Oregon in 2016: Things That Are Happening That Aren’t The Bundy brothers

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

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What We’re Reading: Sixth Week

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

What We’re Reading: Second 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

Lotsa Links: Oregon moves forward, Oklahoma goes backward, and what else is new?

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?