Supporters say a single-payer system would drastically reduce health care costs and ensure no one is turned away for a lack of money. Critics say single-payer systems don't work and will lower the quality of the American health care system. What do you think?
Brian K. Pinaire writes: Native Oregonians (I'm a transplant -- hate me now) are probably thinking: "Don't be ridiculous. That's not the Oregon way! We like our freedom and all, sometimes, but come on." It's true this wouldn't be for everyone. It can certainly be challenging trying to remember the zip code associated with your credit card. But still, shouldn't foolhardy individuals wishing to...
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Starting July 23, Washington state drivers will no longer legally be allowed to hold their cell phones — even at a red light or stop sign — under the new "Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act."
GUEST OPINION: "Please fix your infrastructure. Fix the bridge. Add more transit. Get rid of parking meters or extend their time limits. Make it fun for me to go to Portland and spend the day and I promise I will come."
Wayne Brooks writes: I do not care where you are from, I like to have my gas served on hot days and cold days in dry weather and wet weather and I do not like the smell of gas on my hands or on my clothes.