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An opinion by Ron Le Blanc: Is History Repeating Itself?

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 by rleblanc

The current GOVERNMENT (national and state) has worked so hard to remove religion from within its walls, and the walls of schools, stating religion has no place in government. The current administration has interpreted the Constitution as “Freedom FROM Religion”, rather than “Freedom OF Religion”. It seems ironic that this same government, the government that says religion does not exist within public places, now wants to control religion, what people believe and how the


Oregon Firearms Federation: More Bad News for Gun Grabbers

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 by rleblanc

With the recall campaign against Floyd Prozanski in full swing and gun owners from across the state (and country) joining the battle with donations and offers to volunteer, Floyd and his alter ego in the House, Val Hoyle, took another hit yesterday. Yesterday Linn County joined Lane County and the City of Canby to tell the gun grabbers they are on their own. Linn County Commissioners passed Resolution 2015-218 which states they will not expend any county resources to implement SB 941, the


Dave Berg: Leadership requires willingness to prioritize core city services

Posted on Jun 18, 2015 by rleblanc

“It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities; it’s an irresponsible government that fails to choose.” — Tony Blair Why does city leadership need to define our core services? Simply because paying for these services is becoming very challenging with our revenues flat and personnel costs escalating rapidly. Many of us realize we spend taxpayer funds on Police, Fire, Parks & Recreation, Library and Planning. Yet most do not know that we can easily spend


Senator Alan Olsen: 4th of July Parades

Posted on Jun 15, 2015 by rleblanc

The Estacada and Canby Fourth of July parades are just around the corner and we are asking for our volunteers to come out and help Senator Olsen on this very special day.  As you all know, elections matter and this legislative session makes that fact poignantly clear.  We need a strong show of support in order to be effective in delivering our message (and tootsie rolls) to our constituents during the parade. If anyone would like to join us in Estacada, it is necessary that they


Oregon Republican Party: Sheriff Joe Arpiao comes to Oregon

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 by rleblanc

Sheriff Joe Arpiao has accepted an invitation to speak on June 27, 2015 at a number of events here in Oregon. 1) 12 - 1 pm Oregon Republican Party State Central Committee Lunch Keynote Speaker -- Topic on how he has out-maneuvered Obama administration to enforce federal immigration law in AZ (  2) 1:30 - 2:30 pm Oregon Republican Party Round Table discussion with 10 2nd Amendment Donors -- How to stop Oregon


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