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  • Oligarchs for Hillary!

    04/26/2015 12:44:16 PM PDT · by Twotone · 22 replies
    Mark Steyn On-line ^ | April 20, 2015 | Mark Steyn
    For me, the issue this US election season is the corruption. Sure, I'd like a balanced budget and less debt and repeal of Obamacare, but I'm getting used to being sold out on those issues. So I'm down to the bare minimum requirement for a politician: The corruption nauseates me, and, if it doesn't nauseate the candidates, then that explains a lot about why nothing happens on any of those other matters. It's in the air, it's in my nostrils, and I'm sick of choking on it. We have a "justice" department that prosecutes a senator who made the mistake...
  • Trucking Industry Sues Oregon Over Fuel Law

    03/25/2015 7:01:15 AM PDT · by Twotone · 14 replies
    Roll Call ^ | March 24, 2015 | Staff
    Oregon’s new governor Kate Brown two weeks ago signed into a law a bill requiring distributors to reduce the carbon “intensity” of vehicle fuel by 10 percent over the next decade. Now the American Trucking Associations has joined with the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers and the Consumer Energy Alliance in suing Oregon to block the fuel standards. “The Oregon program is set up to give a big boost to Oregon’s small biofuel industry, without reducing net greenhouse gas emissions, and at the expense of higher fuel costs for everyone,” said ATA Vice President for Energy and Environmental Affairs Glen...
  • Utopia’s Jailers

    03/24/2015 12:32:14 PM PDT · by Twotone · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | March 24, 2015 | Kevin Williamson
    Necessity drives invention. In the field of military innovation, all sorts of inventions — the Maginot line, the flame fougasse, trench warfare, the Vickers machine gun — were rooted in the same urgent necessity: keeping Germans out. War is evil and ugly, but Europe experienced a worse horror when that necessity was inverted, and the totalitarian movement that controlled half of the continent decided it needed a way to keep Germans in. And so utopia’s jailers built the Berlin Wall and any number of similar fortifications. The ideologue may say that a wall is a wall is a wall, but...
  • A Dog Singing Whitney Houston Makes For An Interesting Talent Show

    03/22/2015 7:29:27 AM PDT · by Twotone · 16 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | NA
    On the season premiere of "Belgium's Got Talent," on March 6, there was one act that certainly gained some attention. There have been several dog acts on the series, but Lady Xena's performance stands out. She may have just found her big break.
  • Kitten Vs. A Scary Thing

    02/22/2015 9:56:49 AM PST · by Twotone · 22 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | Ignoramusky
    A small kitten enters the living room when, to its horror, it spots a mysterious green object on the floor. Not sure how to approach it, the little feline jumps around it in circles. Finally, the cat decides it's safer to just leave the scary thing alone.
  • Head of Oregon Ed Dept OKs teen ‘pony play’ fetish sex-ed

    02/19/2015 5:30:17 PM PST · by Twotone · 11 replies
    Oregon Catalyst ^ | February 19, 2015 | Staff
    KOIN TV on Tuesday did a follow-up story on their November 18, 2014, investigative report that exposed shocking details about the Adolescent Sexuality Conference (ASC) held in Seaside, Oregon. Since the November 2014 report, the head of the Oregon Department of Education sent a letter in December 2014 to Oregon school superintendents that claimed “the content delivered by the presenters at the 2014 Adolescent Sexuality Conference was appropriate.” KOIN literally had to chase down Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Rob Saxton in the state Capitol building to confront him about that.
  • Democrat Strategist UNLOADS: My Party Is The ‘Dictator To The Common Man’

    02/10/2015 12:11:19 PM PST · by Twotone · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Feb. 8, 2015 | Ginni Thomas
    Famed Democrat strategist Pat Caddell is one of the most unvarnished, independent critics of Washington elites. Living in Charleston, S.C., he commutes to New York for his Fox News show, “Political Insiders,” following successful careers in Washington and Hollywood. This surprising, far-ranging video interview details his personal path defending ordinary citizens, while sounding more pro-American than most in his political party.
  • Forget Climategate: this ‘global warming’ scandal is much bigger

    01/31/2015 8:16:30 AM PST · by Twotone · 31 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Jan. 20, 2015 | James Delingpole
    How can we believe in ‘global warming’ when the temperature records providing the ‘evidence’ for that warming cannot be trusted? It’s a big question – and one which many people, even on the sceptical side of the argument, are reluctant to ask.
  • SHAPIRO: Will Republicans Go The Way Of The Whigs?

