It’s been almost week now that an unruly gang of right wing extremists from as far away as Texas grabbed their guns and broke into the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon, threatening to kill anyone who tried to interrupt their
Over the last couple days, the people of the United States have struggled with a test of cultural self knowledge: Who are we as a people? This struggle has come as the result of an usurpation. In eastern Oregon, a group of violent right wing
Yesterday, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries ruled that a bakery in Gresham, Oregon must pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple for refusing to make them a wedding cake. You can read the ruling for yourself right here. Some salient facts: Gresham, Oregon is a
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
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
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
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.
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,
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.