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There is an historically organized and well coordinated political agenda in America and the world to end all national sovereignty and national borders in order to establish a global world government. To fund this new world government, a carbon tax on all fossil fuels has already been install…

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I was very sad to see this far left liberal Kate Brown re-elected recently. Disappointed we will continue to suffer from her ridiculous stand on immigration and on the embarrassing sanctuary s…

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With the 2019 legislative session just around the corner, I was encouraged last week to see Gov. Kate Brown’s proposed education budget and hear her call to raise new money to invest in our students.

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I know we need to raise taxes for our children’s education and/or health care. So what is wrong with raising the taxes on alcohol as the first major increase, or raising them on all tobacco/va…

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I recently learned that our superintendent, Brigitte Amsberry, was going to retire at the end of December. I, along with many other prisoners at EOCI, was saddened to learn of her retirement.

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The recent Nutcracker Ballet performances must not go without special gratitude for such an endearing, uplifting and truly joyous experience for all attendees — which included representatives …

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Now that construction of a new hotel at the Pendleton airport has been approved, city hall is proposing construction of a second hotel in the Happy Canyon parking lot. However, it seems the ci…

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This week we received a survey in the mail from an organization that calls itself Judicial Watch. I suppose most other people in the community also received this. It does not take but a glance…

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Free speech and free expression are bedrock rights of all citizens of our great democratic country. However, free speech for Umatilla tribal members will be suppressed and censored unless we m…

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A short while ago, a young man asked me if I thought it was important to vote. I said yes, as it is your chance to be heard. He said, “Well all my life I have waited to be old enough to vote, …

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It’s so nice to spend my money supporting my local East Oregonian newspaper to read about local Eastern Oregon news. I hope to read what is happening in our schools, sports, local government, …

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As Bob Dylan once said, “The times they are a-changin.” Our Pendleton mayor and city councilors have concluded that the budget road city hall has taken us down has led us to more potholes, lea…

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Pam Wilcox’s recent letter about Greg Walden’s record on health care presents false information that would mislead voters. Walden has indeed voted repeatedly against health care for his consti…

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If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re in the U.S. because your ancestors immigrated here. Yes, some people are native, and others were brought over as slaves, but for many of th…

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Young voters, please vote. Oregon does have “term limits” — you have the right, in fact the obligation, to vote out incumbents. Younger voters have the most to lose when representative governm…

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If you listen to the news, it seems that Democrats in Washington, D.C., have lost their moral compass. The mean attacks on President Trump and his staff are offensive. Republicans in Congress …

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Mr. Walden is considered the tip of the spear in the war to eliminate internet neutrality. What does that even mean? Net neutrality is all about who is in control when you use the internet to …

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As an American Constitutional Conservative, at election time, I receive requests on “how” and “why” to vote for certain candidates and measures. I have looked at this year’s General Election, …

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I am voting for Rick Pullen for county commissioner because I remember him performing with the band “Absolutely Nobody” as a student at BMCC. At the same time, my daughter Jaci, was in high sc…

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We need Governor Kate Brown’s continuing leadership. She has been a longtime champion of working people and has led bipartisan work on education, Medicaid funding and affordable housing. Under…

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How is it possible that blatant lies are passing as news today? I am tired of people spewing absolute nonsense about our representative, Greg Walden, especially when it comes to health care.

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You can’t beat George Murdock for what he brings to the job of Umatilla County commissioner. No matter your political orientation, he’s the demonstrated right candidate.

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George Murdock is a dedicated, committed Umatilla County commissioner. His ability to see the big picture beyond the immediate easy solution serves this county well. He is very discerning of t…

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I first met George Murdock almost 20 years ago while I was attending Washington State University. George and his wife Donna lived on a farm just north of Walla Walla. Even though I had been fr…

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George Murdock is the right choice for county commissioner. We have read that people say George appears to be “coasting” in his job as county commissioner. This could not be further from the truth.

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While reading the EO, I was disappointed when I discovered that the editorial board had decided to endorse Greg Walden over Jamie McLeod-Skinner for the Congressional District 2 position. The …

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The most recent action by the Pendleton City Council regarding the branded “Farm II” project supposedly being led by Blue Mountain Community College highlights what little information has been…

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February 10, 2017, was the last meeting in our area that I could find out about that was open to the general public. Greg Walden presided. Several of us carpooled to Weston to attend. This was…

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I used to have a great Norman Rockwell-like picture in my Pendleton kitchen of our friends sitting on benches in our backyard cheering on a group of little boys playing basketball. Today three…

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I have a gut-wrenching photograph etched into my memory: Greg Walden stands with Paul Ryan on his right and Trump on his left. In his hands he holds the bill to repeal Obamacare, which he is p…

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We have the opportunity to vote for Representative Greg Walden, sending him back to Congress to continue to represent us through these continuing challenging times. We need his hard working, e…

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I have had the privilege to work on community projects with George Murdock over the last several years. George is an extremely capable administrator and is making a positive difference in our …

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As a daughter of immigrants and family member of some undocumented ones, I want you all to know that if Measure 105 passes, it will directly affect them in negative ways. This measure is not t…

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The East Oregonian’s endorsement of Mr. Walden contradicts many of the facts they presented in their own column. They acknowledge the monumental effort Jamie McLeod-Skinner has made to speak w…

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I prefer to have Congressman Walden in Washington, D.C., doing what we elected him for rather than in Oregon campaigning. Through his efforts we now have a Healthy Forests Act that should help…

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I attended the forum Oct. 10 and listened to all the candidates who spoke for why they were running for office. Right off, I will vote for Pullen over George Murdock. Pullen has more experienc…

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Most politicians create more problems than they solve so they can justify their being. They like to create the impression they are then coming to the rescue. Isn’t it great that in Umatilla Co…

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We are supporting Jamie McLeod Skinner for our congressional representative. She has demonstrated her commitment and dedication to the district through her travels and conversations with a wid…

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Thank you for your article on October 12, “Walden, McLeod-Skinner take on the issues.” The article was well-researched and balanced and presented the information in a factual matter. We could …

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Part of the state and local taxes I pay fund public safety: our state police, county sheriff, and city police. It is a big job and we need to keep those resources focused on keeping our highwa…

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The East Oregonian’s endorsement of Greg Walden to represent ORD2 in Congress is a great disappointment. Yes, Walden holds significant power in Congress. But when that power is used to further…

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I voted for George as commissioner in the last race, but will not vote for him this time. You see, I received a flyer yesterday from the Re-Elect George campaign, and I say it lacks of integri…

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We would like to take a moment to thank Representative Greg Walden for his tireless work on behalf of Oregon communities and residents. His willingness to meet with the people of Oregon, liste…

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When I look at our upcoming election, I certainly would like to see nothing change the fantastic economy we have seen in the last 18 months with more working — every single category of the lab…

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We are proud to join The Oregonian with our endorsement of Representative Knute Buehler for governor. We both have had the privilege of working with Rep. Buehler in the legislature, and are co…

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Please join me in supporting George Murdock for county commissioner. George has clearly demonstrated the leadership, temperament and necessary skills to effectively serve Umatilla County.