The Don Quixote Society Website


Published and unpublished essays, letters, and discussions, some controversial, some no doubt deserving rebuttal.

Comments are welcome
as are items for publication. Send to reynolds@spiritone.com

This is the primary index page for the website. There are links to other indexes in the column on the left and below. These are ordered according to subject and location. No material has been deleted; for older writings refer to the secondary indexes. The website does publish some submitted essays and rebuttals, listed on the Feedback Index Page.

Updated January 27, 2015




IN FALL 2011 SHERWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT RESORTED TO ILLEGAL TACTICS TO DUMP SENIOR TEACHER New! 01/27/2015


Due to authoritarian management, Sherwood High Library loses Brady Gage 09/16/09


Single-Payer Health Care Funding 06/20/09


Hamas rockets all but stopped until Israel raided on 11/4/2008 02/11/09


Let us suffer a while, President Obama 11/10/08


The Israeli "tail" wags the US "dog" 03/29/06


Mayor Potter Protects Portland Against Terrorist Witchhunts 06/23/05


SENATORS SMITH, SHAYS, JEAPORDIZE ME ROADMAP 05/23/05


Maps of Palestinian Land Losses 1948-2000 02/09/05


Economic Democracy is a Family Value 01/08/05


WHY I AM NOT A CONSERVATIVE, by Joe Fulton 09/29/04


Privatizing Social Security: Icing On the Neo-Con Cake 12/08/04


HOW DO YOUR FEDERAL LEGISLATORS VOTE ON ISRAEL'S OCCUPATION OF PALESTINE? 12/06/04


Bush Hurries to Recruit Sunni Insurgents 12/02/04


AL GORE DEMANDS BUSH REGIME HEADS ROLL 05/31/04
John Kerry is Bush Lite: Why change hypocrites in midstream? 04/19/04
Sec.State Colin Powell says Bush didn't really mean to change US Middle East policy on Wednesday 04/16/04
Bush OK's Israeli Annexation of West Bank 04/15/04
The Portland Oregonian editor stands by claim: Iraq's WMD will "inevitably" be found 01/13/04
US Family-wage Jobs Exported to Third World 01/02/04
Marketplace Iraq Occupation report reveals home raids futile, counterproductive 12/13/03
Oregonian editors fail to defend their claim of Iraq's WMD 12/11/03
Oregonian editorial: Iraq WMD discovery "inevitable" 12/11/03
Google for "miserable failure" 12/02/03
Scapegoating Arafat 10/16/03
Pathological Arrogance by Bush Regime Yields Preventive War and Budget Deficits 09/16/03
Krugman, Class War, taxcuts, deficits, and jobs 09/09/03
US/Israel Flim Flam Palestine Peace 03/27/03
US rush to War stalls, trashes Turkish democracy 03/03/03
Former CIA expert on Iraq says Iran gassed the Kurds; Iraqi Oil AND WATER are Bush's reasons for war 02/18/03
Bush, Media LIES about Iraq WMD exposed! 02/13/03
BUSH STRATEGY FOR PREEMPTIVE WAR PUTS BURDEN OF PROOF ON IRAQ
On Opposite Sides: A Brief Comparison of Two Careers: Sen Hubert Humphrey and Sen Strom Thermond, by Joe Fulton 12/29/02
Tax-cutting Legislators and short-sighted fund managers fail to save for rainy days; PERS and Oregon State red ink drown schools, public services 12/24/02
Portland Protests Bush-Cheney Foreign Policy/ NO ATTACK ON IRAQ 10/06/02
US foreign policy is held hostage by clandestine pro-Israel lobby, AIPAC 11/06/02
Nelson Mandela defends Marwan Barghouti; Israeli Kangaroo Court trial a sham 10/07/02
Oregon tax-cutters take money and run, schools desperate 06/07/02
President Jimmy Carter Supports UN Reso 242; calls for Israeli surrender of land captured in 1967 05/01/02
Bush needs war on Iraq, hypes WMD; UN weapons inspectors spied on Iraq for US assassination of Saddam Husain 03/20/02
Bush tariff on steel betrays open markets dogma, violates Voo-Doo taboo 03/14/02
The Guardian Limited describes example of ISRAELI TERRORISM
War on Terrorism is Self-sustaining, Feeds on Itself, Police State Will Become Permanent 02/08/02
National Public Radio yields to censorship by pro-Israeli Jews -- Updated 2/04/02 12/14/01
Recession layoffs OK say economic fundamentalists Greenspan and Schlays 01/07/02
September 11th & Aftermath Has Parallels in US History - by Joe Fulton 01/03/02
1948 UN Resolution 194 orders Israel to allow Palestinian refugees to choose to return to their homes or receive compensation
1973 UN Resolution 338 reaffirms Reso 242 ordering Israel to yield control of Palestinian land seized in 1967 12/07/01
