Visualizing Wind

It gets windy on the Oregon Coast. A sculpture alongside Highway 101 near Gold Beach evokes the breezy conditions.

The figure heads into the wind, fighting to hold on to an armload of books.
The statue keeps vigil outside an aptly-named gallery.

Border Conflict

A number of the bridges spanning the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon have or did have tolls. The toll booths are/were on the Oregon side, leading to the inescapable conclusion that Washington cannot be trusted with the money.

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The Old Way?

MorsePresidential candidate Donald Trump expressed outrage at the method used by Colorado Republicans to choose delegates to the party’s convention in Cleveland this summer. “Nobody should take delegates and claim victory unless they get those delegates with voters and voting,” Republican presidential front-runner railed. “It’s a crooked system. It’s a system that’s rigged. And we’re going to go back to the old way; it’s called, you vote and you win.”

Except that wasn’t the old way…

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