A new report released today shows that Oregon ranks near the top of all states in special tax breaks, loopholes and corporate cronyism. The report shows that, by choosing winners and losers in the economy and attempting to shape the economy through central planning, Oregon’s economy is falling behind other states that are much more […]
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Kitzhaber Seeks Special Legislative Session To Accommodate Nike – Other Oregon Businesses, Not So...
Why should Nike get special treatment? What about the thousands of small businesses and family farms that are struggling to survive under Oregon’s burdensome taxes, regulations and bureaucracy? Don’t THEY deserve a break, too? Or do only Democrat cronies with friends in high places get the relief they need to expand, grow, and […]
Ever since Barack Obama nixed the TransCanada Oil Pipeline from Alberta to the Gulf, many people, unions and Democrats included have been scratching their heads pondering why he would kill off so many potential private sector jobs during these dire economic times. Yes I know it was all blamed on those evil Republicans, who pushed […]