by Hart Noecker • May 24, 2013 [with campaign pictures during the May voting]
"...We’ve proven that throwing more money into politics is no promise of power, that with enough passion and legwork, grassroots operators can crush city hall.
"Sometimes the good guys do win.
"The fight to protect Bull Run fresh water is not over. Already, there is talk of Oregon state politicians plotting whether to challenge the will of the people with legislation in Salem that would nullify Portland’s voters choice on fluoridation.
"As the Tribune pointed out, there are two city commissioners up for reelection who claimed their support of fluoridation would not hurt them. Now, they have something to be afraid of.