Glen Morgan In the News

The Olympian – November 3, 2017 – “One man has filed several complaints against Olympia City Council candidates” (article about some of Glen’s complaints filed in City Council races in Olympia – some errors, but mostly accurate)

The Tacoma News Tribune – October 30, 2017 – “Pierce County Democrats to pay $20k for breaking campaign finance law” (news article about one of Glen’s complaints which the Attorney General pursued against the Pierce County Democrats)

West Seattle Blog – October 12, 2017 – “34th District Democrats:  Complaints filed; endorsement made” (article about 34th Leg District Democrat meeting where the chair and treasurer complained that Glen was evil and terrible)

The Olympian – October 1, 2017- “Does Olympia need a tax hike to support public safety? Or can money be found elsewhere?”  (a news article about the proposed property tax in Olympia.  Quotes from Glen’s con statements and concerns)

The Olympian – September 30, 2017 – “Public Safety Comes at a Price” (article about property tax increase in the City of Olympia.  Glen helped write con statement in voters guide.  Was interviewed by Editorial Board.)

The Peninsula Daily News – September 28, 2017 – “Jefferson County commissioner answers complaint about funds transfer to Homes Now” (article about recent complaint filed against Jefferson County Commissioner by Glen.  Commissioner admitted guilt)

Tukwila Reporter – September 19, 2017 – “Examine the tactics of political campaigns” (another article from Leftist editorial writer Chuck Parrish complaining about Glen’s complaints and exposure of violations of the law by local candidates)

Tacoma News Tribune – Aug 28, 2017 – “Is Olympia lawyer the Democrats’ champion in complaint-filing war?”  (article about recent AG lawyer who quit and started filing PDC complaints against Glen and Republicans)

Tukwila Reporter – Aug 15, 2017 – “Partisan politics, money at play, even in local races”  (Leftist editorial writer Chuck Parrish complains about Glen’s complaint activities)

Tacoma News Tribune – Aug 15, 2017 – “Pierce County Democrats repeatedly violated campaign finance laws, attorney general says”  (article about AG lawsuit against Pierce County Democrats based on Glen’s original PDC complaint)

US News & World Report/AP – Aug 6, 2017 – “Washington Lawmaker to pay fine in Finance Disclosure Case” (another article about Senator Hunt and his PDC fine based on Glen’s complaint)

Seattle Times – August 6, 2017 – “State senator fined for violating campaign disclosure law” (another article about Senator Sam Hunt paying the PDC fine initiated by Glen’s complaint)

The Olympian – August 4, 2017 – Hunt agrees to fine in campaign finance disclosure case (article about Senator Sam Hunt (D-Olympia) who agreed to pay fine and settlement costs in campaign finance lawsuit filed by AG based on Glen’s complaint)

Inlander – July 21, 2017- Lawyer who Spokane County Dems hired to help them contest a PDC complaint becomes subject of new complaint (article about follow-up PDC complaint filed by Glen against the Spokane County Democratic Central Committee)

The Daily Record (Kittitas County/Ellensburg) – July 19, 2017 – “Washington State Attorney General’s office files complaint on Kittitas County Democrats” (article about AG’s lawsuit against Kittitas County Democrats based on Glen’s original PDC complaint)

The Island’s Sounder – June 29, 2017 – “AGO files campaign finance complaint against San Juan County Democrats”  (article about AG’s lawsuit against San Juan County Democrats based on Glen’s complaint.  Includes response from San Juan County Democrats).

Auburn Reporter – June 27, 2017 – “State demands documents in campaign finance case against Auburn man”  (another article about King County Dem chair Stober and the AG’s efforts to obtain documents)

The Kent Reporter – June 23, 2017 – “State demands documents in campaign finance case against Stober”  (article about complaint Glen filed against King County Democrat chair Bailey Stober and the effort by the AG to obtain documents)

The Longview Daily News – June 17, 2017 – “Teresa Purcell facing new campaign complaint, still fighting older one”  (article about second complaint Glen filed against defeated legislative candidate from the 19th Legislative District)

The Olympian – June 1, 2017 “Meet the man who torments state Democrats over the way they fill out forms” (The Olympian editorial team puts their own spin to a reprint of the Seattle Times article – apparently they just discovered complying with the campaign finance laws requires people to fill out forms)

Seattle Times – May 30, 2017 – First Version of the Seattle Times Article:  “Citizen watchdog peppers Washington State with campaign finance complaints against Dems”  

Seattle Times – May 30, 2017 – Second Version of Seattle Times Article (changed at 2pm):  “Is this guy a Washington State watchdog or partisan annoyance?” (apparently Democrats contacted the Seattle Times and convinced them that the first headline did not portray Glen negatively enough)

Spokesman Review – May 26, 2017 – “Sue Lani Madson:  It’s time to fix Washington’s flawed public disclosure rules” (opinion op-ed written after Sue Lani Madson interviewed Glen)

