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Stand Up for Your Privacy While There Is Still Time

February 26, 2016

When our government has all the power to compel and the people must comply, then our relationship is flipped, upside down, and backwards, because government should fear the people, not the other way around, here in the land of the free and the home of the brave. Contact your legislator, write to the President, and support Apple in its difficult stand against the surveillance state coming to pass on our watch.

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Dr. K’s Post Presidential Debate Debrief – Were you persuaded?

October 8, 2012

Turn off the sound and watch the debates, and it is clear who wants to be on the stage, and who doesn’t, clear who wants to win votes and who doesn’t, clear who believes in their case, and who doesn’t. REGARDLESS OF THE FACTS, the style of the communication sends the signal. So what signals did these candidates send?

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Dr. K Is Speaking At League of Oregon Cities 86th Annual Conference on October 1

September 28, 2011

In 2007, the Ashland Oregon City Council, led by then-Mayor John Morrison, chose to take positive steps to resolve the interpersonal conflict that had come to dominate council interactions. I was brought in to resolve the conflict and empower the council to succeed at their work for the city.

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Open Letter to Ashland City Council on the Transfer of SUP to MAA

August 29, 2011

New evidence indicates a greater danger to the watershed than has been previously considered, and there are wetlands that keep the water clean, endangered species that depend on intact ecosystems, and rare old growth that are irreplaceable at stake. Prudence dictates caution, clarity and patience.

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What Went Wrong for the Democrats? No narrative. No unity. No perceived change.

November 1, 2010

Whether you’re voting Red, or Blue, or tea party white, your vote is important, it’s your voice in the ‘we the people’ chorus, and it will do more to tell these characters in our nation’s capitol that we are paying attention and we care than all the whining, groaning and fearful gnashing of teeth

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Us and Them Is Us On A Bell Curve

March 29, 2010

When things change for the better, it’s always about ‘enough’ of us, not all of us. Which is why building connections, networks, and alliances of resources and help is how we increase the speed of change.

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Republican Run From Record Is Non Persuasive

April 3, 2009

In an ad titled “They Broke It And Won’t Fix It,” the Dems seek to remind Americans that the damage to our economy and reputation was done before they came to power, and that the people responsible for the damage are now doing all they can to block change and perpetuate the damage. Persuasive? I think they got this ad exactly right.

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WCLO Stan Milam Show, Wisconsin, Interviews Dr. K

November 7, 2008

I did a wide ranging interview on politics this morning with Stan Milam, on 1230 am WCLO Radio out of Wisconsin, talking about negative ads in this political cycle and the impact they had on voters.   Stan raised the question of polls and the role they played in this election.  He asked if they […]

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