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Sellwood Bridge is Falling Down (A search for an "Oregon" solution.)
Question: Should Animal Lovers Have the Right to Marry Sheep? (Includes a Matt Barber column about legislating from the bench. The sheep shown is named Andy.)
Chapter Three (from the dumbest out of print fishing book ever written)
Oregon: Eradicating Opportunity by Rob Kremer
(An essay about what's really going on, and exactly what caused the problems.)
Oregon Firm Goes Global
To Battle Infirm Economy by Fred Delkin, this one is about some folks who have been growing in spite of the national and local downturn. Where there's a will and some brains, there's a way, it seems.
Portland: A Model for National Policy? by Wendell Cox, this is an x-link. Here's a quote: Indeed if Secretary LaHood has his way, Portland could become The Model for federal transportation policy. So perhaps it is appropriate to review what it has accomplished. This piece pastes reality over the Portland fantasy. Our thanks to Craig at OrTem for alerting us to a patch of sanity and reason.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Beloved Leader's Bomb (What a PacNW conservative has to say about the current state of things, including North Korea having nuclear weapons and missle delivery systems.)
Detroit Iron We'll Never See, Again:
1938 Buick 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt 1951 Buick LeSabre
| So, you believe a White House
military advisor sent Air Force Two on a photo-op?
The Economy (X-links)
Roubini: U.S. economy may dip again next year...
Faber: Inflation to 'Approach Zimbabwe Level'...
Obama Maintains Control Over Banks By Refusing To Accept Repayment Of TARP Money...
Geithner Says He May Oust Executives...
Bankers Fight Back:: Politicians also to blame for crisis...
JPMorgan Chase wants to repay government rescue funds...
Senator's husband cashes in on crisis... >>>> Feinstein sought $25 billion for agency that awarded contract to spouse...
High Torque Electric Motor Being Tested (Double the output with half the weight.)
UltraBattery Sets New Standard For Hybrid Electric
— The odometer of a low emission hybrid electric test vehicle recently
reached 100,000 miles as the car circled a track in the UK using the
power of an advanced CSIRO battery system. The UltraBattery ...
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Superconducting Turbojet (June 20, 2007)
— An all-electric aircraft could soon appear over the horizon. The new
type of aircraft, currently on the drawing board, could be far more
efficient than conventional aircraft, produce less greenhouse ...
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Pig Swap (Let's make a deal.) | Poison Pancakes (Old dough can make you go - away.) | INS Cleans Up Texas Construction Site | Surprise Ending | The Alaska Pope-mobile Incident | Pelosi is Kissed by a Star (House
Speaker has America in a can.) | Congressional Money Saving Proposal (Charity begins at home.) | Congress Gives Itself Raise... (external info link topically related to the above E-RFD) | General Cosgrove (An Aussie hits the nail on the head.) | To Kill an American (An Aussie hits the nail on the head.) | A Soldier in Iraq | Freezing Balls
Off Brass Monkeys | The Ballad of the Subway Violin | New Taxes |
The Pelosi headline goes to a report wherein she says, and we quote: "We have so much room for improvement," she said. "Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory ... of how we are taking responsibility."
Every aspect of your life. That, lads and lassies, is exactly what liberals want to control -- and it explains why I have in this magazine said that socialism is monarchism clothed in gray robes. In both cases, the folks in positions of power own everything, must not be criticized and can just point at you and down you go. (LL)
Oregon's Hidden Sales Tax (Some basic economic realism for the envious.)
The History Channel: Who is Jeremy Leggett and Why Does He Want to Wipe Out America's Suburbs? (Junk science being fed to your children.)
Obama's Angel of Death | A Good Time To Wonder About Direction | George Will: The Toxic Assets We Elected... (X-link: A rocker made of logic and good writing.) And, another hottie by George: 03/29/09 (Can congress violate constitutional "Separation of powers?") | Specter to oppose 'card check,' says conservative group... (X-link) Maybe. He's a Democrat, now.) | Citizens Against Government Waste (x-link to humorous tales about pork)
SAYS 'NO THANKS'
It's to ponder ...
Co-publisher Reacts To "Gay" Press Release
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you a Democrat, a Republican or a Southerner? <> Extreme Rights Archives (Gay
or Reagan? USA Needs to Choose
Horton’s History Channel History of Slavery
(A lauded black professor from a famous East Coast
university proves that he either doesn't know or doesn't like
kinds of truth )
To Pick the Next President of the U.S.
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