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DAVE HOGAN, The Oregonian 31.12.2003 14:35
PERS future writ in shifting sands
Overhauling the retirement plan has gotten rapid results, personal and financial, but it will be years before the dust settles

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DAVE HOGAN, The Oregonian 31.12.2003 14:23
Reports show tax campaign financing
Public workers unions put up most of $101,000 to Yes on 30; opposition groups have raised several times more to defeat it

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ANDREW KRAMER, AP/Register-Guard 31.12.2003 14:01
Measure 30 - Oregon Health Plan could lose its lifeline
A voter defeat of a legislative tax package may mean the end for the already strained program.

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Oregonians for Health Security 31.12.2003 11:38
If Measure 30 fails there will be drastic cuts in human services
A list of the cuts.

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Loop Loop 31.12.2003 05:48
wto arrest fraud (but then we new this...)
A federal judge has ruled that the mass arrests of about 150 people during the World Trade Organization demonstrations in November 1999 are invalid because police lacked proper documentation.

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PAUL GRIFFIN 31.12.2003 02:54
Six dollars can get you killed
Miss an Oregon Health Plan premium payment and you're off it for 6 months.

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ROBERT LANDAUER, The Oregonian 31.12.2003 02:45
Minimum wage goes up to $7.05
Predictions of minimum wage opponents haven't come true.

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State senator Kurt Schrader 31.12.2003 02:37
The Legislature's plan vs. the Mannix plan
The legislature already cut everything it could.

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Greg Bolt, Register-Guard 31.12.2003 02:10
Measure 30 - Cuts will hit local schools hardest if income tax surcharge fails
Hard times ahead if we lose in Feb.

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David Steves, Register-Guard 31.12.2003 02:03
Measure 30 - Anti-tax campaign leads in funding
But not by much. They already spent most of their money getting it on the ballot.

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dog gone nut 30.12.2003 23:57
Measure 30 opponents sell "tax hike" lie
DAVE HOGAN of The Oregonian (12/19/03) would have you believe that there was a debate (Thursday 12/18, Portland) debate about
Oregon's Feb. 3 vote on an $800 million tax increase package.

Problem is....there is no vote on an $800 million tax increase on the ballot.

There is SB1219 on the ballot.

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Eric Berg 30.12.2003 14:29
Portlander to turn in almanacs to FBI 10 a.m. Jan. 2
I'm starting Americans Against Almanacs and Knowledge. My first anti-terror, anti-knowledge act is going to be turning in my almanacs to the FBI. Please join me.

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repostings 4 u 30.12.2003 07:31
anyone coming out for Cheney's PDX January visit needs to read this one...
while this is indeed a very lengthy reposting, it is very comprehensive and chocked full
of much needed information that any would-be protestor for Cheney's visit to PDX soon
will find very useful....I trust you'll be inspired and find it most helpful for your endeavors?

The more we know, the better informed we are...then the better, more effective protestor's
we become, and armed such, we can all make this a visit for Cheney to remember. The
world is watching...what will be our individual and collective response?

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DAVE HOGAN - The Oregonian 30.12.2003 01:12
Measure 30: Economic pain is at heart of tax debate
Key dates: You must be registered to vote by Jan. 13 to cast a
ballot. Ballots will be sent out beginning Jan. 16. Elections
officials must have your ballot by 8 p.m. on Feb. 3; postmarks won't
count.

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HARRY ESTEVE - The Oregonian 28.12.2003 20:39
Measure 30 -- the Mannix plan
Mannix proposes plan for budget cuts so we don't have to raise taxes. Opponents point out that he doesn't know what he's talking about.

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profrv@kazaalite.org 28.12.2003 01:53
The original prankster
Do youse have a homeland security freeline there? We do here and it's a lot of fun.

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Hanford activists 27.12.2003 23:32
Hanford activist Dick Belsey died
Dick Belsey worked on cleaning up Hanford -- the largest nuclear waste dump in the Western Hemisphere -- for many years. After his death last month Hanford activists wrote about their memories of Dick on the Hanford email list. This is worth reading for what it says about what it means to be an activist. -- L.P.

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James Mayer, The Oregonian 27.12.2003 22:52
Measure 30 - Voters will decide on tax boost Feb. 3
"We're planning to run a grass-roots-oriented campaign," Allen said. "Once people hear about potential cuts to schools, about thousands losing health care, seniors losing drugs, courts closed, troopers laid off, criminals let loose, our message will be compelling."

