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."

December 04, 2012The "utopian enslavement" is coming for you.
December 02, 2012Gun politics: are sands shifting?
November 29, 2012Shawn Lindsay still thinks you're stupid
November 28, 2012Shawn Lindsay: It's not me, it's you. And you're stupid.
November 20, 2012Today's moment of hilarity
November 16, 2012Women take the helm for the Oregon House Democrats
November 16, 2012Just in case you need another reason to help bring KPOJ back.
November 15, 2012Filibuster reform: Merkley gathers more Senators
November 14, 2012Fixing the US Senate: Will Merkley get another shot at filibuster reform?
November 13, 2012A Very Blue Oregon
November 08, 2012The Blue Shockwave
November 03, 2012Survey USA-Labor Commish: Starr pulls ahead
October 29, 2012Fleeing the coop, part 2: Ohman out.
October 29, 2012Another reporter flees the coop
October 27, 2012ClackCoChair: Wooly Bully Ludlow marches on
October 26, 2012OR Legislature: All your jam packed goodness in one juicy post.
October 26, 2012Choosing Avakian
October 24, 2012ClackCo Chair: Ludlow's "Bully" moniker sticks. Transformation PAC bailing?
October 18, 2012Green Merkley
October 18, 2012John Ludlow: Bully?
October 18, 2012HD-37: The unraveling of Julie Parrish
October 15, 2012The keys to the House: Washington County
September 25, 2012Intel throws down against discrimination
August 17, 2012So, there's this.
August 15, 2012OR House: Bruce Hanna: "I've never been blackmailed"
August 09, 2012OR House: Strip bars, GOP leadership & Matt Wingard.
July 30, 2012Lehan doubles down on declining Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce endorsement
July 24, 2012Charlotte Lehan says Thanks But No Thanks to the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce
July 24, 2012Reason #354 why the Tea Party will eventually slit its own throat
July 23, 2012OR-House: Rainbows, Unicorns & Kevin Cameron.
July 21, 2012OR-House: Gallegos to challenge Shawn Lindsay in HD 30
July 18, 2012OR-House: GOP Caucus ousts Kevin Cameron from Leader spot
July 14, 2012The eagles prepare to lay an egg in Turner
July 14, 2012HD-30: David Robinson throws his hat in the ring
July 12, 2012HD-15: Ron Green wants the job, Albany. You should give it to him.
July 09, 2012The Big Bang Theory lives at the U of O
July 06, 2012HD-30: Democrat Joe Gallegos to challenge GOPer Shawn Lindsay
July 05, 2012A Thursday News-Brain Dump
July 01, 2012Sunday morning ponderings
June 25, 2012Mixed bag from the SCOTUS today
June 21, 2012Matt Wingard and the truth have parted ways.
June 18, 2012Using the Affordable Care Act as a cudgel...against the GOP
June 14, 2012The slow demise of Matt Wingard
June 12, 2012An open letter to the DC Dem establishment
June 11, 2012Conservative blogger: getting your shame on
June 07, 2012Conservatives LOVE them some big government
June 07, 2012If you're still on board with the CRC, you're doing it wrong.
May 31, 2012Drinking Tea in Clackmas and Hot Stoves in WaCo.
May 28, 2012Pondering war, patriotism and fallen soldiers
April 11, 2012HD-48: Women throw down for Reardon against Mike Schaufler

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