Archive for January, 2010

New Seahawks Coach — History Repeats?

No, it is not like me to comment on the subject of American football. I don’t really follow it, though it’s nice when the home team wins. It’s just that somewhere in the bizarre recesses of my mind, the announcement of the USC Trojans head coach Pete Carroll being hired to the same position with […]

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Fifteen Seconds of Fame

OK, so it’s not really fame, but another blogger did happen to quote one of my blog entries in a popular national blog.  The Daily Kos is one of the 30 most viewed blogs in the country, and offers a variety of blog entries by many contributors  every day on national political subjects. My only […]

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WWJD — Vote YES on Oregon Measure 66

I have heard many arguments for voting against Oregon Ballot Measure 66.  Among these are the perceived unfairness of the tax for those who have a taxable income of over $125,000 or $250,000 (whether filing single or jointly), as they are the ones who will see a small increase in their taxes.  Certainly, these are […]

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Vote YES on Oregon 66 & 67 To Save Jobs

If you see the television ads or read the statements in the voter’s pamphlet in opposition to Oregon Ballot Measures 66 & 67, you would have the idea that if you vote yes on these measures that employers will have to lay off some number of their employees. This is not the case.  In most […]

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Vote YES on Oregon Ballot Measure 67

Most Oregon corporate businesses have been getting a free ride on their state tax bill for many years.  Oregon Ballot Measure 67 is an effort to fairly correct the loopholes that have allowed most every business to essentially avoid state corporate taxes.  It is time that we approve this common sense measure already passed by […]

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Vote YES on Oregon Ballot Measure 66

For at least the last 18 years, and historically for just about forever, we have heard the mantra for lower taxes.  I am sure that everyone would love to pay as little in taxes as possible.  It is natural:  We really want to pay out as little as possible for anything and everything.  There is […]

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