Monday's Show Topics 4/16/2012

Quickpoll: Should OR law be changed to allow cities to file bankruptcy?

Founders quote: "No government ought to be without censors & where the press is free, no one ever will." --Thomas Jefferson, letter to George Washington, 1792

Lax oversight leaves mismanaged small OR towns few options to consider insolvency: http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/index.ssf/2012/04/with_lax_oversight_mismanaged.html

Should the US engage in a trade war with China? http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20120416/NEWS/304160018/China-s-trade-practices-come-under-fire-U-S-?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Home

Oregon’s economic outlook slips again for 2012: http://oregoncatalyst.com/16420-oregons-economic-outlook-slips-2012.html

Remembering Wayne Brady: http://oregoncatalyst.com/16421-funeral-service-citizen-champion-wayne-brady-april-14th.html

Too much money in state politics? http://oregoncatalyst.com/16426-25-billion-spent-nationally-state-campaigns-20092010.html

ObamaNation:

The Prez is Colombia: “part of my job is to scout out where I may want to bring Michelle back later for vacation”: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-colombia-part-my-job-scout-out-where-i-may-want-bring-michelle-back-later Secret Service violated top secret clearances: Does the agency need an overhaul? http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/secret-service-colombia-prostitutes/2012/04/15/id/435919

Buffet rule vote today: Is it ok to tax people more on capital gains if they have over 2M in yearly income? http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/apr/15/buffett-rule-is-producing-capitol-gains/?page=all#pagebreak

Obama Tax wars: people making over 50k per year paid 53.3% of all Federal taxes: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/americans-making-over-50000-year-paid-933-percent-all-taxes-2010

Axelrod Freudian slip? http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Axelrod-presidential-campaign-Obama/2012/04/15/id/435892

Gender pay gap? http://frontpagemag.com/2012/04/16/obama-revives-an-old-feminist-myth/

Why your highway has potholes: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303815404577333631864470566.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop

Tax dollars at work segment: DOJ assigns 5 prosecutors to retry Roger Clemens: How about the New Black Panthers? http://cnsnews.com/news/article/department-justice-assigns-5-prosecutors-retrial-roger-clemens

British Muslin Lord reportedly offers bounty of Obama/Bush: http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/britain-order-bounty-bush/2012/04/15/id/435922

Israeli/Iran war: Israeli newspaper says coming this summer: http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/israel-attack-iran-tv/2012/04/15/id/435923

Stupid quote at 7: Because of ObamaCare, a law student could devote her career to social justice: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/sebelius-thanks-obamacare-law-student-can-devote-her-career-social-justice

Jeff Kropf

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance"-Thomas Jefferson