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Oregon Makes the Case for Decriminalizing Hard Drugs Dec. 10, 2020

Steve Chapman

In the aftermath of the November election, public attention focused on the sudden termination of Don... Read More

The Democrats Hold the Nation Hostage Sep. 04, 2020

Josh Hammer

As America's cities literally burn to ashes and violent crime spikes to its highest level in decades... Read More

The Real World Reasserts Itself Aug. 11, 2020

Patrick Buchanan

Since the death of George Floyd beneath the knee of a cop in Minneapolis on Memorial Day, the nation... Read More

Spying on Journalists Aug. 06, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Last week, this column argued that the only constitutional role for armed federal forces in Portland... Read More

Reality Show on the Streets of Portland Jul. 31, 2020

Marc Dion

Who won't they gas and beat? I'm talking about the camo-suited soldiers of Pres. Donald Trump's pala... Read More

Freedom and Political Dissent Jul. 30, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Two weeks ago, this column offered a brief history of the freedom of speech in America. The essence ... Read More

Trump's Uneven Federal Response Jul. 26, 2020

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — What happens when the left gets political power? In cities like Portland, Oregon,... Read More

Trump Should Let Cities Police Themselves Jul. 23, 2020

Steve Chapman

Not long ago, President Donald Trump was talking about sending active-duty military troops to suppre... Read More

Trump Deploys Lawlessness Against Lawlessness: The President's Heavy-Handed Reaction to Protests Against Police Brutality Belies His Promise of 'Law and Order' Jul. 22, 2020

Jacob Sullum

Donald Trump, whose 2016 presidential campaign was consciously modeled after Richard Nixon's 1968 ru... Read More

How Totalitarianism Begins Jul. 22, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

"The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but tho... Read More

A Pandemic Does Not Suspend the Rule of Law: Courts Are Beginning to Recognize That Public Health Powers, While Broad, Are Not a Blank Check May. 20, 2020

Jacob Sullum

The recent court decisions overturning COVID-19 lockdowns in Wisconsin and Oregon focused on abstrus... Read More

See Shakespeare and Much More in Ashland, Oregon Jul. 06, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Gay Courter Ashland, Oregon, is the ultimate weekend destination. The problem is that when the we... Read More

Quilt Barns: A Quaint and Colorful Tour Through Oregon History Jun. 30, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Fyllis Hockman Farm history. Family history. Artistry. Bursts of color. Tradition. Community. Cre... Read More

Discover Diverse, Unsung Oregon Jun. 29, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block It doesn't take long for visitors to Oregon to admire its varied landscapes, intrigu... Read More

From Accident to Embarrass, No Name and Hell -- Unusual Town Names May. 11, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block Vacationers seeking a double thrill enjoy an exciting whitewater rafting trip on the... Read More

Statewide Rent Control Laws Cannot Escape the Law of Supply and Demand Mar. 07, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Last week, Oregon became the first state in the nation to adopt a mandatory statewide rent control p... Read More

States' Policies Should Be Countering the Anti-Vax Movement, Not Coddling It Jan. 29, 2019

Daily Editorials

A well-known anti-vaccination enclave near Portland, Oregon, is now facing a measles epidemic, an ou... Read More

How the West Was Shunned in Primary Politics Mar. 17, 2016

Froma Harrop

There's a not-insignificant part of the United States known as the West Coast. It includes such prom... Read More

Government Keeps Rural West Going Feb. 02, 2016

Froma Harrop

The 187,000 acres on which sits the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge never belonged to the state of ... Read More