Dennis Richardson wins first debate

Dennis Richardson for Governor Salem, OR – State Representative and candidate for Governor Dennis Richardson delivered a commanding win in his first debate with John Kitzhaber at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Convention. “I’m grateful to the ONPA for hosting … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Gov. Kitzhaber | 11 Comments

Oregon’s Dismal Employment Picture Isn’t Gov. Kitzhaber Fault – Just Ask Him

  Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to be re-elected again – for the fourth time. At the end of his second term he deemed Oregon “ungovernable” which is liberal newspeak for “it’s not my fault that I failed.” After eight years … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Cover Oregon, Economy, Employment, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government Regulation, Green Energy, Jobs, Leadership, Obamacare, PERS, Public Employee Unions | 5 Comments

Lars Larson: Crisis growing in Oregon’s timber counties

by Lars Larson A crisis is growing in Oregon’s timber dependent counties along with the Douglas Firs. Law enforcement is falling apart in that half of the state where you don’t find a Starbucks on every corner. I talked with … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Gov. Kitzhaber, Natural Resources, Timber | 7 Comments

Gov. Kitzhaber is responsible for Cover Oregon failure

by Dan Lucas Cover Oregon, Oregon’s attempt at a health insurance exchange, has been a disaster. It didn’t start out that way — it started full of promise and high expectations. Back in 2011 Gov. Kitzhaber spoke of the support … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Gov. Kitzhaber, Health Care Reform | 23 Comments

Call for independent investigation of SAIF CEO firing

by Brandon Smith and Krystal Smith We’ve been silent publicly to this point. However, silence accomplishes nothing. We are not whistleblowers. We have no inside information. Sadly, the only information we have has been provided by Bob Wilson at Thank … Continue reading

Posted by at 08:24 | Posted in Gov. Kitzhaber, SAIF | 8 Comments

Lars Larson: Thoughts on the Reynolds High School tragedy

by Lars Larson Two teenagers died this week at Reynolds High School in Troutdale. One was a murderer. And John Kitzhaber, who wants another four years leading the state, admits he doesn’t know what to do. At a vigil for … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gov. Kitzhaber, Gun Control, President Obama | 14 Comments

The High Cost of Liberalism

The high cost of liberalism continues to increase. Tuesday mornings Oregonian reported on another “green energy” fantasy slipping into failure at considerable cost to taxpayers. An article by Molly Young stated: “Portland’s SoloPower Systems has missed another monthly payment on … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Columbia River Crossing, Cover Oregon, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government Waste, Green Energy, Leadership, Liberalism, Oregon Government, Portland Politics, Progressivism | 2 Comments

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