Media bias fuels national polarization

by Dan Lucas One of the factors in the popularity of Donald Trump is how he thumbs his nose at the media and their various narratives, political correctness and sacred cows. It taps into an ever-present frustration that conservatives have. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and the OMG Chorus

I am not a Donald Trump fan. He doesn’t even finish in my top three candidates. (They are, in alphabetical order, Carly Fiorina, John Kasich and Marco Rubio). Still, I am fascinated by Mr. Trump’s unerring ability to tap into … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Congress, Donald Trump, Federal Government, Leadership, Media, President Obama | 5 Comments

Jeff Mapes leaving The Oregonian

by NW Spotlight Longtime Oregonian senior political reporter Jeff Mapes is taking a buyout from The Oregonian. Nigel Jaquiss at Willamette Week reported yesterday “Some of the most experienced, best-known reporters at The Oregonian have applied for the latest round … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:05 | Posted in Media | 5 Comments

Coosville preserves 2nd Amendment and rejects new tax

by Rob Taylor Despite the irrational warnings coming from the gun control alarmists, 8,905 Coos county voters decided to preserve a valued right of the individual to keep and bear arms by successfully ratifying the Second Amendment measure 6-151 with … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:23 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Local Taxes, Media, Voting | 9 Comments

Sex, Lies and Innuendo at CNBC (Well, Without the Sex)

Somewhere in the middle of what was supposed to pass as an issues debate amongst the Republican presidential primary contestants on CNBC, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) famously responded to yet another sarcastic question by one of the CNBC newsreaders (it … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Carly Fiorina, Donald Trump, Ethics, Liberalism, Media | 7 Comments

Disappointing media coverage of UCC tragedy

by Dan Lucas On the morning of October 1st, tragedy hit the Umpqua Community College (UCC) in Douglas County, Oregon. A 26-year old student came to school that day and killed a teacher and eight fellow students, wounded several more … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, Media, President Obama | 39 Comments

Ignorant, misleading gun control reporting by Washington Post

by Dan Lucas There is some ignorant, misleading reporting by Juliet Eilperin in her article yesterday in the Washington Post. She writes that President Obama is using the recent shooting in Oregon to justify “circumventing Congress with his executive authority … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:30 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, Media, President Obama | 57 Comments

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