April 21, 2014

State Senators hold hearing exposing DOE’s abuse of citizenry and local government

Members of Washington's State Senate recently held a public forum in Pierce County discussing the impacts of the Shoreline Managment Act on property owners and local communities. The evidence presented shows that the Department of Ecology doesn’t regulate the environment, but it clearly does...Read more here

April 21, 2014

Environmental Extremists Exploit Grief after Oso to Advance Agenda

Groups like the Washington Forest Law Center are always eager to exploit tragedy to promote their agenda.  The facts don't matter to them.  The Oso landslide is just the latest example.

April 18, 2014

Did you get your permit to prune?

Why is the City of Des Moines, Wash., so interested in shrubberies?

April 17, 2014

Gophers, artillery, and US fish & Wildlife

The Mazama Pocket Gopher thrives amid exploding artillery, but is now listed as an "endangered" species.

April 15, 2014

Sen. Pam Roach to host Property Rights Town Hall

This Thursday (April 17th), state senators will reconsider the Shoreline Management Act.

March 28, 2014

Past Washington Governors - sharp contrast to the Governors we have today

When Governor Inslee speaks, he usually calls for government to play an ever-larger, intrusive, and more abusive role in our daily lives. No tax is high enough. No regulation complicated or intrusive enough. However, when we look back on some Washington State governors from the past, it was not...Read more here

March 21, 2014

Putin at least pretends to let Crimeans vote before annexation; Olympia won’t even do that

While the recent vote in the Crimea orchestrated by Russia’s Vladamir Putin before he formally annexed its land into the now-expanding Russian empire was probably rigged, at least he recognized the need for a vote. In the city of Olympia, there is no attempt at this pretense.

March 18, 2014

Big Government's business -crushing tomorrow’s dreams today

Big Government is a business. The business of crushing our dreams, rather than protecting our rights. The regulatory state is about imposing conformity and stifling ingenuity and human expression at every turn. There is nothing sustainable about this situation. Big Government can’t continue...Read more here

March 12, 2014

The Green Mafia Strikes Again

Friends of the San Juans styles itself an environmental protection group. It might better be described as a protection racket.

March 05, 2014

AFSCME union protests incompetent Thurston County Commissioner

The AFSCME union protested a local politician who they have funded and endorsed many times. Perhaps we can all agree that in Thurston County, the commissioners are making a mess of things.