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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 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 [...]
More than 1.2 million natural gas customers in Washington will pay more for fuel beginning Saturday as a result of higher wholesale natural gas costs and colder than average temperatures last winter. The post Washington Natural Gas Rates Rising This Winter appeared first on Washington State Wire.
California’s landmark climate policy program — AB32, passed in 2006 and defended from ballot attack in 2010 — includes, among other measures, a statewide cap-and-trade system. The carbon market established by AB32 is now up and running. Unfortunately, some recent changes to the rules threaten to neuter that market, rendering its carbon reductions illusory, a
An independent statewide poll shows Washington voters backing passage of initiatives that would expand background checks for virtually all gun sales and also directs lawmakers to allocate money to reduce student-to-teacher ratios in K-12 education. The post Poll Shows Gun Control, Class Size Initiatives Both Passing appeared first on Washington State Wire.
1) The air strikes in Syria on the Islamic State by the anti-ISIS coalition (led by the U.S.) has killed 521 militants and 32 civilians. 2) Venezuela has started a new program rationing foods, basic goods and medical supplies using a fingerprinting system. Major stores and facilities have been taken over by the government. 3) NATO commanders […]
1) American Jeffrey Fowle freed from North Korea unexpectedly. 2) The Mexican government has put a warrant out for the arrest of the Mayor of Iguala where 43 people students went missing. 3) Israel and Palestine are getting heated again after the death of a baby girl. A nephew of a known Hamas bomb-maker drove […]
1) Two shooting happened at a war memorial in Ottawa, Canada. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was murdered. Please hug, virtually or in reality, any Canadian you know. 2) A bomb that went off outside of Cairo University today wounded 11 people. Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) claimed responsibility for the bombing. 3) Sit-in protests in the capital […]
The anti-Israel Middle East lobbying group J Street has once again been crowned the loser of its office building’s annual pumpkin carving contest in what insiders are describing as a demoralizing loss for a group that has few victories to its credit. This year, J Street entered into the contest a pumpkin it called ‘The Walking Dead’, a title that many descri
As the Antiplanner noted yesterday, the Washington Post has observed that unaffordable housing markets tend to be in liberal metropolitan areas while conservative metropolitan areas tend to be affordable. This is based on a comparison by Trulia economist Jed Kolko of housing prices (in dollars per square foot) vs. voting for Obama or Romney in […]
Here’s a continuation of yesterday’s post with five more economic principles for planners. Today’s principles are a little more complicated than yesterday’s. To clarify, I am using the word “planners” as shorthand for “advocates of government infrastructure subsidies and regulation.” 6. There’s no such thing as a free lunch. Planners would like you to believ
Planners and economists often come to the exact opposite conclusions about various policy proposals. In too many cases, this seems to be because planners (which I define here as “advocates of government spending and regulation”) have a poor understanding of basic economics. To help them out, the Antiplanner has developed ten economic principles for planners.