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Oregon Bully Who Took Down Christian Bakery Tossed Out in Election
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Posted on 11/14/2016 6:57:48 AM PST by KeyLargo

Politics

Oregon Bully Who Took Down Christian Bakery Tossed Out in Election

In 2013, Oregon Democrat Brad Avakian, as commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, put a Christian bakery out of business because its owners stood up for their religious convictions. Fast forward to 2016 and Avakian, not unlike many of his fellow Democrats, got served a big slice of sweet justice.

Sweetcakes by Melissa, owned by Melissa and Aaron Klein, was forced out of business by Avakian and the BOLI in 2013. Klein told Independent Journal Review that they were fined $135,000 and the state garnished their bank accounts to cover it. When all was said and done, Klein said that the state took $144,000 from them.

Avakian put these Christian bakers out of business, but in 2016, the people of Oregon ended his run for Oregon secretary of state in favor of Republican Dennis Richardson, which is the first time in 14 years the solidly blue state elected a Republican for state office.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: avakian; bakery; christian; democrats; dennis; election; family; firstamendment; gop; govtabuse; hillary; homosexualagenda; lgbt; mediabias; oregon; prolife; republicans; richardson; trump; tyranny

Dennis Richardson, center, Oregon Republican Secretary of State candidate, is surrounded by his family, daughters Valerie Harmon, left, Jennifer Vranes, second from left, his wife Cathy, third from right, daughter Rachel Whoolery, second from right, and granddaugher Samara Whoolery, right, at an election night event at the Salem Convention Center in Salem, Ore., Tuesday Nov. 8, 2016.(Photo: Timothy J. Gonzalez, AP)

1 posted on 11/14/2016 6:57:48 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo; Salvation

Oregon ping

Dennis Richardson is a great guy...has something like 8 daughters


2 posted on 11/14/2016 7:00:26 AM PST by goodnesswins (Say hello to President Trump)
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To: KeyLargo

Awwww, poor Brad/s
Communists (progressives) aren’t doing too good these days!


3 posted on 11/14/2016 7:00:39 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: KeyLargo
Persecuting Christians is not cool; not at all.

But, to be fair to the LGBTQWXYZEIEIO crowd, how could they pass up a bakery called Sweetcakes?
It's entrapment, I tell ya!!

4 posted on 11/14/2016 7:05:06 AM PST by stormhill
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To: KeyLargo

The Democrats had all kinds of interesting plans for Oregon if Hillary was elected & Avakian got in as SoS. A friend who works for the Oregon Citizens Lobby posted this little tidbit:

“Tonight I learned the Democratic strategy for the Oregon Election. Kate Brown would have gone to DC had Hillary won, the plan was that Avakian would have become Governor, had he been elected to SOS, and one of the Dems from the Oregon Senate would have been appointed Secretary of State. I was happy that Hillary didn’t become President, didn’t know it would have devastated the state too. We really dodged one this election.”


5 posted on 11/14/2016 7:06:18 AM PST by Twotone (Truth is hate to those who hate truth.)
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To: KeyLargo

(snicker, snicker) oh sorry, ROFL...


6 posted on 11/14/2016 7:09:23 AM PST by HarleyLady27 ('THE FORCE AWAKENS!!!' Trump/Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: KeyLargo

Just desserts.

Ahem...


7 posted on 11/14/2016 7:14:45 AM PST by normbal (normbal. somewhere in socialist occupied America)
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To: normbal

Trump’s anti-government stance wins over rural Oregon

Nov 12, 2016

LAKEVIEW — Willie Hamilton stood outside the Lake County Courthouse on Friday for a Veterans Day ceremony. As a bugler played and an honor guard fired off a volley, the 73-year-old retired lumber worker said he was thrilled by Republican Donald Trump’s stunning win Tuesday night.

Trump won huge support in rural Oregon, nowhere more so than in this remote Southern Oregon county, where the businessman and television personality won 78 percent of the vote.

“Rural communities, that’s what we wanted,” Hamilton said. “People are just sick of politicians.”

http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/11/trumps_anti-government_stance.html


8 posted on 11/14/2016 7:17:55 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Thank God! That man is shockingly evil. No one who would abuse government power has any business in office, and Brad Avakian is one of the worst offenders in more than 70 years. Avakian disgusts me, and I hope he and his family are being shunned by all decent people in Oregon. I also hope his replacement will refund that stolen money to Melissa and Aaron Klein - with an apology.


