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Republican Convention 2012: Truth vs. Fiction

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By Art Hyland

Romney and Ryan took their own advice and promoted the “everyman” image that they indeed are. It must be difficult if you’re an Obama campaign consultant to have an opponent who is so thoroughly ordinary, so genuine, and so American perfect. The only way to attack Romney/Ryan is

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Gordon Fulks PhD: OPB, show me your science

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By Art Hyland It seems incredibly difficult to understand why the subject of climate has been so willingly stolen from scientists, carried away by those who wish to believe rather than wish to learn.

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Pigskin Pete: Opens Season With Peerless Picks

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By Fred Delkin

The long drought is over as college football once again comes on the scene, and piped into our homes via unprecedented television coverage. Now the Pac12 boasts its own network to ensure that we won’t miss any of the action. Here’s our forecast on games played this weekend on Friday

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Oregon Magazine’s Man of the Year, and recipient of the Bottle of Hunt’s Ketchup Award is Stuart Varney of the FOX TV network.

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August 24, 2012 — A bottle of ketchup is the true American sauce, if for no other reason than the French hate the stuff. This man is disliked by all American and French socialists. Born on July 7, 1949 in either Derby, Derbyshire or Ducksplat on Avon (England), and now a citizen of

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Pigskin Pete: Phil’s Dough, Chip’s Style Place UO in Grid Nirvana

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By Fred Delkin

Here comes football, and Oregon’s Ducks can credit coach Chip Kelly, alumnus Phil Knight and a sympathetic schedule for melding to make 2012 another national title try. The Webfoot grid program has ascended into the national elite. Consider that Oregon has won at least 9 games 11 times

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Dems Have Already Privatized Social Security !! (for their friends)

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By Larry Leonard

(Original posting, November 1, 2010 — Updated 8/21/12)

Q&A:

Does Social Security have dedicated assets invested for my retirement?

Social Security is largely a “pay-as-you-go” system with today’s taxpayers paying for the benefits of today’s retirees. Money not needed to pay today’s benefits is

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WE are building it, Mr. President

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By Jim Welsh  Thank You, Mr. President:

Its been a couple of weeks since you made your now famous remarks that business owners who think their businesses are the result of their hard work are mistaken and that their successes are really due to the generosity of government and other

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Semi-random Thoughts

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By Art Hyland

Taken from internet readings over the years; a short list of passages, attributed where possible:

The most important thing in politics is honesty. Once you learn to fake that you’ve got it made. (attributed to Sam Goldwyn) — I think he was anticipating Barack Obama

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Dishonorable Disclosures: It’s Dynamite | Power Line

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We need to let our contacts, friends and neighbors know exactly what’s happening in the world of American Intelligence. The link below, with its incliuded video needs to be distributed far and wide in order to preserve and protect this nation, and to expose who has been working to do the opposite.

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Christians, silence is not an option

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By Matt Barber

With the exception of one column previously penned, I pray this becomes my most widely read to date.

The secular left has mastered use of the Internet to further its extremist goals. In fact, President Obama’s web-based “Organizing for America” propaganda machine may have given him the 2008 election.

Let’s beat them

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Why Mitt Wins in November–a Primer from the Past

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By Art Hyland, but really Larry Leonard

The archives of Oregon Magazine are long and thorough enough to have discussed just about any subject of consequence. Here we are in another presidential election year with the pundits and pollsters all trotting out their changing, daily predictions of what’s going to happen

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Liberal Tyranny and the Cluck Heard ‘Round the World

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By Matt Barber

Writer Sinclair Lewis is credited with saying, “When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the flag and waving a cross.”

Close, but not quite. Truth is, fascism has come to America; but it’s wrapped in a rainbow flag and waving, well, let’s just say

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Freedom’s Last Stand in the West

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By Larry Leonard Regarding Art Hyland’s new OrMag piece on tidewater public political sleaze … Below, a “lift” from the Hyland salty sally in OrMag on the 2nd of August, 2012:

A decision was made by the County Commissioners to go ahead and disburse the funds to the districts because Mr. Cole created

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