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Politically correct Portland rejected feds who saved city from terrorist attack

Politically correct Portland rejected feds who saved city from terrorist attack

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 participate in a key […]

Oregon Is The Most Corrupt State In The Union, Pt. 9.

Oregon Is The Most Corrupt State In The Union, Pt. 9.

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. 2009 HB 3451 allows for ballots to be opened 7 […]

Oregon Is The Most Corrupt State In The Union – Pt. 8.

Oregon Is The Most Corrupt State In The Union – Pt. 8.

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 dedicated crew was organized to observe the elections process, as allowed by […]

Oregon Is The Most Corrupt State In The Union – Pt. 7.

Oregon Is The Most Corrupt State In The Union – Pt. 7.

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 material for this continuing series. My good […]

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union

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, […]

People’s Republic of Oregon bucks national trend towards conservatism

People’s Republic of Oregon bucks national trend towards conservatism

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 it’s also the […]

Why Chris Dudley lost

Why Chris Dudley lost

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 Dems.  If they had felt […]

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union – Pt. 6.

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union – Pt. 6.

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 “regional government” had a great little money-making scheme going on – until […]

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union – Pt. 5. BONUS MEDIA COLLUSION EPISODE!

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union – Pt. 5. BONUS MEDIA COLLUSION EPISODE!

Author’s note: This post originally appeared at http://redcounty.com/content/oregon-most-corrupt-state-union-pt-5-bonus-media-collusion-episode on Nov 2, 2010. Pertinent archives are being migrated to this new blog. Edit: This was written before the elections, but timed for release after the election so as to avoid infighting among Oregon Conservatives. Now that it appears that Dudley might actually win (barring any malfeasance in […]

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union – Pt. 4. – NOW WITH EVEN MORE MEDIA COLLUSION!

Oregon is the most corrupt State in the Union – Pt. 4. – NOW WITH EVEN MORE MEDIA COLLUSION!

Author’s note: This post originally appeared at http://redcounty.com/content/oregon-most-corrupt-state-union-pt-4-now-even-more-media-collusion on Nov 1, 2010. Pertinent archives are being migrated to this new blog. I recently saw Chris Telfer, Republican Candidate for State Treasurer, speak at the U-Choose Candidate Forum. She made the point that this state is FAR more corrupt than any of us realize. She gave two […]

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