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."

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

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