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Friends of Free 27.12.2003 20:08
Latest dispatch from prisoner Jeff 'Free' Luers
Jeff with friends before imprisonment Jeff Luers is an anarchist and political prisoner serving a 22 year, 8 month sentence for the burning of 3 SUVs in Eugene, Oregon.

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Meat Board 27.12.2003 03:11
America cowed by fear
America in fear of BSE

Cowed by fear: the community at the heart of America's first BSE outbreak

Agent is very hard to destroy once it enters a country's herds

Markets shaken and dollar tumbles to a record low

Leading article: One sick cow could infect entire US economy

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profrv@kazaalite.org 25.12.2003 18:26
Eugene anarchists - YOUR ON.
I am calling on all anarchists who carry the spirit of 99 and who cunningly survived the FBI crackdown. There is a golden opportunity for a small brave band to climb the steep steps of the pyramids of the high priests of human sacrifice. Though they wear the flayed skins of human beings that they have sliced open alive, they believe in nothing but cannibalism and filling their stone cups with blood. This civilization of theirs is nothing but slavery, torture and mass murder - state terror. YA BASTA!
They must fall it is written.

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CatWoman 25.12.2003 10:12
Merry Christmas To All
Why would a radical anarchist care about Christmas? Isn't it just a commercialized glut of shopping days and gift wrap made of broken trees, a celebration of consumption with a little dose of state-sponsored Judeo-Christian oppression thrown in for good measure?

Well...no. I love Christmas. I'm not the least bit sheepish about it, either. I'll tell you why.

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Justice Evans 24.12.2003 12:50
Conflict of Interest with Steens Mountain?
Questions about Representative Greg Walden.

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Chlorine Eneme Jones! 23.12.2003 22:55
MAD COW DISEASE FOUND IN NW ! MERRY X-MAS!
Th-th-th-at's Right, Folks! Agribusiness has finally brought you MAD COW DIDEASE!

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jbk 23.12.2003 15:43
First U.S. mad cow case confirmed in Washington State!
Mmmmm...pass me another burger! "we remain confident in the safety of our food supply" said Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman. Perhaps this will get people to question fast food meat...

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John Kitzhaber 23.12.2003 13:04
Measure 30: We'll all pay for health care cuts
Foes of balanced budget aren't telling whole story.

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George Bender 23.12.2003 12:06
Resistance IWW style
Cramming the system.

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Oregonians for Health Security 22.12.2003 20:02
Cuts to state health care services if Measure 30 fails
A no vote on Measure 30 will kill people.

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OHS 22.12.2003 19:35
Oregonians for Health Security news
This week's Monitor

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Noah Page 22.12.2003 08:05
On the social crisis in Oregon—and the political malaise in the US
In 2002, the Pacific Northwest state of Oregon emerged in the regional and national media as the embodiment of a deepening economic and social crisis in the US. This was because, according to official figures, it had the highest unemployment rate and the highest level of hunger of any of the 50 states.

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Kirsten Anderberg 21.12.2003 10:10
What Does Self-Defense Against Riot Police Look Like?
FTAA protests swarm with riot police (www.ftaaindymedia.org) What does legal self-defense against riot police look like? Rob Thaxton, in jail in Salem, Or., 8 years, for what seems to be self-defense in Eugene Reclaim the Streets protest. 231 protesters criminally charged in Mimai at FTAA protests, 0 cops charged. Prosecutors are friends with cops. Judge in Miami says witnessed 20+ felonies by police with own eyes. No 911 response while we are assaulted by riot police. Tacoma Police Chief rapes you, where do you turn? How do we protect ourselves from police??

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SESAME 19.12.2003 00:56
ISM/ Non-Violent Direct Action Training on Sunday 21 December in Olympia
NVDA Training
Olympia, WA
The Evergreen State College

Phone Contact 360 867 6033

Sponsor ISM and SESAME

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reposting for EPIC 19.12.2003 00:10
Sample Comment due Dec 21 for Meteor Timber Sale that Could Devastate Salmon River
The Klamath National Forest Service is proposing to log 744 acres in the spectacular Salmon River watershed, threatening ancient forests, Riparian Reserves, and Wild and Scenic River corridors.

