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This Is What Happens When Voting Is Easy, And Why Republicans Hate It

Oregon voters turned out and progressives won big.

In the red tide of the midterms, there were a few bright spots for Democrats.

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You Won’t Believe How Much Americans Are Paying Corporations To Work For Them (VIDEO)

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Americans, on average, have paid more than $456,000 for every ONE job created by massive corporate tax subsidies, and that’s not all…

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‘How Does It Feel To Get Robbed With Your Own Gun?': Man Robbed Illegally Selling Handgun To Felon

‘How Does It Feel To Get Robbed With Your Own Gun?': Man Robbed Illegally Selling Handgun To Felon

“How does it feel to get robbed with your own gun?”

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Oregon Ammosexual Gets Robbed Of His Own Gun At Gunpoint

Oregon Ammosexual Gets Robbed Of His Own Gun At Gunpoint

Bad guys who want a gun don’t have to look very hard to get one anymore. All they have to do is find the walking advertisements who are carrying them.

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Oregon Republican Leader Put Hit Out On His Wife

When Moles was in jail awaiting trial, he made some unsavory friends and decided to put a hit out on his wife.

Oops. Apparently putting a hit out on your wife doesn’t fit with the job description of Republican “small business coalition” leader. What is it about Republicans and beating up on women? I mean literally? Monica Wehby is running for senator in Oregon, and two weeks ago she chose Tim Moles, […]

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Three States Just Sued 5-Hour ENERGY® Over False Ad Claims (Video)

The lawsuit seeks monetary penalties as well as refunds to all Oregon buyers of the decaffeinated version of the product, which, according to the lawsuit, provides no extra energy or alertness.

Uh oh. Oregon, Washington and Vermont are suing 5-Hour ENERGY ® drink company for alleged deceptive and misleading advertisements with more states jumping into the fray in the next weeks. The lawsuit states that 5-Hour ENERGY ® claims customers get, Extra energy and focus from a unique blend of ingredients, when the […]

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Convicted Killer Apologizes To White Supremacist Community For Making The Movement Look Bad

Convicted Killer Apologizes To White Supremacist Community For Making The Movement Look Bad

Holly Grigsby wants the world to know that her actions were her’s alone and should not reflect poorly on the entire white supremacist movement. At her sentencing Grigsby apologized to the families of the victims she and her husband had murdered in a 2011 killing spree, but she also took […]

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Man Uses Assault Rifle As A Crutch, It Fires And Kills Little Girl

She came outside holding her five-year-old bleeding daughter. She looked up at me and said, “Please, help my baby.”

Lori Nelson heard gunfire and saw Jon Andrew Meyer, Jr. (30 ) running away, then she hear screaming. Danielle R. Wilson of Shady Cove, Ore., came outside holding her five-year-old bleeding daughter, Alysa Bobbitt. Nelson said, She looked up at me and said, “Please, help my baby.” Meyer told police […]

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Republicans Going Crazy After Reporter Caught Writing “Blah Blah Blah” During GOP Speech (VIDEO)

Republicans Going Crazy After Reporter Caught Writing “Blah Blah Blah” During GOP Speech (VIDEO)

One candidate’s “Forestry Service” answer to healthcare earned a blah-blah-blah in the notes of a reporter. Guess what happened next?

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GOP Lawmaker Defends Faith Healing Sect’s Right To Let Children Die (VIDEO)

The Followers of Christ believe in faith healing only. Many of their children have died from easily treatable illness. An Idaho Rep. wants that to stop.Image from NWCN.com.

Children are dying because of their faith-healing-only Followers of Christ parents. An Idaho rep.’s bill would stop that, but his GOP colleague opposes it.

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You Wouldn’t Believe How Much Free Higher Education Would Cost

The cost of higher education is inflated due to our current funding model. Countries all around the world provide higher education at affordable costs. Image: Tax Credits

The cost of higher education is spinning out of control for American students. But what if there were a way to provide affordable public education, perhaps even for free (If that’s what you’re into)? According to the Department of Education, public universities collected $62.6 billion from undergraduates in 2012. Yes, […]

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Gamers Collect 37,500 Pounds Of Food For Homeless Shelter, Local News Ignores Them (VIDEO)

A group of Portland gamers collected over 37,000 pounds of food for the homeless. The local news didn't think this was worth covering. They're wrong.

A group of Portland gamers collected over 37,000 pounds of food for the homeless. The local news didn’t think this was worth covering. They’re wrong.

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Parents Slowly Kill Daughter By Denying Her Medical Treatment – Believed Prayer Would Cure Her Diabetes (VIDEO)

Parents Slowly Kill Daughter By Denying Her Medical Treatment – Believed Prayer Would Cure Her Diabetes (VIDEO)

One Oregon couple now is in jail for the use of faith healing to treat their daughter’s diabetes, resulting in her death this past February.

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Signs Are Building That GOP Will Face A Significant Backlash Over Student Loan Debt

Signs Are Building That GOP Will Face A Significant Backlash Over Student Loan Debt

New proposals bring hope that, for those seeking a higher education, help is on the way for college costs.

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Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Although Americans face an uphill climb, it is imperative that we continue to make noise about the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision.

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Oregon Legislature Unanimously Passes Tuition Free Higher Education

Oregon Legislature Unanimously Passes Tuition Free Higher Education

Oregon passes a “pay it forward” plan designated to provide tuition free higher education

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Genetically Modified Wheat Illegally In Oregon: A Window Into The Future

Wheat growing in field. Photo from www.redorbit.com.

It was just a matter of time before a farmer would find his/her field infected with genetically engineered crops. Once genetically modified crops are allowed outside of a laboratory, they can and will reproduce. They will migrate with the wind, bees, clothes, and birds. It is for this reason that […]

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Federal Funding Slashed And A Woman In Oregon Is Raped As A Result (AUDIO)

911 dispatcher answered the call, but had no cops to send; image@OPB.org

It’s one thing to see budget cuts as political intangibles; in this story, however, a consequence of those cuts was very real trauma for a woman in peril.

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Vermont Governor Signs Assisted Suicide For The Terminally Ill Into Law

Vermont Governor Signs Assisted Suicide For The Terminally Ill Into Law

Yesterday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin (D) made Vermont the third state with approved assisted suicide laws on the books.

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Gunmen Fire ‘Blanks’ at Teachers to ‘Test Readiness’ (VIDEO)

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Had it been a real shooting, only two teachers would have lived to tell the tale. So much for ‘readiness.’

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