Graphics expose Low Carbon Fuel Scheme

These two graphics show problems of Low Carbon Fuel Scheme
By Taxpayer Association of Oregon

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Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in State Taxes, Taxes | 46 Comments

Gov. Kitzhaber & First Lady Cylvia Hayes’ troubles make national news

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by NW Spotlight

CNNOregon paper’s editorial board to governor: Resign

National ReviewJohn Kitzhaber, the Bob McDonnell of Oregon

MSNBCKitzhaber faces political crisis in Oregon

Washington PostThe long, troubled history of Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber’s fiancee, Cylvia Hayes

Washington Post – The Oregonian called on Gov. John Kitzhaber to resign. Here’s why that’s big.

Fox NewsOregon’s largest newspaper calls on governor to resign over fiancée controversy

USA TodayOregon newspaper calls on Gov. Kitzhaber to resign

Posted by at 09:32 | Posted in Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber | 19 Comments

The ‘big lie’ about unemployment in Oregon

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by Dan Lucas

On Tuesday the CEO of polling firm Gallup wrote an opinion piece called The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment. It’s about how the official unemployment rate is extremely misleading – because disappeared in that rate are all the people who’ve given up looking for a job or who are underemployed. The Gallup CEO wrote “as many as 30 million Americans are either out of work or severely underemployed.”

The same thing is happening here in Oregon. The Oregon Employment Department and local media have touted “that Oregon has regained all the jobs lost during the recession.” Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Employment, Gov. Kitzhaber, Jobs | 9 Comments

Kitzhaber meltdown underway

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by NW Spotlight

Well it hasn’t been a good day for Oregon’s Gov. John Kitzhaber (D). Willamette Week started the day with more tough articles asking the tough questions that Kitzhaber won’t answer: Climate, Changed, Kitzhaber Hired Ally Who Arranged Cylvia Hayes’ Fellowship, Making Him Highest-Paid Aide, and Hands Off by Nigel Jaquiss and Yes, Virginia, There is a Scandal by Anna Walters.

And then this afternoon the Oregonian Editorial Board called for Kitzhaber to resign! Continue reading

Posted by at 04:21 | Posted in 2014 Election, Gov. Kitzhaber | 7 Comments

Update on the Petition Requesting President Obama Resign

Right From the Start

Right From the Start

A month ago we started a petition drive requesting President Barack Obama to resign as being unfit for the office of President of the United States. At that time we promised to provide the results of our efforts.

In a nutshell it was an abject failure. As of January 29, 2015, we had gathered only 73 signatures.

Let me explain. We* chose to utilize a website created by Mr. Obama’s White House on the pretext of providing an open and transparent administration. When the website was initiated in September of 2011, the threshold number of signatures required was 5,000 in thirty days. Because small groups were having success in mobilizing the requisite number of signatures, Mr. Obama immediately raised the threshold to 25,000 in October of 2011. In January of 2013 Mr. Obama raised the threshold to 100,000 signatures virtually ensuring that only nationwide organizations with substantial email lists, professional staff and access to the new digital worlds would be able to utilize the website. Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Bill of Rights, Free Speech, Government Regulation, IRS Scandal, President Obama | 9 Comments

A glimpse inside the Orwellian world of Cylvia Hayes

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by NW Spotlight

A year ago Oregon’s First Lady Cylvia Hayes was a speaker at the 2014 Global Presencing Forum in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The forum’s subtitle was “From Ego to Eco-System Economies: Creating Well-Being for All.”

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Posted by at 10:30 | Posted in Gov. Kitzhaber, Green Energy, Natural Resources | 16 Comments

Media gallery of Kitzhaber scandal

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon

From Statesman Journal here
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Posted by at 04:55 | Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments

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