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Beyond SB 1070's Legality, an Apparent Question of Equality

(6) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 8:29 AM

Equal versus preferential treatment -- the principle argument behind American social liberties. We could see the struggle in voting rights for women and African Americans, affirmative action, religion and matters of the state, gay marriage, and now, it could very well apply to our immigration problem.

But not now.


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On Nugent, Saving a Liberty to Allude and Growl

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2012 | 3:45 PM

"If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year."

Ted Nugent, the musician turned political activist, insinuated the threat against President Barack Obama at a recent NRA convention. The comments come after a long line of past remarks...

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Corvallis City Council Should Implement Plastic Bag Ban

(1) Comments | Posted April 9, 2012 | 1:30 PM

This June, the Corvallis City Council will decide whether to implement a possible plastic bag ban. The city can go a number of different routes.

The city may ban "single-use" plastic bags at checkout in retail stores and impose a paper bag fee at grocery stores, not including produce, meat...

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Campus Gun Ban the Right Move

(7) Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 5:50 PM

The Oregon Board of Higher Education's decision to prohibit firearms on campus went into effect last Friday immediately after approval. The policy applies to all universities within the Oregon University System; all persons entering campus -- whether students, employees or sporting event attendees -- cannot carry a concealed...

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