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

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No Wonder Portland Can’t Afford to Maintain Streets

By John A. Charles, Jr. The Portland City Council seems determined to raise taxes to pay for street maintenance. But the City doesn’t have a revenue shortage problem; it has a spending misallocation problem, which continues to grow. The latest … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Greenwash

By Nick Sibilla Fox News is greener than Starbucks. Surprised? You should be. According to the newly published Corporate Renewable Energy Index, News Corporation, the parent company of Fox News, is actually the 8th highest corporate consumer of green power. … Continue reading

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Climategate 2: Don’t Give Greenpeace a Chance

By Nick Sibilla The United Nations (UN) has found itself entangled in yet another climate scandal. First, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was involved in “Glaciergate,” where it claimed that Himalayan glaciers would melt in 25 years. … Continue reading

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Oops! Renewable Energy Costs Oregon Billions

In 2007, Oregon legislators decided they would force Oregonians to purchase renewable energy whether or not they wanted it or could afford it. Legislators proclaimed this would help the Oregon economy and make our energy system more affordable and reliable. … Continue reading

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