In the Aftermath of the Inauguration

President Donald J. Trump noted in his inaugural address: “For too long, a small group in our nation’s capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost. Washington flourished—but the people did not share in … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Abortion, Congress, Crony capitalism, Economy, Environment, Free Trade, Hillary Clinton, Natural Resources, Obamacare, President Donald Trump, President Obama | Leave a comment

Pursuing the Clintons

One of my favorite movies is The Sheepman starring Glenn Ford.  It is the story of Jason Sweet (Glenn Ford) who won a herd of sheep in a poker game and was bound and determined to graze the sheep on … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Corruption, Crime & Sentencing, Crony capitalism, Donald Trump, Ethics, Government corruption, Hillary Clinton, IRS Scandal, Preident Bill Clinton, President Obama | Leave a comment

The Road to Economic Ruin Runs Through Obama/Clinton

The numbers were out Friday on the United State’s economic growth and it wasn’t good.  For the third quarter in a row the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was at 1.2% or lower.  (For those of you forced to endure an … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Bailout, Bush/Obama Recession, Crony capitalism, Employment, Federal Reserve System, Government Waste, Green Energy, Hillary Clinton, President Obama, Welfare State | 7 Comments

FBI Director Comey Got it Wrong

“Yes officer, I know I was going 80 miles per hour but I did not intend to violate the law.”                                                                                                        TJH (circa 2016) On last Thursday, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, delivered up a whitewash … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Corruption, Crony capitalism, Ethics, Government corruption, Hillary Clinton, Preident Bill Clinton, Scandals | 13 Comments

Public Employees Unions Facilitate Corruption

At a social gathering recently I was asked why I was so hard on the public employee unions and said hardly a word about the private sector unions. Had I had the May 31 edition of the Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Corruption, Crony capitalism, Government corruption, PERS, Public Employee Unions | 24 Comments

The Why’s of the Clinton Email Scandal

The Why’s of the Clinton Email Scandal The Office of the Inspector General for the State Department released its report on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s (D) use of a private email account and server for official State Department … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Corruption, Crony capitalism, Ethics, Hillary Clinton, Preident Bill Clinton, President Obama, Scandals | 11 Comments

Republicans on the Path to Self-destruction

When it all began, there were sixteen candidates for the Republican presidential nomination. Of that sixteen, eight (Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL), Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), business woman Carly Fiorina (R), Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA), Gov. John Kasich (R-OH), Gov. Rick … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Bernie Sanders, Carly Fiorina, Congress, Crony capitalism, Donald Trump, Government corruption, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, Preident Bill Clinton, President Obama, Ted Cruz | 10 Comments

Closed door green energy deals are not the Oregon way

by Sen. Doug Whitsett The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) was created by the Legislative Assembly to ensure that “safe and reliable utility services are provided to customers at just and reasonable rates, while fostering the use of competitive markets … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:00 | Posted in Crony capitalism, Gov. Kate Brown, Green Energy, OR 78th Legislative Session | 4 Comments

Fresh Droppings on the Campaign Trail – 2016

Last week was a busy week on the campaign trail for the presidential candidates of both parties providing new and/or additional insights less on the policies of the candidates and more on their character. And in several instances it wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Carly Fiorina, Crony capitalism, Ethics, Hillary Clinton, Leadership, Preident Bill Clinton, Ted Cruz | 7 Comments

Energy crony capitalism: More power over your power

by Sen. Doug Whitsett The United States government guaranteed more than half a billion dollars in loans for the solar-panel manufacturer. Those loans were made during Obama’s $787 billion 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act [“the Stimulus”] spending spree. Solyndra’s … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crony capitalism, Energy, Global Warming, Gov. Kate Brown, Government Waste, Green Energy, President Obama | 6 Comments

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