Fortress Oregon’s Resistance To Trump

By Jacob Vandever  With the Democratic Party being at a low point in their influence on the national stage, Oregon is in a unique position as one of the few states where Democrats still have a firm grip on the … Continue reading

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On the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump

This Friday, January 20, at noon Eastern Standard Time, Donald J. Trump will be sworn into service as the Forty-fifth President of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts of the United States Supreme Court.  While the traditions of … Continue reading

Posted by at 04:12 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Liberalism, McCain, Preident Bill Clinton, President Obama, Progressivism | Leave a comment

Presidents Shouldn’t Tell Companies Where to Produce

By Eric Shierman  My how things have changed since I last wrote a piece for the Oregon Catalyst in 2013. I’ve been busy with graduate school for the past couple of years, and as I attended the Executive Club last Wednesday, … Continue reading

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The Worth of Public Employee Unions

What is the worth of a public employees union? Well not much these days according to the actions of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). SEIU announced last week that its members must be prepared for a thirty percent (30%) … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 1st Amendment, Donald Trump, First Amendment, Free Speech, Public Employee Unions, Right-to-Work | Leave a comment

Trump decisively wins Electoral College vote

by NW Spotlight Despite an attempt to subvert the working of the Electoral College, Donald Trump decisively won the Electoral College vote yesterday, 304 to 227. The attempt to subvert the working of the Electoral College was described by The … Continue reading

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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

Real Tax Reform is Not What the Republicans are Talking About

Remember when the Democrats talked about “tax reform” but they really meant tax increases?  With the election of Donald Trump (R) as President and control of the House of Representatives and Senate still in the hands of the Republicans that … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Donald Trump, Public Employee Unions, Tax Reform, Taxes | Leave a comment

Fresh Dropping from the Campaign Trail: The Aftermath

Following are a series of vignettes apropos to the conclusion of the recent presidential elections.  Some things never change. Leslie Stahl   Ms. Stahl, born to a wealthy Massachusetts family and a princess of privilege herself, promoted the liberal narrative … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Carly Fiorina, Donald Trump, Ethics, Leadership, McCain, President Obama | Leave a comment

Protesting Trump

by Larry Huss When I was a sophomore in college one of my roommates was upset because the school administration would not allow the student newspaper to print an article that was critical of some policy of the school. One … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton | Leave a comment

Trump’s plans for first 100 days

by NW Spotlight On Wednesday NPR ran a good piece on President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for his first 100 days. NPR reports “The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on … Continue reading

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Unbelievable! What’s Next?

I didn’t believe it would happen, but my wife did.  I didn’t believe it could happen but her cousin in Dunthorpe did.  I couldn’t believe it was happening but one of my old college roommates, now living in Gig Harbor, … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 1st Amendment, Abortion, Bernie Sanders, Corruption, Donald Trump, Ethics, Hillary Clinton, McCain, Obamacare, Preident Bill Clinton, President Obama, Public Employee Unions | Leave a comment

Trump wins! GOP also keeps control of US Senate, House

by NW Spotlight Once again defying the odds, Donald Trump has won the U.S. presidential election! Yesterday, Real Clear Politics polling averages showed Hillary with a 39 electoral vote lead over Trump, but today they are showing election results with … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:10 | Posted in 2016 Election, 2016 Presidential Election, Congressional Races, Donald Trump, U.S. Senate, U.S. Supreme Court | Leave a comment

Will the Mainstream Media Turn on Hillary?

The mainstream media doesn’t really like Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.  Mostly because she has for years chosen to ignore press conferences and decline to answer questions from the press.  You can add to that they know whatever she tells … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Corruption, Donald Trump, Ethics, Government corruption, Hillary Clinton | Leave a comment

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