Pulling Out the Stops

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Oregon Right to Life has never fought so hard at the state capitol as it has since January in working to stop SB494, the bill touted to be a “simple update” on Oregon’s advance directive, but in reality, it would allow the starving and dehydration of mentally incapacitated patients.  We have spared no expense, cut […]

Politics is a Game and Sometimes We Shouldn’t Be Playing It

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Being one of those weird people who call themselves politicos and who like to feel some camaraderie with characters on the show The West Wing, it’s too easy for me to show up at work thinking about “the game.” Good games involve limited resources (cards, tokens, money) that players use strategically to outsmart their opponents.  […]