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.

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Feb. 07, 2017Democrats, stand up for your party
Nov. 17, 2016Gerritt for Chair, Wash Co Dems
Oct. 28, 2016Eudaly: Past as prologue
Jun. 03, 2016Mary Schutten for DNC Delegate
Mar. 22, 2016Serious money
Mar. 14, 2016Bailey: How much will he owe PPA?
Mar. 10, 2016Money matters
Feb. 25, 2016Poll positions
Feb. 22, 2016City Council Candidates Forum - impressions
Feb. 01, 2016Background checks hearing: remove the 3-day limit
Jan. 21, 2016History Lesson: Federal lands belong to all US citizens
Nov. 16, 2015How not to do public participation
Nov. 10, 2015Mult Dems: Leadership undermining democracy in power grab
Oct. 04, 2015No more blood money for Dems
Sep. 09, 2015Wheeler: Let's have real progress
Aug. 17, 2015Bending the Arc
Jul. 20, 2015Bernie Sanders and what really matters
May. 26, 2015Expectations of ... what?
May. 15, 2015Not good enough
Apr. 17, 2015Platinum? Hardly
Apr. 12, 2015Misplaced Fury
Mar. 31, 2015Indiana welcomes you to the holy wars
Feb. 22, 2015Independent investigator, yes. Reforms, no.
Feb. 05, 2015What's the price on serving the public?
Jan. 12, 2015A stranglehold on sour grapes
Jan. 04, 2015Civil disturbances
Nov. 24, 2014Whose life matters?
Nov. 19, 2014Portland City Council: Do your job. Don't punt.
Oct. 23, 2014The facts tell us: M90 won't work
Oct. 12, 2014Yes on M88, no to the fear and hate
Oct. 09, 2014M88: A manga'd perspective
Sep. 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
Apr. 11, 2014Seriously?
Mar. 31, 2014Real life and politics
Feb. 13, 2014When government fails
Jan. 24, 2014Cmsr Novick: Stop the retaliation against Liz Nichols
Jan. 19, 2014Jenny, Kirk & public remembrances
Dec. 30, 2013Democracy is a risk
Dec. 11, 2013Lakeitha Elliott for Mult Dems Chair
Nov. 15, 2013How sick is this?
Oct. 23, 2013Vigilante safety isn't the right route
Oct. 07, 2013The year's most ironic political outcome
Sep. 16, 2013Great News! Sara Gelser for SD 8
Jun. 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
Apr. 17, 2013My Thatcher story

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