Monthly Archives: August 2010

FALSE “positive” thinking bites the dust: REALITY RULES!

I have to laugh as I debate some of the backward thinking “positive thinkers” who claim we need a boondoggle, 33 MILLION DOLLAR, giant middle school, right as the economy and housing markets crash around us. It is now proven … Continue reading

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The VAST INDIFFERENCE OF TEAM: Where is social justice?

“Time marches on Time stands still Time on my hands Time to kill Blood on my hands And my hands in the till Down at the 7-11…….. (The Vast Indifference of Heaven, Warren Zevon (written after the 1992 LA riots) … Continue reading

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Bring Roland home part 3: GO AWOL

“They killed to earn their living ……..” Roland the Thompson gunner…” (song excerpt, Warren Zevon) Here’s more bad news for the “volunteer” Army. “Roland” our enlisted soldier sent to fight in IMMORAL WARS WE CAN’T WIN  is getting smart. “Roland” … Continue reading

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“OUR” School District teaches us a lesson in BRAIN WASHING

Were you one of the 300 “lucky” call winners of the Molalla River School District’s telemarketing brain washing campaign disguised as a survey? Or did you just hear about it? Either way, it is a full on example of a … Continue reading

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The BUBBLE that hasn’t fully burst: “America Goes Dark”

As local Pollyannas dance around the “we need 2,400 acres of urban reserves/we need a Taj Mahal new school building that we’ll grow into/TEAM will lead us to economic Nirvana” Maypole, I read the facts. There is not a “growth” … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Growth, Part two: Letters to the Editor

Below are feedback letters in the Sunday Oregonian responding to the excellent op-ed “The Fallacy of Growth in a Finite World” (printed in its entirety in a previous post). The upshot is: citizens around the State are beginning to understand … Continue reading

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LIES – and MORE LIES! Molalla’s YEE HAW “manager” STINKS!

This essay needs to be subtitled: And the IDIOTIC Molalla City Council that can’t THINK FOR ITSELF STINKS AS WELL! Sorry, I ran out of space in the title – but it’s true! When I heard that the citizens of … Continue reading

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