Between Presidents, a Dangerous Gap

Now that we have presumptive presidential nominees from the two major political parties, we need to turn our attention to the transition that will take place six months from now. One of the observations of the 9/11 commission was that the deeply flawed presidential transition of 2000 and 2001 created a dangerous period of vulnerability. As always, the crowd coming Read More ›

Does the U.S. Realize it’s in Competition?

Mr. Herbold is a member of Discovery Institute’s Board of Directors Living half time in Asia for the last two and half years has taught me that many countries around the world are tightly focused on competing with other countries for energy resources and global talent, as well as creating a solid financial foundation for their country and an attractive Read More ›

For Whom The Tolls Bell

Link to original editorialOregon is gearing up to build the biggest public works project in its history. Maybe. The state will make up its mind soon. Promise. For at least a dozen years, it’s been clear to everyone with a car and an appointment worth keeping that gridlock threatens to overwhelm the Interstate Bridge. The solution seems obvious: a new Read More ›

Cascadia’s Steve Marshall On TVW – Beyond Oil: Transforming Transportation

On May 9, 2008, Cascadia Center Senior Fellow Steve Marshall gave a presentation at the 4th Annual Power Up Summit in Wenatchee, hosted by the Port of Chelan County. Marshall’s topic was how the U.S. can accelerate current efforts to move beyond oil in transportation, to a more secure and clean fuel supply which includes electric and plug-in hybrid electric Read More ›

Child Abuse Often Erroneously Diagnosed

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com The loss of a child is one of life’s most painful experiences regardless of the cause, whether illness, accident, or injury. Parents say it’s almost unbearable to have a child die. But how about having your child forcibly removed from your home on suspicion of a crime you didn’t commit? Adding insult to injury, the accusations in question are Read More ›