That is not a surprise considering Newberg is a town chocked full of evangelical Christians and a lot of trash. The last thing the Newberg police department needs are more ways to harass residents of the sacred wannabe community. Oh, yes, they have a new luxury hotel, but you can't enforce luxury in a community of fakers and busybodies. Just like you can't force kids to be somewhere they don't want to be. I am not surprised kids in Newberg want to skip school, I would---skipping school is probably the only break they get from the repression and banality of their lives and community.
I have spent lots of time in Newberg---just the other day in fact, when a man mentioned to me 'the coloured guy in the white house is 'f'-ing the country up.' I heard from another women how her Obama sticker was vandalized. And many more... . Newberg should be more concerned about the quality of the adults, and all the members of its community, rather then creating, yet, another way to police its population. If the precious offspring of Newbergians want to skip school, so be it---it might be the only fun, and freedom, they have in life. A last hurrah, before they head to George Fox University to be molded into adult Christians.
-From, The Whine Country
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