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  • City Clerk Searching for Owner of Dentures Left at Polls

    11/10/2017 6:31:17 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    US News ^ | 11/09/16
    <p>PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A city clerk in Maine is looking for the owner of a set of dentures left behind in a polling booth.</p> <p>The Portland Press Herald reports the false teeth were discovered during Tuesday's election. An election clerk found the teeth in an auditorium that serves as a polling place in Portland.</p>
  • The Surprising Revolt at the Most Liberal College in the Country (Reed College)

    11/03/2017 8:51:42 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | November 2, 2017 | Chris Bodenner
    At Reed College, a small liberal-arts school in Portland, Oregon, a 39-year-old Saturday Night Live skit recently caused an uproar over cultural appropriation. In the classic Steve Martin skit, he performs a goofy song, “King Tut,” meant to satirize a Tutankhamun exhibit touring the U.S. and to criticize the commercialization of Egyptian culture. You could say that his critique is weak; that his humor is lame; that his dance moves are unintentionally offensive or downright racist. All of that, and more, was debated in a humanities course at Reed.But many students found the video so egregious that they opposed its...
  • Police: Suspect Called Black Man N-Word, Threatened Him & Encouraged Pit Bull to Attack

    09/26/2017 5:30:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    KATU ^ | 9/26
    Court documents say a white man called a black man the N-word, and told him he's "in the wrong neighborhood." According to court documents, Mathu Dwain Karcher was with his pit bull when he began closely following a black man, who told Karcher he wanted to give him space because he didn't like pit bulls. Karcher is then accused of telling his dog, 'Get 'em!' Because of a prior leg injury, the victim couldn't run away and the dog didn't end up attacking him. Police say Karcher then told the victim, "N-word, you're in the wrong neighborhood!" and said something...
  • Portland protests turn violent as Antifa members arrested (Oregon)

    09/11/2017 7:29:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    News2Read ^ | September 11, 2017
    At least seven people were arrested after clashing with police in Portland where white nationalists and Antifa counter-demonstrators faced off in tense dueling protests on Sunday. Two police officers were injured in the violence, local media reported. Authorities in the city were preparing for violence at around noon as anticipation grew for a rally that was staged by Patriot Prayer, a right-wing organization. At around the same time, police made sure to create a buffer between Patriot Prayer and several hundred counter-protesters belonging to another group which demonstrated under the banner ‘Shut Down White Supremacy’. There was also a street...
  • Portland Police Are Purging Their Gang Database Because There Aren’t Enough White Gangs

    09/11/2017 12:11:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | September 10, 2017 | Will Racke
    Portland police will no longer maintain a database of suspected gang members, due to concerns that the vast majority of people with the gang label are racial minorities. Starting Oct. 15, the Portland Police Bureau will end the 20-year practice of issuing gang member designations, which police say can lead to “unintended consequences” and a lifelong stigma even for those who have given up the gang lifestyle. Officials intend to notify the approximately 300 people on the gang list that the bureau will purge all records related to the designations, The Oregonian reported. “There are still criminal gang members. That...
  • Violence erupts at anti-white nationalist rally in Portland

    09/10/2017 6:22:42 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 79 replies
    CBS News/ KOIN-TV ^ | Sept. 10, 2017 | Jennifer Dowling/KOIN-TV
    PORTLAND -- Violence broke out between opposing groups at an anti-white nationalist rally in Portland that left at least one police officer injured, CBS affiliate KOIN-TV reports. Police made several arrests in the city's downtown area as two groups faced off over different views on white nationalism. The Portland Police Department tweeted that marchers and residents should clear the area for their own safety, adding that officers reported protesters attacking photographers and that projectiles were thrown at officers. They said several arrests were made and at least one officer was injured.
  • Here’s Where to Eat During Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week (Oregon)

    08/22/2017 1:51:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    The Williamette Week ^ | August 21, 2017 | Sophia June
    This week, August 21-27, marks the third annual Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week, which encourages people to support black restaurant owners and local business. First started in 2014 by Bertha Pearl after she was inspired by the Bay Area's Black Restaurant Day, the annual event has now grown to a full week of celebration. This year's Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week kicks off today, and in honor of the eclipse, many restaurants will be offering deals. The week will end with a party at chef/owner William Travis' Dub's St. Johns on Sunday, August 27 from 6-10. Travis has been a major part...
  • Antifa gets violent in downtown Portland, 2 arrested

    08/08/2017 3:52:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 7, 2017 | John Sexton
    There were clashes in downtown Portland Sunday as Antifa squared off with the group Patriot’s Prayer. From KATU: See Also: Professor: It’s time to regulate sex robots Members of “Antifa” initially showed up [at] the peaceful rally, but quickly made their way to the Patriot Prayer “Freedom March” several blocks away. The two groups quickly clashed. Several violent fights were witnessed by KATU News crews throughout the area, but as opposed to previous protests, there was little to no police presence breaking up the groups. Clashes between Antifa and Patriot Prayer moved toward the peaceful rally further north on the...
  • Portland mayor selects first Black woman to be next chief of police (named Outlaw)