    01/30/2015 1:55:43 PM PST · by Twotone · 50 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Jan. 29, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    In 1856, the Whig Party ran former president Millard Fillmore for president of the United States. Fillmore had last run in 1852; he'd been denied the nomination as the party fell apart over the issue of slavery. In an attempt to bring the party back together that year, the party nominated General Winfield Scott, who promptly imploded in the general election against Democrat Franklin Pierce. "We are slain!" shouted Representative Lewis D. Campbell of Ohio. "The party is dead, dead, dead!" Free Soiler Charles Sumner wrote, "Now is the time for a new organization. Out of this chaos the party...
  • A Plan Is Floating Around Davos To Spend $90 Trillion Redesigning All The Cities...

    01/22/2015 11:03:06 AM PST · by Twotone · 88 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jan. 21, 2015 | Jim Edwards
    Here's one way to solve global warming: Spend $90 trillion (£59 trillion) over the next few years to redesign all the cities — as in all the cities on earth — so people live in more densely packed neighborhoods and don't need cars.
  • Tim Ball - The Deliberate Corruption of Climate Science

    01/12/2015 11:33:59 AM PST · by Twotone · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan. 10, 2015 | Tim Ball
    This is a video of Tim Ball, PhD speaking at the Skagit Education Outreach in Mount Vernon, Wa. on May 30th, 2014. It was apparently just uploaded to YouTube where I happened upon it. It's a two hour presentation, but well worth listening to.
  • Anjem Choudary on Charlie Hebdo Attack: 'Why Don't People Understand?'

    01/07/2015 9:40:55 AM PST · by Twotone · 24 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Jan. 7, 2015 | Caleb Howe
    Anjem Choudary is a British Muslim preacher, activist, lawyer, and media darling. He famously faced an explosive grilling by Fox News host Sean Hannity, and was subsequently interviewed on CNN about how unfair Hannity was. Today, Choudary is making news in his more usual fashion, expressing support for terror and dismay that the world won't learn their lesson.
  • Kitzhaber is allowing climate malpractice: Guest opinion

    01/04/2015 3:11:36 PM PST · by Twotone · 6 replies
    Oregonlive.com ^ | January 3, 2015 | Gordon Fulks
    Recent revelations in The Oregonian that Cylvia Hayes, Gov. John Kitzhaber's girlfriend, was involved in yet more questionable activities should not surprise anyone. It is not a big step from immigration fraud to conspiracy to produce illegal drugs to charging taxpayers $41 for a breakfast while promoting climate hysteria. I hope that she got three strips of bacon with the $41 breakfast!
  • GOVERNOR MARKELL ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE NEWDEAL ‘NEW IDEAS CHALLENGE’

    12/16/2014 9:40:15 AM PST · by Twotone · 1 replies
    The New Deal ^ | Dec. 3, 2014 | Laura Burton Capps
    Today at an awards ceremony in Washington DC, Governor Jack Markell, an honorary chair of the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), announced the winners of the group’s New Ideas Challenge. NewDEAL is a national network of pro-growth progressive state and local elected officials working to expand opportunity in the changing economy.
  • Scientist ‘Terrified’ About Experiments He Himself Created to Curb Global Warming

    11/26/2014 12:46:52 PM PST · by Twotone · 38 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Nov. 26, 2014 | Liz Klimas
    A British scientist whose research focuses on projects that could alter Earth's environment in drastic ways in an effort to curb or mitigate the effects of global warming admitted that the idea itself “terrifies” him.
  • What if They Made it Illegal to Rent Your House?

