Tag Archives: Government

HORSE SENSE: Talk is Cheap; Show Me; Don’t Tell Me — Life Lessons Learned from Horse Trading — by Mancos MacLeod

I’ve been around horses and horse trading essentially my whole life.  (See Memories of Jack Walther).  And believe it or not, valuable life lessons can be learned from horse trading….

Between Thistles & Rye Grass — Sometimes We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know — by Redtail Rose McInnis

  We love our neighbors.  We’re just glad they’re a full section (640 acres = one mile) away. I had been fairly warned.  When we brokered a deal to sell…

DUE PROCESS — The Golden Rule of Principled Government — by Todd Macfarlane

According to the Golden Rule:  Do Unto Others as You Would Have Them Do Unto You. DUE PROCESS is the Golden Rule of Principled Government.  It is one of the…

Is This Country Headed for an Ugly Crash? — Editorial — by Trent Loos

So much has been said about the presidential campaign, is there really anything left to say? I happen to believe there are volumes that seemingly go unsaid, thanks to one-sided…

New Zealand Agriculture Thrives Without Government Subsidies

  What would happen if the United States Repealed its Agricultural Subsidies?  You might be surprised.  Reposted from The Daily Signal In 2006, Chris Hausman, a fourth-generation Midwestern farmer long…

Another Side — “Malheur Misfits” Will Get Justice? — According to the Pittsburg Post-Gazette

  According to the editorial board of the Pittsburg Post-Gazzette,  The “Malheur Misfits” — an anti-government group — will get justice Note: We’ve said it over and over again, here…

Applying a Little Horse Sense to the Situation in Oregon and Throughout the West — Ruminations — by Mancos MacLeod

There was a time in the West when horses were absolutely essential .  The same was true throughout this country, even in the cities.  Horses were the backbone – the…

Welcome to the New Normal — with Its Full Slate of Labels — by Todd Macfarlane

Are you a Patriot?  Do you Believe in the Constitution? Do You Have Feelings of Patriotism?   Be careful. The outcome of the investigation into the law enforcement shooting death…

The Oregon Standoff in a Nutshell — From My Perspective — by Todd Macfarlane

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s something going on in Burns, Oregon. Most people who might have occasion to read the Pahvant Post probably already know that because we have…

What Do You Know About Sugar Pine Mine? — More Back Story on What is Going on in Oregon — by James Pogue

Editor’s Note:  It seems that most people, especially outside Oregon, know little about what is going on in Harney County, let alone all the back stories.  Certainly the biggest back…