Another Triumph of Hope over Experience On June 4 we learned that the Port of Coos Bay has published a “Business Plan”, which it is required to do by the State of Oregon. Being required to do something often shrinks what little zeal survives in an overpaid bureaucracy, which may explain why the Port’s […]
Who said this website does not respond to popular demand? In his retort to my recent article on our County Commissioners’ inability to formulate a Plan B to replace Plan A for solving their financial troubles (Plan A was: suck off Jordan Cove’s tit), Mark McKelvey commented: “I thought there would be a Plan B […]
In recent decades the same people and the very same organizations now promoting the Jordan Cove LNG terminal have promised the citizens of Coos County literally thousands of jobs. None of these promises were kept, unfortunately, but were always made as part of a marketing campaign associated with any one of dozens of taxpayer funded […]
One of the many deficiencies in the draft EIS (environmental impact statement) raised during last night’s FERC meeting regarding the Jordan Cove LNG proposal is that out of 5,048 pages there is no discussion about alternatives. Other locations for the proposed project must also be considered along with sustainable and less invasive development. Aother alternative the […]
The disastrous results of the Port of Coos Bay’s 1987 ELECTION FRAUD – and how we may be able to fix them. “Prophets” may not describe them well, nor does the word “prophecies” do justice to their warnings. Nope; since the dire predictions they published in 1987 have entirely come true, they deserve the title […]
Back in 1850, a French economist by the name of Frédéric Bastiat published an essay with the title: “Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas”, literally translated as “What one sees and what one does not see” or, more colloquially, “WHAT IS SEEN AND WHAT IS UNSEEN.” Despite that title, his often-cited piece […]
The commission never answers a question and sure has hell never explains itself and to add insult to injury, we can’t even vote them out of office.
we are forcing a partnership and seeding it with money that forces a closer cooperation between all four agencies
If it is legal for the sponsoring districts to use their sponsorship to commandeer revenue they otherwise would not be entitled to it it certainly doesn’t seem ethical.
The county has the equivalent of billions of barrels of oil under the ground in the form of renewable solar and wind energy resources