Recent Publications

A Thanksgiving story to celebrate

November 26, 2002 0

Most children are taught that Thanksgiving celebrates the Pilgrims’ first harvest and their…

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Temporary is a long-time in government-speak

November 19, 2002 0

During the last session Oregon legislators created the current budget shortfall. They added…

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Improving Oregon’s budget and business climate

November 12, 2002 0

Now that Oregon has a new governor-elect, speculation begins about how he will…

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To reduce the influence of money, limit government’s power

November 5, 2002 0

Every now and then we hear the call for taxpayer-funded political campaigns at…

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Majority vote does not change wrong into right

October 29, 2002 0

A sign in a government community center reads, “Exercise your freedom and vote!”…

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Flaws in education reform exposed

October 22, 2002 0

Discontent with Oregon’s education reform is now coming from new areas. Recently the…

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First, do no harm

October 15, 2002 0

Why are so many Oregonians calling for a single-payer health care plan funded…

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Protect everyone’s basic (property) rights

October 8, 2002 0

Last week the Oregon Supreme Court invalidated ballot Measure 7, which voters passed…

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A better direction for special education

October 1, 2002 0

A recent report by an Oregon legislative task force outlines how the state…

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An electric idea to save taxpayers half-a-million bucks

September 24, 2002 0

Portland’s Mayor Katz and Commissioner Sten are spending a half-million dollars to study…

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