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  • John Kasich Tells Oregon Voters His Wife Agreed: Keep Going

    04/29/2016 9:27:34 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Gov. John Kasich was helping his wife carry some clothes to the basement of their home in Ohio on Wednesday when they broached the subject that many Republicans have been wondering about. Should he continue his presidential campaign? After all, Mr. Kasich has not won a single state aside from Ohio. He has fewer delegates than Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, who ended his own bid more than a month ago. And on Tuesday, Mr. Kasich even lost to Donald J. Trump in McKees Rocks, the Pennsylvania community where he grew up. “I said, ‘What do you...
  • OREGON STANDOFF: CRUZ,TRUMP,NEVADA,OREGON

    02/24/2016 5:57:35 AM PST · by Nextrush · 13 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/24/2016 | Self
    Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, who went in to witness the end of the protest at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and defends those arrested there as part of the Coalition of Western States is an upfront supporter of Senator Ted Cruz for the GOP presidential nomination. "The Guardian" from the United Kingdom has published a story noting Assemblywoman Fiore is part of the Cruz leadership team in Nevada. They quote her as saying: "Ted Cruz is the only candidate talking about giving lands back to the state where they belong." Also on Cruz's Nevada leadership team, Assemblyman John Moore, who...
  • Oregon standoff defendants' motions: Dismiss charges due to vagueness, government overreach

    04/29/2016 3:59:05 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 4/28/2016 | Maxine Bernstein
    A ream of legal motions reveal some of the defense arguments in the pending federal conspiracy case against more than two dozen people indicted in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Some of their lawyers are urging the court to dismiss specific counts of the indictment. They argue that the conspiracy charge is "unconstitutionally vague" and that the charge of carrying a firearm in the course of a crime of violence won't hold up because the conspiracy didn't rise to a crime of violence, according to legal briefs filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Portland.......
  • A new poll shows Donald Trump dominating a state he's not necessarily supposed to win

    04/29/2016 1:02:28 AM PDT · by blueplum · 71 replies
    TheBusinessInsider ^ | 28 April 2016 | Allan Smith
    A new poll released on Thursday found Donald Trump with a big lead in Oregon, a state not necessarily expected to be favorable to the Manhattan billionaire. The poll, conducted by the Portland-based Hoffman Research Group, found Trump leading Ted Cruz, a Texas senator, by 17 points. Trump, the GOP frontrunner, was the choice of 43% of respondents.
  • Read the Sign Posted in Target Bathroom That’s Outraged Customers [VIDEO]

    04/28/2016 7:22:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 56 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | April 28, 2016 | Philip Hodges
    A sign posted in a Target bathroom stall cautioned female customers that men can now use the women’s restroom because of the company’s recent policy. The sign left many people baffled and outraged.The sign was posted in the women’s restroom in a Keizer, Oregon Target. It read: Attention Ladies:Target Corp. has publically announced that Men may now use the Women’s restroom (and vice versa), no questions asked. The sign further implored other customers to “please be cautious” and to “report suspected hidden cameras” and “loitering or peeping individuals.” In addition, it called on parents to “use [their] good judgment about...
  • Lyin’ Ted Cruz Now Denies He and Team Kasich Had any Alliance – Kasich Calls Cruz A Liar…

    04/28/2016 4:34:18 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 162 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | April 28, 2016 | sundance
    Good Grief – Lyin’ Ted Cruz Now Denies He and Team Kasich Had any Alliance – Kasich Calls Cruz A Liar… Posted on April 28, 2016 by sundance Wow, talk about affirming a solidifying public opinion. Despite official campaign documents outlining their combined effort, Senator Ted Cruz now tries to say there was no alliance between Team Cruz and Team Kasich. A gobsmacked Team Kasich responds [via Twitter]: John Weaver ‎@JWGOP I can't stand liars. 11:57 AM - 28 Apr 2016
  • Poll: Donald Trump Holds Big Lead Ahead Of Oregon's Republican Primary(Trump 43%,Cruz 26% Kay. 17%)