    11/09/2014 6:50:40 AM PST · by Twotone · 28 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | Nov. 8, 2014 | Tom Steward
    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota cities have circled the wagons in a controversial property rights case that pits municipal authorities against homeowners who are challenging the constitutionality of Winona’s rental ban before the Minnesota Supreme Court.
  • Buckle up for an Oregon driving-tax blowout: Editorial

    11/08/2014 3:55:13 PM PST · by Twotone · 13 replies
    Oregon Live ^ | Nov. 6, 2014 | Editorial Board
    For Oregonians who care about the cost of driving, the most significant development Tuesday might prove to be the upset of incumbent Republican state Sen. Betsy Close by Democrat Sara Gelser in District 8, which covers parts of Albany and Corvallis. Even before the Senate seat switcheroo, lawmakers were likely to consider a road-funding package during the 2015 session. Now, Oregonians may have to swallow two pieces of legislation that will raise the cost of commuting, shopping and everything else people do with their cars.
  • How a Fisherman Got Charged With Violating a Law Intended to Apply to Businesses Shredding Documents

    11/05/2014 9:07:33 AM PST · by Twotone · 13 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | Nov. 3, 2014 | Paul J. Larkin Jr.
    John Yates may have dreamed that one day he would wind up on the cover of Florida Sport Fishing magazine. Instead, he wound up in Florida Federal District Court and now in the Supreme Court of the United States, where he is the latest poster child for overcriminalization. His story would make for a good episode of “South Park” or “The Simpsons” but for one fact: It’s true.
  • Democrats: Vote or we’ll kick your ass

    10/31/2014 7:08:50 AM PDT · by Twotone · 54 replies
    NY Post ^ | Oct. 30, 2014 | Carl Campanile & Natalie O'Neill
    Democrats are telling voters that they had better head to the polls — or else. The New York State Democratic Committee is bullying people into voting next week with intimidating letters warning that it can easily find out which slackers fail to cast a ballot next Tuesday. “Who you vote for is your secret. But whether or not you vote is public record,” the letter says.
  • German man creates an interesting new hobby called extreme wheelbarrowing.

    10/29/2014 6:22:15 PM PDT · by Twotone · 33 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | Alex Siegried
    Filmed by Goldenboy Films in Manitoba, Canada, German wheelbarrow rider Alex Siegfried performs some pretty impressive flips with his customized gold-plated wheelbarrow. Whether this is a hobby or possibly a new extreme sport, it's quite entertaining.
  • Oregon State Legislature sent this bulletin at 10/15/2014 02:58 PM PDT

    10/16/2014 7:50:11 AM PDT · by Twotone · 11 replies
    Senator Doug Whitsett's Newsletter ^ | Oct. 15, 2014 | Sen. Doug Whitsett
    The Council of State Governments Committee on River Governance recently met in Yakima, Washington. As last year’s chair of that Committee, I traveled to Washington to join Representatives and Senators from Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon, as well as a delegation from British Columbia. Our primary purpose was to discuss the impacts of the ongoing Columbia River Treaty negotiations between the United States and Canada.
  • Did you know a handgun could expire?

    09/28/2014 3:07:17 PM PDT · by Twotone · 26 replies
    Cheaper Than Dirt ^ | September 24, 2014 | Dave Dolbee
    Did you know a handgun could expire? If not, you are probably not from California. Effective January 1, 2001, no handgun may be manufactured within California, imported into California for sale, lent, given, kept for sale, or offered/exposed for sale unless that handgun model has passed firing, safety, and drop tests and is certified for sale in California by the Department of Justice. Private party transfers, curio/relic handguns, certain single-action revolvers, and pawn/consignment returns are exempt from this requirement. This is the California-compliant tactile loaded chamber indicator. Before a new handgun can be sold in California, it must first be...
  • Massive Herd of Elk in Montana

    09/26/2014 6:34:46 PM PDT · by Twotone · 24 replies
    1Funny.com ^ | Sept. 13, 2014 | N/A
    This video shows a huge herd crossing the road near Yellowstone. It’s located at Bozeman, MT. We have never seen such a big herd before. Poor little guy at the end. Luckily he finally caught up.
  • Underinsured ACA enrollees strain community health centers

