Oregon state agencies support sex ed conference that promotes meth use

by NW Spotlight KOIN TV in Portland ran a rather astonishing story Tuesday night. The story was about a sex education conference held each year in Seaside, OR – the Adolescent Sexuality Conference. KOIN reported that children as young as … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Drug Abuse, Education, Oregon Government, Oregon Health Authority | 2 Comments

Chuck Riley’s little Libertarian elves

by NW Spotlight There is a Grimm’s Fairy Tale about a shoemaker who goes to bed and wakes up to find elves have finished his work for him. In Oregon politics, Democrat Chuck Riley is the shoemaker and Hillsboro-area Libertarians … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 12 Comments

Major Obama, Bonamici funder arrested for sex abuse

by NW Spotlight Nigel Jaquiss at Willamette Week is reporting that Terry Bean “was arrested today on charges of sex abuse in a case involving a 15-year-old boy.” Bean “will be charged with two counts of sodomy in the third … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:07 | Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Obama to announce executive action on immigration Thurs night

by NW Spotlight The White House is announcing that “tomorrow night, President Obama will address the nation to lay out the executive actions he’s taking to fix our broken immigration system.” The Washington Post found yesterday that President Obama had … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:22 | Posted in Illegal Immigration, President Obama | 3 Comments

Where do Americans get their news?

by Dan Lucas I recently wrote an opinion piece for the Salem Statesman Journal and Oregon Catalyst on why people don’t trust the media. Over the weekend, a Statesman Journal reader wrote a letter in response to my opinion piece. … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Media | 14 Comments

Wyden out of step with his flawed O&C legislation

American Forest Resource Council Legislation is Unanimously Opposed by Oregon’s Forest Products Industry, Opposed by the O&C Counties, and Lacks Support from Reps. DeFazio, Schrader, and Walden and Governor Kitzhaber Groups representing Western Oregon’s timber industry have sent a letter … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Timber, U.S. Senate | 9 Comments

A way forward for Oregon Republicans

by Mike Nearman It’s no secret that Oregon Republicans have had a tough time at the polls lately. Republicans haven’t won a statewide election for an embarrassingly long time. Oregon hasn’t had a Republican Governor in decades. And, like a … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Initiative & Referendum, Oregon Republican Party, Voting | 37 Comments

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