Friday, September 28, 2012
The media is the hounds, the union employees are the meat, and Mcfarlane (and his henchmen) are the guy with the whip
This transformation has the effect of pushing the visceral yet distant social divisions off the front pages (mailings from a certain candidate for state labor commissioner notwithstanding). Oregon's infrastructure problems and Portland's decision not to pave roads are well-known by now. The priority of Portland's new eastside streetcar, supported in part by slashed TriMet bus routes, has done as much to fuel the Milwaukie light-rail debate as Third Century Solutions' cash. It also rivals in silliness Ohio's proposed 47-mile bridge across Lake Erie in the 1970s. EDITORIAL HERE!
The profit motive has no place in public transit: By Paul McLennan For many years now, there has been discussion at the state Legislature about privatizing MARTA. In recent weeks, it has intensified. In fact, Mike Jacobs, the chair of the MARTA ...