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    ArkDem14, FarWestGirl, bumiputera

    I think for OPB, found that not only had they not had a candidate for AG since 2004, they hadn't had more than one candidate (so no significant primary election) since 1992.

    You'd think there'd be some Republican district attorney or something who would run, or even just some random conservative lawyer.

    Lewis & Clark Law class of 2015

    by James Allen on Thu May 31, 2012 at 03:49:11 PM PDT

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    •  I mean come on, (2+ / 0-)
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      James Allen, FarWestGirl

      Phil Knight needs someone to waste his sweatshop profits trying to elect.

      "Once, many, many years ago I thought I was wrong. Of course it turned out I had been right all along. But I was wrong to have thought I was wrong." -John Foster Dulles. My Political Compass Score: -4.00, -3.69, Proud member of DKE

      by ArkDem14 on Thu May 31, 2012 at 03:51:06 PM PDT

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      •  I think Knight knows what side... (0+ / 0-)

        ...his bread is buttered on, and has plowed his money into the U of O instead of politics.

        9-11 changed everything? Well, Katrina changed it back.

        by varro on Thu May 31, 2012 at 05:12:56 PM PDT

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        •  actually the Willamette Week just reported (1+ / 0-)
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          that Knight just donated $25,000 to Bruce Hanna, the Republican leader in the state house.

          Lewis & Clark Law class of 2015

          by James Allen on Thu May 31, 2012 at 05:43:00 PM PDT

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          •  True, but that's less than a days interest... (1+ / 0-)
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            bumiputera

            ...on one of his back accounts.

            cheers,

            Mitch Gore

            Want to end too big to fail banks? Then move your money and they will no longer be too big.

            by Lestatdelc on Thu May 31, 2012 at 06:39:34 PM PDT

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