Russell Sadler

For more than 30 years, Russell Sadler's daily radio and television commentaries were heard on broadcast stations in Oregon, Southwest Washington and Northern California. His weekly newspaper column appeared regularly in many newspapers throughout the region. Today, he lives aboard a 30-foot trawler and travels regularly to Salem, Eugene, and Ashland. Sadler is a registered independent.

PublishedTitle Comments
Sep. 23, 2010Chris Dudley: No ideas, just platitudes written by lobbyists
Jun. 10, 2007Democracy in the age of narrowcasting
May. 27, 2007County payments and the single-minded, reckless, AWOL Republicans
May. 20, 2007Hey Bill Gates, there's a better way to help schools.
May. 13, 2007Five decades of land use: now unsustainable
May. 06, 2007The M37 clock is ticking. Extend it, while we debate it.
Apr. 29, 2007Measure 37: Don't mend it. End it!
Apr. 22, 2007Expand the Bottle Bill: Some Solutions
Apr. 15, 2007Oregon Republicans still don't get it.
Apr. 08, 2007Q: Why is the budget taking so long to produce? A: Democracy.
Apr. 01, 2007GPS-tracked mileage taxes, private toll roads, and other dumb gimmicks
Mar. 25, 2007Education is not an assembly line
Mar. 18, 2007Oregon's approaching water crisis
Mar. 11, 2007The Republican Rainy Day Meltdown
Mar. 04, 2007Global Warming: Why a regional agreement is a good thing.
Feb. 25, 2007Supermajorities and Tax Reform
Feb. 18, 200730 years of Oregon history proves that pro-sprawl forces are wrong.
Feb. 11, 2007Smith '08: Run, Ben Westlund, Run!
Feb. 04, 2007Ethanol? Or real emissions reform?
Jan. 28, 2007Measure 37's dirty little secret
Jan. 21, 2007Obama runs, but will Oregonians help decide?
Jan. 14, 2007School funding, class sizes, and health care reform
Jan. 07, 2007Oregon's Post-WW2 Economic Engine: Higher Education
Dec. 31, 2006Stop drunk driving? Sure. But sober drivers kill too.
Dec. 30, 2006Ted Hallock: a champion for Oregon
Dec. 24, 2006Atiyeh: "Ideology is not a substitute for policy."
Dec. 23, 2006Christmas Trees
Dec. 17, 2006Gordon Smith: "an affable figurehead"
Dec. 10, 2006Measure 37 Land Rush: Backwards into the Past
Dec. 03, 2006Gordon Smith: Not a moderate, not a maverick.
Nov. 26, 2006On charity
Nov. 19, 2006Why Republicans Got Thumped in Oregon
Nov. 12, 2006Cleaning up the GOP wreckage in Oregon
Nov. 05, 2006The failure of Oregon Republicans
Oct. 29, 2006No on 45: A quaint theory, mugged by the facts
Oct. 22, 2006Measure 40: Why are Supreme Court justices elected statewide?
Oct. 08, 2006Measure 48: Funded out-of-state and fatally flawed
Oct. 01, 2006Squandering the legacy of the past; stealing from the promise of the future
Sep. 17, 2006Can we stop the toll roads?
Sep. 10, 2006Learning from California
Sep. 03, 2006The death of "moderate"
Aug. 27, 2006Kicking Mary Starrett off the ballot
Aug. 20, 2006Westlund's Withdrawal
Aug. 13, 2006The Oregon Dead Zone
Jul. 30, 2006Habitat destruction in the Puget Sound
Jul. 23, 2006Ron Saxton's Faustian Bargain
Jul. 16, 2006Tax Reform and the Governor's Race
Jul. 09, 2006Why is voter turnout so low?
Jul. 02, 2006Giving it All Away
Jun. 25, 2006Back to the Future on Toll Roads

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