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Ballot Access News tracks Americans Elect Devolution into Local Struggles

Americans Elect, a mysteriously-funded effort to run a privatized presidential nomination, went into hibernation as a national corporation in the Spring of 2012. But Americans Elect doesn’t only exist as a national corporation; it also exists as a number of state parties. Americans Elect has issued paper threats to keep its state parties in line [...]

Americans Elect Field Director Fibs about Candidate Censoring Committee on Public Radio

A tip of the pen to Scott Moore of Our Oregon for bringing an Oregon Public Broadcasting radio program this past week to my attention. OPB’s Dave Miller interviewed Kellen Arno, Vice President of the for-profit ballot-signature corporation Arno Political Associates and National Field Director of Americans Elect, a 501c4 corporation with the aim of [...]

Americans Elect Corporation names itself a Grassroots Movement, embraces “Moderate” Ideological Label

On September 23, Americans Elect posted a new web page in which it declares itself to be a “nationwide grassroots movement” and promotes a video of Americans Elect activity in Portland, Oregon as a message that “explains Americans Elect clearly and simply.”

“Moderate,” meet “No Ideology.” “No Ideology,” meet “Moderate.” The clear and simple [...]

Get A Bike Truck Against Oil Spills

In Portland Oregon, Ahearne Cycles makes cycle trucks – bicycles with a firm platform placed in front, upon which objects can be placed for transport. [...]

No-Science Plan To Devastate Old Growth Forests Goes Forward

Outrage over the Western Oregon Plan Revision is so high that the web site of Oregon Wild, the local environmental activism group that has spearheaded resistance to the plan, is completely swamped – unavailable for viewing because it’s receiving so many visits. [...]

Questions to Ask Manufacturers of the Bumper Magic Sticker Printer

For some time now we’ve been dissatisfied with the high prices and low control provided by the print-on-demand bumper sticker service CafePress. We’d much rather make and sell the bumper stickers ourselves. We do sell some stickers that we’ve had a third-party union shop make, but the upfront cost of that is relatively high. We [...]

Get Oregon Obama News From Local Sources

CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Associated Press will be covering the activities of the Barack Obama campaign in Oregon. Then again, that’s the information everyone else will be reading about. Wouldn’t it be better to get some more direct information that isn’t dependent upon the same old repeated corporate journalistic talking points? Go to the source for information about Barack Obama in Oregon. [...]