    04/28/2016 3:34:31 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 78 replies
    OPB.org ^ | Updated: April 28, 2016 2:21 p.m. | Jeff Mapes
    A new poll of Republican voters in Oregon finds that Donald Trump has a double-digit lead in the state’s May 17 primary, while Ted Cruz is second despite pulling out of the state. The poll by the Portland-based Hoffman Research Group shows 43 percent support Trump. Twenty-six percent favor Cruz and 17 percent back John Kasich. It is the first public poll of the Republican presidential race in Oregon this year. Cruz has agreed not to campaign in Oregon and New Mexico in exchange for Kasich pulling out of Indiana. The two are trying to prevent Trump from getting a...
  • Poll: Trump holds double-digit lead in Oregon

    04/28/2016 2:09:49 PM PDT · by maggief · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 28, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump holds a double-digit lead over his competitors in Oregon, according to a new poll by Portland-based Hoffman Research Group. Trump has 43 percent support in the poll, followed by Ted Cruz with 26 percent and John Kasich with just 17 percent support. Cruz and Kasich announced last weekend a joint effort to deny Trump the nomination. As part of the strategy, Kasich would clear a path for Cruz in the Indiana primary and Cruz would back down in Oregon and New Mexico. But both candidates have walked away from the arrangement since their campaigns' announcement....
  • Sweet Cakes owners, now backed by George H.W. Bush's lawyer, file appeal

    04/28/2016 12:07:55 PM PDT · by Rio · 64 replies
    OregonLive ^ | April 27, 2016 | Casey Parks
    The Gresham bakers who made national headlines after refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding are fighting back against Oregon regulators. In a brief filed in the Oregon Court of Appeals this week, Aaron and Melissa Klein say the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries violated state and federal laws by forcing them to pay $135,000 in damages to the lesbian couple. The legal team behind Sweet Cakes by Melissa argues the labor bureau violated the Kleins' rights as artists to free speech, their rights as Oregonians to religious freedom and their rights as defendants to a due...
  • Ammon Bundy to challenge authority of feds to prosecute Oregon standoff defendants

    04/26/2016 1:33:30 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 59 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 4/25/2016 | Maxine Bernstein
    Ammon Bundy's lawyers intend to argue that the federal government doesn't have the authority to prosecute protestors who took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, claiming that the federal government lacks control of the land. The U.S. Constitution granted 'very limited powers' to the federal government, and that once Oregon became a state, the federal government lost a right to own land inside the state's borders, his attorney Lissa Casey wrote in a court motion filed late Friday......
  • Framing discourse around conservative values shifts climate change attitudes

    04/26/2016 7:05:42 AM PDT · by Patriotic1 · 25 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 4/26/2016 | Oregon State University
    Conservatives' attitudes toward climate change and other environmental concerns shift when the issues are reframed in terms more closely aligned with their values, a new study from Oregon State University indicates. Researchers found that people who identified as conservative were more likely to support "pro-environmental" ideals when the issues were framed as matters of obeying authority, defending the purity of nature and demonstrating patriotism. The study underscores the ways in which discussions of important topics are informed by a person's moral and ideological perspective, said the study's lead author, Christopher Wolsko, an assistant professor of psychology at OSU-Cascades. "We think...
  • Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich

    04/24/2016 7:58:36 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 146 replies
    Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich in Oregon and New Mexico.
  • facebook post from Assemblywoman Shelley Shelton

    04/21/2016 8:52:56 PM PDT · by fulltlt · 7 replies
    Jerry Delemus is sitting in a concrete cage. He is charged with so-called "crimes" for being present at the Bundy Stand up. Jerry is well known and respected in his community. His wife is a member of the New Hampshire State Legislature. Jerry ran for Sheriff in his own town the year after the Stand up. This is how corrupt our government is. Jerry's supposed "crime" happened two years ago. Jerry was did not even get to the ranch till the night after the stand up. There were all kinds of threats to the Bundy family. Death threats were coming...
  • Takeover at Ore. refuge among several threats to West, says Interior secretary

