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Inbox: Panhandling in Portland

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We need to be sympathetic to all people, but I think that tolerant Portlanders, while their hearts are in the right place, may not understand the scope of this problem [“Change Is Hard,” WW, M   More
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Oregon’s Food-Stamp Fraud

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It’s important to keep in perspective the goal of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: to help families experiencing food insecurity make ends meet [“Counting Cards,” WW, May 15, 2   More
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Politics and Fluoride

Letters to the Editor
An anti-fluoride ad that appeared in the May 8, 2013, edition of your paper mentions my name and House Bill 3162, which I co-sponsored. I’m writing to clarify that this legislation does not in   More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Swish, Gargle, Spit

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This endorsement [“Chew on This,” WW, May 1, 2013] simply reiterates all the tired old clichéd notions about the supposed benefits of adding fluoride to drinking water. There is a lot of    More
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Tooth and Nailed

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Despite your efforts to influence Portland’s fluoride vote by painting a picture of fluoride opponents as a small group of radical, unscientific loonies [“Molar Majority,” WW, April 24, 20   More
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Timbers Fans vs. Scalpers

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Scalping is the free market at work [“Ticket Masters,” WW, April 17, 2013]. If you have something of value and someone is willing to pay for it, there’s nothing wrong with that. The problem is   More
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Hitting the Brakes on Bikes

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Look, I commute by bike, I occasionally go grocery shopping on my bike, and I love riding to the bar for a few beers. But can we please get over this holier-than-thou crap? [“Spoke Addicts,” W   More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Parking in Modern Times

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As a Southeast Stumptown homeowner, I notice that folks in single-family dwellings tend to assume “rights” to the street—aka the commons—in front of their homes [“Paranoid Parking,” WW   More
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Oregon’s Green Energy

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Well, the current laws only seek to pad the pockets of wind producers who get enormous subsidies and forced legislated demand [“A Big Dam Fight Ahead,” WW, March 27, 2011]. All of this at the    More
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Two Views Of Wannamaker

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OMG! This guy needs to be stopped! [“Rise of the Falcon,” WW, March 20, 2013.] He uses his own money to set up an artist’s community of inexpensive studio space, but insists in choosing the ar   More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

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