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November 12 is the first anniversary of 54°40’ Or Fight!


I am proud and humbled to celebrate the first anniversary of this blog. It has evolved quite a bit in its first year. I am most proud of the contributors who have agreed to post their stories at 54°40’ Or Fight! We now have 21 active contributors from around the State of Oregon. Several veteran […]

Gordon Fulks Destroys Arguments Against Coal Shipments At Americans For Prosperity Rally


On Tuesday, July 24, President Obama visited Portland. On that day, AFP Oregon organized a rally to remind him that there is opposition to his plans for America. AFP Oregon has been hitting back hard lately on the opposition to allowing coal to be shipped out of Portland’s ports, which is being led by extreme […]

“Green” vs “Green”


There was an article recently in the Oregonian, “Lawsuit against wind energy project near Steens Mountain pits green groups against green project“.   After reading the article it became clear that there is just no pleasing some people. I am skeptical of “green” energy, particularly wind farms, especially in Oregon where we have an abundance of […]

The Clackistani Revolt Spreads to Washington County – Kickoff April 27

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What shall we call them? The Washingtinians? Washingtonistas? Washahideen? Anyway, they’re fighting back against an oppressive government just like in Clackistan, and they need your support. Check out their website – – and check out their kickoff event TONIGHT: Dear friends of SW Rail Vote Pac, This notice is to let you know that […]

Portland State Students Save Mother Earth Through Crappy Beatnik Poetry

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Because the world was clamoring for a rebirth of Haight Ashbury …   Like this:Like Loading…

Open Letter To Oregon AMS On Climate Change

5440 Note: This open letter was sent to all members of the Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society in response to the Climate Change lecture by Phil Mote, et al, at Portland State University on April 10. After watching both the proponents of man-made global warming on Tuesday April 10th at the Oregon chapters […]

Gordon Fulks, Chuck Wiese, Bobby Corser question Phil Mote and Andreas Schmittner

Gordon Fulks, Chuck Wiese, Bobby Corser question Phil Mote and Andreas Schmittner

At the ballyhooed Global Warming Lecture at PSU tonight, questions from the floor ended up getting asked after all. One can now understand why Dr. Mote initially put up such a fight to avoid them. The open laughter at some answers, combined with the refusal to answer others, combined with the dismissal of facts in […]

Dear AMS: Global Warming Alarmist Previously Wanted Debate

As most folks reading this are already aware, the American Meteorological Society’s event for this Tuesday, April 10th, featuring government employees and global warming alarmists Phil Mote and Andreas Schmittner, will not be not be taking questions from the audience. There will be a Q&A of sorts, but it will be more like a politician’s […]

U of O: Heresy Must Be Addressed

U of O: Heresy Must Be Addressed

University of Oregon “professor” refines the agenda: if you’re skeptical about Anthropogenic Global Warming, you must be rounded up and treated. LONDON — (March 26, 2012) — Resistance at individual and societal levels must be recognized and treated before real action can be taken to effectively address threats facing the planet from human-caused contributions to climate change. That’s […]

Dispatch from an undercover global warming infiltrator

[5440 note: Gordon Fulks, PhD, relates the following story of his chance encounter with Global Warming cheerleader James Hansen at his appearance in Oregon on March 20.] On Tuesday, I had no intention of driving all the way to Salem to hear the Great Global Warming Guru James Hansen speak at Willamette University.  After all, […]

Upon Further Review, The Leftie Media Gets It Right – If For The Wrong Reason


Today on Yahoo! news, there was an article that had all the makings of your typical screed demonizing Conservatives as anti-science flat earthers: Study: Trust in science among educated conservatives plunges But a funny thing happened on the way to characterizing Conservatives as backwards nincompoops. Now don’t get me wrong, the author wasn’t trying to […]

It’s For The Children™!

It’s For The Children™!

  Man-made global warming didn’t pan out, so they switched to “man-made climate change”. Meryl Streep (Photo credit: Wikipedia) That’s been selling about as well as the Chevy Volt, so they’re repackaging it with that time-honored standby: “It’s For The Children”. The usual suspects are involved, as the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council have […]

He’s Been Dreaming All His Life, Living In An AlGore Paradise

He’s Been Dreaming All His Life, Living In An AlGore Paradise

As discussed previously, noted Anthropogenic Global Warming enthusiast Dr. Peter H. Gleick stole documents from the Heartland Institute and was alleged to have forged another; an allegation that he denied. However, the document in question was subjected to in-depth analysis byforensic experts: Juola & Associates ( is the premier provider of expert analysis and testimony in […]