    04/19/2016 11:53:55 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | April 19, 2016 | MATTHEW DALY
    An armed takeover of an Oregon national wildlife refuge is part of a disturbing “extreme movement” to seize public lands and reject the rule of law — putting communities and public employees at risk throughout the West, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says in a speech outlining Obama administration conservation policies.
  • Oregon manages to stop construction of huge LNG export terminal, costing thousands of jobs

    04/18/2016 3:26:04 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 31 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 18, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    he world is hungry for LNG and it represents a major opportunity in terms of evening out our trade imbalance. But thanks to the dedicated efforts of green energy warriors and Oregon politicians, yet another refusal of a construction permit seems to have been the final straw for The Oregon LNG company and they’ve pulled the plug on the entire project. (The Oregonian) “It didn’t have a lot of public support, I’ll put it that way,” Warrenton City Commissioner Henry Balensifer III said Friday… Under Oregon LNG’s plan, an 87-mile pipeline would have shuttled Canadian natural gas from Woodland, Wash.,...
  • RNC member accuses party of ‘institutional tyranny’ (Solomon Yue)

    04/18/2016 3:34:47 PM PDT · by AuntB · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | April 18, 2016 | Shane Goldmacher and Alex Isenstadt
    A member of the Republican National Committee rules panel accused his own party leadership of “institutional tyranny” on Monday, another escalation in the growing internal battle over the party’s arcane parliamentary procedures. Solomon Yue, the Oregon committeeman and member of the RNC’s Rules Committee, sent a more than 1,300-word email, obtained by POLITICO, to members of the rules panel on Monday morning, charging that RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and his allies had improperly tried to scuttle Yue’s proposal to change the underlying rulebook for what could be the party’s first contested convention in 40 years this summer. Yue is the...
  • Ammon(Bundy) left without food 2 days and shackled to bed in Filthy Cell (Torture In Nevada Jail)

    04/18/2016 4:45:36 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 23 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/17/2016 | IShallNotBeSilent/Gavin Seim
    (at:01) Gavin Seim: "Listen our Patriots and our friends and our neighbors they're being tortured in these prisons and jails. Ammon Bundy was left without food for two days after his transfer to Nevada. He was chained to a bench and he was left without food for two days to where his stomach was cramping and he was ill. He told the story, he's been letting people know what happened. He wants people to know that we need to seek God. All he had was appealing to Heaven and so he just begged for God to intervene. And eventually he...
  • Bundy brothers appear in court (Nevada-Bundy Ranch 2014)

    04/16/2016 5:06:20 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Las Vegas NOW.com ^ | 4/15/2016 | Patrick Walker,Bill Roe
    Two of the Bundy brothers, who transferred from Oregon to Las Vegas this week, appeared in U.S. District Court Friday The arraignment of Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and co-defendants Ryan Payne and Blaine Cooper lasted more than two hours. Ammon Bundy claimed he had not read the entire indictment, prompting court officials to read the document out loud for the record. All of the defendants refused to enter pleas, so the judge entered Not Guilty pleas for them...... (NOTE: VIDEO EMBEDDED WITH THIS STORY HAS MORE DETAILS INCLUDING AMMON BUNDY'S STATEMENT HE WAS MISTREATED DURING TRANSFER FROM OREGON TO NEVADA)
  • (ALERT) BREAKING-They Are Arresting The Women (Took pictures at Bundy Ranch 2014 and...others?)

