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Cartoon by David Horsey @ 2014 Los Angeles Times
That Donald Trump’s campaign was based on fear, racism and sexism is a fact. This and his unlawful efforts since his inauguration have tarnished the brand of the Republican Party.
But Mr. Trump is not alone in efforts to appeal to fear. Multnomah County GOP Chair James Buchal told the Guardian (UK Newspaper) that recent street protests had prompted Portland Republicans to consider alternatives for safety, including relying on radical fringe groups. Continue reading
By Craig Stephens
Smoke must be coming out of County Commission Chair John Ludlow’s ears as he realizes the fundamental contradiction with his own arguments, like a computer imploding in a sci-fi movie when dealing with an internal contradiction of logic.
In an opinion piece in the Nov. 21 Oregonian, Ludlow says that Clackamas County has the highest median family income and highest percentage of high school-educated residents. And yet it lacks jobs compared to other counties, forcing workers into long commutes to get to work. Continue reading
“Citizen Koch,” an important new independent film about the impact of big money, unlimited election spending, and corporate personhood on our political system and on our society, is showing starting this week in Portland’s Cinema 21 Theatre. The movie is an up-to-date analysis of the money behind the tea party, the fracturing of the Republican Party. Buy tickets here.
Official Theatrical Trailer www.citizenkoch.com
from Elsewhere Films
It’s been one year and 101 days since Clear Channel unceremoniously booted Carl Wolfson and the progressive talk lineup off of KPOJ.
And now, starting this morning, Carl Wolfson is back on terrestrial radio at 91.1 FM KXRY every weekday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Joining him in the lineup is Thom Hartmann, airing live from noon to 2 p.m. every weekday. Thom was the original local host on KPOJ way back in April 2005.
The new, local station will air a mix of progressive talk and music. Continue reading
Where you can now hear Progressive Radio 24 hours a day right on this website, former legislator and Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith is working hard to bring progressive radio back to the Portland area airwaves. Calling their station XRAY fm, these folks are looking for financial support to get the ball rolling. Carl Wolfson, former KPOJ star of the lefty talk radio arena in Portland, is one of the talents they have lined up. Check this out.