Low Information Media Distorts Options for Trump

So President Donald Trump is involved in another “dust up” regarding his insistence on “building a wall” on our southern border to stop the flow of illegal immigrants and illegal drugs AND his insistence that one way or another Mexico … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Free Trade, Illegal Immigration, Mexico, President Donald Trump | Leave a comment

Support ballot measure to protect from voting by non-citizens

by Rep. Mike Nearman Ballot measure would combat vote fraud, help safeguard Oregonians’ electoral will “Here, sir, the people govern.” With this immortal phrase, Alexander Hamilton summarized the system of self-rule that, among other attributes, has made America the envy … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Illegal Immigration, Initiative & Referendum, Voting | 8 Comments

Forced union dues collection: Bigger problem than most realize

Letter to the Editor Unions of government workers in Oregon have lavish bank accounts resulting from mandatory dues payments by state workers, who currently have no choice whether to support the union financially or not. Many voters applaud current efforts … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:17 | Posted in Illegal Immigration, Public Employee Unions | 18 Comments

Revisiting Republican Congressional Campaign Commitments (3rd Edition)

This is the second update to a column I wrote in April of this year and updated in July. It will also be the last because nothing has changed. Nothing is likely to change and the thought of revisiting the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Congress, Foreign Relations, Government Waste, Illegal Immigration, Leadership, Obamacare, Paul Ryan, Taxes | 8 Comments

Dems defy Oregon voters on funding illegal immigrants

by Richard F. LaMountain What will it take for the Legislature’s Democratic majority to heed Oregonians’ will? Last year, via Ballot Measure 88, Oregon voters rejected the illegal-immigrant driver cards the Legislature approved in 2013.  The magnitude of that rejection … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Illegal Immigration, OR 78th Legislative Session | 13 Comments

Expatriates on the Rise

Billionaire and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump created a political uproar when he declared that: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best. They’re not sending you, they’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Government Abuse, Illegal Immigration, Land Use Laws, President Obama, State Taxes, Taxes | 15 Comments

Voters may get chance to end Dems’ abuse of ‘emergency clause’

by Richard F. LaMountain In the 2015 legislative session, majority Democrats denied Oregonians their right to refer many bills to a public vote — almost certainly, in at least some instances, because they feared voters would reject those bills if … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:15 | Posted in Illegal Immigration, OR 78th Legislative Session, Voting | 7 Comments

Revisiting Republican Congressional Campaign Commitments (2nd Edition)

This in an update to a column I wrote in April of this year. The italics reflect the previous column while the updates are in regular type: During the 2014 congressional campaigns the Republicans told us that if we would … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, 2016 Election, 2016 Presidential Election, Congress, GOP, Government reform, Hillary Clinton, Illegal Immigration, Leadership, Obamacare, President Obama, Taxes | 7 Comments

Oregon taxpayers on hook for ‘free’ college education for undocumented aliens

Thanks to legislation passed by Democrat majority by Sen. Doug Whitsett During the 2013 regular session, the Legislative Assembly enacted House Bill 2787. It was better known as the “Tuition Equity Act,” and passed with a significant bipartisan majority vote. … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:45 | Posted in Education, Illegal Immigration, OR 78th Legislative Session | 12 Comments

Oregon judge’s connection to illegal immigrant’s murder of Kate Steinle

by NW Spotlight Tragedy on San Francisco’s Pier 14 On Wednesday, July 1st, 32-year-old Kate Steinle was shot and killed on San Francisco’s Pier 14, “one of the city’s most scenic tourist spots.” The ABC affiliate in San Francisco reported … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Illegal Immigration | 47 Comments

Immigration Reform: Obama’s Canard for Racial Animus

A letter to the editor in the Arizona Republic last week asked the impertinent question – if President Barack Obama was serious about immigration reform why didn’t he wait to work with the new Congress? Good question. What do we … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Illegal Immigration, Leadership, President Obama | 45 Comments

DMV seeking end-around of your Measure 88 NO vote

You can thank President Obama and Oregon Democratic officials who pick and choose when to follow laws and the Oregon Constitution by Mike Nearman The will of the people is poised to take another beating. You’ll recall that in 2013 … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Illegal Immigration, State Government, Voting | 164 Comments

Danger Lies Ahead for Those Who Trust President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

The best that can be said about President Barack Obama’s recent announcement suspending deportation for nearly 5 million illegal immigrants is that there is less there than meets the eye. Here is what Mr. Obama said: “Now here is the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Illegal Immigration, Leadership, President Obama | 45 Comments

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