    04/15/2016 5:02:57 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 24 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/14/2016 | IShallNotBeSilent/Gavin Seim
    Gavin Seim (at :03) "....it appears that the FBI is making more arrests and now they're taking it even further. We don't know to what extent this is happening and how many people are on their list but so far it appears that one woman was arrested today (Marie Parker) and another woman (Beth Chelle Austin) is being told she has to turn herself in. Now we're talking about women with families, children and what was their crime, what did they do. They took photos at the Bundy Ranch..... (Editorial Note: Maureen Peltier (SSG Moe) on Facebook posted yesterday some...
  • Judge rules that kids can sue the US government for inaction on climate change

    04/14/2016 3:56:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    Science Alert ^ | April 14, 2016 | Fiona MacDonald
    In an unprecedented move, a US judge has given a group of 21 youths permission to sue the federal government for threatening their future health and security by failing to take sufficient action against climate change, despite being aware of the risks. "This decision is one of the most significant in our nation’s history," said the kids' attorney, Philip Gregory. "The Court gave America’s youth a fair opportunity to be heard ... The next step is for the Court to order our government to cease jeopardising the climate system for present and future generations." The lawsuit was brought before Oregon...
  • Petition for Congressional Investigation of LaVoy Fincium's Assassination

    04/14/2016 5:16:55 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/13/2016 | IShallNotBeSilent
    Petition Endorsed This petition is the only official petition endorsed by the LaVoy Finicum family regarding the assassination investigation. Your email address and phone number will not be shared with the members of Congress who will receive this petition.......
  • Federal judge backs off from total gag order on refuge occupier Shawna Cox (Oregon Standoff)

    04/14/2016 4:23:26 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 4/13/2016 | Maxine Bernstein
    In the face of an expected appeal, U.S. District Judge Robert E. Jones Wednesday modified his gag order against Oregon standoff defendant Shawna Cox, limiting the restrictions on her public speech. In his new order, Jones wrote that Cox should refrain from any conduct or speech that would incite others to trespass on or destroy federal government property, or incite unlawful violence. It marks a step back from his earlier March 29th much broader restriction tha she not make 'any public comment' about her case, co-defendants 'or any future protest movements.'..........
  • Oregon Pro-Life Group Endorses Ted Cruz: “His Record on Pro-Life Issues is Impeccable”

    04/13/2016 6:01:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Life News ^ | April 13, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    The leading pro-life group in Oregon today issued its endorsement for pro-life Republican candidate Ted Cruz for President. Oregon Right to Life says Cruz has a sterling pro-life record that it described as “impeccable.” “ORTL PAC is pleased to endorse Senator Cruz,” said Gayle Atteberry, executive director of ORTL. “His record on pro-life issues is impeccable. We can trust that as president, he will do all he can to protect unborn babies. That includes the all-important decisions he would make in nominating new Supreme Court justices. “Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders,” said Atteberry, “support abortion on demand, from conception...
  • Grant County sheriff says dispatchers endangered his life withholding standoff information

    04/13/2016 10:02:38 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 4/12/2016 | Les Zaitz
    JOHN DAY-Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer has opened a new front in his fight against allegations that he supported armed militants, notifying John Day city officials that he intends to sue over their complaints to the state about his conduct. Palmer, 54, said in a tort claim received by............... Palmer said in his tort claim that the dispatchers falsely concluded who his rider was. Palmer said he believed dispatchers called a police command post in Burns to alert law enforcement officials that Palmer was headed towards Harney County with a milita member.......
  • Prison Calls the Cops on Me! (Treatment of Bundy Ranch Prisoners)

    04/13/2016 2:02:26 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/11/2016 | Gavin Seim
    (at:02) Gavin Seim: "you don't work for the people, you work for a corrections corporation..Voice: "There you go" Gavin Seim: "First of all I'm not threatening you at all I'm saying you guys are supporting. Voice: By God you did threaten me. Gavin Seim: treason. So don't play your games with me. It won't work. You're little cop bully tactics won't work. You guys need to have some honor and some principle. You need to realize you're working for evil people that are abusing people and you need to get a conscience. Now I know you're keeping me on the...
  • Sanders, Cruz Appear To Have Edge On Organizing Before Oregon's Primary

