Oregon

Congress Needs More Mayors Who Get Things Done
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Congress Needs More Mayors Who Get Things Done

Bernie won Oregon's 5th district in the '16 primary. Now voters need to know they can elect a congressman who backs those same ideas that made them so excited about Bernie-- instead of someone vastly worse than Hillary was on her worst day.
Oregon Log-Truck Drivers Jam Salem To Protest Cap-And-Trade Bill, With Militiamen Joining Along
One of the many "Patriot" protesters in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday, supporting a rally by logging truckers protesting a cap-and-trade bill in the state Senate. Image from: Seth Cotlar photo (used with permission)

Oregon Log-Truck Drivers Jam Salem To Protest Cap-And-Trade Bill, With Militiamen Joining Along

Militiamen themselves turned out in numbers this week to remind everyone once again that the distance between their brand of “Patriot” extremism and the mainstream Republican Party in Oregon is very tiny indeed.
Oregon Militiamen Vow To Defend The Scofflaw Republican Senators From Arrest By Oregon Troopers
Militiamen from the Pacific Patriots Network used their flag-draped rigs to intimidate locals in Burns, Ore., during the Malheur Wildlife Refuge standoff in January 2016. Image from: Getty Images

Oregon Militiamen Vow To Defend The Scofflaw Republican Senators From Arrest By Oregon Troopers

Not only has one of these legislators threatened to kill state policemen, but now some of the very same militiamen involved in the Malheur standoff have announced they plan to rise to these senators’ defense.