Portland School Board Schedules Book-Burning Party

By John A. Charles, Jr. The Portland Public School board recently voted to prohibit textbooks or classroom materials questioning the mainstream thinking about climate change. The decision has sparked an outpouring of commentary, with many writers supportive of the School … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Education, Global Warming | Tagged , | 23 Comments

Get Ready for High-Cost Electricity

By John A. Charles, Jr. During Oregon’s month-long legislative session earlier this year, the big environmental “win” was Senate Bill 1547, a bill that was hatched in secret by two large utilities and a group of environmental activists. The bill promises to … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Oregon Government, Oregon Senate, State Government | Tagged , | 53 Comments

Free Speech and Liberal Repression

One of the pillars of freedom is free speech. Without it a democracy becomes an oligarchy (rule by the elite) and from there devolves to a kakistocracy (rule by the least competent). Free speech only exists when the public has … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 1st Amendment, First Amendment, Free Speech, Global Warming, Government Abuse, Hillary Clinton, Liberalism, Obamacare, Oregon Supreme Court, President Obama, Progressivism, Transparency | 39 Comments

Thanks to Rep. Mike Nearman for challenging the Climate Cult

by Gordon J. Fulks, PhD In an essay published on Saturday May 7, 2016, Oregon Legislator Mike Nearman asked those who objected to his skepticism about Anthropogenic Global Warming to provide the evidence (data) that convinced them we are headed … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:05 | Posted in Global Warming | 71 Comments

Climate Change and a Few Simple Questions

by Rep. Mike Nearman I’m running for re-election to the statehouse, and I was at a League of Women’s Voters candidate forum the other night. One of their questions was, “What environmental programs would you implement to help Oregon do … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Global Warming | 59 Comments

Climate change as dissociation

by Dan Lucas President Obama recently attended a U.N. climate change conference in Paris. The conference came just weeks after the terrorist attack in Paris that killed 130 and wounded hundreds more – an attack that ISIS took credit for. … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Global Warming, President Obama, Terrorism | 19 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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