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Jibah Jabah 18.12.2003 19:10
DONT LET THE ARMY IN SCHOOLS!!!!!!
call: 503-257-9950 -- and let the military know that portland says no to recruting in our highschools... and everywhere!!!!

tell them that the portland comunity does not want murderers in our highschools.

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Julie Setzler 18.12.2003 16:17
An Invitation to Heal from Loss
Best seller author, Nancy Reeves is coming to the Portland area Best seller author, Nancy Reeves is coming to Portland to speak about Grief and Spirituality and Discerning in Troubled Times.
Nancy Reeves is the author of Found Through Loss: Healing Stories from Scripture and Everyday Sacredness; A Path Through Loss: A Guide to Writing Your Healing and Growth; I'd Say Yes God, If I Knew What You Wanted; and But Won't Granny Need Her Socks? Dealing effectively with children's concerns about death and dying. Reeves is well-known for her lively style of presenting practical suggestions for healing and growth.

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Kirsten Anderberg 17.12.2003 12:20
Law School As Revenge
I went to law school as revenge. Why do you think they had riots when the first black man tried to enter Univ. of Miss.? Why did they not let women into Notre Dame law school until 1968? Access to education is kept from the masses, so go to school as revenge.

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reposter 17.12.2003 00:27
with Cheney coming to PDX, all "welcoming" protesters ought to read this...
With Chency soon to be amongst us, all those who wish to exercise their Constitutional
Rights and protest, should take a few moments and read this article.

we repost, you decide

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repost 16.12.2003 22:45
Eugene Carpools to the Biscuit Logging Hearing Wednesday Dec 17
This is a great chance (and your only chance) to vocally comment on this nightmare of a project that affects the proposed Siskiyou Wild Rivers Conservation Area

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repost for EPIC 16.12.2003 22:19
Proposed Meteor Timber Sale Could Devastate Salmon River comments due dec 21
Proposed Meteor Timber Sale Could Devastate Salmon River
Comments needed to protect this majestic watershed!

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Jeffrey St. Clair 14.12.2003 02:56
The Map is not the Territory
EXCERPTED FROM:  Been Brown So Long It Looked Like Green to Me When you think of Oregon, you probably think of forests. The highway maps help pump the mystique, splashing wide swaths of green across the state. It's another illusion. Two-thirds of the Oregon is desert, high desert: parched, austere, beautiful and vulnerable. The other third of the state, a thin 150-mile wide band from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Coast, harbors the mightiest forest on the continent. Now it too is becoming a kind of desert, a biological desert, an ecological dead zone.

A century of unbridled clearcutting has taken its toll. By 1980, the Cascades, that lush volcanic range running from British Columbia to northern California, had been transformed into a patchwork of a hundred thousand clearcuts, a sight so surreal that stunned even President Carter when he flew over Mt. St. Helens to survey the damage. Carter mistook the scars of logging for the blast of the volcano. There's a difference. The forests flattened by Mount St. Helens are starting to come back to life. The land leveled by the timber cartel isn't.

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Will 13.12.2003 13:10
More newspaper issues
The article is in the west sylvan newspaper. However, very edited and censored.

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Z 13.12.2003 10:39
Report from the wasteland
I moved to Southern Oregon almost 6 months ago. My work takes me into Southern Oregon and Northern California from the ocean to the borders of Nevada and Idaho. What has happened to the diverse voice of America? It has been coopted by Clear Channel.

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Matt Rossell 12.12.2003 18:01
Fur Free Friday Marchers Lend Loud Voice for the Critters
Too loud to ignore and fun for the whole animal-loving family! This year's Fur Free Friday March in downtown Portland had something for everyone—an exuberant faux-furred wolf for the kids, an angry fur store proprietor for the cops, more than 100 raucous marchers to educate the gridlocked shoppers, and even a couple of pooches showing off their beautiful (original owner) fur coats.

The animals had loud voice as 115 traffic-stopping activists of all ages took over Yamhill Street, forcing shoppers to consider the 41 million fur bearing animals brutalized by the fur trapping and farming industries for fashion and greed in the U.S. every year.

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Kirsten Anderberg 12.12.2003 14:42
Whose Police? Our Police!
"Whose fucking police? Our fucking police!" chants ACT UP...we need to breathe new life into our street protests...One way is to twist our tired slogans. "The people who chant this will never be creative. The people, bad slogans, will always be defeated." Another angle is to come as protesters protesting the protest...a convoluted counterprotest tactic that the media love to cover...

