Jeff Merkley’s plagiarism and dirty tricks

September 18, 2014 in Oregon, Politics, Uncategorized

The man who has “stolen” his ideas from MoveOn, Elizabeth “You Didn’t Build That” Warren and the failed policies of Barack Obama, gets media to malign his opponent with laughable charges of “plagiarism”.

Victoria Taft back to KXL

September 17, 2014 in Portland Oregon, Radio

Made you look.

John Trudel: Obama’s “foreign policy” has inspired more jihadis

September 16, 2014 in Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Army, Barack Obama, Government, ISIS, John D. Trudel

EPIC FAIL: Obama’s Wars – have “accidently” aided the rise of Radical Islam.

Pete the Banker: The housing market begins its retreat

September 14, 2014 in Government, Housing Market, Pete the Banker

Several indicators reflect a housing market set back. Uncertainty about the economy, job stability, and inability to finance continue to scare many potential residential buyers away, especially first time buyers.  At the recent Pacific NW Mortgage Bankers Conference, volumes cited by the residential mortgage banker community were running some 25% – 30% below 2013 levels, resulting from lower refinance rates and tepid mortgage volume for home purchases.  QE3 has driven two elements, prices have risen and foreclosures declined.  With anticipation of Fed’s exit from the QE3 program this Fall, housing price increases have stalled and now foreclosure activity
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I’ve joined a gang

September 12, 2014 in Politics

Here’s my first foray into the Glazov Gang. I’m in very good company.

75% of groups IRS targeted were conservative, 5% liberal

September 8, 2014 in FEDERAL GOVT, IRS, Uncategorized

Judicial Watch demands to know what was meant by reference donor list “secret research project”. I’ll ask about it when the president of the group joins me on KOGO Radio today.

Portland school gets “F” in economics and recycling for dumping good equipment

September 7, 2014 in Government Waste, Portland Oregon, Portland Public schools

Citizen Journalist Daylight Disinfectant gives Portland’s Lincoln High School a lesson in economics, recycling–and smarts

Rees Lloyd: “Defiant” the story you must read

September 7, 2014 in POW, Rees Lloyd, Uncategorized, War

VictoriaTaft.com Blogforce member Rees Lloyd recommends “Defiant” by Alvin Townley to remind us of the sacrifice and heroes from Vietnam

The most troubling *video* you’ll see today on America’s decay.

September 7, 2014 in Culture

This troubling video shows we’ve sunk to an entirely new low here, folks.

Unions rain money on Kitzhaber in Oregon governor’s race

September 5, 2014 in Dr. Do Over, Kitzhaber, Oregon, Uncategorized, Unions

The Oregon governor receives $200,000.00 in late campaign donations–including some from his employees.

Great Dane! Missing socks mystery solved!

September 5, 2014 in Dogs, Oregon

Oregon Great Dane pooch ate 43-1/2 socks and wins prize in national veterinary contest! H/T Jason Taft I’ve spent many an hour at Dove Lewis, Portland’s emergency animal hospital. For example, a few years ago, we came home to find our Bullmastiff foaming at the mouth with labored breathing. He was in a bad way. We whisked Max off to Dove Lewis where we learned he’d eaten a supposedly ‘safe’ version of a nylabone. It turns out, swallowing an entire bone without chewing will cost you $3,000.00 to get loosed from a sphincter. There’s your pro tip
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*Secret Video* Perps ID’d in stolen minimum wage signature petitions

September 4, 2014 in Minimum Wage, San Diego, Uncategorized, Unions

Signature sheets stolen from a signature gatherer in support of putting a higher minimum wage to vote are returned. SDPD knows who the perps are. When the San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria surrounded himself with the purple shirts of SEIU and other unions to stop his city minimum wage increases from going to the public vote he promised,  he took command of a formidable army.  San Diego City Council President, Todd Gloria, surrounded by SEIU and other union members announces efforts to stop you from signing petitions to put minimum wage
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That *bleeping* Gert Boyle video is pretty funny

September 1, 2014 in Cancer

The Columbia Sportswear doyenne appears in Knight Cancer Institute video to challenge other givers with a toast, “Let’s kick cancer’s ass.” It turns out Gert Boyle is the big $100 million dollar donor to the Knight Cancer Institute. Since the information was outed, she and the head of the Institute Dr. Brian Druker thought they’d have a little fun by turning this lemon into lemonade:  Dr. Brian Druker, director of the Knight Cancer Institute, called Gert Boyle last week to let her know some possibly unwelcome news: Willamette Week was about to publish a
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