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Jeff Eager
National and Oregon politics, policy, law and whatever else comes to mind.
Created 22 Sep 2020
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  • Black Friday Part 2
    26 Nov 2021 1 0
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  • Black Friday Part 1
    26 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Last year’s piece on the renaming of the Civil War game. Read more
  • Biden: We'll save the polar bears later
    23 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    President Joe Biden announces he will release 50 million barrels of carbon-laden oil from the U.S. Strategic Oil Reserve to moderate rising gas prices Heading into Thanksgiving, that spasm of gluttony...
  • End Oregon's Mask Mandate
    19 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 4 1
    Oregon Governor Kate Brown actually wore this mask and posted about it December 9, 2020. It is how I will always remember her. End Oregon’s Mask Mandate Famously, Oregon has one of the strictest mask ...
  • Down by the Atmospheric River
    12 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 1
    Roundup Podcast #2, folks. Thanks for listening! Jeff Read more
  • Grateful Veterans Day
    11 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 0 5
    US Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire a howitzer artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Ju...
  • Oregon Burnishes its Progressive Brand
    09 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    In January 2017, Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney gets a glimpse of what’s to come. Photo courtesy The New Yorker, by Don Ryan Morning, Rounduppers. Professor Tom Smith of the University of San ...
  • Podcast: Second time's a charm
    06 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Sorry about the misfire this morning. I uploaded the audio file in the wrong format, which means I’m qualified to create websites for the State of Oregon. This one should work. Please let me know if y...
  • Podcast: What do this past week's election results mean for Oregon next year?
    06 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 2
    Happy Saturday morning, all! Here’s the first episode of the Roundup Podcast, exclusive to paid Oregon Roundup paid subscribers. In this episode, I talk about the implications of last week’s elections...
  • Virginia is for (slow your roll, progressives) lovers
    03 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    This has never made any sense to me. Did you ever notice that politics are weird? No, I don’t mean weird in the way those QAnon people who gathered yesterday in Dallas’s Dealey Plaza to await the reap...
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