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Category: Oregon

BOC turns away from transparency

Transparency  and public participation  should be a cornerstone of government.   Tis requires citizens to receive timely notice of what matters government is considering.  In August  the Coos County Board of Commissioners {BOC}  adopted two resolutions through a process that undermined these principles. 

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Can we disqualify Main and Taylor from holding public office

Main also provided campaign advice and guidance to the group whose members have been infiltrating nonpartisan positions from school boards to transit districts. Let’s not forget that Main uses his platform as a commissioner to bash opposing political views at commission meetings. Does this qualify as aid and comfort to the enemy? I personally think so and view Main as a threat to democracy.

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Election Lies Never Die

Despite Trump supporters losing over 60 court cases, most rank-and-file Republicans still think the 2020 election was stolen.  It is now fashionable among the GOP to claim any election they don’t win was stolen. 

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Anti-democracy Christian nationalists threat to public safety

CRL also likes to invoke a lot of Sturm und Drang over drag queens, and the LGBTQIA+ community accusing them of being “groomers” and creating “indoctrination playgrounds” at public schools. Taylor, in his capacity as commissioner, wants to strip parents of their right to choose what their children read and along with his cult followers ban and burn books and purge local libraries of literature they/the Christian right deem “inappropriate.”

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