The Democrats of Deschutes County have endorsed these candidates for the Bend/Lapine School District
Take a look at this great slate and remember to tell your friends and families to turn in those ballots.
Tell OR Senate Republicans: Stop Hiding
For three days in a row, Oregon’s Republican Senators haven’t shown up for work at the Capitol. In exchange for them to come out of hiding, Republicans' demand: kill the Clean Energy Jobs bill (HB 2020), kill the bill to clean up dirty diesel (HB 2007) and kill the bill to ensure guns are safely stored in homes.
WaPo piece on the economy: When did Trump take office?
Take a look at these economic charts and see if you can tell when Donald Trump took office?
Deschutes County Democratic Slate Meet & Greet
Join us on Thursday, April 11 at the Enviornmental Center (16 NW Kansas Ave) in downtown Bend at 6:30pm (social) 7pm (business) to hear from our May 2019 Endorsed Slate. We are very excited for you to meet these great candidates and see what you can do to help ensure that they win on May 21, 2019. Please read about our need for your donations. APRIL DOLLARS BRING MAY VICTORIES.
Africa is building a wall—a wall of trees across the entire continent and it's changing the world
A decade in and roughly 15% underway, the initiative is already bringing life back to Africa’s degraded landscapes at an unprecedented scale, providing food security, jobs and a reason to stay for the millions who live along its path.
Greg Walden Again votes AGAINST background checks on guns sales.
It's important that we let Rep. Walden know that we're watching his actions and are disappointed in his vote against gun background checks.
Resist Trump - Support the Oregon Environmental Protection Act
Governor Kate Brown is determined Oregon will resist, and protect “the beauty and bounty of Oregon for future generations.”
Your Voice Needed at Bend Public Hearing for Clean Energy Jobs!
In less than 5 minutes, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez exposes exactly how and why the government is corrupt
It's already super legal for me to be a pretty bad guy. So it's even easier for the president of the United States to be one.
Right to Vote Amendment
The U.S. Constitution provides no explicit right to vote. This leaves voting rights vulnerable to the whims of politicians.
It should be easy for every citizen to vote. Republicans have made it way, way harder.
“I don’t want everybody to vote. … Our leverage in elections, quite candidly, goes up as the voting populace goes down…” — PAUL WEYRICH, a right-wing political strategist in a speech preaching the virtues of voter suppression.
Don't Get Purged
Verify Your Name is Still on Your State’s Registered Voter Roll.
THE CENTER FOR CLIMATE & SECURITY -- EXPLORING THE SECURITY RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
I came across this website and found it very interesting.
Emigrating From the U.S. May Be the Only Way To Afford Eldercare
A nursing home for my mother in Germany would cost less than half of what she pays in Sacramento
Central Oregon Women's March 2019
This Saturday, Jan. 19, the 2019 Women's March will mark two years of building power, resisting Trump and collectively amplifying the voices of those who have been ignored for too long.
Oregon Student's Bill (SB 501)
Senator Wagner and Representative Salinas need to know that we have their backs and we support them!
Trump averaged 15 false claims a day in 2018
A year of unprecedented deception during which Trump became increasingly unmoored from the truth. Trump has accumulated more than 7,600 untruths during his presidency .
Got Climate Change Misconceptions?
2018 MIDTERM NLP REPORT
You agreed to walk in very high numbers, and you delivered votes in striking fashion. You walked your talk, literally. NLP is an integral, if not a vital part of every campaign operating in Deschutes County. You stand ready. You exceed any comparison. The difference you make is incalculable.
Just How Much Trouble is Trump In?
Captured a shot from Saturday’s “New Day” on CNN that shows just how busy law enforcement is investigating….well, investigating just about anything with the Trump name on it. And this is just the stuff we know about, who knows just how deep or how far-reaching any one of these might be going. Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after you. Sleep tight, Donnie.
Eight Lies Trump Wants You To Believe
As you engage with a narcissist, you quickly realize that person has an agenda for you. What's worse, the agenda is built upon false assumptions about who you are supposed to be. Psychotherapist Dr. Les Carter exposes eight of the most common lies narcissists can feed you, with the hope that you can break free from their domineering ways.
Oregon's Cultural Sector is Preparing for a CRITICAL 2019 Legislative Session
The tax credit that funds Oregon's Cultural Trust is up for renewal, as are important tax credits for historic preservation projects.
Governor Brown Releases Climate Agenda
Governor Brown is demonstrating what real climate leadership looks like at a time when the Trump administration is trying to hide the reality of climate change.
Clean Energy Jobs
On February 6th, we’ll go to the Oregon Capitol to tell lawmakers passing the Clean Energy Jobs bill is the biggest, boldest thing we can do to protect our climate, create good-paying local jobs, and hold big polluters accountable.
TWO SIMPLE PROOFS OF GLOBAL WARMING: THE “SMOKING GUNS” THAT PROVE FOSSIL FUELS ARE WARMING THE EARTH
Science has given us two “smoking guns” that provide the solid proof laying the blame squarely on fossil fuels. They are easy to understand, and no part of either proof is in any dispute. Here are your two talking points that will make you invincible in any global warming conversation.