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Update to yesterday’s reports that there is a coordinated “Ballot Pickup” effort in the mid-Willamette Valley.
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Ok, so I’ve laid out just a little bit of background information.
Now to the big news of Election Season, 2010. It appears that the national, c [...]
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So, look. I know this is a controversial subject. Those in New Jersey, Illinois, Louisiana and Nevada will get all competitive. Californians will wo [...]
The Zero thinks we’re “lying low”. They ain’t seen nothin’ yet!
From the Oregonian:
The Oregon Tea Party is celebrating its official formation as a federal Political Action Committee at a kick-off event this Saturday, just two days before voters head to the polls.
Oregon’s version of the national movement [...]
Randi Kainz, Deborah Gerritzen, and Rosie Gagnon
Obama was in Portland yesterday to stump for Kitzhaber in his gubernatorial campaign, and Americans For Prosperity and the Oregon Tea Party were there to greet him. Obama’s appearance has been the “kiss of death” for other Democrat candidates, so there’s reason to hope [...]
1) Protesters in Hong Kong came out in support of greater democracy this weekend. Yesterday, there were riot police and tear gas, but today China has withdrawn the police calling the protests “calmer”. 2) Catalonia has granted their President the power to hold a referendum for independence from Spain. While they have tried to schedule […]
1) NATO is now saying they have seen some pullback of Russian troops from Ukraine. 2) America started bombing ISIS Syria over the weekend. Iran’s government openly criticized the move, despite the U.S. warning both Iran and Syria about their plans. 3) The South Sudan hunger crisis has eased some. Earlier in the year, groups […]
A prominent U.S. university has decided to suspend its relationship with a Chinese government-backed program that critics say is used by China to spread its propaganda abroad, as Beijing receives heightened scrutiny in the West over its response to mass protests in Hong Kong.
A Columbus, Ohio man raised an incredible fifty five thousand dollars to make potato salad. The original goal set for the project was $10 but after the joke crowd-funding campaign went viral the money poured in. The man, Zack Brown, decided to take the money and throw a giant potato salad themed party, according to the Associated Press.
Tonight, the Antiplanner will be in Rochester, Minnesota to address a proposed high-speed train between Rochester and Minneapolis. I’ll speak at the Rochester International Event Center, 7333 Airport Drive SW, at 7 pm. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is going through the process of preparing an environmental impact statement for the “zip train.” I
The Antiplanner squared off against regionalist Myron Orfield in Minneapolis yesterday over the question of whether governments should try to regulate land uses. My presentation (11.6-MB PowerPoint or 10.5-MB PDF version) argued that urban areas are too complicated to regulate and that attempts to do so end up doing more harm than good. Dr. Orfield […]
The consortium that paid $3.8 billion to lease the Indiana Tollroad filed for bankruptcy yesterday. The operators–a Spanish company named Cintra and an Australian company named Macquarie–said that revenues were up and costs down, but it wasn’t enough for them to keep up on their mortgage payments. According to toll-advocate Robert Poole, the problem was […]