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Oregon Senate named election target by national GOP group

Posted on Aug 2, 2015 by rleblanc

SALEM, ORE; Thursday, the Oregon Senate was named an offensive target by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC); the only national organization whose mission is to elect down-ballot, state-level Republican officeholders; for the 2015-2016 election cycle. Across the nation, Republicans currently hold majorities in an all-time Party record of 69 out of 99 state legislative chambers. The RSLC announced its $40 million budget in 2015 and 2016 to both defend those


Nick Adams: It’s time to promote American greatness, and combat anti-Americanism. It’s time to tell the truth.

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 by rleblanc

Dear Patriot, Liberals constantly tell us that we're falling behind others and live now in a post-American world. Daily we are told by our government leaders, the media and academia that we are exceptional only in the way that every other country on the U.N. roll, from Albania to Zimbabwe, is exceptional. We are also told that we have to manage our decline as a power. What rubbish! The meme of the left is that drudgery and mediocrity is not just our future but probably also our


Paul Savas: Announcing run for Clackamas County Chair

Posted on Jul 20, 2015 by rleblanc

I am honored to serve the citizens of Clackamas County as one of your Commissioners. The last four years have given me invaluable wisdom and insight to better promote solutions to the challenges we face. Most citizens I talk with believe elected officials should exercise common sense on behalf of the citizens. Unfortunately politics often interfere with good decision making and hinders our


Scott Bruun: Oregon’s Path Away From One Party Rule

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 by rleblanc

Reince Priebus visited Portland last Friday night. Priebus is the thrice-elected chairman of the Republican National Committee, or “RNC.” He was in town as the keynote speaker for a fundraising dinner for the Oregon Republican Party. The audience for the event was actively engaged, and a good portion of the attendees were twenty-somethings. In other words, many of the people in the room last Friday night have never experienced anything but one party rule in Oregon. Looking at the


Oregon Sate Senator Alan Olsen: The Capital Babblr

Posted on Jul 13, 2015 by rleblanc

Legislative Wrap-up Hello Friends,; The 2015 Legislative Session was all about the good, the bad and the ugly; and mostly ugly; With a super majority of Democrats in the House, Senate and every statewide office, the Republicans had little to no power to control the legislative agenda, or the ability to have their voices heard regarding the needs of rural Oregonians. The outcome was politics winning out over policy and partisanship overruling compromise.


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