The Land of Kate Update: The Real Failure Of The Solo Power Debacle Is Kate Brown
Welcome to another story of wasteful spending from the Land of Kate. The Bend Bulletin's recent editorial about how to squander millions in taxpayer dollars here in Oregon on failed projects like Solo Power is close to the mark, but doesn't quite get there. Neither does the Oregonian story about the matter. Why you ask? Because they both ignored Kate Brown's obvious failure of leadership. It seems Kate held no one accountable for making this series of bad decisions including
The Deep State in Oregon: Is It Real?
Yes Virginia. Yes it is. How else do you explain the series of massively expensive information technology failures in Oregon? Or the Cover Oregon debacle? Or the PERS 'Ponzi Scheme destructive impacts? And on and on and on... The list seems endless. Oregon's deep state isn't the traditional definition of 'deep state' (military/intelligence and bureaucratic elites) but rather a much more insidious and expansive collusion between arrogant, utopian politicians, inept bureaucrats