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PhD Student at Portland State with a focus on Government Accountability. Grinnell College (IA) Class of '04 and former head of the Campus Dems/Kerry '04 volunteer.

Location: Portland, OR

Occupation: Graduate Student Researcher

Groups: PDX Metro, Daily Kos Oregon

Twitter: skywaker9

Diaries published: 104 (1925 days since last diary on Tue Jan 26, 2010 at 08:11 PM PST)

Comments posted: 29294 (336 days since last comment on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 09:51 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1681

Total Comment Ratings: 119974

Most Recommended Diary: Oregon Voters Clearly Pass Tax Measures, Teabaggers Lose UPDATED 2x, 693 comments, 517 recommends

People Following skywaker9: 26

skywaker9's Most Recent Diaries:

In what can only be described as a stunning repudiation of the teabagging movement and a massive vote of confidence for the Democratic supermajority, Oregonians today passed two tax increases ...
by skywaker9
Comment Count 693 comments on Tue Jan 26, 2010 at 08:11 PM PST with 517 Recommends
After months of speculation and predictions, it appears, according to multiple sources, that former Governor John Kitzhaber (D), creator of the Oregon Health Plan, will run for a third-term as ...
by skywaker9
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 11:05 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
With the expected announcement yesterday that Governor Kulongoski will sign two major tax bills needed to balance the Oregon budget, the battle to protect the Oregon budget from even further ...
by skywaker9
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 08:44 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
One of the primary assumptions of the so-called "Smart Growth" movement has long been that smart growth, combined with expenditures on mass transit (especially transit such as light rail or ...
by skywaker9
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Jul 08, 2009 at 10:03 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Today started out better than I possibly could have dreamed of. With two goals in the first half an hour (the second a particularly splendid goal from Donovan) it seemed as if a second miracle was ...
by skywaker9
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Jun 28, 2009 at 02:42 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Today, the Oregon Senate Republicans released their " Back to Basics " Budget Plan, which is their alternative budget ahead ...
by skywaker9
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue May 12, 2009 at 11:07 AM PDT with 10 Recommends

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