T.A. Barnhart

T.A. Barnhart is a native Oregonian and life-long resident of the West. He is a veteran, but very glad he got to serve during the Carter Peace Epoch. He has been involved in politics sporadically, from the nuclear freeze movement in the 80s to volunteering on various campaigns in the 90s. As a student at PSU & UO, he was involved in campus politics, working on child care and family housing issues. In 2003, he helped form Linn-Benton for Dean; he remains a hardcore deanista. He worked extensively on the Benton County Kerry campaign, organizing and leading the canvas, running the website, and doing enough to take that loss very much to heart. His kids are now grown, but he's still working to ensure they have a good, happy future. He loves music, literature, the American West, salmon, Italian cheese, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

February 07, 2017Democrats, stand up for your party
November 17, 2016Gerritt for Chair, Wash Co Dems
October 28, 2016Eudaly: Past as prologue
June 03, 2016Mary Schutten for DNC Delegate
March 22, 2016Serious money
March 14, 2016Bailey: How much will he owe PPA?
March 10, 2016Money matters
February 25, 2016Poll positions
February 22, 2016City Council Candidates Forum - impressions
February 01, 2016Background checks hearing: remove the 3-day limit
January 21, 2016History Lesson: Federal lands belong to all US citizens
November 16, 2015How not to do public participation
November 10, 2015Mult Dems: Leadership undermining democracy in power grab
October 04, 2015No more blood money for Dems
September 09, 2015Wheeler: Let's have real progress
August 17, 2015Bending the Arc
July 20, 2015Bernie Sanders and what really matters
May 26, 2015Expectations of ... what?
May 15, 2015Not good enough
April 17, 2015Platinum? Hardly
April 12, 2015Misplaced Fury
March 31, 2015Indiana welcomes you to the holy wars
February 22, 2015Independent investigator, yes. Reforms, no.
February 05, 2015What's the price on serving the public?
January 12, 2015A stranglehold on sour grapes
January 04, 2015Civil disturbances
November 24, 2014Whose life matters?
November 19, 2014Portland City Council: Do your job. Don't punt.
October 23, 2014The facts tell us: M90 won't work
October 12, 2014Yes on M88, no to the fear and hate
October 09, 2014M88: A manga'd perspective
September 16, 2014Wehby: When support for rights is no support at all
May 08, 2014HD-34: A primary with a serious choice
May 01, 2014Wilson: How to impress voters and #WinTheDay
April 11, 2014Seriously?
March 31, 2014Real life and politics
February 13, 2014When government fails
January 24, 2014Cmsr Novick: Stop the retaliation against Liz Nichols
January 19, 2014Jenny, Kirk & public remembrances
December 30, 2013Democracy is a risk
December 11, 2013Lakeitha Elliott for Mult Dems Chair
November 15, 2013How sick is this?
October 23, 2013Vigilante safety isn't the right route
October 07, 2013The year's most ironic political outcome
September 16, 2013Great News! Sara Gelser for SD 8
June 27, 2013The Lege needs to refer a repeal of M36. Now.
May 27, 2013Memorial Day: a difficult holiday
May 21, 2013An undervote for democracy
May 12, 2013Celebrating another day of gun violence in America
April 17, 2013My Thatcher story

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