UN Resolution 242 orders Israel to yield control of Palestinian land seized in 1967 12/07/01
Hunud assassination was deliberate provocation by Israel 12/04/01
Public relations, propaganda campaign, vague language, inconsistent standards of evidence, pin guilt for 9-11 on immigrants, shield CIA
Israel kills 12, 5 kids, Hamas leader Hunud, to provoke Palestinian martyrs 11/25/01
US Embargo on Iraq, hopelessness, breeds terrorists
Podhoretz blames Islam, holds Israel blameless for 9/11
Barak compares 3000 US dead on Sept. 11 to (then) 200 dead Israeli Jews over 34 years 10/17/01
War against terrorism kills 4 UN workers in Afganistan 07/01/01
After 9/11 "Why do militant Muslims hate us?" yields more spin and anger than answers 06/05/01
Media abuses terrorism label; ELF attends Boston Tea Party 05/25/01
US shielding Israel costs loss of UN Human Rights Seat 05/15/01
Hillsboro deputies accused of tampering with evidence in shooting 04/17/01
The Nation Comment on Middle East Propaganda 04/05/01
US vetoes UN observers to protect Palestinians against Israeli violence 03/28/01
The perils of being a good citizen 03/25/01
Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld/Powell love Star Wars, warts and all 03/25/01
US Media prolongs Bush Honeymoon 02/22/01
Reign of George II reprises Reagan era policies 02/07/01
"Money is speech" rule corrupts democracy 01/17/01
Impeach Justices Scalia, Thomas, Rehnquist 12/10/00
Who is Don Quixote By June Reynolds 10/30/00
Swing-state Naderites: hold your noses and vote for Gore 10/30/00
US Media counts Jewish bodies, blames Arabs 10/14/00
Student-athlete drug testing cancelled in Lincoln Co Schools in face of lawsuit 10/10/00
Bunn backs Bush, ignores vouchers 09/23/00
Police misconduct celebrated in News-Times article 09/17/00
Adieu to LCSD: parting shots 9/09/00
Estate taxes embody essential principles of democracy 07/13/00
The patriotic gullible celebrate the rich and powerful 07/08/00
Grassroots associations essential to political, economic democracy: Reviewing Martin Buber's Paths in Utopia 07/03/00
The Oregon Taxcut Debate Index: Sizemore VS Kitzhaber,Oregon schools and public services; the early story with 53 sources 07/04/00
Iranian vs Israeli Justice - a double standard 07/02/00
Ralph Nader: policies not bytes 07/01/00
Field tests for drugs bring false accusation of LCSD student 06/06/00
Reinhard defends "double taxation" initiative with doubletalk 05/26/00
"Money is Speech" ruling legalizes bribery of politicians and corrupts Oregon's Initiative system 05/23/00
End Voo_Doo Economics: Vote Ralph Nader! 05/17/00
Alan Ginsberg on US foreign policy toward Iran 05/10/00
Timothy McSizemore bombs Oregon's public service infrastructure 05/06/00
A Decade of Budget Cuts Damages Lincoln County Students Future 04/25/00
The Third World War: Unpayable Debt and the International Credit Cartel By Dan Armstrong 04/24/00
Mandatory sentencing law results in travesty for teen 04/21/00
Teaching 200 students per day in Lincoln Co. Schools 04/11/00
Gore,Bush,Media stall while Elian is brainwashed New! 04/04/00
Retention is good education policy and cost-effective 03/30/00
Cascade Institute, the taxcutter's thinktank, loves Measure 5; blames Kitzhaber for centralized school funding 03/29/00
Stolen Jewish Art; Stolen Arab Land 03/28/00
Senator Derfler is frustrated more teachers aren't being fired 03/21/00
NPR measures Chinese cultural maturity 03/20/00
The intimate Memoir of Clatsop Co. DA Josh Marquis 03/01/00
ONLY PORTLAND SD PLACES MORE HIGH SCHOOLS THAN LCSD IN BOTTOM CATEGORIES 02/17/00
Anti-Arab propaganda persists on National Public Radio 02/12/00
Paying off the national debt UNFAIRLY 02/02/00
Oregon School Report Cards and School Reforms 02/01/00
Lincoln County Schools cut deep; no new taxes 01/26/00
Oregon income gap widens; data shows taxcuts don't trickle down 01/19/00
Cuba, Israel, tobacco, etc. special interests hold US democracy hostage 01/18/00
Are labor costs the only cause of inflation? 01/08/00
6-yr-old Cuban boy brainwashed 12/28/99
Students'civil rights: to prayer in Texas and drug testing in Oregon 12/13/99
Sizemore "doubletax" break for rich 12/13/99



