At $340 million, Barack Obama owns world record for most expensive music videos ever

By   /  March 12, 2015  /  Commentary, Oregon  /  No Comments

President Barack Obama probably didn't expect to hold a world record after passing Obamacare.

By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
The King of Pop has absolutely nothing on President Barack Obama.
The now-deceased Michael Jackson, he of crotch-grabbing, a white glove and extreme opulence, once held the record for most expensive music video in the history of the world.
As Forbes reported last fall, Michael and his sister, pop princess Janet Jackson, spent […]

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So far, no green hangover in Oregon

By   /  February 19, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Ethics, Lobbying, National, News, Oregon, State Government  /  No Comments

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Despite an investigation into the former governor of Oregon and his fiancée and their involvement with green energy groups, key environmental legislation is still on track.

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Oregon governor’s controversy puts green groups on the spot

By   /  February 10, 2015  /  Accountability, Energy and Environment, Ethics, News, Oregon, Politics, State Government  /  No Comments

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A growing controversy involving the governor of Oregon and his fiancée has also put the spotlight on green groups that hired Cylvia Hayes for renewable energy work.

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‘Report Card on American Education’ a mixed bag for Oregon

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Federal Government, Oregon, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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ALEC’s annual Report Card on American Education shows both promising and concerning results for Oregon’s educational progress.

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Five ballot initiatives to watch Tuesday night

By   /  November 4, 2014  /  Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, National, News, Oregon, Pensions, Politics & Elections, South Dakota, Washington  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Sure, the U.S. Senate races and control of Congress will be in the spotlight on all the major cable news networks Tuesday night.
In some states — I’m looking at you Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan and Colorado, among others — there will be closely watched races to decide who the next governor will be. And […]

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Cylvia Hayes admits she once bought land to illegally grow marijuana

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  News, Oregon, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes was, in addition to her other scandals, involved in an illegal marijuana growing operation in 1997-1998.

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