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Guidance For Democratic Candidates In Washington County

FROM THE DESK OF Chair Patrick Maguire WASHINGTON COUNTY DEMOCRATS Guidance For Democratic Candidates In Washington County As the Washington County Democrats, we are a group of volunteers that work together to see our shared values enacted into law by electing Democratic candidates at the local, state, and federal levels.  [...]

August 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

OP-ED: Can Federal Agents Be Arrested In Oregon?

OP-ED: Can Federal Agents Be Arrested In Oregon? By Clayton Callahan, US Army CI Special Agent (Retired) The short answer is, of course, “yes.” From 2010 until 2014, I worked as a Counterintelligence Special Agent for the US Army. As such, I can clearly attest that no extra-legal authority was [...]

August 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Oregon Democrats Take Center Stage for Convention

Oregon Democrats Take Center Stage for Convention By Carl Fisher, PCP, HDL - HD35 We are approaching the 2020 Democratic National Convention. It is sure to be one of the most unique conventions in American history. The Convention at Home or Stay at Home Convention has become known as Convention [...]

OP-ED: Does Electronic Contact Tracing Compromise Your Privacy?

OP-ED: Does Electronic Contact Tracing Compromise Your Privacy? By Gary Peterson, PCP, Washington County The answer to the question of whether Electronic Contact Tracing compromises your personal data is: it depends. A Centralized Data Model (CDM) puts your privacy at risk, but a Decentralized Data Model (DDM) protects your privacy. [...]

August 3rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

OP-ED: Finding the Roots for Good Governance

OP-ED: Finding the Roots for Good Governance By Dr. Jerilyn Felton In reviewing our current political landscape, I decided in February 2020, to change my registration as an “independent” to that of a Democrat, choosing to align with the Democratic Party. In doing so, I have thought long and hard [...]

July 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Two Women Standing Up for Gaston

Two Women Standing Up for Gaston By Clayton Callahan, WashCo Dems Communications Team Sarah Branch and Suzy Whittaker are two of Gaston City, Oregon’s seven city councilors. Voted into office in 2019, they’ve been working hard for their beloved town, but their labors may be unnecessarily cut short by a [...]

July 14th, 2020|Tags: , |

Single Payer Healthcare System: Understanding Today and the Future

The Development of a Single-Payer Healthcare System: Part 2 By Glendora Claybrooks, Chair of Washington County Democrats Black American Caucus, PhD Candidate, GCPM, MHA In developing the Single-Payer Healthcare Delivery System, the focus must not only be on the previous failed efforts, health interventions, and unequal and disparaging outcomes of [...]

June 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , |
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