Judge Hernandez's ruling is dangerous not because he doesn't believe bloggers are journalists. Rather, it's dangerous because he believes journalists comprise a special class who are entitled to more constitutional rights than the rest of society.
Can, and should, the religious conscience of one powerful individual be able to trump the popular will? The framers of this Republic, the men responsible for the shape of our governments, answered that question squarely with a "yes."
While abolitionists cheered the news that Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber had declared a moratorium on executions last week, the public reacted with surprise. Oregon has the death penalty?
In the challenging economic times we live in, it is especially important to protect our organizations by insisting on earning surpluses and conserving cash.
In the best tradition of leadership, Governor Kitzhaber has articulated a vision of a criminal justice system that is fair, reliable and accountable.
Attacking lawyers for defending unpopular clients or advocating unpopular causes is one of the more unsavory features of American culture. But attacking students learning to become lawyers? That seems a bit extreme.
Our raft bounced on the big waves coming at us from all directions as we squeezed through the narrow neck of the canyon.
As thousands and thousands protest Wall Street and 99% of Americans face a challenging economy, many of us have been asking ourselves, "What locally can we do to help?"
The only fan letter I ever wrote to a public figure -- other than to child star Bobby Driscoll when I was a child -- went to the then New Yorker movie critic Pauline Kael.
We've rounded up five top drives for taking in fall's fiery red, orange, and yellow palette -- and only one of these excursions is located in the Northeast.
Fashion industry and GQ take note. Boulder flaunted its green lifestyle last weekend with a GREEN Carpet Fashion Show.
What is so great about the Solarize model? For one thing, its marketing and promotion are usually community-led. It also lowers the technology cost, through the use of group-buying power.
I really wanted to make an episode called "Portlandia", but it just didn't happen. Although we had plenty of those moments -- for instance, we got fr...
What could I possibly add to what has already been said about my father, Senator Mark Hatfield? So many introductions, so much accolade, hundreds of honors, countless speeches, ground breaking ceremonies, political campaigns, articles and books.
The way we eat seems to be in constant flux: eat no meat, eat lots of meat, everyone has their opinion. But when a family that actually raises sheep ...
A faithful Baptist who loved the Lord, you could not find a more committed follower of Christ. He spoke often of his faith but was also critical of those who tried to turn faith into something purely political.