Confession: I have not clicked on any news regarding whatever the hell is happening in Eastern Oregon. I won’t even hyper-link it. I may watch whatever parody episode South Park, the Simpsons, or ideally, Rick and Morty create. Maybe. (Definitely). In this case, I don’t wish to feed the beast, although there is major room … Continue reading Oregon in 2016: Things That Are Happening That Aren’t The Bundy brothers
Hopefully you've survived the onslaught of midterms and have a reprieve for at least a couple weeks. If you find yourself with some time, here are some great reads from the past week: Real Clear Politics has a very thorough assessment of Boehner's legacy A very thorough profile on Marco Rubio, delving into the hazy … Continue reading What We’re Reading: Sixth Week
Here's what we read during Second Week in the Second City: Originally written in 2012, but sadly still so relevant today, The Simple Truth About Gun Control On Bernie Sanders, millenials, and socialism: The Populist Prophet In swing state New Hampshire (a swing state), Gov. Hassan is challenging Sen. Ayotte (who voted against gun control in 2013); … Continue reading What We’re Reading: Second Week
In Oregon, Kate Brown becomes the first bisexual governor in the U.S. and the second woman governor of Oregon, following the resignation of Kitzhaber. Meanwhile, in Oklahoma, a House legislative committee overwhelmingly votes (right down the party lines) to eliminate funding for AP US History classes, because by acknowledging some of the issues in America's … Continue reading Lotsa Links: Oregon moves forward, Oklahoma goes backward, and what else is new?