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."

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Nov. 14, 2013The dilemma of underfunding schools
Nov. 11, 2013May we be truly thankful to our vets
Nov. 11, 2013Spanning the State: Oenophile Edition
Nov. 08, 2013Merkley's leadership leaves his opponents in the dust
Nov. 07, 2013OR House GOP shifts the deck chairs on the Titanic
Oct. 23, 2013Tell the Portland City Council to change the law to put requirements around police data collection
Oct. 21, 2013Spanning the State: Let the sunshine in, Edition
Oct. 18, 2013Obamacare off like a rocket in Oregon.
Oct. 16, 2013Peter Courtney spikes CRC Special Session
Oct. 16, 2013Knute Buehler: Carpetbagger?
Oct. 15, 2013Jason Conger announces run for US Senate...?
Oct. 14, 2013Spanning the State: Portland pro teams step up Edition
Oct. 10, 2013Ties that bind: the beliefs and values of Oregon
Oct. 03, 2013KXRY 91.1FM: Progressive radio is back!
Oct. 01, 2013ANOTHER special session? Oh come on.
Sep. 30, 2013Spanning the State: Batten Down the Hatches, Edition
Sep. 23, 2013Stop the Oregon Monsanto Protection Act
Sep. 23, 2013Spanning the State: The Biscuits are Burning! Edition
Sep. 18, 2013Obama threatens to veto timber bill
Sep. 17, 2013Spanning the State: Alphorn edition
Sep. 16, 2013ORGOP chair Art Robinson reinforces the nuttiness, this time on TV.
Sep. 12, 2013Your ORGOP: Urine & Hookers
Sep. 09, 2013Spanning the State: Potato, Potahtoe Edition
Sep. 05, 2013The tangled web of Syria
Sep. 04, 2013Kitzhaber signals for special session.
Sep. 03, 2013We're #1! And that's not good in this case.
Aug. 26, 2013Spanning the State: Gluten-Free Edition
Aug. 22, 2013NARAL-BlueO Petition gets ink
Aug. 20, 2013Who are the ORGOP running for Guv? Check this out.
Aug. 19, 2013Spanning the State: Romanian princess mugshot Edition
Aug. 19, 2013US Sen: Merkley works to boost "Pay It Forward"
Aug. 12, 2013Spanning the State: Lightning does the work, Edition
Aug. 11, 2013Oregon GOP replaces one mess in favor of a bigger one
Aug. 08, 2013Amber Alert rocks cell phones in Oregon
Aug. 05, 2013So. Much. Awesomeness.
Aug. 05, 2013Spanning the State: Summer, you turn me upside down, Edition.
Jul. 30, 2013Time to say goodbye, Jeff Cogen
Jul. 29, 2013Spanning the State: "It smells a little like dirty socks" Edition
Jul. 19, 2013Wyden continues to be great on the surveillance issue
Jul. 17, 2013Pondering Cogen
Jul. 16, 2013Speaker Kotek gets good ink.
Jul. 15, 2013Thom Hartmann to KBOO petition update: 4800 and counting!
Jul. 15, 2013Spanning the State: "On the Lam" version
Jul. 12, 2013Help Bring Thom Hartmann Back To Portland!
Jul. 11, 2013Pay It Forward: Oregon examines a new way to pay for college
Jul. 09, 2013Think Progress takes a shot at Betsy Johnson
Jul. 08, 2013OR Lege: On the verge of Sine Die
Jul. 01, 2013John Ludlow thinks the rules don't apply to him
Jun. 24, 2013OR Lege: But then education saved the day
Jun. 20, 2013The Petroleum Lobby is winning. Don't Let Them.

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