I do not think it wise to pass HB 2306 for a number of reasons. My understanding is that the effect of this bill will designate all county and city elections as nonpartisan across the entire state, and that it will eliminate the ability of the precinct committee persons in a district to submit suggestions for replacement office holders in the case of a vacancy in local public office.
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It appears that the Oregon Secretary of State (SOS) is preparing to level a record setting fine upon House Representative Deborah Boone as a result of her reporting an amazing and also record setting Cash Balance Adjustment of $7843.58 on her ORESTAR campaign finance account. After a series of hard-hitting articles on MOOCountyNews in 2011 […]
My friend Ben Howe hits it out of the park again.
In the words of Andrew Breitbart, “There are two paths,” which we must choose between in this election.
Which path will we choose? Will we choose individual freedom and the free market? Or will we choose socialism and a culture that expects government to take care of it? These are not pastel colors or shades of gray. These are two distinctly different choices with two distinct destinations.
Despite strong support for basic, common sense laws ensuring the integrity of the vote across the country (see here, here, here, here and here), the Left continues to insist that requiring positive identification and verification of eligibility before voting is somehow suppressive, racist and and an evil plot to steal elections for Conservatives. Few public […]
Portland’s fire chief takes things very seriously, and in light of the appalling statistics associated with fire-dancers in the city (zero major injuries, zero deaths, zero accidents) she’s taking a tough stance. She’s issued an order banning such practices unless spectators are kept at least 25 feet away from the performers. Although no major injuries have been […]
Congrats to Paul Ryan for being selected as the Vice Presidential candidate. Personally, I was excited to see it, given that what conservatives really need are more communicators–especially given who they’re fighting. Take a listen: I Spy Minute, Monday Aug 13, 2012 Or read the transcript, below One of the things that I used […]
While I don’t believe in Obama’s never-let-a-good-crisis-go-to-waste mantra or way of thinking, because it’s about him rather than the people in the situation, there are some lessons to be learned from crisis management–and the best place to learn about it is not in politics but from business. Take a listen: I Spy Minute Tue June […]
5440 note: Every year since college, my best friend and I have played the Home Game along with the McLaughlin Group – the eternal political roundtable on PBS. Here is my entry for 2011 (as always, opinions are solely those of the author): Biggest Winner of the Year: I’ll go with Pat Buchanan on this […]