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Oregon Business 
Thriving on Government
Contracts by Fred Delkin

I have a plan to destroy America  (a speech by a Colorado governor)

State Rep. Richardson's
Special Session Thoughts:
Oregon SS--Week 1 
Oregon SS--Week 2

Oregon SS--Final Week

Two Letters by Fidel Castro: (1) Fidel Castro's February 2008 letter of resignation as dictator of communist Cuba,   (2)  Fidel Castro's November 1999 letter to a "highly respected friend" in Seattle, a friend Castro considers a man "of honor and integrity."  (OMED: Sent to us by Steve Beren, who lives in the Seattle area, and is running for  a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.)

Pigskin Pete a.k.a. Shanghai Slim: 
Shanghai Visit Astounds Oregon Mag Editor   (China trip part one) 
Oregon Mag Editor's Shanghai Experiences Continued...  
(China trip part two)
Ormag Editor Experiences
Globalization First Hand
       ( China trip part three)

Mt. Hood Skibowl Opens   (Track!!)  Mt. Hood Skiers Offered Unlimited Season Pass   |   The Subject was Crabs   |    Surfing for Perch  (From the archives: Winter or summer, fun for beach boys)   |    "History by the Glass"Enters Second Round   (Portland's classic saloons, Edition II, written by Paul Pintarich and published by Joe Bianco.)
   Fun With Science: 

GM exec stands by calling global warming a "crock"

    This one made Drudge and the major conservative talkshows.  Bob Lutz is being hammered by the liberal blogosphere for daring to express his opinion.  The same liberal blogosphere's reaction to the riidiculous New York Times front page attack on John McCain is, we'll call it, distinctly mild by comparison.  Mr. Lutz, unlike the NYT, is correct.  The demands of whacko leftists concerning the automobile are all based on the premise that Man is causing a climate change which endangers the world.  The only Man-caused threat the planet faces is the politics of the Left.   (External link )

The Winter of '08 was the coldest one in 20 or 30 years.  "Experts " say it was due to global warming.  How long will the people of America continue to believe this baloney?

Deepest Snowpack in Cascades for a Decade    January 30, 2008 -- Extreme weather is due to Man-caused Global Warming.  Too warm, too cold, too wet, too dry, too much snow, too little snow -- it's all caused by the same thing. To avoid being jailed for participating in this crime, you must trade your pickup for a Vespa, quit objecting to continual tax increases, cease criticizing tree-hugging hippie whacko environmentalists and, above all else,  stop exhaling.   |   Senator Inhoff's Global Warming Challenge   (External link.)   |  Denver Breaks Record For Snowfall On Christmas Day    |  Organ Transplants With No Rejection    Scientists have created a beating heart in the laboratory in a breakthrough that could allow doctors one day to make a range of organs for transplant. (external link)   | 

A Foreign Aid Program that works?  (Is the world ending?)   |    God Help Oregon
The Alaskan Clydesdale   (The most unusual photo of a moose ever taken.)   |   The Oregon Whopper is Kelpie's   (Money is made out of trees.)   |   Our Berlin Bureau Chief discusses "environmentalism":  Environmentalists and the Environment
A Little-known Oregon Artist Passes On   (And took some Christmas magic with him.)   |   Midwest Mo and the Cheney Insurance Scam    (How to make a fortune from publicly-owned structures.)
Rush Limbaugh and the Senate Letter Donnybrook  (A piece about what's inside the bait.)   |  $80 a Gallon Gasoline?   (What's coming, and why.)   | 29 Year Old Children? 5 Grand a month?  (Portland radio show host, Paul Linnman, has some strange ideas about childhood and poverty level income.)
Black Holes: The Inter-Galactic Heavy Metal Transit System Which Will Save Mankind?     (Hawking/Gnikwah parallel quantum-duality space-time universes)   |    Oregon Charter School Showing Rapid Growth
Dr. Horton’s History Channel History of Slavery    (A lauded black professor from a famous East Coast American university proves that he either doesn't know or doesn't  like certain kinds of truth ) 


 Pigskin Pete
'08 Pac10 Recruiting Results
Favor ASU, Oregon, UCLA
Grid Coaching Derby Enlivens Pac10 Scene    Pac10 2008 Grid Play Promises Fireworks  
  Home on the Range
Coastal Culinary Campus Celebrates
1st Anniversary (plus a bit about oysters)
Consider the Possibilities for Microbrews & Holiday Meals  
 Decanting with Delkin
Anheuser-Busch Globalizes Beer 
Through Acquisitions
(plus a new wine glass)
Oregon Pinot Noirs Presented in China   (Posted in mid-December with part one of the Shanghai series)   |   Oct: New Wine Report Studies Restaurant Wine Lists    |   Sept: French Pay Oregon Wine Region Their Ultimate Respect



 Column archives: Pigskin Pete   |   Seared Lightly   Decanting  |   Hans Zeiger     Mike O'Brien