Spokane Talks Online – Meeting of Minds – May 24, 2017 (in-studio online streaming interview with Sue Lani Madson (Spokesman Review), Bart Hanson (Spokane Democrats) and Glen – discussing the PDC complaint against the Spokane County Democrats, and various campaign finance rules)

Seattle Times – May 17, 2017 – “Political parties should set example with campaign laws, not flout them” (Editorial positive about Glen’s exposing of the truth)

Seattle Times – May 12, 2017 – “Washington AG’s office sues King County Democrats over alleged campaign violations” (Story about AG filing lawsuit based on one of Glen’s notices)

Inlander – May 12, 2017 – “AG lawsuit says Spokane County Dems’ financial reporting problems have lasted years, continue to this day” (good, detailed story about AG lawsuit filed based on Glen’s complaint)

Spokesman Review – May 12, 2017 – “Washington takes Spokane Democrats to court charging campaign reporting violations” (story about AG filing lawsuit based on Glen’s complaint)

Redoubt News – May 12, 2017 – “Citizen Action Snags Multiple Washington Democrats” (Idaho conservative blog site – overview of some of Glen’s complaints exposing campaign finance violations)

Kent Reporter – May 12, 2017 – “King County Democratic Central Committee faces campaign finance complaint” (article about the AG filing a lawsuit based on Glen’s notice to the AG)

Fox News – April 25, 2017 – “Gophers vs. landowners:  In Washington property rights battle, furry rodents win”  (another update on the endless pocket gopher scam.  Glen was quoted in this article, but didn’t make the video cut)

Edmonds Beacon – April 21, 2017 – LTE “Strom Peterson complaint ‘frivolous'” (angry LTE about Glen’s complaint filed against Rep. Strom Peterson who was sued by the AG)

Inlander – April 17, 2017 -“Unreported poll previewed a Condon vs. Stuckart mayoral battle that never was”  (Another article from Spokane partly about a second complaint filed by Glen)

Federal Way Mirror – April 14, 2017 – “Flygare and Political Strategy” (article about Glen’s complaint against local candidate(Flygare) and that candidates poor response)

Inlander – April 14, 2017 – “Drumheller No! When Spokane County Dems used scholarship money to pay for operations, some members were furious” (An article about a scandal exposed by Glen’s PDC complaint against Spokane County Dems)

Inlander – April 13, 2017 – “Dems in Disarray” (An article about PDC complaint filed by Glen on Spokane County Democrats)

Edmonds Beacon -April 12, 2017 – “Strom Peterson admits to disclosure violations” (Another article about Glen’s PDC work)

KUOW – April 11, 2017 –“Here’s what Tea Party training looks like in Washington State”  (this article makes Glen look way more important than he is, but it shows a typical activism training session)

B-Town Blog – April 8, 2017 – “Conservative whistleblower has filed 40 public disclosure cases, including against Berkowitz” (local blogger angry about Glen)

Federal Way Mirror – April 7, 2017 – “Public Disclosure Commission investigating Council Candidate” (Federal Way Council candidate Roger Flygar wants to sue Glen for libel when Glen reported him to the PDC for failure to file campaign disclosure documents – this was the printed paper edition) and this was the live link posted a few days later:  “Public Disclosure Commission investigating Council Candidate”

Tacoma News Tribune Editorial – March 18, 2017 – “Stop the PDC from becoming the Petty Complaint Department”  (mainly focused on attacking Glen Morgan – note, major changes made after multiple factual errors were pointed out to the editors)

Tacoma News Tribune Guest Editorial – March 24, 2017 – “Washington PDC needs fixing:  Don’t blame the messenger” (to their credit, the TNT let Glen post a response to their editorial)

The Columbian Editorial – March 23, 2017 – “In our view:  Sunshine worth the Price” (surprisingly, the Columbian wrote a positive editorial about Glen’s PDC complaints – particularly impressive considering this video and this article Glen produced which were pretty critical of the Columbian)

The Olympian Editorial – March 16, 2017 – “Speaker Chopp earned his fine” (a rare positive editorial from the Olympian about Glen’s PDC work – particularly since Glen has been repeatedly critical about the Olympian as well)

Spokesman Review – March 17, 2017 – “Western Washington political activist alleges campaign finance violations by Spokane Democrats” (article about complaint Glen filed exposing very significant PDC violations by Spokane County Democrats)

Seattle Times – March 15, 2017 – “Frank Chopp pays $1700 fine over campaign-finance violations” (another spin on Glen’s complaint against Speaker Chopp)

Seattle PI – March 14, 2017 – “Speaker Chopp will pay $6,469 in penalties for campaign reporting violations”  (article about complaint filed by Glen against Speaker Chopp)

Tacoma News Tribune – “House Speaker hit with campaign finance complaint in growing tug of war” (first traditional media report on the Speaker Chopp complaint – same article reprinted in Olympian and Bellingham Herald)

