Letter: Robinson’s extreme views are ‘far outside the mainstream’

2012-09-19T09:00:00Z Letter: Robinson’s extreme views are ‘far outside the mainstream’ Corvallis Gazette Times
September 19, 2012 9:00 am

We agree with the assessment Tom McClintock’s Sept. 10 letter, “Robinson’s own record, actions attest to his extreme positions,” about Art Robinson, the Republican candidate for Congress running against Rep. Peter DeFazio.

One more example: Robinson’s home schooling business has a website with links (under Helpful Links, Resources) to the Chalcedon Foundation, founded by the late R.J. Rushdoony, and to books by Gary North, Rushdoony’s son-in-law. Rushdoony and North have promoted application of strict Old Testament law in civil government. Their ideas are far outside the mainstream in our society. We find it disturbing that Art Robinson is an advocate of Rushdoony’s philosophy.

Evelyn and Barry Sherr, Corvallis

Copyright 2015 Corvallis Gazette Times. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

(1) Comments

  1. curious one
    Report Abuse
    curious one - September 19, 2012 6:46 pm
    Well, that puts Robinson right up there with Paul Ryan's love for Ayn Rand doesn't it?
Add Comment
You must Login to comment.

Click here to get an account it's free and quick

Activate subscription button gif

Having trouble activating? Click here for help.

where am i logo
50 Objects

Follow Us!

Events Calendar

Login or register to add your events to the calendar! Add event

Poll

Loading…

The Oregon Department of Transportation is launching a test pay-as-you-drive road tax that would charge drivers 1.5 cents per mile. Do you support or oppose this alternative to the existing state and local fuel taxes to fund road maintenance?

View Results


Latest Associated Press Videos

Bulletins

Marketplace

Share Your Photos

Staff Photos

Receive Email Updates

Quick notification of big news. Delivered when news breaks (used sparingly).

Top headlines from gazettetimes.com delivered to you daily.

Get updates about the Beaver sports. Delivered 3 times a week.