When security becomes politicized: they’ll only cooperate with federal law enforcement if their own party is in power.
Byron York observes at the Washington Examiner:
In 2005, leaders in Portland, Oregon, angry at the Bush administration’s conduct of the war on terror, voted not to allow city law enforcement officers to participa [...]
Author’s note: This post originally appeared at http://redcounty.com/content/oregon-most-corrupt-state-union-pt-9 on Nov 8, 2010. Pertinent archives are being migrated to this new blog.
In wading through all the reports of the broken chain of custody, I completely forgot to post the most ridiculous permutation of Oregon Election Law.
Author’s note: This post originally appeared at http://redcounty.com/content/oregon-most-corrupt-state-union-pt-8 on Nov 8, 2010. Pertinent archives are being migrated to this new blog.
Much of the information in this post comes from volunteers from the Voter Integrity Committee of Multnomah County Republican Party. A large and dedic [...]
Author’s note: This post originally appeared at http://redcounty.com/content/oregon-most-corrupt-state-union-pt-7 on Nov 8, 2010. Pertinent archives are being migrated to this new blog.
Ok now that the election season is over, and we’ve had another opportunity to see Oregon hard at work ensuring fair elections, I have all sorts of new [...]
Oregon patriot Chuck Wiese made this observation after the election results were finalized:
The fix is in for voter fraud in the State of Oregon. At some time recent, the statutes were changed to ORS 247.017 (4): “Except as provided in ORS 247.125, if a registration card is legible, accurate and contains, at a minimum, the registrant’s [...]
While we certainly celebrated Republican victories across the country, election night was bittersweet for conservatives in Oregon. These small pockets of blue managed to override the voters in the rest of the state once again.
Multnomah County, home to the People’s Republic of Portland, is the most liberal in the state of Oregon, but [...]
13,069 votes. That’s how close we came to finally having a Republican governor.
It’s even more disheartening to learn that 19,013 voted for Greg Kord of the Constitution Party and 17,404 for Libertarian Wes Wagner – more than enough to have put us in the winner’s circle. Neither group is particularly friendly to Dem [...]
Author’s note: This post originally appeared at http://redcounty.com/content/oregon-most-corrupt-state-union-pt-6 on Nov 2, 2010. Pertinent archives are being migrated to this new blog.
Over at my buddy Max Redline’s Blog, something that will make you shake your head:
Just In Time For Halloween!
Metro, that sterling “regiona [...]
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Edit: This was written before the elections, but timed for release after the election so as to avoid infighting among O [...]
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I recently saw Chris Telfer, Republican Candidate for State Treasurer, speak at the U-Choose Candidate Forum. She made t [...]
After years of roller-coaster hikes and dips in worker compensation rates, the Washington state Department of Labor & Industries announced Tuesday that the statewide average rates for next year will increase a modest .8 percent — smaller than the 1.8 percent hike announced in September. The reason for the smaller increase, according to L&I, was stron
The Association of Washington Business (AWB) has had concerns about the Department of Revenue’s (DOR’s) internal appeal system for years, including basic questions of transparency, said Amber Carter, director of governmental affairs for tax and fiscal policy at the AWB. One of the biggest concerns is the lack of transparency that permeates the internal proce
Gil Brewer is senior director of tax policy at the Department of Revenue (DOR). He provided an interview to the Washington State Wire for a story about criticisms that the agency’s appeals division was “rubber stamping” decisions against the taxpayer. Brewer explains that the internal – and low-cost – appeals process is not designed to […] The post Q&A W
1) Today in Nigeria, 2 female suicide bombers killed 21 people in a busy market in the Northeastern part of the country, an area known for being the center of a Islamic insurgency. While people attempted to help the victims of the first bomb, the second attack happened. Boko Haram is suspected of being behind […]
Life is a risk. Everything we do and everywhere we go are all fraught with risks. You could get hit by a car while walking the dog, or slip in your bathroom and crack your hip. The point is everything in life, relationships, the workplace and in our hobbies all contain an element of risk. […]
1) Tens of thousands of people have come out to protest in Mexico City in response to the 43 missing (most likely massacred) students. Today President Nieto condemned the protests after they took a violent turn which involve setting fire to the door of the presidential palace. 2) Today the U.S. has blacklisted 2 Houthi […]
Mark Steyn is tired of the “toilet” D.C. justice system. And he still has a long way to go. More than two years have passed since Penn State University professor Michael Mann filed a defamation lawsuit against Steyn and other conservatives for criticizing his global warming research.
The CIA was spying on arms shipments from Libya to Syrian rebels at the time of the 2012 attack on its Benghazi facility, according to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. But a controversial Committee report asserts the CIA did not make “unauthorized” arms shipments to the Syrian rebels, further confusing what the two dozen officers and con
The Antiplanner grew up in the 1960s, when racism was rampant, we were fighting an undeclared and, many believed, immoral war on the other side of the world, and air pollution was so thick in American cities that visibility was often significantly reduced. By the time I was out of college in the mid-1970s, the […]
The evidence continues to grow that so-called transit-oriented development (TOD) is more oriented to subsidies than it is to transit. A new GAO report found lots of places where rail transit failed to stimulate new development. In many if not most of the places it found TODs, “supportive zoning, planning, infrastructure investments, and tax incentives” […]
John Naviaux, an undergraduate student at UC Irvine, compared the greenhouse gas benefits of getting people out of their cars and onto buses and found that, while it saved a little carbon dioxide, it wasn’t worth the huge subsidies required. As his faculty mentor, David Brownstone, comments, “there are no significant CO2 emissions benefits from […]