Losing Oregon: Does the NRSC Vet Its Candidates?

I think the NRSC would much prefer beating up conservatives in 2014 than win the Senate. The NRSC has spent so much time and money attacking conservatives and running smear and whisper campaigns about them, we now have another candidate they did not vet. We have lost Oregon with Monica Wehby. She seemed to be a good candidate with a great ad that neutralized her | Read More »

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Thanks to Obamacare, Your Tax Dollars Are Rewarding Failure

How many tax dollars does it take to run a state health care exchange into the ground? In the case of three states that have called it quits, Oregon received more than $300 million, Massachusetts $179 million, and Maryland a little more than $171 million. That’s more than $655 million … More

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Doomsday arrogance

Even as the White House rolls out its new two-fisted climate-change agenda and dares anyone to stop them from cranking up the cost of energy, we learn California is pitching in by finding new ways to humiliate and control its citizens, courtesy of CBS News in Los Angeles: The California Legislature is looking at a voluntary program that would tax motorists for every mile they | Read More »

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Globalism, Abortion and A Waste-Burning Facility in Oregon.

Well, My Constant Readers, I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news, according to B.C. Health Ministry is that bio-medical waste is disposed of through appropriate contracted providers. Furthermore, they follow all health and safety protocols and government regulations. The bad news is that this conscientious crossing of “i”s and dotting of “t”s in no way prevents the shipment of the | Read More »

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Oregon’s Top IT Official Recommends Scrapping Obamacare Website

Oregon’s top IT official is recommending Cover Oregon scrap the state’s disastrous online health insurance exchange that failed to sign up a single resident, The Oregonian today reported. Alex Pettit, Oregon’s Chief Information Officer, this morning recommended to a 16-member technical advisory committee that Cover Oregon—the state insurance exchange that … More

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Oregon panel recommends moving to federal health care exchange

The Obama administration is getting ready to rescue the failing Oregon state health care exchange, which has been hit by technical glitches from the start. On Friday, the Cover Oregon board will take up a recommendation made by a partial panel Thursday…

Welp: Cover Oregon has died. #obamcare

If John Kitzhaber hadn’t nailed it to the perch, it would be pushing up the daisies!

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This is a sockdolager of a campaign ad from Dr. Monica Wehby (R CAND, Oregon[*]-SEN).

This is, in fact, a hammer of a campaign ad: Come, I will conceal nothing from you: one big point of this ad is to try to help Monica Wehby with more socially conservative voters who are generally suspicious – and they have good, solid reasons to be – of anybody who takes the so-called ‘personally’ pro-life position. Generally speaking, most politicians who use that line | Read More »

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