The Ethics Of AGW

The Ethics Of AGW

Peter H. Gleick made his living as a “climate scientist”, Peter Gleick – World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2009 (Photo credit: World Economic Forum) but he’s dealt himself a mortal blow: he engaged in unlawful activity, and worse yet, he got caught. Although all manner of misbehavior is acceptable among the Leftist followers of the […]



AOOGAH! AOOGAH! AOOGAH! Please head to your shelter immediately; this is not a drill. Repeat, this is not a drill. Humans may have been causing climate changefor much longer than we’ve been burning fossil fuels. In fact, the agrarian revolution may have started human-induced climate changes long before the industrial revolution began to sully the skies. How? Through the clearing of forests, which […]

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  • Washington State Wire Vacation Time August 12, 2015
    The Washington State Wire will be taking a vacation until the first week in October. Join us then for more original reporting and links to other top articles. The post Washington State Wire Vacation Time appeared first on Washington State Wire.
  • Vying for Governor, Bill Bryant Seeks to Expand His Brand August 11, 2015
    As a Port of Seattle commissioner, Bryant is well known in Westside business and industrial circles, and better known in Eastern Washington’s agricultural world. It’s everyone else that needs an introduction, he says, if he’s to convince them he’s their choice in the 2016 gubernatorial election. The post Vying for Governor, Bill Bryant Seeks to […]
  • Washington State Can Lead on Global Warming and Clean Energy August 11, 2015
    Washingtonians demand urgent action on climate. If our elected leaders won’t lead us forward, then the people will. The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is Washington state’s coalition of individuals, organizations and businesses dedicated to reducing global-warming pollution and strengthening our economy. The post Washington State Can Lead on Global Warming and Clean Energy […]
  • Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Afghanistan, Yemen & the UN October 6, 2015
    1) General John Campbell, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, admitted today that an American airship did mistakenly fire on a Doctors without Borders hospital and that the command came from the U.S. military. While the order originated with the U.S. chain of command, Campbell said to the Senate Armed Services Committee that U.S. forces would […]
  • Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Russia, Iraq & Afghanistan October 5, 2015
    1) NATO has denounced Russia’s violation of Turkish airspace. A Russian plane, part of the air campaign against ISIS in Syria, crossed over the border into Turkey. Russia has also received criticism of the campaign in general which Western military experts say focuses not just on ISIS but other moderate rebel groups. U.S. Defense Secretary […]
  • Today’s Top 3 International Stories: UN, Syria & Israel September 29, 2015
    1) Russia and the U.S. have stepped up talks concerning Syria on the sidelines of the UN summit. Russia has been increasing its military presence in Syria to “fight ISIS.” Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the two parties agree to a few basic points on the conflict in Syria: […]
  • Congressman: Obama’s Afghanistan Pullpack Will Leave ‘Vacuum’ for Taliban October 7, 2015
    Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R., Ohio), an Iraq war veteran, said Wednesday that President Obama’s plan to scale back troops in Afghanistan would leave a “vacuum” in which the Taliban will rise as the Islamic State did in Iraq. The post Congressman: Obama’s Afghanistan Pullpack Will Leave ‘Vacuum’ for Taliban appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
  • Swing State Voters Think Clinton is Condescending October 7, 2015
    The post Swing State Voters Think Clinton is Condescending appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
  • Longtime Clinton Ally Charged in $1.3 Million UN Bribery Scheme October 7, 2015
    A Chinese businessman who was accused of illegally funneling money to the Democratic National Committee before Bill Clinton’s reelection has been charged in a $1.3 million bribery scheme. The post Longtime Clinton Ally Charged in $1.3 Million UN Bribery Scheme appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
  • Self-Driving Cars in the News October 7, 2015
    60 Minutes covered self-driving cars last Sunday and CBS News took a look at Mercedes’ vision of the car of the future. General Motors, which cut its R&D when it went bankrupt in 2008, now plans to get into self-driving cars in a big way. View More: Newsmakers News|60 Minutes News|Live News|More News Videos Tight-lipped […]
  • Still Not Carrying Passengers October 6, 2015
    Washington DC’s H Street streetcar ran down a police car last week. But, as the Washington Post headline notes, it’s “still not carrying passengers.” Still in the testing stage a year after construction was supposedly complete. Wikimedia photo by Michael J. The District Department of Transportation began testing the streetcar about a year ago, and […]
  • Setting an Unaffordable Target October 2, 2015
    Portland and San Francisco are not the only urban areas with housing affordability problems. Where the 2013 ratio of median home prices to median family incomes was 7.0 in San Francisco-Oakland and 3.8 in Portland, it was a wallet-busting 9.6 in Auckland, New Zealand. In response, Chris Parker, the Chief Economist for the Auckland city […]