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BREAKING – EXCLUSIVE: KATE BROWN RESIGNS AS OREGON SECRETARY OF STATE

March 31, 2012 by

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In a stunning article today, April 1, 2012, Kate Brown, Oregon’s beleaguered Secretary of State announced her resignation, and also stated her re-election campaign effort is canceled. Ms. Brown has served as Oregon’s Secretary of State since 2009. She was elected in 2008 after receiving campaign contributions from radical left wing activists, including $65,000 received […]

Transparency in government. What are you doing?

March 31, 2012 by

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I always figured what my mother didn’t know wouldn’t hurt me. That’s right, I wasn’t as worried about her as I was about myself. As misguided as that might be, that was the way I operated as a child. For instance, I found a road flare in our garage when I was about 9 years […]

Guest Post: The High-Risk Game of Raising Taxes in Oregon

March 31, 2012 by

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[5440 note: We ran across this blog post by a research fellow at the Wyoming Liberty Group. It’s ironic that even other states are looking at Oregon as a poor model for public funding. Reposted by permission from The Liberty Bullhorn.] The High-Risk Game of Raising Taxes in Oregon The push for higher state and local […]

HAH!

March 31, 2012 by

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Between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. this evening, some people will be sitting in the dark to express their “vote” for action on global climate change. By doing so, they they signal their desire that governments “take action” to Save The Planet™, such as implementing further restrictions upon energy production and consumption. In other words, they’ll be […]

James O'Keefe Makes His Triumphant Return To Oregon. Should Portland Politicians Worry?

March 30, 2012 by

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On April 14, Oregon Tea Party will host the 4th Annual Tax Day Tea Party Rally. This year’s event will be a little bit different. The rally will be indoors, and will feature nationally renowned citizen journalist James O’Keefe. Also invited is Breitbart.tv Editor in Chief Larry O’Connor. Word is James will have something pretty […]

U of O: Heresy Must Be Addressed

March 30, 2012 by

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University of Oregon “professor” refines the agenda: if you’re skeptical about Anthropogenic Global Warming, you must be rounded up and treated. LONDON — (March 26, 2012) — Resistance at individual and societal levels must be recognized and treated before real action can be taken to effectively address threats facing the planet from human-caused contributions to climate change. That’s […]

"That's How We Do It In Government"

March 29, 2012 by

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At a recent meeting of the curriculum committee, a Hillsboro School District official presented a statistic that looked something like this: Mean test score: 73% Margin of error: 9% Adjusted score : 82% Now, for any of us in engineering or other professions that use margins of error, this looked distinctly odd. A “margin of […]