Tales of Tyranny – the Chris Weaver Story

Chris Weaver lived in Thurston County, Washington  and was charged with the crime of killing a pocket gopher.  He now has a criminal record...

Tales of Tyranny – The Jay Howell Story

Jay Howell lived in Thurston County, Washington  and discovered that he couldn't build his home because of a pocket gopher.  He had to move...

Tales of Tyranny – The Cheryl Eberting Story

This was a video story I produced when I worked at the Freedom Foundation as part of the Tales of Tyranny series - this...

Tales of Tyranny – Thurston County – Bert Wasch

This is how Thurston County frequently treats property owners.  Bert Wasch is unable to build his home even after Thurston County is proven to...

Sandra Romero – the $200 million Commissioner

Thurston County Commissioner Sandra Romero is leaving behind an impressive legacy of incompetence, waste, and politically motivated destruction.  She has inflicted this damage on...

Douglas County Commissioners commit gross misdemeanors

The Douglas County Commissioners committed gross misdemeanors and should be removed from office. The County Prosecutor may provide cover for them; here is what should be done. Incompetent local...

Thurston County spends $8 million and 18 years to make a...

Yeah, let’s give these guys more of our hard earned money It is axiomatic that government wastes much of our hard-earned tax dollars.  This fact...

Does The Olympian censor letters to the editor for political reasons?

I’ve been receiving various reports for years that The Olympian, a  "local" newspaper, has a practice of censoring letters to the editor if they...

Thurston County finds missing $60K computer inventory , uses 3 Card...

In response to last week’s article about Thurston County’s missing $60,000 worth of computer inventory, a frantic search was launched by Thurston County upper...

Taxing the Tax – A local government tax scheme

“You think you have been taxed to the max, then they find a way to tax the tax.” Most people know that they pay taxes...