    09/26/2014 11:47:02 AM PDT · by Twotone · 10 replies
    Modern Health Care ^ | Sept. 25, 2014 | Virgil Dickson
    Obamacare enrollees are straining the finances of community health centers around the country, some health center leaders say. The issue is that many lower-income patients with insurance coverage through the federal and state exchanges bought bronze-tier plans with lower premiums but high deductibles, coinsurance and copayments and no federal cost-sharing subsidies. When these patients face high out-of-pocket costs for care that falls below the deductible, they can't afford it. So the centers are subsidizing that care by offering them means-tested sliding-scale fees. When the centers, which are not allowed to turn away patients for inability to pay, try to get...
  • Ronald Reagan Sums Up What He Thinks of the Democrat Platform with an Off-Color Joke

    09/24/2014 10:55:41 AM PDT · by Twotone · 22 replies
    IJReview.com ^ | Unknown | Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan showed why he was legendary on the campaign trail with a humdinger he told before the Republican Governors Club Dinner on October 4, 1988. “Former Congressman Prentiss Walker dropped in on a farm and introduced himself as a Republican candidate,” Reagan began his joke...
  • Environmental Researcher: Wind Industry Riddled with 'Absolute Corruption'

    09/21/2014 11:50:57 AM PDT · by Twotone · 12 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | September 20, 2014 | James Delingpole
    A Mexican ecologist has blown the whistle on the corruption, lies and incompetence of the wind industry - and on the massive environmental damage it causes in the name of saving the planet. Patricia Mora, a research professor in coastal ecology and fisheries science at the National Institute of Technology in Mexico, has been studying the impact of wind turbines in the Tehuantepec Isthmus in southern Mexico, an environmentally sensitive region which has the highest concentration of wind farms in Latin America.
  • This is a well-trained dog.

    09/18/2014 7:06:53 AM PDT · by Twotone · 20 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | Ihor Ivan
    Canadian firefighter and dog trainer Ihor Ivan demonstrates how well-trained his Doberman is by having the dog follow a series of commands. While the Doberman's listening skills are impressive, it's the dedication and bond between them that really shines.
  • Was San Diego illegal alien beach storming a prelude to something bigger?

    08/29/2014 6:12:25 PM PDT · by Twotone · 27 replies
    AllenBWest.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Allen B. West
    When I was commander serving in combat, I always looked for indicators, warnings and trends, and one of the things I always wanted our unit leaders and Soldiers to pay attention to was enemy dry runs. Did we just see a “dry run” this past week in San Diego?
  • Blueprint for water ‘control’? Pol says EPA made secret maps for new regulatory push

    08/28/2014 7:23:54 AM PDT · by Twotone · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27, 2014 | Judson Berger
    A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, released those maps on Wednesday, while firing off a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy voicing concerns over why they were created in the first place.
  • 46 Incredible Photos You May Not Have Seen Before.

    08/26/2014 5:32:45 PM PDT · by Twotone · 48 replies
    Tickld.com ^ | July 29, 2014 | NA
    Some very interesting pictures, quite fantastic.
  • Suki the Agility Cat Will Amaze You

    08/19/2014 7:26:46 AM PDT · by Twotone · 36 replies
    Halopets ^ | Unknown | Caroline Golon
    Dogs aren’t the only animals that can amaze and delight with their agility skills. Suki, a two-year-old cat in the Czech Republic, has been running agility courses since she was just a kitten.
  • Humans need not apply.

    08/15/2014 6:46:59 PM PDT · by Twotone · 25 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | NA | NA
    Humans have spent centuries advancing technology to the point where some jobs have been completely taken over by less expensive robots. In the future, technology will take over more and more sectors until there's nothing left. What will humans do then?
  • The Chain of Environmental Command

    08/14/2014 12:05:10 PM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    New iAgenda 21 ^ | August 14, 2014 | Staff
    Original Title: "The Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of Billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama’s EPA" - shortened due to length. Not since the Dodd Report to the Reece Committee on Foundations in 1954, has a report identified the destructive nature of tax exempt foundations and their goal: socialism. This title, is a Minority Staff Report by the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works – The evidence provided in this report highlights the lengths the far-left environmental movement goes to hide sources of funding and to disguise their actions – bought and...
  • Obama Lifts Ban on Libyans Attending U.S. Flight Schools, Training In Nuke Science