The Olympian – January 26, 2017 – “Case against Glen Morgan over controversial campaign robocalls will proceed” (This was an article about the lawsuit funded by racist hate cult leader JZ Knight and coordinated with Thurston County Democrats against Glen for making robocalls exposing the truth about Thurston County political candidates)

The Olympian – January 23, 2017 – “Glen Morgan resigns from Rochester School Board, leaving vacancy” (very funny that this merited a newspaper article)

The Olympian – December 22, 2016 – “‘Everybody is in violation of the PDC,’ says activist as attorney general files complaints” (First article about AG investigating Jim Cooper based on Glen’s complaints)

The Olympian – November 7, 2016 – “Last week, it was a death threat.  This week, he’s getting sued for election robocalls” (It was a busy election season for Glen)

KOMO News – November 3, 2016 – “Thurston County Race Includes Death Threat and Criminal Investigation” (KOMO news did a short video on the death threat against Glen Morgan by Democrat official)

The Olympian – November 2, 2016 – “Man investigated for death threat tells deputy he was ‘fed up’ after robocall” (article about Democrat PCO who threatened to kill Glen)

Tacoma News Tribune – November 16, 2014 – “Tax-exempt status of Olympia-based think tank under challenge by channeler JZ Knight” (article that references the losing effort by JZ Knight to attack Glen for daring to expose the truth about her weird racist speeches while she claims to channel the homicidal 35,000 year old Lemurian  spirit warrior named “Ramtha” and donate large sums of money to local politicians and the Thurston County Democrat Party)

Voice of the Valley – November 14, 2016 (Maple Valley) – “On Site Septic Systems” (article referencing Glen speaking about the proposed King County Septic Tax)

KUOW – August 2, 2016 “Democrats take $50k gift from warrior spirit ‘Ramtha’ – despite anti-Mexican slurs” (local NPR affiliate interviews Glen as JZ Knight/Ramtha continues to fund Thurston County Democratic Party)

The Insider – Winter 2014 “Using Innovative Activism to change the local political culture” (article written by Glen for one of the Heritage Foundation’s newsletters)

Bill Whittle – September 14, 2014 – “Tie-Dyed Tyranny” (Bill Whittle produced a video with a nice call out to Glen)

Foxnews – July 14, 2013 – “Military spending millions to protect gophers, while workers go on furlough”  (Fox News interviews Glen about the gopher wars in Thurston County)

South Sound Greenpages – February 20, 2013 – “Struggles over Species Conservation”  (Enviro paper interviews Glen about pocket gopher controversy)

The Olympian – March 7, 2011 – “Property owners get ready to fight” (one of the first articles written about Glen’s property rights activism)

OlyBlog – January 30, 2011 – “For two years the Thurston County Commission has chosen Junk Science over Citizen Input” (an early Olympia blog article quoting from Glen at a public hearing before he started Stop Taking Our Property (S.T.O.P.) Thurston County)

State Attorney General Press Releases Initiated by Glen

October 27, 2017 – Pierce County Democrats to pay $22,630 in campaign finance case.  Note – this was sent out as a tweet on October 27, 2017

August 18, 2017 – AGO settles Campaign Finance Complaint against Representative Strom Peterson for a settlement of $11,950.  Peterson pays $7, 595 with the rest deferred.Note- this was sent out as a tweet on August 21, 2017 in lieu of a press release

August 15, 2017 – AGO files Campaign Finance Complaint against Pierce County Democrats

August 2, 2017 – AGO Files Campaign Finance Complaint against Washington & North Idaho District Council of Laborers PAC

July 14, 2017 – AGO files campaign finance complaint against Kittitas County Democrats

June 29, 2017 – AGO files campaign finance complaint against San Juan County Democrats

June 23, 2017 – AG’s Office demands documents be disclosed in campaign finance case

June 19, 2017 – AG files campaign finance complaint against Eastside Democratic Dinner Committee

May 12, 2017 – AGO Files Campaign finance complaint against King County Democratic Central Committee

May 12, 2017 – AGO Files Campaign finance complaint against Spokane County Democratic Central Committee, Two Committee Officers

April 10, 2017 – AGO files Campaign Finance Complaints Against State Lawmakers, Former Candidate

March 14, 2017 – Chopp to pay $6469 over Campaign Finance Allegations

March 14, 2017 – AG files Campaign Finance Complaints against Senator Hunt and Thurston County Democrats

February 13, 2017 – EWU Trustee (Jay Manning), Audubon Washington to pay penalties, costs in separate campaign finance cases

December 19, 2016 – AG Files Campaign Finance Complaint against 19th District House Candidate (Theresa Purcell)

December 19, 2016 – AG files Campaign Finance Complaints against Budget and Policy Center, Thurston County Candidate (Jim Cooper)

Voter’s Guide Statements

The following are examples of voter’s guide statements Glen has written:

Feb 2017 – Statement Against City of Lacey’s Transportation Benefit District Tax 

November 2015 – Statement Against City of Olympia’s Metropolitan Park District (Glen organized the Committee)

November 2012 – Statement Against City of Olympia Public Safety Tax Increase