9 posted on 11/14/2016 7:21:40 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: KeyLargo

Great news!


10 posted on 11/14/2016 7:23:21 AM PST by Girlene
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To: KeyLargo

Gee, that’s too bad.

Karma served cold...


11 posted on 11/14/2016 7:23:58 AM PST by null and void (No federal funds for "sanctuary" cities that defy federal law!)
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To: KeyLargo

I have been praying EVERY NIGHT for the Sweetcakes team! Thank You God!


12 posted on 11/14/2016 7:27:17 AM PST by thecodont
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To: KeyLargo

How about dem cookies you arrogant Oregon bass turds! there’s more where that comes from all you pole smoking prancers. It’s your turn in the barrel boys and girls.


13 posted on 11/14/2016 7:27:41 AM PST by Movemout (There is no problem in the world that cannot be solved through the judicious use of high explosives!)
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To: Movemout

Background for those Freepers that do not know about the Obama, Oregon LBGT war against Christian businesses.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/02/23/oregon-christian-bakers-wedding-cake-case/


14 posted on 11/14/2016 7:30:01 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Pollster1

“I also hope his replacement will refund that stolen money to Melissa and Aaron Klein - with an apology.”

That’s not good enough. I want Avakian captured and slowly tortured to near death. Let him recover and then torture him some more. Repeat the cycle, endlessly till he dies of old age.


15 posted on 11/14/2016 7:31:02 AM PST by Flavious_Maximus
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To: Flavious_Maximus

Imagine this headline...”Oregon Racist who took down Muslim Bakery Tossed out in Election”.


16 posted on 11/14/2016 7:37:57 AM PST by MGG
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To: Twotone

I am hoping that Mr. Richardson can step from the SOS to Governor in 4 years and we can send Kate Brown packing.


17 posted on 11/14/2016 7:52:37 AM PST by Valpal1 (I am enjoying the lamentations of their girly-men on social media.)
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To: KeyLargo

6 Minute Video! This guy is a flaming lefty but he hits it spot on. All conservatives should pray that, as is their M.O., his buds on the left IGNORE HIM.
The BOTTOM LINE? In a unique form of political suicide, the very Political Correctness the left invented to shut US UP has KILLED THEM!
Ain’t payback a bitch?
LANGUAGE WARNING! “F BOMBS” GALORE!
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GLG9g7BcjKs


18 posted on 11/14/2016 7:53:45 AM PST by Dick Bachert (THE 4TH STATE HERE HAS BECOME A 5TH COLUMN. TREASON TRIALS COMING?)
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To: KeyLargo

Richardson may be a Republican, but he can’t be too conservative (okay, not conservative at all) if he stood a chance of election in Oregon.


19 posted on 11/14/2016 8:03:44 AM PST by fwdude (Stronger, To Get Her)
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To: stormhill

They wanted Fruitcakes from Sweetcakes.

“Sorry, we don’t carry fruitcakes.” (Shout-out to Anita Bryant.)


20 posted on 11/14/2016 8:04:57 AM PST by fwdude (Stronger, To Get Her)
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To: Twotone

Wow. Did we ever dodge a bullet.


21 posted on 11/14/2016 8:19:12 AM PST by Cold Heart
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To: Flavious_Maximus
That’s not good enough. I want Avakian captured and slowly tortured to near death. Let him recover and then torture him some more. Repeat the cycle, endlessly till he dies of old age.

Perhaps I am more forgiving. I would prefer that Avakian sincerely repent of his evil actions. If not, I would be happy to see him die old, alone, and bitter, knowing that his attempt to turn America into a national socialist state failed miserably - watching freedom flourish despite his best efforts.

22 posted on 11/14/2016 8:28:57 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: Flavious_Maximus

“That’s not good enough. I want Avakian captured and slowly tortured to near death. Let him recover and then torture him some more. Repeat the cycle, endlessly till he dies of old age.”

Ohh, I like you! (-:


23 posted on 11/14/2016 8:34:52 AM PST by MeganC (Ik ben Geert Wilders!)
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To: KeyLargo

I say....make cakes for EVERYONE! and....put a fish on it! Let the people carry the symbol of Christ into their event....if they don’t want the fish, they don’t get the cake.......make it a policy......


24 posted on 11/14/2016 8:37:17 AM PST by Be Careful
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To: Flavious_Maximus
That’s not good enough. I want Avakian captured and slowly tortured to near death.