    04/12/2016 4:04:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Oregon Public Broadcasting ^ | April 11, 2016 | Jeff Mapes
    The presidential campaigns are becoming more active in Oregon, with Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republican Ted Cruz appearing to be the most organized in their respective races for the state’s May 17 primary. Sanders has opened four offices in the state – in Portland, Eugene, Bend and Medford – and his state director, Monte Jarvis, said hundreds of volunteers are gearing up for a major door-to-door canvassing effort in advance of the Democratic primary. On the Republican side, Cruz is recruiting a network of statewide volunteers and has already made a big push to get as many supporters as possible...
  • PSU Protesters PROVE They’re Nothing But Ignorant TOOLS of The Left (Oregon)

    04/10/2016 7:21:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Federalist Papers Project ^ | April 9, 2016 | Kimberly Morin
    It’s hard to even comprehend college students such as these Portland State University students can get even MORE stupid but they sure do try hard. From Campus Reform: “ Students at Portland State University (PSU) shut down a Board of Trustees meeting with accusations that the school perpetuates a “corrupt decadent white-supremacist capitalist patriarchy hetero-patriarchy.” [emphasis added] Wait… what in the hell does that even mean??????????? Do you think the ignorant protester even knows? Campus Reform continues: “ More than 100 protesters gathered to prevent the approval of a four-percent tuition hike while demanding a $15 minimum wage for all...
  • Dozens Of Protesters Crash Pro-Trump Student Event In Oregon (video)

    04/09/2016 8:02:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/9/2016 | Blake Neff
    The inaugural meeting of a Students for Trump group at Portland State University (PSU) ended in chaos Thursday after a crowd of protesters arrived at the gathering and prevented it from going forward. The crowded meeting at the Oregon school began civilly, but after about 40 minutes it became a mess, as nearly 50 protesters clashed with a couple dozen Trump supporters in an environment of shouting, grandstanding, and threats, according to The Vanguard. A five-minute video posted to YouTube Friday shows a rowdy scene with students standing on tables and often deliberately being as noisy and disruptive as possible.
  • Chaos as social justice warriors crash ‘Students For Trump’ meeting (Oregon)

    04/09/2016 4:17:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    EAG News ^ | April 8, 2016 | Victor Skinner
    PORTLAND, Ore. – A meeting to organize a Students for Trump group turned ugly at Portland State University Thursday when dozens of social justice activist students shut down the event with violence. A video posted to YouTube Friday shows the leftist anti-capitalist students toting signs like “Red Power” and Mexican flags to the planned meeting to form a Portland State Students for Donald Trump club on campus. Other signs read “Hate has no place at PSU,” “Dump Trump!” and “You want to deport immigrants? Okay, when do you leave?” (VIDEO-AT-LINK) “I want to discuss the fact that you had set...
  • Chaos As SJW Students CRASH “Students For Trump” Meeting (MUST SEE VIDEO)

    04/08/2016 8:23:28 AM PDT · by blueyon · 57 replies
    Progressives Today ^ | 4/07/16 | Michael Strickland
    vlcsnap-2016-04-08-03h23m30s234It was utter chaos at Portland State University Thursday evening, as over 100 wackjob commie students crashed the forming meeting for Students For Trump. Fights nearly broke out, doxing and vandalism threats were issued to Trump supporters, Latino students were shoving the Trump students out of the way, another student encourages others to join anti capitalist groups, they shut down and silenced the pro Trump group, mocking their talking points, whined about TRUMP chalk on the sidewalk, and it ends with the socialist students gloating about shutting it down and promising to come back if Students For Trump holds another...
  • Harry Reid attacks Bundys on Senate floor, calls for Gold Butte protection

    04/08/2016 9:09:24 AM PDT · by azkathy · 38 replies
    Las Vegas Review Journal ^ | 4-7-2016 | Jeff German
    With the “outrageous lawbreaker” Cliven Bundy and four of his sons in custody, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada took to the Senate floor Thursday to renew his push to preserve the scenic Gold Butte area northeast of Las Vegas. “Because of trouble caused by the Bundys and their pals, the federal employees tasked with safely guarding these antiquities, were prevented from doing their jobs,” he said. Reid also called attention in his speech to the armed takeover of a government wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year “by a dangerous group of militants” that included Bundy family members. Reid...
  • (OREGON STANDOFF) Parents of standoff suspect respond to son's arrest (Jake Ryan)

