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Sin Taxes, Nanny States and the Rejection of Personal Autonomy
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Sin Taxes, Nanny States and the Rejection of Personal Autonomy

A few weeks ago, as my state legislature was gearing up to steal more of our personal liberty pass sensible legislation that benefits the greater good, I saw a tweet roll by from a state legislator in favor of her pet bill - banning smoking in cars while children were inside the car. This tweet stated something to the effect that, "It's not nanny state legislation!

02/27/2013
A Tale Of Two Corporations
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A Tale Of Two Corporations

Two weeks ago, the Oregon legislature was called into special session by Governor Kitzhaber to consider a bill that would allow the Governor exclusive rights to unilaterally negotiate future tax terms with any corporation considering expansion in the state. This bill was being considered in a rush because Nike reportedly was being courted for a large expansion in other states.

12/26/2012
Sequestration and the Dire Effects to State Budgets
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Sequestration and the Dire Effects to State Budgets

With Congress set to convene to tackle sequestration and the fiscal cliff, the talk has once again centered around federal budget cuts and their potential effects. Tax hikes are back on the table, according to a few prominent Republicans this weekend. A large number of difficult military cuts looms. But few are thinking about the other layers of public spending that will be affected. State budgets will see massive effects from a potent mix of direct spending cuts and revenue reductions based, ironically, on the expiration of the Bush Tax Cuts.

11/26/2012
Oregon's Secretary Of State Calls Voter ID "The Conservative Right Wing's War On Voting"
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Oregon's Secretary Of State Calls Voter ID "The Conservative Right Wing's War On Voting"

Despite strong support for basic, common sense laws ensuring the integrity of the vote across the country (see here, here, here,

09/10/2012
BREAKING: Waste, Fraud, Abuse Uncovered In State Health Program
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BREAKING: Waste, Fraud, Abuse Uncovered In State Health Program

Every once in a while, the paper of record here in Oregon comes up with an interesting article that puts the hood up on our state government and gives it a going over. Granted, a regular maintenance plan should include far more frequent tune ups and oil changes, but when they remember to look at that little sticker in the corner of their windshield, they can be very diligent when they finally get in to the mechanic.

07/17/2012
A Liberal Inadvertently Reveals Death Panels Again, Chapter 5,621,980
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A Liberal Inadvertently Reveals Death Panels Again, Chapter 5,621,980

I'm not normally in the habit of rewarding leftist blogs with links or mentions that drive up their traffic, but today I can't resist.Here in Oregon, owing to the large population of liberal voters in our urban centers, one of the most followed blogs is Blue Oregon. Think of Blue Oregon as a sort of ThinkProgress on a state level.

06/21/2012
Oregon: A Green Jobs Laboratory
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Oregon: A Green Jobs Laboratory

Proponents of green jobs in the state of Oregon have been touting its successes, claiming the creation of “thousands of jobs”.  Borrowing from the narrative bellowing out of the White House, the Oregonian green jobs proponents claim tremendous job growth in a state mired in stubbornly high unemployment and awash in green energy subsidies.  The plain truth is that the spigot of subsidies to this green industry is rapidly fl

03/24/2011
Work is the surest route out of Poverty
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Work is the surest route out of Poverty

“Work keeps a bay three great evils: Boredom, Vice and Need.”  Voltaire, 1759 "Work is the surest route out of poverty”   Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister of England

12/29/2010
Help Stop Tax Hikes in Oregon
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Help Stop Tax Hikes in Oregon

We have all seen the headlines. With one out eight Oregonians out of work, Oregon’s working families and businesses are continuing to struggle. And despite the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression, Oregon’s elected officials have voted to push through over $1 billion in permanent taxes on businesses and individuals – the largest tax increase in Oregon history!

11/12/2009
Reminder: Oregon Liberty Summit June 6
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Reminder: Oregon Liberty Summit June 6

In 1773 the Sons of Liberty organized the first tea party in Boston harbor. On April 15th 2009 many of you joined with us and millions of other American across the country at over 500 modern day taxpayer tea parties, 20 here in Oregon.The tea party movement began in response to corporate and mortgage bailouts, the $1 trillion dollar debt stimulus plan, and President Obama's $2 trillion dollar budget deficit. On June 6th we want you to join us for a day of organizing, training and educating. We will have national and state campaign and policy experts in attendance to answer your questions and help you organize your community.Now is our chance to take back our nation, we are the new Sons and Daughters of Liberty. We can pass on the same legacy we received from our ancestors to our own children and grandchildren.Join us on Saturday June 6th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Red Lion in Salem, Oregon for the 2009 Oregon Liberty Summit. This will be a celebration of freedom and liberty, including campaign and issues training, featuring campaign and policy experts and hundreds of activists from around the State of Oregon.For more information and to register please visit OregonLibertySummit.com.

06/01/2009

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