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Obamacare is actually going to work in Oregon.  Our governor (Kitzhaber) is himself an M.D. and he's been working on these issues for years.  Republicans are plentiful, but few are of the wingnutius noxious sub-variety.  They have a wonderful ad for the exchange:

Okay, that's reason number one.  Reason number two below the fold:

Reason number two is Oregon's contribution to the athletic world, the official state sport of Dynamiting Whales:

Three points for every car crushed with blubber fragments.  This should be an Olympic event.  Anyway, that's reason number two.  But you'll need the code word -- this is an important safety precaution.  Fortunately it's easy to remember -- just say Oregon.  But you've got to do it right, otherwise, as Uncyclopedia warns:

Orygun. As with Willamette, if you pronounce it wrong, cheese graters will soon meet your ass.
Remember the stellar sequence "Oh Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me" (O B A F G K M)?  Oregon has the same thing:  "If I'm ever in an bar fight, I'll need a knife or a gun.  Laura Gibson, the signer in the Oregon video above gets the name right.

So pack up the spouse, offspring, and Golden Retriever and hie thee out to the Beaver State.

Thank you
The Oregon Tourist Board

Originally posted to Plan 9 from Oregon on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 05:19 PM PDT.

Also republished by Koscadia and Daily Kos Oregon.


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