, presidential.

Bush-McCain Economic Philosophy Needs More than "Adjustments"

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert S. McElvaine

John McCain fully agrees with this Hooveresque assessment that the economy is "fundamentally sound." That is a fundamentally flawed argument.

Panic, Anyone?

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

While President Bush continues to toss around such euphemisms as "rough patch" and "tough times," most Americans have clearly felt the effects of a recession for the past few months.