I am heartbroken at the latest outbreak of hostilities between Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
If you’re already offended that I would even dare to discuss the subject, then you definitely need to read this whole post all the way through to the end.
For your consideration and mine, I offer this recap of the May 2023 special election for Silver Falls School District School Board Zone 7. Party Affiliation Demographics First of all, this is a very conservative district. Last year, running as a Democrat, I lost the 2022 election for the Oregon State House of Representatives by …(Read More)
As a School Board candidate, there is one question of overriding concern: and it’s so hot-button and controversial right now that we avoid talking about it.
This post is just a brief collection of ideas about how we can improve educational outcomes for Oregon’s students. Smaller class sizes • Teach phonics • Support kids with special needs • Access to books and computers • Vocational training • Enrichment programs • De-emphasize standardized testing.
I have faith in democracy. I believe in the power of self-help. When we apply the principles of self-help to our practice of democracy, we all win.