7-15 to 7-19-2019
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The Recall Effort to Depose Governor Kate Brown is on. You can help. The Oregon GOP needs just over 280,050 signatures to force a special election in either late November, or early December. The deadline to get your petitions in is October 14th. There are three ways to get your petition to sign:
2: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
3: Call: 1-503-595-8881
RECALL KATE BROWN BECAUSE SHE’S A FELON? (the truth)
Listen, I would love to yank Kate Brown’s sorry behind out of office, but be smart about it. Many send me emails/articles/videos of people claiming Kate Brown (and others) are violating the Oregon constitution by accepting large out of state & district contributions. Yes, Oregon voters passed Measure 6 in 1994, which became Article 2, Section 22 of the OR constitution. (look it up) Only 10% of your money under Measure 6 could have come from out of district. BUT it was declared UNCONSTITUTIONAL in U.S. District Court, Vannatta v. Keisling. Here’s a link to the case. https://law.justia.com/…/district-co…/FSupp/899/488/1670497/
The language is still in the constitution, but it is unenforceable. Certainly you can gather your law friends and file a lawsuit to try and overturn this, probably a higher bar to prevail after the Citizens United decision.
I’m putting this post up so that all will know the legal truths of the situation. People who read this case, and then continue to spread falsehoods, or vomit out the incomplete legal record because it fits their narrative, are “stuck on stupid”.
Bill’s Guests: Friday, July 19, 2019
6:35 Rick Manning, President of Americans for Limited Government, DailyTorch.com, and we dig into the weekly swamp update again.
7:10 Greg Roberts from RogueWeather.com, calls in to bring to you the Friday, Outdoor Report.
8:10 James Hirsen, Attorney and Media Critic, chats with Bill. Today we’ll be talking with James about the latest developments in the Jeffrey Epstein case.
Read this: Jeffrey Epstein Cloaked in Mystery
Read more from James, and learn more at his website: www.jameshirsen.com
8:35 Mr. X, Research Jedi, Community Activist, expert on all things enviro-commie and lefty shenanigans and all around nice guy, leaves the protection of his hidden Southern Oregon bunker, and joins Bill live in studio.
Were Dem candidates candid with voters about just how far they would go for “Climate Change” legislation? We’ll discuss it with Mr. X.
Get more great content from Mr. X’s vast reams of paper, over at his new website: MrXFiles.com. “The Truth Will Set You Free.”
Bill’s Guests: Thursday, July 18, 2019
6:35: Dave Ray, Communications Director for the Federation for American Immigration Reform chats with Bill. We’ll get an idea from Dave about the current state of the crisis on the U.S./Mexico border, and what’s the real story on illegal immigrant apprension stats?
Five Things Worth Knowing About the Drop in Illegal Alien Apprehensions in June
Illegal alien apprehensions along the southwest border fell by 39,934 from last month: that’s the good news. The bad news is that there are several important factors that need to be considered when contextualizing this drop:
- As the chart above shows, June apprehension numbers remain 2.5 times more than what they were in June 2018 and five times greater than June 2017, leaving Border Patrol resources taxed and border security in chaos.
- Illegal alien apprehensions almost always drop naturally during the hot summer months. In fact, between 2000-2018, apprehension totals at the southern border for June decreased from May in every year but one.
- This is the fourth month in a row that apprehensions have surpassed 100,000, a phenomenon this country hasn’t seen in more than one decade. Moreover, in the past, most of those apprehended were quickly repatriated. Now, the vast majority remain in the U.S. pursuing specious claims for political asylum.
- Mexico’s promised efforts to apprehend and return illegal aliens at its southern and norther border might be paying off, but it’s too early to tell.
- Should apprehensions continue at this pace, it’s virtually guaranteed that we’ll surpass one million illegal alien apprehensions this year, a number that hasn’t been hit since 2006.
Find out more information at: FAIRUS.org
7:35: Bill Currier, the Chair of the Oregon Republican Party chats with Bill this hour. We’ll find out the latest on the state GOP’s petition to recall Governor Kate Brown.
Find out more at: Oregon.gop
To get a copy of, OR link to the petition, you can either:
Bill’s Guests: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:35 Eric Peters, automotive journalist, and Libertarian thinker, discusses transportation issues with Bill. Today, we’re talking with Eric about his article over at EPAutos.com:
You can read more great content, and see Eric’s reviews of the latest cars, trucks, SUVs and bikes over at: EPAutos.com
7:10 David Thomas Roberts, author of The Death of Liberty: The Socialist Destruction of America’s Freedoms Using the Income Taxchats with Bill.
Nationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of undocumented families started recently. David Thomas Roberts, author of Death of Liberty, calls the increase in illegal immigration a “Modern Day Gold Rush.” Roberts said, “Economic opportunity in America is unmatched, but throw in a free public education, healthcare and welfare benefits on top and surely this is enough for the caravans to continue to grow. But those incentives may not explain the explosive growth of these caravans that have resulted in record apprehensions and the swelling of asylum seekers at ports of entries, overloading America’s broken immigration system. Add in cash payments through a horribly conceived tax code and we have sweetened the incentives that migrant laborers can get a tax credit refund check that exceeds more than they may make in a year, or multiple years – or possibly even a lifetime in Central America.”
As a native Texan, Roberts has witnessed first-hand how economic benefits, such as public education, welfare, and healthcare, beckon illegal immigrants to our great nation, and how our progressive tax code protects and funds illegal immigrants and their dependents.
Check out David’s book, and get a copy for yourself right HERE.
8:10 Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council talks with Bill today.