    04/08/2016 4:36:50 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 10 replies
    Clark Fork Valley Press ^ | 4/7/2016 | Trip Burns
    On Thursday morning, the parents of Oregon standoff suspect Jake Ryan responded with two hand-written statements delivered to the Clark Fork Valley Press..... "How long do we set in our cozy homes, our secure jobs, our fake securities, while a few faithful honest men try to educate us on what is coming down in our nation? Words seem so useless, as our prisons fill with political prisoners. Are we so stupid, so blind, so lazy that we can't get out of our apathy chair, and stand for something. Has it been so long since 'we the people' stood for anything,...
  • Klamath Basin agreement removes four dams restores fisheries

    04/07/2016 9:23:59 AM PDT · by wita · 37 replies
    NOAA ^ | 6 April 2016 | NOAA
    April 6, 2016 In one of the largest river restoration efforts in the nation, state and federal officials, along with private industry, have agreed to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River, potentially returning the river’s historic fish runs and advancing their recovery. The agreement, signed today by the governors of California and Oregon, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan, and the president and CEO of Pacific Power, was characterized as an initial step in the long-term goal of restoring the river basin. The agreement supports efforts to recover fisheries and sustain the region’s farmers and ranchers,...
  • BREAKING Jake Ryan Has Been Arrested by FBI April 6, 2016(OREGON STANDOFF)

    04/06/2016 8:54:44 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/6/2016 | GavinSeim/IShallNotBeSilent
    Gavin Seim: (at:03)..."Gavin Seim here with an update from Oregon and a few of the things going on. I just got word that Jake Ryan had been arrested. He just appeared in court this morning. Sheriff Tom Rummel (Sanders County, Montana) did not honor his oath, he did not defend the Ryan Family. He did not stand up to the federal government. He decided it was easier to lie down and be a coward and become complicit with treason. He like all these other sheriffs who refuse to stand with us. We have to stop pretending that sheriffs who say...
  • Finicum Shooting Investigators Release Bundy Cellphone Video

    04/06/2016 10:27:04 AM PDT · by azkathy · 36 replies
    OPB ^ | 4-5-2016 | Amanda Peacher
    The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office released video footage Tuesday shot from Ryan Bundy’s cellphone in the moments before and after police shot wildlife refuge occupier Robert “LaVoy” Finicum. Ryan Bundy, the brother of Ammon Bundy, was one of the leaders of the occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. The footage is shot from inside Finicum’s truck during a fatal Oregon State Police traffic stop Jan. 26. “We got too lackadaisical trying to speak to people,” Ryan Bundy said in the video after Finicum died. “But anyway they ambushed us on the way to John Day.” Finicum, an Arizona rancher...
  • Property?

    04/06/2016 9:52:40 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/06/16 | Gary Hunt
    Burns Chronicles--Part 19 Count 6 of the Superseding Indictment reads: (Depredation of Government Property) (18 U.S.C. § 1361 and 2) On or about January 27, 2016, in the District of Oregon, defendants SEAN ANDERSON and JAKE RYAN, aided and abetted by each other, did willfully and by means of excavation and the use of heavy equipment on lands of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, property of the United States, injure and commit a depredation against such property, specifically, an archaeological site considered sacred to the Burns Paiute Tribe, resulting in damage in an amount exceeding $1000, in violation of Title...
  • Federal land grabs violate Fundamental Rights of the American people

    04/06/2016 8:39:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/6/16 | Susan Frickey
    “Time and time again, the Federal government has breached its promises with respect to the public lands. Western states are moving to compel the Federal government to honor the same promise it made and kept with all states east of Colorado: to timely dispose of the public lands so they can be managed by those whose lives and livelihoods depend upon the wide management of those lands.” - American Lands Council When the western states were asked to join the union, they each agreed to sign a compact with the federal government much as the eastern states had done. The...
  • (Oregon Standoff) (Proper) Oregonian-Gavin Seim-"It's Not Working To Compromise

