Category: Opinion

Salem Weekly Editorials

TAX CUTS HURT THE ECONOMY

A protracted congressional consideration of tax reform looms menacingly in our near future.  This is a prudent time, before the predictable partisan bombast begins, to take an analytical nonpartisan look at exactly what a tax...

Health Insurance for All

As the Republican-controlled federal government attempted to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this summer, Oregon’s government moved in the opposite direction.  Instead of stripping hundreds of thousands of Oregonians of...

A Whiff of Fascism

During his campaign for the Presidency, Donald Trump won support by promoting slogans such as “Make America Great Again,” and “America First!”  Trump identified “America” with working class whites, who, he claimed, have long...

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Are they coming for you?

They’re coming for you. All who don’t buy into loyalty to Trump, his agenda, and his infallibility. Sound extreme and paranoid? It happens there’s a disturbing pattern that provides a clear window to the mentality of Trump and...

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