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Posts Tagged ‘Lane County Board of Commissioners’

Property Rights Essential if Americans are to Remain Free

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, October 22, 2018

Property rights are one of the most important freedoms we enjoy as Americans. Enshrined in the Bill of Rights, the first major piece of legislation that Congress ever passed back in 1789, property rights are just as important today as they were back then. Without respect for private property freedom doesn’t exist. It wouldn’t have any meaning, and the protection of the right to own property is essential if we are to remain free…

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Smart Meters are a Dumb Idea Part 2… and so is EWEB’s Plan to sell its McKenzie River Customers to Another Electric Utility Company

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, September 19, 2013

It was a packed house. Every seat in the room was taken. There wasn’t a vacant space left in the parking lot. The little room was filled to overflowing with concerned Lane County residents who came to hear about their electric utility company’s latest hair brained scheme to sell their upriver customers to another electric utility company for some much needed cash after making a series of poor investments in wind and solar energy projects…

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Protecting or Not Protecting Oregon’s Historic Goodpasture Covered Bridge over the McKenzie River

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, March 30, 2013

Now that the repair work on the historic Goodpasture Covered Bridge is done, our Lane County Board of Commissioners should start considering how to best protect the bridge and the taxpayer’s investment in the newly renovated bridge.. However since they really didn’t spend much of the local taxpayer’s money, to fix it, they enjoy a certain amount of insulation from the cause and effect of the deliberate heavy use of the bridge by commercial logging operations.

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