Carla Axtman

Carla Axtman is a political animal and blogger. She started blogging in 2004 as a response to the malaise and frustration of progressive politics & politics on both the national & local levels. Carla specializes in online organizing and communications. Another politico recently referred to her thusly: "...a cross between a pitbull, a barracuda and a scorpion. ... She's ferocious."

October 31, 2014OR-SEN: Koch Brothers commit new $200k ad buy against Merkley
July 30, 2014OR-SEN: It's just a fantasy.
May 19, 2014BREAKING: Marriage Ban struck down
May 16, 2014This part of the Wehby story doesn't add up
May 16, 2014Monica Wehby: Creepy Stalker
April 22, 2014OR-SEN: the Monica Wehby follies
April 10, 2014You pay taxes. Corporations should pay them too.
February 27, 2014Bust up the corporate broadband monopoly
February 24, 2014Spanning the State: Shake those winter blues, Edition
February 19, 2014In search of a happy ending for a story that should have gone much differently
February 17, 2014Oregonians deserve to know
February 17, 2014Spanning the State: Segregation doesn't belong in Oregon, Edition
February 10, 2014Spanning the State: Support your local farmer Edition
February 08, 2014Sign the petition: Support the "lock box" for school dollars
February 06, 2014Why Oregon's marriage equality fight is so crucial
February 03, 2014Rep. Julie Parrish does something right.
February 03, 2014Spanning the State: The ecstacy and the agony, Edition
January 29, 2014The GOP drag their knuckles into the 21st Century
January 28, 2014New poll: Big majority of Oregonians favor expanding background checks
January 27, 2014Spanning the State: Knock me over with a feather, Edition
January 22, 2014Let's honor a true hero for women in Oregon
January 21, 2014If Oregon is going to make the Washington Post, this seems a good way to do it
January 21, 2014The latest example that proves Steve Novick is a badass
January 20, 2014Spanning the State: Good Samaritan Edition
January 17, 2014You're rocking it. 1800 signatures for background checks. Keep it up!
January 16, 2014House and Senate Dems announce their agendas
January 14, 2014MultCo GOP is more than happy to show you how stupid they think you are
January 14, 2014Don't let the NRA have this one
January 13, 2014Spanning the State: Backhanded Compliments Edition
January 09, 2014Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse announces for WaCo Commission
January 06, 2014Spanning the State: Pestilence Edition
December 30, 2013Spanning the State: Ringing in 2014 in style, Edition
December 23, 2013Spanning the State: Be good to each other, Edition
December 22, 2013BREAKING: Mitt Romney wins! Wait..what?
December 18, 2013The two faces of WaCo Commissioner Bob Terry
December 18, 2013ORSEN: Larry George is out. Does it matter?
December 12, 2013Oregon deserves WAY better than what Cover Oregon has done (or hasn't done)
December 11, 2013We can honor Cindy Yuille by curbing gun violence in Oregon
December 09, 2013Spanning the State: Off our asses, Edition
December 05, 2013Tell the FCC: Pull Clear Channel's license for KPOJ
December 02, 2013Spanning the State: Because...Oregon.
November 25, 2013US Sen: Today in I Love My Senator
November 25, 2013Spanning the State: I bleed purple and red, Edition
November 22, 2013OR Lege: Hoyle gets paid by FuturePAC. Good.
November 22, 2013US Sen: Filibuster reform a reality thanks to Jeff Merkley
November 20, 2013US Sen: Dr. Monica Wehby is already caught zhooshing her cred
November 19, 2013Thinking differently about homelessness
November 18, 2013If journalism dies a death of 1000 cuts, this will be one of them.
November 18, 2013Spanning the State: Cave Dweller Edition
November 15, 2013Seattle gets some socialism

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