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”.
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
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.
Citizen Journalist Daylight Disinfectant gives Portland’s Lincoln High School a lesson in economics, recycling–and smarts
September 7, 2014 in Culture
This troubling video shows we’ve sunk to an entirely new low here, folks.
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
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
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