Just another day for Democrat controlled Portland: Broken promises, busted budgets, and unsafe streetcars
Today's Oregonian has three, count 'em THREE, separate stories highlight the Democrats disastrous domination of Portland's political scene.
First there's the story of broken promises:
United Streetcar, the Clackamas company expected to put hundreds of Oregonians to work manufacturing a new generation of streetcars, has all but closed up shop without meeting job projections.
Then, there's the story of busted budgets:
Renovating the Veterans Memorial Coliseum may end...
The Sharon Statement
On Sept. 11, 1960, a group of young conservatives who met at the home of William F. Buckley Jr. in Sharon, Conn., issued what became known as the Sharon Statement; written by M. Stanton Evans, who died last Tuesday at age 80, the statement asserted these beliefs:
That foremost among the transcendent values is the individual’s use of his God-given free will, whence derives his right to be free from the restrictions of arbitrary force;
That liberty is indivisible, and...
Portland politicians don't hate business, they just play favorites. Let's take the "crony" out of capitalism!
Portland is a crazy place to do business. If you're on the "nice" list, you get handouts of taxpayer money. If you're on the "naughty" list, you get hassled and shaken down. Check out this story of two Portland businesses.
First, Willamette Week reports about a struggling small business owner (actually it's a tiny business) who is being hassled by the City of...