    08/13/2014 6:37:51 PM PDT · by Twotone · 42 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | Aug. 12, 2014 | Adam Kredo
    The Obama administration has lifted longtime restrictions on Libyans attending flight schools in the United States and training here in nuclear science, according to a final amendment of the ban recently approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
  • Dogs joyriding in the summer

    08/11/2014 7:15:34 AM PDT · by Twotone · 17 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | NA
    If there's one thing dogs love, it's going on car rides together with their best human buddy. There's something about dog ears flapping in the wind that makes car rides seem like total relaxation time for them. Plus wind going in their mouths is hilarious.
  • DHS Raid Home To Seize Land Rover For Violation Of EPA Regulations

    07/30/2014 11:57:04 AM PDT · by Twotone · 42 replies
    ConservativeByte.com ^ | July 29, 2014 | Unknown
    As part of its mission to “protect the Homeland,” the DHS has been busy seizing imported vehicles that don’t comply with safety and CO2 regulations. Jennifer and Bill Brinkley were satisfied that their $60,000 dollar purchase of a Land Rover Defender on eBay complied with regulations because it fell into the exemption category of a vehicle 25 years or older.
  • Ninja barn cats

    07/17/2014 7:23:31 AM PDT · by Twotone · 19 replies
    Craigslist ^ | July 13, 2014 | Unknown
    Sometimes, you just have to be honest enough to admit when you need help. I am finally willing to admit defeat in my war against the on-going squirrel/mouse/vole/gopher apocalypse, and start a search for highly qualified, experienced SEAL/Green Beret/Ranger/ Pararescue barn cats. My front yard looks like the post Shock and Awe postcards from Baghdad, and there are more tunnels than the Viet Cong dug. The sound of rodent laughter keeps me awake at night.
  • Lovebird crafts new paper tail feathers for herself...

    07/06/2014 4:05:16 PM PDT · by Twotone · 14 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    Bibi the lovebird decides she needs some new tail feathers and goes about expertly shredding paper to add them to her rump. Actually, this is typical nesting behavior and she's saving those pieces for a potential nest. Either way, it's fun to watch.
  • Want to Disprove Man-Made Climate Change? A Scientist Will Give You $10,000 if You Can

    06/25/2014 12:24:02 PM PDT · by Twotone · 92 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 25, 2014 | Liz Klimas
    A physics professor is so fed up with the claims made by “climate change deniers” that he has launched a “$10,000 Global Warming Skeptic Challenge.” The challenge issued by Dr. Christopher Keating, a professor who previously taught at the University of South Dakota and the U.S. Naval Academy, according to a news release, will award prize money to anyone who uses the scientific method to prove that human activity has not been a factor leading to climate change.
  • Idaho’s GOP convention adjourns without electing chairman, setting platform

    06/16/2014 11:28:35 AM PDT · by Twotone · 15 replies
    The Spokesman-Review ^ | June 15, 2014 | Betsy Z. Russell
    Idaho’s state Republican Party convention degenerated into a fiasco Saturday after attempts to disqualify up to a third of the delegates attending appeared to be succeeding – and the convention adjourned without electing a chairman, setting a platform or doing any of its scheduled business. “For three weeks I’ve tried to broker a deal to prevent what happened today,” 1st District Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador told Idaho Public Television just after the convention adjourned. Labrador was the convention chairman and wants to be the next Majority Leader of the U.S. House.
  • Everything you need to know about Solar Roadways.

    06/02/2014 9:17:22 AM PDT · by Twotone · 41 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | May 29, 2014 | Unknown
    Video about a new solar panel technology.
  • Smart birds figure out how to open doors.

