Fire Doug #32 / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click on the graphic to access the July 22, 2018 Seattle Times article, “Facing pressure, Washington State lawmaker unblocks constituents from his Facebook page

September 26, 2018  Dena Jensen

For our 32nd day of Doug’s Got to Go posts, we pay tribute to the 15 people who were bold, yet polite in their commenting, and were blocked by Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen from his Public Figure @SenEricksen Facebook page and subsequently signed onto a letter, along with around 60 more people, mostly constituents.

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Fire Doug #13 / Facebook post, Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click the graphic to access The Bellingham Herald article, “Sen. Ericksen to propose bill making ‘illegal protests’ a felony”

September 7, 2018  Dena Jensen

We are now at a baker’s dozen of Doug’s Got to Go posts. While we fight our way to firing Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen in the November 2018 election, here is this excellent reason for doing so.  Below is the opening of this November 2016 Bellingham Herald article. Luckily Senator Ericksen did not succeed in passing this bill that could have served to chill our first amendment rights.  Continue reading

Bellingham Activist Group Continues Fight to Protect Privacy / Press Release, Red Line Salish Sea

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November 16, 2017  Red Line Salish Sea

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!
Contact: Maru Mora Villalpando 206-251-6658
November 16th, 2017
Bellingham Activist Group Continues Fight to Protect Privacy; Invites Courtroom Attendance to Appeal Hearing
Facebook challenges Bellingham warrant to submit private data while in appeal
Bellingham, WA

On Tuesday, November 4th, 2017, the Whatcom County Court’s respect for freedom of speech and association was called into question once again. Approximately forty supporters of the Indigenous led group the Red Line Salish Sea formerly the Bellingham #NoDAPL Coalition filled the courtroom to demand fair justice.

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Warrant Granted Against NODAPL Water Protector Facebook Page is Anti-Indigenous / Press Release, Red Line Salish Sea

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August 31, 2017  Press Release  Red Line Salish Sea

For Immediate Release

Bellingham, Washington

August 30, 2017 – After months of failed warrants attempted against the Red Line Salish Sea Facebook page (formerly known as the Bellingham #NoDAPL Coalition), the Whatcom Superior Court judge submitted to the prosecutor’s request, allowing the State to invade the Bellingham #nodapl Redline Salish Sea Facebook profile. Implicating Indigenous water protectors and their allies. Giving permission to search the page will directly impact nearly 1700 people who follow the page. Continue reading

Lynden “Tea Party” Tribune continues its long-standing policy of exclusively promoting Republican and Tea Party views / Research and commentary, Bill Warner, Ph.D.

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August 15, 2016  Bill Warner, Ph.D.
Dear Neighbors,

As a long-time subscriber to the Lynden Tribune and a concerned citizen, I continue to research the Tribune’s editorial/forum pages and “news” pages and the clear conclusion is that: Lynden “Tea Party” Tribune continues its long-standing policy of exclusively promoting Republican and Tea Party views.  Calvin Bratt and Michael Lewis have no interest in publishing any Community Forum columns or letters to the editor that favor Democrats or progressives. Continue reading

Poor judgement by an elected official is not what I want for our Port of Bellingham / Facebook post, Sj Robson

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10 hrs  July 16, 2015  Sandy Robson

As we head into the primary elections, I decided to re-visit some of my older articles and comment posts to remind people why Gary Jensen should not be elected for Bellingham Port Commissioner. . .or for any other elected office. Today’s reason:

“And hopefully that will happen soon, and there will be a different article on the subject.” – Ferndale Mayor Gary Jensen, March 18, 2013, during the Ferndale City Council meeting. Continue reading