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SNOW! – The Great Super Bowl Sunday Snow Storm, 2017

Bruce A. Smith We got dumped. There is 12-14 inches outside my little abode, but the amount varies as more snow plummets off of tree boughs, or the melting slush thwarts a bigger build-up. Regardless, I can’t even open my … Continue reading

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Romantic Triangle Between Barb Dayton and Ron and Pat Forman Revealed in New DB Cooper Production

By Bruce A. Smith That’s a joke, folks! But I just saw the World Premier of “db,” a highly speculative account of the DB Cooper hijacking, in the CoHo Theater in Portland. Penned by NYC playwright Tommy Smith, it’s a … Continue reading

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Mass Surveillance and Army Intelligence – one man’s experience; from Campfire Tales – True Stories Not Everyone Believes

By Bruce A. Smith The closing of the borders of the United States to Muslims and refugees this week brings to mind the struggles of the 1960s and 1970s, especially the shooting of four students at Kent State University on … Continue reading

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Mountain News reader writes to UK Prime Minister to thwart Trump

Editor’s note: Lisa Pilkinton is a Mountain News reader and contributing writer who lives in London, England. She is so concerned about the Donald Trump presidency and the impacts his administration can have in the United Kingdom and Europe that … Continue reading

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Performance by Ashley Judd at DC March continues to electrify protesters

By Bruce A. Smith At the Washington, D.C. Women’s March Saturday, Ashley Judd delivered a rousing dramatic presentation of a poem written by a 19-year old Tennessean woman named Nina Donovan, which has continued to rock the resistance to President … Continue reading

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Women’s March – What’s Next?

By Lisa Pilkinton What happens next? How can we make a change? Well. What a turn out for all the Women’s Marches around the world this weekend, and I feel proud to have been a part of it. Everyone seems … Continue reading

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Women March in Olympia and Across the Globe to Protest Trump

By Bruce A. Smith In an historic display of grassroots political power, millions of women marched in at least 670 cities around the world on Saturday, January 21, to protest the policies and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. USA Today … Continue reading

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