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News, articles and comment:
Progressives Accuse Tea Parties of Harboring Racists 
(TP logo is a hotlink)  The NAACP has established a committee whose purpose is to research (read: produce
"proof" of) these charges.  We're waiting for the Abortion Rights folks to join them, since the founder of that
movement, Ms. Sanger, was an early proponent of Eugenics.  For those of you who don't recognize the term,
eugenics is a philosophy which promotes the "cleansing" of humanity of "inferior" races.  People who aren't
white, Jews and so forth. The National Socialist, Adolf Hitler, was a fan of the concept.  So, since the tea parties
 are dramatically altering the political structure of America, is there any danger they and their fellow-travelling
Republican conservative pals may bring about terrible change right here in the liberal Eden of Oregon? 

  Just below, two Ormag Originals on race.  On the left, Oregon's true record.  On the right a national scandal:  

Oregon's Racist History  and  OPB's Ken's "Congress"

(More on the tea parties.)
The Counter-Revolution Has Begun (A beautiful 9/2010 essay from the American Thinker)

From The Blaze:  Ohio Dem Blasts "Tea Party F***ers (also an external link)

Tea Party Beginnings and Endings
(OMED: The link above will take you to an essay by Art Hyland of Astoria,
Oregon. This is part one of two or three connected essays. In places,
this first piece is lyrical. It sings a song verging on the poetic.
In the vernacular, it fairly rings with personal, human truth.)

Why Did We Select the TeePee for the TP?


(The Mid-Term election)
Saving Oregon Jobs: Huffman Instead of Wyden   Our choice to replace Ron
Wyden is a Westerner who knows how to saddle a horse and plow a field.  A guy who has worked in a lumber mill. If you're
a tea party type, you won't like some of his views, but even these are "soft" versions.  Yes, we know who Krauthammer and
Rove are, but in Oregon, political choice rarely includes a fiscal conservative. He looks like one of those to us.  So, for the
U.S. Senate, we pick Jim Huffman.


A Beginning Writer's Guide to the Craft:
Part One -- the freelance life

Some important first things a writer should learn)


And, now, for something entirely different ...
Artificial Fish Could Harm Socialists? Karl Marx said that
everything is political. Environmentalists are in a rage over
the recent FDA approval of salmon farming.


(A holdover from recent issues)

Fred Likes the Tesla (A snazzy electric car. $109,000,
batteries included)


The News Desk:  (updated every now and then)

National:  (X-Links) 

NJ Gov Ready To Test Teachers In Reading And Math...

France hit by new strikes over retirement age...
New Cybersecurity Bill Gives Obama 'Power To Shut Down Companies'...
Sen. Brown blasts Harvard's lingering ROTC ban...
From The Blaze: Socialized Eating?  Government Regulates Your Diet

DEFICIT ADDS $165,040,000,000.00 -- IN ONE MONTH!
US posts widest trade gap in 20 months...
'Hindenburg Omen' Senses Stock Gloom...

California jobless rate hits modern record at 12.6%...

News/Analysis Source Links:
Drudge Report  (Headlines from everywhere)   OrBusMax  (Lots of
PacNW news)
| Fox News Headlines  |  Breitbart's Current Stuff  |  The
Daily Caller   |  Metro (Portland/Vanc) Weather (KPTV 7 Day projection)


State of the States review:

Present state of the economy:

 Zuckerman: The American Dream Has Become a Nightmare..

REPORT: Auto Workers Busted For Drinking, Drugs on Job...
Obama visited plant 2 months ago!
GM must sell for $134 a share for taxpayers to recover investment..

Jobless claims rise again...
Welch: Administration Is 'Anti-Business'...
Buffett:'We're still in a recession'...

Social Security in red for first time...

KUDLOW: Panic at White House over stalled economy...

Present state of "Climate Change:" (X-Links)

White House: Global Warming Out, 'Global Climate Disruption' In...

September snow surprise in Montana...

Massive ice chunk breaks off Greenland glacier...
(Note: ice chunks break off growing glaciers, not shrinking glaciers, as a rule.)

UN panel: New taxes needed for climate fund...

SURPRISE: Pacific islands defy sea level predictions; Islands stable or growing..

Global cooling is coming, top scientist says...

Top Climate Scientist Under Fire for 'Exaggerating'
FOXNEWS Catches Gore: 'What is your reaction to Arctic ice increasing?'

Present state of ObamaCare:

SIX MONTHS: Obamacare is even worse than critics thought...  

PALIN:Lies,Damned Lies...

Ohio Dem Curses Voters Who Oppose Health Care Law...
POLL: Top healthcare reform senator trails by 27 points...


