Washougal – Regardless of Size, Determined to Make a Difference
Although the new Conservative majority of the City Council in Washougal won’t take office until the beginning of 2010, just since the November elections, they have taken several bold actions aimed at benefiting their constituents, in the face of current economic conditions. Presently, they are looking at enacting a 5% cut in their own pay. Considering that the population of Washougal doesn’t go very far | Read More »
Southwest Washington Legislative Outlook Breakfast – Glimpsing A Theme Of The 2010 Race In Washington’s (Now Open) 3rd Congressional District
Friday morning, I attended the Annual Legislative Outlook Breakfast organized by the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, Identity Clark County and the Columbia River Economic Development Council. Since the main thrust of the program involved having nine State Legislators address questions on topics ranging from Economic Development to Transportation to Education; it seemed likely to be a very interesting morning. However, the announcement, about 36 | Read More »
1990 Plus 800 Equals Tyranny. The New American Revolution.
“These are the times that try men’s souls”. Thomas Paine wrote that during the year 1776, while our fledgling nation was in the throes of armed revolution against the greatest military machine in the world. If Vegas had been around back then, the odds would have been astronomically against that we would survive being crushed inside a year. It was a minor miracle that we | Read More »