    05/31/2014 5:52:32 PM PDT · by Twotone · 18 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | May 31, 2014 | N/A
    Video of some very smart birds who have learned to open automatic doors.
  • Arizona Tea Party Holding First State Convention

    05/31/2014 7:41:30 AM PDT · by Twotone · 15 replies
    Tea Party News Network ^ | May 30, 2014 | TPNN Staff
    Amidst yet another round of media conjectures regarding the demise of their movement, Tea Party groups across Arizona will gather together for a State Convention on May 31st in Phoenix, Arizona, the Valley of the Sun. This event has the political class a little nervous. Apparently, these groups didn’t get the memo that the movement is dead. In fact, they are proving quite the contrary.
  • Real solution to fed land mismanagement: fight elitist Progressivism

    05/25/2014 3:22:47 PM PDT · by Twotone · 51 replies
    Oregon Catalyst ^ | May 25, 2014 | Jack Swift
    In the great dispute over utilization of our Federal lands in the West, the attempt is frequently made to end run the arguments over how best to manage those lands by asserting the Federal government has no capacity to own the lands. The argument goes that since the Constitution is a delegation of enumerated powers, if there is no provision therein for ownership of land, the Federal government must lack standing to be a legitimate owner. This is not an idle question. It is said to have given Jefferson great pause prior to deciding to make the Louisiana Purchase. However,...
  • Scientists Respond to the Obama Administration's National Climate Assessment - 2014

    05/18/2014 2:24:30 PM PDT · by Twotone · 15 replies
    Scribd ^ | May 16, 2014 | D’Aleo, Doiron, Easterbrook, Eck, et al
    The National Climate Assessment - 2014 (NCA) is a masterpiece of marketing that shows for the first time the full capabilities of the Obama Administration to spin a scientific topic as they see fit, without regard to the underlying facts. With hundreds of pages written by hundreds of captive scientists and marketing specialists, the administration presents their case for extreme climate alarm. As independent scientists, we know that apparent evidence of “Climate Change,” however scary, is not proof of anything.
  • UN environment program aims to boost influence in the push for a global green economy

    05/14/2014 11:41:54 AM PDT · by Twotone · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 14, 2014 | George Russell
    The United Nations Environment Program aims to dramatically increase its role in running the world according to nebulous environmental principles, according to a strategic plan that will be presented to the U.N. General Assembly this fall. The principal objective of the plan is to “catalyze a transition” to a radical new global green economy, based on “low-carbon, low-emission, resource-efficient and equitable development”—a theme that will dominate the opening of the General Assembly in September, and culminate in yet another U.N.-sponsored summit of world leaders a year later, to endorse what the organization calls its “post-2015 development agenda.”
  • Mercedes-Benz driver turns tables on carjackers, shoots both men dead in the Bronx: cops

    05/11/2014 3:56:25 PM PDT · by Twotone · 56 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | May 10, 2014 | Erik Badia, Joseph Stephansky, Barry Padock
    The victim of an attempted Bronx carjacking went berserk Friday, chasing down the thieves and shooting them dead, cops said.
  • Dogs just want to be friends with cats.

    05/10/2014 7:44:08 AM PDT · by Twotone · 17 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | N/A
    Video of dogs trying to make friends with cats. Something sweet for a Saturday morning.
  • Light at the End of the Tunnel

    05/09/2014 11:34:50 AM PDT · by Twotone · 17 replies
    American Spectator ^ | May 7, 2014 | Peter Ferrara
    Conservatives need to wake up and start thinking past the rapidly passing age of Obama. Increasingly likely every day is that voters this November will remove Harry Reid as Senate Majority Leader. By electing a new Republican Senate majority, the voters will also render Barack Obama a lame duck, one of the lamest in history, as he will have no prayer of getting any of his legislative proposals — increasingly recognized as hard left — through Congress. (Despite his early national rhetoric, Obama doesn’t do bipartisanship.)
  • Walden presses Obama to stop natural gas export delays

    05/08/2014 4:04:18 PM PDT · by Twotone · 2 replies
    Oregon Catalyst ^ | May 8, 2014 | Staff
    With Congressman Greg Walden’s leadership, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce passed a bill last week (H.R. 6) to prevent the Administration from sitting on natural gas export permit applications. The longest pending permit? Nearly 900 days. There are 24 such permits pending approval, including two in Oregon. Where does the rest of Oregon’s congressional delegation stand on the issue of exporting natural gas? We’re going to find out soon enough. Over the last six years, no other industry sector has generated more capital investment and jobs than oil and gas. It isn’t even close. Since the end of...