Texas doctors threaten to pull out of Medicaid..
IRS's vast new ObamaCare powers... Obesity Rating
'for Every American by 2014'...

Doctors Sue to Overturn the Health Care Bill
(A news release from the AAPS)

The Yellow Brick Road to OzbamaCare

Freelance Columns:
 Art Hyland's Corner

Recent columns by Art:

A Liberal World Exposed (Welcome to "JournalList" dot com)
Socialism: A World of Proof (Karl Marx would be delighted.)
Listen up Children: Government is Talking

Oregon & California's Google formula

Barber's Baliwick

The “Gay” Deathstyle

Matt's copy has been running in the Washington Times for a while. This one's about
the inconsistency of Progressive risk-aversion policy.


Fishsciencefiction serialization completed:
Chapter One | Chapter Two | Chapter Three | Chapter Four |
Chapter Five
| Chapter Six |  Chapter Seven |  Chapter Eight | 
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten | Chapter Eleven

Chicago reviewer said, "If after reading a few pages you aren't
giggling, you're a candidate for an autopsy."

Books and stories:

The Wisdom of Wooden
America's Greatest Coach Leaves Written Legacy
by Fred Delkin

Local Columnist Launches Collection of His Opinions
This is about wine. Oregon Magazine's Editor, Fred Delkin, is a master of the arts of the
grape. One of the founding members of the Oregon Wine Advisory Board, and former
owner of Jake's Crawfish restaurant in Portland, Fred for years did not particularly respect
the man discussed in this piece. Praise from one's enemy is rare, indeed.

Who was the first black Speaker of the House of Representatives?
Who rewrote the history texbooks so you would never even know there was one?
Don't know? Then go use this link:
American History in Black and White

What you will read in this one will shock you to the marrow of your bones.

Held over >> Delkin reviews a book about the gigantic climate scam:
Global Warming? Author Debunks Current Claims

Amid all the political excitement being stirred up
byPresident Obama's 'Cap & Trade'measure he wants to
shove through Congress, a new book,
Climatism, by
Steve Goreham
, should be read as a complete discussion
of the science, politics and the energy policy
implications of the global warming debate. Goreham,
an engineer with an MBA from the University of Chicago,
asks very pertinent and informed questions.

Book Review Archives

Activity Articles:

Getting to the bottom of "Bottom Fishing"
The Subject was Crabs
Surfing for Perch  (Winter or summer, fun for beach boys) 

When to Jump Out of an Airplane


Fun With Science:     (x-links)

Human-powered aircraft makes aviation history;
   First to fly using FLAPPING wings...

How the Red Sea Parted for Moses

Scientists find sea sponges share human genes... 
Robot expresses and detects emotions...
Physicist Stephen Hawking: Abandon the Earth!
Life on Earth wiped out every 27 million years
(we've got 16 million to go)...
Russia earmarks $800 million for new spaceport...
 Forget man-made threats -- catalyst for apocalypse will come from outer space...
Asteroid makes historic return to Earth...
World's biggest radiotelescope launched in Netherlands...

NASA ends plan to put man back on Moon...

A third of Mars 'once covered by ocean'...


Staff Columns:

Pigskin Pete _________________________________
Peerless (almost) Predictor
Goes 5-1, Now Stands 28-7

(original Sept column)
Football Fans Rejoice...
Drought's About to End
(Update 9/09)
Pete Scores 8-2 as
College Grid begins
(Update 9/14)
Pete Now 16-3, But
Season Gets Tougher
(Update 9/22)
Pac10 Season Opens
As Pete 23-6 to Date
Pac10 Pigskin Prospects Promise Great Season  | Upcoming PAC 10 Season Promises Brutal Battles
Cheer Up, Duck Fans Your Boys Will Win OTI Cage Coach Nearing National Victory Record
2010 Pac10 Season Holds Great Promise | New UO Knight Arena Bids to be Nation's Finest
Pigskin Salutes New Viking Head Coac

Home on the Range _______________________ 
Mexican Food & Drink Comes to Gringoland

World's 50 best restaurants list released... (x-link, not a column by Fred)
St. Paddy's Day Calls For These Tasty Ideas

Oregon Seafood Choices On 'Super Green' List

Decanting with Delkin _______________________
Oregon's 19th Century Beer 
Heritage Returns to Shelves

Oregon's Wine Success Attracts Houston Investor
Italian/ Washington Wine Merger Creating Success

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

Feature E-RFD:  Exercise for the Elderly
Note: E-RFDs are messages that circulate around the internet.  Some are factual and some are mythical.  
We make no distinction between the types, here, but rather offer them pretty much as they come in -- as
 examples of comment and rumor from a global mind.