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Kirsten Anderberg 12.12.2003 14:36
Tariq Ali Speaks in Seattle About War
Tariq Ali spoke in Seattle about American ignorance, the Arab world' s poets, history of American oil interests in the Middle East, and more...

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Orrior He Who 11.12.2003 23:39
Pssst--Hey Radical Faeries! Communique from Orrior He Who
Hey y'all, this is an announce mint to faerie families in Oregon from one who you might recognize. ...two ways i have found to subsist on when not yet deep-enough with my fae brothas. Do bear with me because two curiously deep people (at the very least) have some depth wisdom sharing that many of us could certainly use as we art ourselves and project our projects! d:)

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will(angry middle schooler) 11.12.2003 08:10
this is the OFFICIAL FINAL newspaper article.
This is the final editied finished article.It is the rewritten version of the rewritten version.sorry. This one is the one to put on the front of the website. Thank you.

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"ANGRY MIDDLE SCHOOLER" 10.12.2003 23:12
THE REAL* NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ISSUE PT.2
SOrry...this is the "new and improved version of the article that was rejected from the school newspaper, but still fighting to get it in.

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MICHAEL DONNELLY 10.12.2003 20:17
Craig Beneville's Quiet Thunder
Nature lost a warrior. Earth First! lost a hero. I lost a friend. We all gained perspective.

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angry middle schooler 10.12.2003 17:16
MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWSPAPER ISSUE PT. 2
My school is starting a newpaper. I have my own colum in it...and was told i could write whatever i want.The topic i chose to write was a re-occuring "problem" in middle school, marijauana. That was the summary for 'PT.1' I rewrote the article and here it is. I am still sadly trying to get it in the newspaper. The person who is stopping it is the teacher, of course. PLEASE COMMENT.Here it is....(for the first edition of the article look at "MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWSPAPER ISSUE PT.1")

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David Steves 10.12.2003 17:15
Mannix unveils savings proposals
Lying sack of shit tells us his plan for defeating Measure 30, killing people and destroying the state.

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John Kitzhaber, M.D. 10.12.2003 16:35
Measure 30's loss would ensure long-term costs
Pay now or pay later.

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David Steves 10.12.2003 16:29
Legislators feel pressure of tax debate
Governor and state legislators need to campaign for yes vote on Measure 30, Feb. 3. So do the rest of us. If you use any state service you have a stake in this. We need to defeat the radical rightwing tax cutters or they will destroy the state.

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CatWoman 10.12.2003 10:22
Bi-Mart Winter Wonderland, Powered by Comcast
It warms my heart to dig through the corporate logos and shameless promotional gimmicks in search of the Christmas Spirit.

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FRO 09.12.2003 22:42
free radio olympia can now be heard online at frolympia.org
Free Radio Olympia is an unlicensed free speech radio station broadcasting on 91.3 FM in Olympia, Washington.

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angry middle schooler 09.12.2003 17:36
MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWPAPER ISSUE
My school is starting a newpaper. I have my own colum in it...and was told i could write whatever i want.The topic i chose to write was a re-occuring "problem" in middle school, marijauana.

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Relay 09.12.2003 08:38
Clackamas County PUD Qualifies for the Ballot
The Clackamas County Elections Office reported today that supporters of the campaign to create a People's Utility District (PUD) covering nearly all of Clackamas County have succeeded in submitting far more than the 3827 signatures needed to qualify the measure for the ballot in the May 2004 primary election

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Don Colburn 08.12.2003 17:38
Man killed by state budget cuts
Various people try to avoid their guilt via bullshit.

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semp 07.12.2003 10:29
LARGEST FOREST SERVICE LOGGING PROJECT IN MODERN HISTORY
Help save the Siskiyou National Forest in Oregon from the LARGEST FOREST SERVICE LOGGING PROJECT IN MODERN HISTORY. Your letters needed by January 5th, 2004! The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) "preferred alternative" proposes logging 518 million board feet of trees on 30,000 acres, or 46 square miles!

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North Portlander 06.12.2003 22:42
Support of Local Economy - Don't Shop Online this Holiday
Buy from neighborhood friends and businesses you can deal with face to face this holiday season.

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