For more than two years, the Parents Television Council has relentlessly pushed back on Netflix for graphically depicting suicide on its popular, teen-targeted original series 13 Reasons Why because of the potential harm to children.
This week, Netflix announced that it was removing that scene from the first season of 13 Reasons Why. There is no doubt that this decision, made just before Netflix’s quarterly earnings report, is a direct result of the PTC’s unrelenting pressure on Netflix, its CEO and Board of Directors. (Read more details about the PTC’s efforts here.)
8:45: Mike Gantenbein, “Mike G,” Marketing Director for the Britt Festival joins Bill, live in studio, for a Britt Fest Update.
You can check out showtimes, and get your tickets, all over at:
Bill’s Guests: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
6:15 Jackson County Commissioner Colleen Roberts checks in from the NACO conference – updates us on the wildfire policies being discussed there.
6:35 Art Harman, space expert and Director of the Coalition to Save Manned Space Exploration, watched the lunar landing as a child and has talked with many astronauts including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. He advised the White House to accelerate plans for returning to the moon from the late 2020s to 2024, which is now official policy. We’re discussing the future of America’s space program, and why it matters for our future.
Learn how you can help over at: SaveMannedSpace.com
7:35 Kevin Starrett of the Oregon Firearms Federation talks with Bill. Today we dig into “what’s next” post-legislative session regarding firearms rights, and where do we donate money to help defend the right, considering the amazing problems affecting the National Rifle Association.
See more at: OregonFirearms.org
8:10 Capt. William E. Simpson calls and our topic is the coverup of wildfire smoke toxcity-induced deaths. The death of Bill’s wife Laura is termed a death due to natural causes, but Bill claims the death was ANYTHING but “natural”.
Read Capt. Bill’s story on this subject over at: HorseTalk.co.nz
Bill’s Guests: Monday, July 15, 2019
7:10 Greg Roberts with RogueWeather.com, and the outdoor report, sponsored by Oregon Truck and Auto Authority, powered by LINE-X, on Airway Drive in Medford.
7:35 Former Josephine County Commissioner Sandy Cassinelli talks with Bill. Did the Jo Co Commission get “sloppy” with Fire Service District paperwork? We’ll get Sandy’s take on it.
8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers “What Made Southern Oregon Great”
Bob Mace: Watchable Wildlife and the Expo
By Dennis Powers
Bob Mace grew up on his family’s homesteaded ranch in Central Point. He graduated in 1942 from Oregon State University in fish and wildlife management. His wife, Phyllis, was a 1943 graduate of OSU’s College of Science. After a four year stint in the U.S. Navy, he joined the Oregon Game Commission in 1946.
In the early ’50s, he managed the re-introduction of California bighorn sheep in Oregon, devising the massive traps and arranging a deal with British Columbia that allowed Oregon to trap 26 bighorns there in 1954. Twenty survived their trip to Hart Mountain and formed the heart of Oregon’s bighorn sheep herd. That herd grew sufficiently to support upwards of 75 hunting tags per year.
He also instigated the re-introduction of mountain goats to Northeast Oregon and worked on several other game species through the ’60s. By the 1970s, he had risen to deputy director of the newly merged Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (ODFW). In 1973, the Oregon Legislature gave the department responsibility over non-game species.
In 1979, Mace coined the phrase “watchable wildlife” and permanently changed the way people think of small animals and birds, a more positive name for wildlife not sought after by hunters (then called “non-game”). “Watchable wildlife” became an almost universal phrase, employed by governmental agencies and university departments around the country. He retired in 1981 after 35 years in the ODFW. During his lifetime, he was an avid fishermen and waterfowl and elk hunter.
Starting in 1997, he and his wife made annual gifts to support a faculty position and scholarships at OSU in watchable wildlife. Their estate gift created an endowment for the Watchable Wildlife Chair and annual scholarships for students majoring in fish and wildlife.
Preceded in death by his wife, Bob Mace passed away in 2006. His will included the creation and funding of a nonprofit to enhance wildlife viewing in Southern Oregon. In the summer of 2009, the nearly $1 million, 6,000-square-foot Robert and Phyllis Mace Watchable Wildlife Memorial Center at the Jackson County Exposition Park was completed; it is a general meeting/exhibition center, near the pond named for Phyllis Mace, his wife.
His Central Point 165-acre ranch, amid the gravel pits and cattle pastures, overlooks the Rogue River where the Agate Desert meets the river with a frontage nearly the length of six football fields. The property, including the gravel operation, went into a trust fund managed by the Oregon Community Foundation. The trustees sold the excavation rights to nearby Knife River Materials, with the royalties for the excavated gravel to go to the trust, estimated to grow “into the millions of dollars” as Knife River excavates as much as 130 acres over the decades.
Once abandoned, the quarry will fill with groundwater as others in the High Banks Road area have. Eventually it will create a roughly 125-acre lake with a maximum depth of 60 feet to be stocked with rainbow trout. The land eventually will be deeded to the ODFW and managed as an extension of the agency’s Denman Wildlife Area under a unique agreement that could take decades to play out. This is to become a day-use area for picnickers, birders, anglers and others, as the nearby Whetstone Creek is restored as a habitat anchor, all to provide uses not currently offered along the valley floor.
Sources: Mark Freeman, “A fitting legacy for ‘watchable wildlife’ advocate,” Mail Tribune, April 7, 2009, at “Watchable Wildlife”; Mark Freeman, “A place to escape,” Mail Tribune, May 26, 2015 at Mace Ranch;
8:45 Brian Johns, Sales manager of Appliance and Mower Center chats with Bill. It’s today’s Business Interview.
Appliance & Mower Center