I was going to settle for having his house burn down while he was in it, but your way works too. ;-)

25 posted on 11/14/2016 8:37:48 AM PST by ken in texas
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To: KeyLargo

This is what I’m talking about :) Get Republicans in SOS positions and clean up the vote fraud possibilities in those states. Maybe hard for Oregon if new SOS is the only Repub state elected official but hey God can make a way :)


26 posted on 11/14/2016 8:44:58 AM PST by b4me (Idolatry is rampant in thoughts and actions. Choose whom you will serve....)
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To: KeyLargo

Maybe President elect Trump could hire them for the Inaugural ball cake and desserts. Now that would be sweet (pun intended).


27 posted on 11/14/2016 9:52:05 AM PST by karatemom
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To: KeyLargo

YESSSSSSS!!!
THIS IS THE BEST NEWZ EVAAAAAHHHH!!
My prayers answered!!
Awesome!!


28 posted on 11/14/2016 11:58:03 AM PST by mumblypeg (They've summoned up a thundercloud/ and they're going to hear from me. (Anthem-Leonard Cohen))
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To: KeyLargo
I'm am NOT A LAWYER, I do not give LEGAL ADVICE, but I like to share my OPINION(s!)

If anyone reading this, is running a business, and has and or keeps large amounts of cash / deposits (to me that would be in excess of $10,000.00 - $15,000.00) you need to have legal protection via a Corporation / Limited Liability / Limited Partnership. Also play like the big boy's (example Exxon-Mobile, Boeing, Macy's etc) and create a holding company. Keep all / most of your assets (Cash, Properties, Vehicle's etc) in the holding company. Yea, it can be a pain in the butt, doing the paper work, but you'll never lose it like these people did, via a lawsuit.

Example(s:)
Exxon-Mobile Inc. / Exxon-Mobile Holding Co.
Boeing Aircraft Inc. / Boeing Holding Co.
Macy's Inc. / Macy's Holding Co.
Sears Inc. / Sears Holding Co.

Think the OPINION(s!) are off the wall? Check for your self, at your Secretary of State(s) office. Either call {or search on line} and ask: Does the Mr. Big Pants Wigets Incorporated, by any chance also have (or is their a listing for) a Mr. Big Pants Wigets Holding Company?

29 posted on 11/14/2016 1:51:18 PM PST by Stanwood_Dave ("Testilying." Cop's don't lie, they just Testily{ing} as taught in their respected Police Academy.)
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So, even this is too fascist for blue-state Oregon. Hallelujah!

30 posted on 11/14/2016 1:59:29 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Stanwood_Dave

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Voters in Oregon elected the first Republican to statewide office in 14 years, Dennis Richardson as Secretary of State:

In the state of Oregon, the secretary of state is charged with auditing public accounts, managing elections, and administering public records. It’s a glorified administrative role . . . .

Throughout the campaign, [Brad] Avakian highlighted [Dennis] Richardson’s anti-abortion stance while highlighting his own environmentalism and pro-choice bona fides. Richardson, meanwhile, while undeniably a social conservative, ran as basically a numbers guy. . . . In an overwhelmingly Democratic state, Avakian managed to lose to Republican Dennis Richardson. Indeed, Richardson’s victory was the first time a Republican had won a statewide office in Oregon for fourteen years. (Hillary Clinton carried the state by ten percentage points, by the way.)

Avakian’s defeat is synecdoche for everything the Democrats did wrong this year. He ran, basically, the Lena Dunham race: Stress social issues (truly irrelevant in a race like Oregon secretary of state) and ignore what mattered to voters. Dennis Richardson stressed that he would be a competent auditor; Avakian noted that the Sierra Club liked him. Donald Trump said he would bring jobs back to the industrial Midwest; Hillary Clinton focused on the fact that Trump was rude about a Miss Universe candidate two decades ago. In both cases, we see how that worked out for the Democrats.

While indicative of the larger 2016 election cycle, the Secretary of State’s race in Oregon demonstrates what voters consider important for an election administrator: understanding of the job’s responsibilities and limits, competence, and valuing the integrity of elections. Efforts to turn election administration into a vehicle for progressive social change rightly failed in Oregon last week.

http://thereplawyer.blogspot.com/


31 posted on 11/17/2016 6:25:56 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

If this were the days of yore, the ‘WANTED!’ poster for Avakian would have this slammed into a cell, awaiting sunrise.


32 posted on 11/17/2016 6:28:36 AM PST by HangUpNow
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