Tag Archives: Governor John Kitzhaber

“Our System Is Set up to Fail”

“Our system is set up to fail.” That’s not me talking, it’s then-Governor John Kitzhaber in a 2002 entry to his private journal, released as part of a public records request for his email correspondence. The full paragraph reads: “Our … Continue reading

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Confundo (Confundus Charm)

By Patrick Schmitt Pronunciation: /kɒnˈfʌndoʊ/ kon-FUN-doh Description: Causes the victim to become confused, befuddled, overly forgetful and prone to follow simple orders without thinking about them. From: The Harry Potter book series I don’t know about you, but these days … Continue reading

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Washingtonians Voice Concerns About Light Rail Safety

Governor Kitzhaber insists that including light rail in the proposed 1-5 Columbia River Crossing plan is non-negotiable. But not everyone on the other side of the river is so enthusiastic about expanding light rail in Washington State. Paul Guppy at … Continue reading

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