Monthly Archives: February 2013

Freedom in Film and Fiction: A New Cascade Series

Great truths come to life through great stories. Some of the best arguments in favor of individual liberty, personal responsibility, and economic opportunity are found in works of literature and art. A good plot will stay with you when you’ve … Continue reading

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The 2013 Film Awards you didn’t see on TV

Every now and then I decide to watch a TV program that has nothing to do with politics; nothing to do with public policy; nothing to do with government. I have enough of those things in my day job. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Debunking Tax Myths

Two of Oregon’s top private economists, and Cascade authors, have now produced a national publication which debunks seven popular tax myths commonly used by advocates of higher taxes. Dr. Randall Pozdena and Dr. Eric Fruits discuss the following seven myths … Continue reading

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Cascade in the Capitol: Opposition to more subsidies of student higher education costs

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler has proposed that the state obligate its citizens to repaying hundreds of millions of dollars in General Obligation bonds to subsidies student higher education costs. Below is the prepared testimony that I gave to a House … Continue reading

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Cascade in the Capitol: Columbia River Crossing Hearing Monday, Feb. 11

Governor John Kitzhaber’s proposed funding package for the Columbia River Crossing project (HB 2800) is up for a first hearing on Monday, February 11, at 3:00, in Hearing Room F at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. The hearing may … Continue reading

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