"Survivor- Eastern Oregon Style" Costco Drugs: Unbelieveable | 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


'GOVERNMENT MOTORS'Resumes Political Giving...
Adios, Harry:  Nevada unemployment rises to 14.4%...
One World Order:  France, Spain urge global tax to fight poverty...
Except for the robes, socialism is identical to monarchism:  NKorea Poised To Name New Leader...  

Cuba to cut 500,000 from state payroll...     (X-Link)  The story of the decade has
nothing to do with wars or rumors of wars.  It has nothing to do with the election of a moonbat president and
congress which have in the last two years produced a budget deficit larger than America's first forty administrations
and congresses combined.  This story surpasses both Glenn Beck presenting accurate American history on
television, and  the supermarket tabloid photos of the actual UFO which brought Nancy Pelosi to Earth.   No, the
story of the decade happened in September of 2010, when Fidel Castro said that "Socialism doesn't work."  A
communist nation is cutting down on the size of government?  I expected the Second Coming, first.  (LL/OrMag)

Russia to cut 100,000 bureaucrat jobs...  But, they didn't say what Castro said.  (x-links)

Mid-Term Election Draws Near: What Conditions Are Shaping the Body Politic?
Federal workers earning double their private counterparts...
Boy Scouts boo Obama...
White House spokesman says critics of Obama 'ought to be drug tested'...
UN: Eat bugs to save the planet!
Missing chef's body found stuffed in freezer...

Past, Present and Future Misc  >>>>>>>>

Conservatives Now Outnumber Liberals in All 50 States, Says Gallup Poll... (x-link) |
Billions in aid go to areas that backed Obama in '08...    (X-link) | Iran could have atomic bomb within 6 months...
| America's Socialist Past  (X-link) | When did the lowbrows take over the culture?  | Oregon's Hidden
Sales Tax
(Some basic economic realism for the envious.) | Obama's Angel of Death | A Time To Wonder About
| 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)
| Bailouts: FORD SAYS 'NO THANKS' | Speaking of health care: Suppressed
WHO Report Secondhand Smoke Doesn't Cause Cancer

Poland's Lech Walesa's Warning for America...
Ancient History: Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine...

OrMag Co-publisher Reacts To "Gay" Press Release    (Just to make things clear)  <>   Are you a Democrat,
a Republican or a Southerner?
   <>    Extreme Rights Archives  (Gay ways)

The 50 Richest Members of Congress     (If you ain't a millionaire when you reach Congress, you
 soon will be. It's just a co-incidence, of course.)

Historical Observations:

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?)

Education: The Hispanic Education Myth

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

Fred's China Triple Play:  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)

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 ) 
How To Pick the Next President of the U.S.   |
 Blue Oregon: The Secular Theocracy    Complete 2005/2006 article archives
   2007 lost in crash 
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The Classics:(Top Grade original works)

Ray Bradbury  |: Ken Kesey  Oregon's Racist History    The Alaska Airlines Eskimo   La Boheme  | The Town
Dump Truck  Motown Mouse  Jerusalem | The Duck Hunter Walt Morey
  A Public Comedy of Errors  The
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Small Town Heroes  Oregon School Funding Mess  Ken's "Congress"    Black Holes   |   Science and Creation
Myth  The Genesis of the Universe  | A Woman of Her Times 
Meet Me in Las Vegas,.Baby  |   Sesame Street's
HIV-positive Muppet  
Backroads Beauty   |  Vintage Motorcycles   |   Remembering the “NAT” 
E.T. Went Home?

Oregon Connections: the Civil War: a series by Randy Fletcher

The Minister and the General   (Former Civil War Foes Meet Again in Corvallis)
Oregon Governor William Lord (Cold Beer and Civil War Memories)
The remarkable life of a Quaker Civil War Hero (A Quaker CMOH)
They Ran Down John Wilkes Booth (A beaut about two Oregon Civil War vets.)
Storming the Ramparts (Up close and personal with a blizzard of lead)

A Forlorn Hope
(An Oregon Civil War hero is remembered 100 years after his death) 
How the Civil War Brought Wyatt Earp’s Brother to Portland   (Before the O.K. Corral)
The Professors in Pickett's Charge (War is an education in itself)
The Forgotten Hero (Memories are made of stone)

Reverend Daniel Drew of Portland
(The rifle-packin' Reverend)
Colonel Isaac W. Smith (Portland's Confederate Engineer)
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