Jeff Mapes points out that a Tax Foundation study of 2011 state tax statistics ran
Terrance this is stupid stuff
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comments from a conservative Christian perspective, sometimes on Oregon local and state issues with thanks to A.E. Housman
From Sarah Palin's Facebook page:
A Pew Research paper on the media and news includes an overview on newspapers in its 2014 report.AudienceA 3% circulation increase was due to "liberalized reporting rules" by the Associati
From Pew Research Center:
UPDATE: Though I still think individuals paying for their own healthcare (rather than employers) will improve healthcare service/costs, I'm going to walk back my assertion that it can result in significant cost savings. If health insurance companies were not able to do this, and it is in their interest to cut costs a
Greg Scandlen at the Federalist has an eye opening analysis of the enforcement problems with the individual mandate.First the penalty even at maximum is a small percentage of the a
Denise Biellmann has just been inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. Having just watched and enjoyed the figure skating competitions at the 2014 Olympics, I re
The Oregonian has reported that the big winner in getting Cover Oregon customer "sales" (which does
Note: If the pdf links (first two and beyond) don't open in your browser, try using Internet Explorer. I'm having trouble opening them in Firefox. :-/By March 1, Cover Oregon had 3
Sarah Palin making political points at CPAC today and showing her way with words and ability to use humor better than any other current American political figure.Especially fun, and drawing huge applause, was her reference to back in 2008 having
Maybe a stronger phrase than "out of touch" or "out of the loop" might be appropriate criticism for a governor praising the Cover Oregon debacle three weeks after its failure. Critics
December 11, 2013 - Petty Officer 1st Class James L. Smith, 38, of Huffman, Texas, died in Landstuhl, Germany, from a non-combat related incident.December 17 - They died in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffer
UPDATE: Jeffrey Lord makes the following point today: Like President Richard Nixon, like President Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama is defying the law. There may well be no will political or otherwi
The Oregonian editors think the Cover Oregon failure has political consequences on what the state can be trusted to do well.One thing nobody’s forgotten is the Cover Oregon mess, wh
You brought hope when you came on the national stage. My respect and regard for you have only grown since then. I and my family thank God for you, Governor Palin. Happy Birthday!By the way, some really great U.S. presidents were born in this month. Hint, hint.
Seems like there's a lot of political comedy going on of late. Though not so funny for those caught in the irony.MaxRedline points out a debacle in Washington state where a
Bill O'Reilly took Rep. Jason Chaffetz to the woodshed last night in an interview in which Chaffetz apparently was expecting knee jerk commendation rather than questioning. There was a time when Chaffetz showed great promise. But, his immature, incompetent side began to be on display in the 2012 Repu
MaxRedline has a particularly brilliant posting today entitled "Arrows".It's basically a primer on what scientific method is about--and it's not about "consensus", unproven assumptions, or even assumptions that have been "
The chart included in the Brookings Institution team findings shows that the 2nd and 3rd deciles (
MaxRedline highlights an interesting piece of Portland legal politics.In the aftermath of the Occupy Portland group that took over the Plaza park blocks in October-November of 2011, protesters tried t
Sonja Schmidt is one of the most talented and funny political commentators ever.The last PJTV segment she did was in late 2011. Her last tweet was in June of 2012.I couldn't find anything recent. I hope all is well with her. I miss her enough to have gone looking--and, unfortunate
I like most of what Director Peter Jackson has done with the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) series, and part 1 of The Hobbit is entertaining. But part 2, The Desolation of Smaug (DOS) has so many special effects that it becomes cartoon-like in parts. When action laced with special effects is piled too high th
Merry Christmas! It Came Upon the Midnight Clear from a local high school a cappella choir celebrating the birth of the Lord Jesus.
President Obama signed up for Obamacare today.One key question is whether he still uses tobacco and will have to pay a substantial premium surcharge of up to 50%.