Please let our local businesses know how we appreciate their support. These businesses recognize the importance of our mission. Small government and lower tax and regulation burdens are business friendly Republican goals. Please support the following: San Juan Coffee Roasting Co.- Go see Irene, enjoy a coffee drink, some truffles or ice cream. She is on the Cannery Landing. Her coffee is roasted locally and tastes delicious. You have enjoyed it at our Red Barn Events, San Juan Caucus and County Convention. So while you are downtown go see Irene and thank her for her generosity. Her coffee keeps you… Click Here to Read More
Register Now for the Upcoming First Principles on First Fridays Webcast “Obamacare’s Assault on Religious Liberty” Paul A. Rahe,Professor of History, Hillsdale College Tuesday, April 10, 2012 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. EST Register to Watch This Live Webcast www.hillsdalefirstfridays.com Paul A. Rahe holds the Charles O. Lee and Louise K. Lee Chair in Western Heritage and is Professor of History at Hillsdale College. He earned his Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught at Cornell University and the University of Tulsa. He blogs on Ricochet.com and has authored several books, including Soft Despotism, Democracy’s Drift and Republics Ancient and… Click Here to Read More
Have you heard that because Jay Inslee quit his job in Congress it will cost you, the taxpayer, $770,000? The state has to run a special election for a new Congressman even though that person will only fill the seat for a month. This is outrageous and we think you should send Inslee the invoice! Ex-Congressman Inslee has enough money in both of his campaign accounts to send the State of Washington a check to cover the cost of the special election and we think he should do that instead of sticking his bill with the taxpayers.
Recently at a small gathering of friends, the subject of Communist China came up. One of the participants was gushing with enthusiasm for the Communist government and economy. Speaking to the great progress Communism was making for their citizens. My jaw dropped and thankfully the subject as well. However, it does remind me of how some people confuse China’s growing economy with freedom in Communist countries.