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Greg Jayne

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Jayne: Teachers need more chutzpah, administrators less

By Greg Jayne July 27, 2014 6:01 a.m.

I knew there was a reason I didn't become a school district administrator.

Jayne: Another Reagan? Today's GOP wouldn't welcome him

By Greg Jayne July 20, 2014 6:01 a.m.

It always is inspiring.

Jayne: White-men-only diversity quest makes Portland a joke

By Greg Jayne July 13, 2014 6:01 a.m.

My guess is that they were too busy laughing. That’s just a hunch, but I think it’s a solid one. After all, that was my reaction.

Jayne: Moxie key ingredient in 'earnest business' of politics

By Greg Jayne July 6, 2014 6:01 a.m.

I wouldn't do it, that's for sure. I don't have the guts or the moxie or the commitment. I don't have the dedication or the ego or the sense of self-righteousness.

Jayne: Euronization of America may be World Cup's real goal

By Greg Jayne June 29, 2014 6:01 a.m.

What in the name of the Eiffel Tower is going on around here? There was Ikea. And then there was health care. And now … now we have … soccer? Why, it's the Euronization of America, and that is downright, er, um, it's downright un-American.

Jayne: Political polarization isn't cool for future of our nation

By Greg Jayne June 22, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Guess what: I might be wrong.

Jayne: A deep-rooted problem requires many steps to solve

By Greg Jayne June 15, 2014 6:01 a.m.

The letter to the editor was thought-provoking and to the point: "After the knee-jerk editorial … perhaps The Columbian editorial board could explain what in heaven's name the Troutdale high school shooting has to do with background checks?"

Jayne: Grade inflation is symptom of societal mediocrity

By Greg Jayne June 8, 2014 6 a.m.

There's a brilliant moment in the brilliant Pixar movie "The Incredibles" in which the villain, Syndrome, talks about how the weapons he concocted have given him powers equal to that of any superhero.

Jayne: Being principal for day good lesson in public education

By Greg Jayne June 1, 2014 6:01 a.m.

I didn't even get to suspend anybody.

Jayne: Gay marriage hasn't affected my traditional union

By Greg Jayne May 25, 2014 6:01 a.m.

For me, personally, it hasn't made a bit of difference.

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