Accusing Apple of terrorism misses the mark

by Reagan Knopp I was disappointed to see a number of people I respect level attacks on Apple for releasing a letter stating they intend to defend the privacy of technology users everywhere. Before explaining how Apple is making the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Privacy, Terrorism | 9 Comments

Portland Set to Approve Public Shaming of Building Owners

By John A. Charles, Jr. For members of the Portland City Council, the end always justifies the means. Their current obsession is energy use in commercial buildings. On April 15 the Council likely will approve a regulation to require the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Government Overreach, Government Regulation, Green Energy, Individual Responsiblity, Portland, Portland Politics, Privacy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Exercising the Role of Loyal Opposition

The dust up over the budget and the debt ceiling that consumed the attention of Congress and President Barack Obama for the past month was not resolved.  The disagreements were continued for another three months.  Nothing of substance will be … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Federal Government, IRS Scandal, Obamacare, Privacy | 22 Comments

Avoiding Responsibility at the Presidential Level

  In 1945, a serial killer, subsequently identified as William Heirens, left a message in the home of one of his victims – scrawled across the mirror in lipstick was the following: “For heavens sake catch me before I kill … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Government Overreach, Individual Responsiblity, IRS Scandal, President Obama, Privacy, Terrorism | 20 Comments

Oregon Senate GOP moves to protect Facebook passwords from employers

Oregon Senate Republicans Senators introduce Social Networking Privacy Protection Act Salem, OR — Senator Bruce Starr (R-Hillsboro), Senator Betsy Close (R-Albany/Corvallis) and Senator Tim Knopp (R-Bend) have introduced legislation to safeguard the privacy of individuals on social networking sites. “Social … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:58 | Posted in OR 77th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate, Privacy | 9 Comments

Obama Ignores Mental Health Issues in Favor of Gun Control

I hate to enter the gun control controversy because both sides are in hardened positions and neither has much of a chance of influencing the other side’s thinking. However, I am more than happy to enter the controversy surrounding the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Crime & Sentencing, Government Regulation, President Obama, Privacy | 967 Comments

Gun-bashing NY newspaper wants to be protected by… guns

by NW Spotlight The Journal News, a newspaper for the counties just north of New York City, recently created an online map exposing the names and addresses of people legally licensed to own handguns in those counties. New York State … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:30 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Media, Privacy | 2,368 Comments

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