Crime Does Pay   (A plea for understanding)
  (Dead flowers save a young girl's wedding and an old man's soul)
Pelosi says, "Let's tax pensions!" (They're coming to get y-o-u)
 Rules of Oregon, Washington, Idaho and the Wild West    |    Idiot Sightings   |     A Little Gun History    |   Emergency Access     |   Give This Sheriff a Cigar !!  |  And Speaking of Sheriffs   |  Politician's Billions   |  The High Speed Wife   |   Why not  the Chavez Bypass?   |   Hillary and the Horse Thief    |   Welcome to the Republican Party   |   Wisdom of Larry The Cable Guy    |   George Carlin's Solution to Save Gasoline   |  Marketing Used Refrigerators     |    An opinion about "Mr. Bush's war"    |  Parent - Job description   |  The New Colonel   |   Are They NBA or NFL?    |   Navajo Moon   |   Three men    |   The Marine    |   The Dog Food Diet      |   A Great Mind   |   "Refugee Welfare"    |   Hate Speech?    |   Firearms Refresher Course  |   A Horse's (backside)    |   Insult to Our Nation    |   E-RFD Archives    | 

"Now, just why in the HELL 
do I have to press '1' for English?" 
"The only thing necessary for the triumph
of evil is for good men to do nothing"

                     -- Edmund Burke

  Vice President J.C. Watts?   
    by J.Matt Barber
E-RFD: Who Taxed You How Much?  (Follow the money to the truth)

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies."  
-- Groucho Marx

The only definitive test:
Are you a Democrat, a Republican or a Southerner?

North Korea to sell minisubs to Iran   You saw the boats racing back and forth near our naval vessels.  The next time they show up, they'll be under the surface, and packing torpedos. (External link from ORBUSMAX )   |   IRAN BUILDS NEW LONGER-RANGE MISSILE    |    Japan Test Fires Anti-Missile Missile   (External link)

The Traditional Coalition is Falling Apart  by Steve Beren   (Dems)  |   Shooting Oneself in One's Own Foot  (Pubbies)    |   Chief Executive Hillary Clinton?  (Experience: the greatest teacher.)   |   Socialism--- Is America Ready?   by Brig. Gen. James L. Cash (ret)   |   Islamic Fascism - "the Focus of Evil in the Modern World"  by Steve Beren   |  Middle East Imperative  by JIM CASH, Brigadier General, USAF, Retired   |   The Wars of the Hard Lands: How Myth Explains Islam and the West  (An Oregon Magazine piece from the archives.  It's about what creates viewpoints)   |    Can Political Correctness Delete the Holocaust?   |  E-RFD: So you want to work for the Clintons?   |  Womb Lynching   |   I Sure Miss This Guy    (Reagan quotes)  | "Un" Fairness Doctrine Threatens 1st & 2nd Amendment Rights   | 2007 Political Archives  | 
How are they really doing?
 Delegate numbers will decide which of the candidates get the nod.  If nobody gets the designated amount to win the prize outright at the party convention, they use their delegates as bargaining chips and make a deal.  The links below will take you to Wikipedia pages which are often a few days old, but going to the RNC and DNC pages will leave you searching for the data.

(Dem) Primary delegate count  | (Rep) Primary delegate count


  Matt Barber and the CWA:

Unmasking The “Gay” Agenda   by J. Matt Barber
Top "Gay" Organization Comes Clean: "HIV is a gay disease"

Epidemic Feared — “Gays” May Spread
Deadly Staph Infection to General Population
MRSA Outbreak Among ‘Gays’ — Let the Whitewash Begin 
Shoving Homosexuality Down Your Children's Throats  (and forcing you to pay for it)
  Extreme Rights:

Grim Reaping — Do You Really Know Roe?    |   “Gay” Activists to Perform Cheap Political Stunt  Over “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”  ( Except to the psychologically obsessed, taking out Islamic terrorists outranks political correctness.)   |   "My books are about killing God," says the source for this kid's movie: The "Golden Compass" Has no Moral Compass  On the other hand: Bella the Movie: the next Passion of the Christ?    (Which is a new film that gives Hollywood the shivers.)   |  “Gays” Mock Jesus with Last Supper Take-Off     (CWA essay: Sodom and Gomorrah in San Francisco)   |   Matt Barber on the ENDA Reason     (Using politically correct law to force cultural acceptance of extreme behavior.)   |   Gutsy Mayor Exposes National "Gay" Public Sex  Scandal    (CWA essay  -- Florida mayor displays common sense and a total disregard for political correctness.)   |    Illinois School Pushes Smut on Children   (Is this junk on your child's reading list?) 

OrMag Co-publisher Reacts To "Gay" Press Release    (Just to make things clear)

  Out of the past ...
Roosevelt or Reagan? USA Needs to Choose
Social Security:
The Dirty Little Secret  | Where is the Social Security Trust Fund, and Why Didn't Hockberg and DeFazio Reveal its Location to the People of Coos Bay?   (Who pays when you cash a government bond?)
The Hispanic Education Myth

Ken's "Congress"   (So you contribute to PBS?  Did you know you are buying lies?)

Our Times: 
Grizzly Man: The Death of an Idiot    (Bears dine alfresco)
   Global Warming Proves Martians Drive SUV's
A Global Warming consensus?    |   Man-Caused Global Warming is a Fraud  |    A Newt speaks about dirty air.  | New scientific research refutes many of Gore's climate claims   Politically Correct Science at UCSB?    |   Harvard Debunks Global Warming Claims    |   E-RFD: Climate chaos? Don't believe it!    |   "Global Warming is a Scam"

How To Pick the Next President of the U.S.  Blue Oregon: The Secular Theocracy    Complete 2005/2006 article archives

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