OREGON TAXPAYER SURVEY RESULTS

OREGON TAXPAYER SURVEY RESULTS Last Fall, over 2,000 Oregon taxpayers shared their opinions on the best reform ideas being debated around the nation. Here are the results:   RESTRUCTURING OREGON   Among ideas to restructure Oregon, the highest ranking was the plan to return federal land back to local control.  Roughly 93% approved of plan…

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PARENTS RENT OUT CHILDREN FOR $120 TO JOIN FAKE FAMILIES

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation The Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation did a tour of the Arizona-Mexico border with a retired U.S. Border Patrol Agent and a journalist. Here’s what we found: After the Obama administration made it easier for children to cross the southwest border and stay in the United States, skirting immigration laws, children…

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SECONDARY INLAND CHECKPOINTS BEYOND THE U.S. BORDER

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation The Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation did a tour of the Arizona-Mexico border with a retired U.S. Border Patrol Agent and a journalist. Here’s what we found: Before our Southern Border tour we had no idea that there were security checkpoints located many miles in-land in the United States in addition…

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21 TERRORIST SUSPECTS FOUND AT BORDER OVER ONE YEAR

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation The Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation did a tour of the Arizona-Mexico border with a retired U.S. Border Patrol Agent and a journalist. Here’s what we found: In 2021, twenty-one illegal aliens were identified as having a criminal record of terrorism or matching a terrorist suspect profile. Here is one example…

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MEXICO MAD AT OREGON POT SMUGGLED INTO THEIR COUNTRY

BORDER REPORT Part 3 By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation The Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation did a tour of the Arizona-Mexico border with a retired U.S. Border Patrol Agent and a journalist. Here’s what we found and learned: According to a retired U.S. Border Patrol agent, Mexican border guards are angry at the massive amount of…

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BORDER REPORT PART 2: AMERICAN WASTELAND

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation The Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation did a tour of the Arizona-Mexico border with a retired U.S. Border Patrol Agent and a journalist. Here’s what we found: We came across this wrecked car (above) a mile from the border wall. A getaway car left out too long is often quickly destroyed…

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BORDER REPORT PART 1: WE SAW THE GAP…AND SMUGGLERS

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation The Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation did a tour of the Arizona-Mexico border with a retired U.S. Border Patrol Agent and a journalist. Here’s what we found: Along the Arizona border with Mexico, we found a huge hole in the wall—a gigantic gap.   As our team came upon…

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People abuse jobless benefits

The State of Utah was tired of people drawing endless unemployment benefits at a time when 10 million vacant jobs went ignored. They required all long-term people receiving unemployment benefits to attend a class on how to look for a job or a class on job training. The simple requirement of asking people to attend…

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Government tells church to limit homeless help

The homeless may go hungry in the Oregon Coast town of Brookings after the City Council prohibited churches from providing them with meals more than twice a week. This is similar to when a Gresham church ran into opposition in 2016. When the Covid-19 pandemic began, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church began serving four meals a…

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