Archives


Oregon Topics
Lincoln County, Oregon
National issues and NPR Op-Ed
Education Policy
Crime, Justice, Injustice
Democracy and Capitalism
Middle East Struggle
Tobacco Policy
Pedestrian and Cyclist Rights
Misc., Humor, Personal, etc.


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Reader Feedback:
The Third World War: Unpayable Debt and the International Credit Cartel By Dan Armstrong New! 04/24/00
Pledging Allegiance and history in Oregon schools 11/23/99 by Joe Fulton
The power of money 5/15/99 by Robert W. Clore
Insider dealing yields undemocratic marketplace 4/27/99 by Jack Adams
Cervantes [1547 - 1616]: the Life of an Hidalgo 3/11/99 by Stephen A. Onisko





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Oregon Windmills Index



OP-EDThe Oregonian

These pieces include remarks about Oregon's public institutions and policies, with emphasis on the influence which politics and media coverage have on the formation and implementation of the policies. A majority of these pieces were rejected for publication by The Oregonian.

Notice: due to changes in The Oregonian's policy on maintaining access to the paper's archives, many of this site's dozens of links to the paper are being broken. In case you find broken links and want access to the paper's coverage, please notify OregonLive Editor-in-Chief Kevin Cosgrove




New Stuff


Bunn backs Bush, ignores vouchers New! 09/23/00
The Oregon Taxcut Debate Index: Sizemore VS Kitzhaber,Oregon schools and public services; the total story with 50 sources New! 06/06/00
Reinhard defends "double taxation" initiative with doubletalk New! 05/26/00
Timothy McSizemore bombs Oregon's public service infrastructure New! 05/06/00
Mandatory sentencing law results in travesty for teen New! 04/21/00
Cascade Institute, the taxcutter's thinktank, loves Measure 5; blames Kitzhaber for centralized school funding New! 03/29/00
Senator Derfler is frustrated more teachers aren't being fired New! 03/21/00
The intimate Memoir of Clatsop Co. DA Josh Marquis New! 03/01/00
Oregon income gap widens; data shows taxcuts don't trickle down 01/19/00
Sizemore "doubletax" break for rich 12/17/99

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Lincoln County Index





OP-EDThe News-Times

As the local paper goes, so goes Lincoln County.

These writings include published and unpublished letters to the News-Times on a wide variety of issues, from pedestrian safety to funding a new county jail to county schools. In addition, there are humorous anecdotes and not-so-funny revelations about local politicians.



Student-athlete drug testing cancelled by Lincoln Co Schools in face of lawsuit New! 10/10/00
Field tests for drugs bring false accusation of LCSD student New! 06/06/00
A Decade of Budget Cuts Damages Lincoln County Students Future New! 04/25/00
Teaching 200 students per day in Lincoln Co. Schools New! 04/11/00
ONLY PORTLAND SD PLACES MORE HIGH SCHOOLS THAN LCSD IN BOTTOM CATEGORIES 02/17/00
Lincoln County Schools cut deep; no new taxes 01/26/00
Lincoln County Schools have no librarians, local school councils undercut by district administration 5/25/99
News-Times best ever editorial! 12/12/98


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