    04/06/2016 4:01:59 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/5/2016 | Valley Forge Network/Oregonian/OregonLive
    Gavin Seim (at :07)...The first step in restoration...starts with repentance and a lot of people don't like to hear this and what I'm get getting at here is not that you need to be in church with me on Sunday or you need to believe the way I do. I unashamedly proclaim Christ as my Savior and I see the world around us, I see including the Republicans, the Patriots, the Conservatives whatever all these names have become to me, we're constantly seeking any Savior except the real one. We're seeking political candidates and we're always making excuses for them,...
  • Ted Cruz Promises Nevada He’ll Get Its Land Back

    02/19/2016 1:04:30 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 66 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 19, 2016 | Chris White
    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz promised Nevada voters he will transfer control of federally-held lands back to the states if he's elected. "If you trust me with your vote," Cruz says in a new ad revealed Thursday. "I will fight day and night to return full control of Nevada's lands to its rightful owners, its citizens." Cruz criticizes fellow GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump for his reluctance to champion state control of federal land. The ad begins by lamenting the fact that the federal government currently controls 85 percent of the land in Nevada, including the Lake Mead National...
  • $15 minimum-wage movement sets sights on more states

    04/01/2016 1:48:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 61 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 1, 2016 4:26 PM EDT | Jennifer Peltz and David Klepper
    California and New York — where almost 1 in 5 Americans live — are on their way to raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour, and the activists who spearheaded those efforts are now setting their sights on other similarly liberal, Democratic-led states. Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington are among the states with active “Fight for $15” efforts, and even economic experts who oppose the increased rate see it gaining momentum. “There is lots of pressure to do this,” said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a former Congressional Budget Office director who is now president of...
  • Gun control: Stymied in 2016, Oregon Democrats vow to try again in 2017

    04/02/2016 12:40:57 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 16 replies
    Unable to pass new gun-control bills this year, months after the state's deadliest shooting, Oregon Democrats are diving into campaign season with promises to try again in 2017. House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson, D-Portland, wants to revive a measure that would limit default gun sales when background checks take longer than expected, after the bill earned tepid support and died in the Senate last month. Advisers for Gov. Kate Brown and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum huddled with advocates in separate meetings Thursday to hear about executive actions they might take without legislative approval. Brown, up for election this year, had...
  • FBI Seeks Federal Supremacy to Usurp Constitutional Sheriff’s Authority in Oregon Protester Arrest

    04/02/2016 3:52:46 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 6 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 4/1/2016 | Jim White
    In a move that could make every Constitutional Sheriff in America impotent against the Feds, information is coming to light which indicates that the FBI is seeking means to circumvent the legally elected sheriff in Sanders County, Montana. And, sadly, the same tactics have been used before. It is no secret that the Constitutional Sheriff is poison to the constitution-breaking Federal Government. And, subsequently, the Feds would like nothing better than to neutralize the powers of a Constitutional Sheriff. But, would the Feds knowingly break the law with plans to shield themselves via Federal Supremacy? It appears that they would,...
  • Special Agent in Charge of Oregon Standoff Linked to Bundy Ranch Lead Agent & Wrongful Deaths

    04/01/2016 7:08:28 PM PDT · by george76 · 4 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | March 31, 2016 | Tim Brown
    Special Agent in Charge Greg Bretzing has been providing press conferences in the wake of the Oregon standoff and the murder of LaVoy Finicum. However, it has come to my attention that Mr. Bretzing has also been linked to the lead agent at Bundy Ranch, as well as wrongful deaths related to a 2009 Indian Artifact Investigation. The Los Angeles Times has the complete story of what took place in Utah during the artifact investigation. It's a horrible story of entrapment that led to several suicides, including Dr. James Redd and an undercover agent. ... the wrongful death suit that...
  • Rep. Gosar Questions BLM Director on Antiquities Act Abuse

