Calling All Sex Offenders: Oregon Awaits

Are you a sexual deviant? Are you a serial rapist? A child molester? A sexual predator? Well welcome to Oregon, the government has got your back. Have you repeatedly raped a thirteen year old child over a three year period? … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Corruption, Cylvia Hayes, Education, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Kitzhaber, Gov. Neil Goldschmidt, Liberalism, Mayor Sam Adams, Oregon Government, Preident Bill Clinton, Sex Offenders | 479 Comments

Kitzhaber’s Disgrace: Others Should Share the Blame

Less than a month after his inauguration for an unprecedented fourth term Gov. John Kitzhaber has been forced to resign in disgrace. That resignation is supposed to be effective today. For many this will be a day to gloat over … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Mayor Sam Adams, Oregon Government | Tagged | 8 Comments

Portland’s Political Correctness Revisited Too Soon

In July of this year, I wrote a column about “political correctness” stretched to the level of incompetence. In that column I discussed the actions of Jack D. Graham, Portland’s Chief Administrative Office (CAO) and Director of the Office and … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Commissioner Jeff Cogen, Government Waste, Leadership, Mayor Sam Adams, Portland Politics | 352 Comments

The Obama Administration and the New Forms of Lying

“YOU LIE!”  These are the words shouted out by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C) on September 9, 2009, during a speech by President Barack Obama to a Joint Session of the Congress, as Mr. Obama touted the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).  … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Health & Human Services, IRS Scandal, Leadership, Mayor Sam Adams, McCain, Obamacare, President Obama, Rep. David Wu | 72 Comments

Handicapped Parking: A Revenue Problem for Portland

Two weeks ago I wrote a column regarding the growth of government through the perversion of a variety of government assistance programs.  The worst of these, in my opinion, was the proliferation of handicap parking stickers – a seemingly endless … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Government Overreach, Government Waste, Leadership, Mayor Sam Adams, Portland Politics, Uncategorized | 408 Comments

Political Correctness: A Guide to Portland’s Ineptitude

My friends tell me that I have a rather bizarre sense of humor and I know they are right.  There is nothing funnier to me than watching Portland’s liberal elites being hoisted on their own politically correct petards.  Two recent … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Leadership, Liberalism, Mayor Sam Adams, Portland, Portland Politics | 35 Comments

Portland: politically correct trumps job creation

Do you ever read Steve Duin in the Oregonian? I do, regularly. I doubt that there are a handful of political things upon which Mr. Duin and I might agree, but he is an articulate spokesman for the left. Even … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Columbia River Crossing, Environment, Jobs, Land Use Laws, Mayor Sam Adams, Portland Politics | 2 Comments

Sustainability Center Finally Euthanized

Reckless spending is such a way of life in Oregon politics that it is truly noteworthy when a wasteful project is terminated. Such is the case with the proposed Oregon Sustainability Center, a green building Taj Mahal that was pushed … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Energy, Government Waste, Mayor Sam Adams | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The Oregonian Rips Matt Wingard as Hypocrisy Runs Wild

The Oregonian’s editorial board met over the weekend to opine about the fate of Rep. Matt Wingard (R-Wilsonville) as a result of accusations by a former college-age staff member that Mr. Wingard “gave her alcohol when she was underage, drugged … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Mayor Sam Adams, Rep. David Wu | 1,737 Comments

John Edwards’ Scandal: Another One Ignored by the Mainstream Media

The Atlanta Journal cartoonist, Mike Luckovich, recently captured the essence of former Democrat Vice-presidential candidate, John Edwards. The cartoon shows the trial judge at Mr. Edwards’ current criminal trial addressing the jury while Mr. Edwards preens in a handheld mirror: … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Mayor Sam Adams, Media | 43 Comments

Just What is a Loogan?

Right From the Start Last week the Oregonian reported that Portland Mayor Sam Adams engaged in a public hand wringing that the Republicans were so insensitive as to propose a presidential debate in Portland. After all, Portland is hallowed ground … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Mayor Sam Adams, Occupy Wall Street, Portland Politics | 287 Comments

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