Monthly Archives: September 2010

TROUBLE WAITING TO HAPPEN

Here’s what local plannin’ dude Potter and other wild and crazy local land speculators wake up singing these days: “I woke up this morning and I fell out of bed Trouble waiting to happen Should’ve quit while I was ahead … Continue reading

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NOT the ‘Middle of NOWHERE’ – and we WON’T BACK DOWN

“Well I won’t back down No I won’t back down You can stand me up at the gates of hell But I won’t back down No I’ll stand my ground, won’t be turned around And I’ll keep this world from … Continue reading

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CARPETBAGGERS ROAR INTO OUR HILLS: Kick the Bums OUT!

Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum Hoist the mainsail – here I come Ain’t no room on board for the insincere You’re my witness I’m your mutineer I was born to rock the boat Some may sink but … Continue reading

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Portrait of INCOMPETENCE: DEAD IN THE WATER PLANNIN’

“Our City Council has been asking and the lack of me being able to update them is starting to cause concern on their side.” Shane Potter, Sept 15, 2010 to Clackamas County Planning (after EIGHT VERSIONS¬† AND FOUR YEARS OF … Continue reading

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Why the Middle School Bond Will FAIL (hint: Wealth Disparity)

“Americans are not being honest with themselves about the structural changes in the economy that have bestowed fabulous wealth on a sliver at the top, while undermining the living standards of the middle class and absolutely crushing the poor…. If … Continue reading

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Soup Kitchens – Not Steak Houses

When will Molalla’s bourgeois TEAM business leaders begin to see the dire economic writing on the wall? TEAM wastes time holding ridiculous meetings about the “need” for a Steak restaurant while in the real world the people are struggling to … Continue reading

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Molalla: The Golden Triangle of URBAN DECAY

Quote: “I don’t know of any neighborhood that wants a pawnshop to open up next-door,” says Prince George’s County Councilman Olson, adding that police say between $600,000 and $1 million worth of stolen goods were recovered last year in local … Continue reading

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