    04/01/2016 9:07:57 AM PDT · by azkathy · 9 replies
    Rep Paul Gosar's YouTube channel ^ | 3-23-2016 | Rep Paul Gosar
    Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04) questions BLM Director Neil Kornze during a House Oversight Subcommittee hearing about the coordination between the White House and the BLM to lock up more public lands in Western states using the Antiquities Act.
  • Oregon standoff: Grant County sheriff facing investigation pursues legal defense fund

    03/31/2016 5:30:11 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 3/30/2016 | Les Zaitz
    Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer, facing criminal investigation and possible action against his police certificate, Tuesday moved to set up a legal defense fund. Such a fund, which requires state approval, would allow Palmer to take contributions for attorneys and other costs. Palmer is the target of 10 complaints filed with the state Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. They accuse Palmer of violating standards for police officers in his dealings with self-proclaimed militia members. One complaint said his conduct put the safety of his rural county in jeopardy.....
  • The Matrix of Heaven (Part 2)[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/28/2016 11:41:08 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    the Joshua Chronicles,bible ^ | 3-28-16 | Holy Spirit,Bible
    The Matrix of Heaven is about to be, Your template and Tapestry, Yeah everything falling into place right where you are, For I am with you as you are in my hands I am your car, Your transportation immaculately Let your visions come to life in Me, For I am your shelter ,sword and arm, I place you far from harm, just be here with me , I will show you where you are to be No more crying but eternal joy, My angels surround you they have already been deployed look up You are already in my lap for...
  • Federal judge admonished Shawna Cox she's not to speak publicly about Oregon standoff case

    03/30/2016 4:06:59 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 21 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 3/29/2016 | Maxine Bernstein
    A federal judge Tuesday agreed to lift Shawna Cox's home detention and replace it with a curfew, but cautioned the 59-year-old defendant in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge not to make public comments about the pending case. "She's not going to make any public comment, at all, period, or she could sit in jail," U.S. District Judge Robert E. Jones ordered. Cox has been out of custody since her Jan. 29 release and listened to Tuesday's hearing via speaker phone from her home in Kanab, Utah. The judge told Cox she must refrain from making any...
  • Supporters of Malheur Refuge occupiers claim feds caused damage

    03/29/2016 6:09:40 PM PDT · by azkathy · 8 replies
    KTVZ ^ | 3-29-2016 | From KTVZ.COM news sources
    B.J. Soper of Redmond, member of Pacific Patriots Network, and former Harney County fire official Chris Briels speak at Bend news conference Tuesday, one of four held around West refuting federal claims of millions in damage caused to Malheur Refuge during 41-day occupation BEND, Ore. - Supporters of the Malheur National Wildlife refuge occupiers who were arrested at the end of the 41-day takeover held four news conferences Tuesday at which they claimed it was the federal government -- not the occupiers -- who caused the damage in recently released photos. At the Bend event outside the Deschutes County Courthouse,...
  • Portland Offering Homeless People a One-Way Bus Ticket Out of Town

    03/27/2016 9:03:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | March 26, 2016
    The city of Portland, Oregon, has set aside $30,000 to pay for bus fares for homeless individuals to leave town. The program, called Homeward Bound, is similar to programs offered in other cities. It is intended to help solve the homelessness problem in the city, which is so serious a state of emergency was declared last fall....
  • High School Mural Features Communist, La Raza Propaganda

    03/27/2016 1:07:10 PM PDT · by Twotone · 20 replies
    Progressives Today ^ | March 26, 2016 | Michael Strickland
    Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, sports a series of murals painted in its main entrance that feature communist and La Raza/Aztlan propaganda. Take a gander at these! Note the American flag with the hammer and sickle in place of the stars, the white arms in shackles with what appears to be Fidel Castro with the Cuban flag behind him, men with guns, an image of Che Guevara, dollar bills, and what appears to be missiles popping up from silos. Perhaps this is some kind of imagery of strong border control?