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The Unbearable Lightness Of Ego

August 27, 2012 by

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When it emerged over the weekend that the first man to set foot on the moon had passed on, Neil Armstrong’s image hit screens worldwide, and thousands chirped or blogged about his embodiment of the American spirit, pride, and the pursuit of excellence. One man, however, remembered Armstrong in a unique – if not surprising […]

Proud As A Peacock

August 26, 2012 by

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How believable is the lamestream media in America today? Alphabet network NBC actually reported this: “Astronaut Neil Young, first man to walk on moon, dies at age 82″  You can’t make this up; that was their headline at 3 p.m. yesterday. Well, they acknowledged that they were kind of in a hurry.

Tax Dollars + Corn = Ethanol

August 26, 2012 by

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If you pay any attention to energy issues, you may believe it impossible that a major media outlet could run a long story about escalating food prices without even once mentioning the role of the federal government madates regarding ethanol as part of the equation. You’d be wrong. Writer Glenn Smith has managed to accomplish just that, […]

Metro/Oregon Zoo Peddles More Baloney (Is That Even "Sustainable"?)

August 25, 2012 by

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They’re using their carefully-crafted “Opt-In survey” to steer folks toward accepting their party line on “green” and “education” – rather than worrying about mundane things like responsibility for the animals in their care: The Oregon Zoo is home to 260 species of animals and welcomes more than 1.5 million visitors each year. What should all […]

We're From The Government.

August 25, 2012 by

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Landlords and realtors around the country are being fined tens of thousands of dollars for failing to provide an “EPA-approved” pamphlet to tenants seeking to rent or buy a house built before 1978. The pamphlet, “Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home”, was included in an Act passed in 1992 as a measure to guard against hazards […]

Obama Adds Military Heroes to 'Enemies List'

August 24, 2012 by

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Only a few days ago, Obama claimed that he didn’t “take these folks [Navy SEALs] too seriously.”    Now they’re on his political hit list. Will this man stop at NOTHING to stay in power? From Breitbart News: President Barack Obama has added military heroes to his “enemies list,” singling out veterans’ groups such as Special Operations for […]

Not To Be Used For Information Purposes

August 22, 2012 by

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Portland’s fire chief takes things very seriously, and in light of the appalling statistics associated with fire-dancers in the city (zero major injuries, zero deaths, zero accidents) she’s taking a tough stance. She’s issued an order banning such practices unless spectators are kept at least 25 feet away from the performers. Although no major injuries have been […]