    08/07/2017 8:07:05 PM PDT · by nwrep · 92 replies
    Oregonian ^ | August 7, 2017 | Maxine Bernstein
    Danielle Outlaw, a 19-year veteran of the Oakland Police Department who started as a police explorer when she was in high school, will serve as Portland's next chief, only the third outsider named to lead the Police Bureau. Wheeler will introduce her at a news conference Thursday. She'll earn $215,000 annually and is expected to start no later than Oct. 2. The details of her hiring were ironed out over the weekend.
  • When Twenty Deportations Aren't Enough

    07/31/2017 4:37:15 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 16 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | July 31, 2017 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    The news of the day concerns a repeat offender, so we will begin with the news, then move on to the analysis: Sergio Jose Martinez, age 31, having been deported twenty times previously, was arrested in Portland, Oregon on July 24, having broken into the home of a 65-year-old woman, where he raped and beat her, then stole her car, a 2011 Toyota Prius. Now held on two million dollars bond, the police and prosecutors are gathering evidence for trial. Mr. Martinez’ long criminal record includes both felony and misdemeanor convictions over the years, such as repeated border-jumping, burglary, and...
  • Lynch elementary schools will lose the 'Lynch' due to racial implications (Portland, Oregon)

    07/22/2017 9:15:45 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 94 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | July 21, 2017 | Janaki Chadha
    The national movement to change racially offensive names of buildings, sports teams and landmarks will soon touch a group of schools in southeast Portland. Lynch Meadows, Lynch Wood and Lynch View elementary schools will shed their "Lynch" before the upcoming school year in response to growing concern about the word's racial connotations. The schools, part of the Centennial School District, were named for the Lynch family, which donated land over a century ago to build the first of the schools. But Centennial Superintendent Paul Coakley says many newer families coming into the district associate the name with America's violent racial...
  • Adidas executive's new home in Portland is defaced with 'go back to California' [tr]

    07/03/2017 4:07:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 3, 2017 | Matthew Wright
    A couple who moved to Portland in the spring woke today to an unpleasant surprise. Preston Page and his fiancee, Jessica Faraday, found their house and car vandalized and covered with graffiti along with their car being keyed at their Rose City Park, Oregon home. In gold paint, messages on the home and car included 'CALI - surfs up' and 'get California out of Portland.' 
  • How Liberal Portland Became America’s Most Politically Violent City

    07/01/2017 3:59:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | June 30, 2017 | Casey Michel
    On a cloudy day in early November 1979, a caravan of Nazi and Ku Klux Klan members careened into Greensboro, North Carolina, winding toward a local Communist Workers’ Party protest that had gathered in the city to march against the state’s white supremacists. The communists, wearing berets and hard hats, spotted the fleet and taunted the new arrivals with chants of “Death to the Klan!” The KKK convoy slowed, and stopped. Far-left protesters, bearing both wooden planks and concealed pistols, began surrounding the motorcade, beating the doors. As TV cameras rolled, the trunk of a Ford Fairlane, stuffed with shotguns...
  • Judge didn't violate rules in letting immigrant leave through back door, review finds (barf)

    06/19/2017 6:39:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 45 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | June 19, 2017 | Aimee Green
    Multnomah County Circuit Court administrators have determined that Pro Tem Judge Monica Herranz didn’t violate any rules of judicial conduct when she allowed an undocumented criminal defendant to leave her courtroom through a back door as immigration agents waited in the hallway. Trial Court Administrator Barbara Marcille investigated Herranz's actions from Jan. 27 and found that Herranz didn’t knowingly help impaired-driving defendant Diddier Pacheco-Salazar elude capture. Marcille listened to an audio recording of the hearing, viewed video footage and interviewed 10 people who were in and around the courtroom that day -- including Herranz, her staff and courthouse deputies. Those...
  • Scott Walker says he's open to tolling

    06/17/2017 5:01:39 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 69 replies
    The Wisconsin State Journal ^ | May 31, 2017 | Mark Sommerhauser
    BELOIT — Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday signaled he’s open to charging tolls on Wisconsin’s Interstates, but with a key condition: linking it to a reduction in the state’s 30.9-cent-per-gallon gas tax. Walker also said an impasse over the state’s next transportation budget risks costly delays to billion-dollar highway projects now under construction. That includes a $1.2 billion expansion of Interstate 39-90 from the Madison area to the Illinois state line. The Interstate formed the backdrop for Walker’s remarks in a press conference at a Beloit rest stop. Republicans who control the state Assembly have proposed seeking federal approval to...
  • “White Supremacist/Terrorist” Jeremy Christian: Fact vs. Leftist Fiction

    06/01/2017 9:19:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 1, 2017 | Jack Kerwick
    In a recent article on the “white supremacist,” “Islamophobic” “terrorist” attack in Portland that occurred over the Memorial Day weekend courtesy of a “Trump supporter,” I noted that, as of yet, we knew remarkably little of what actually happened. That is, we knew not nearly enough to substantiate the leftist press’s angle on the events that transpired on a Portland train.  Jeremy Christian went on an “anti-Muslim” rant against two Muslim women, so went the official line.  Three men, “heroes” is how they were being described, came to their defense.  The men stood up to “racist hate.” For their efforts, the...
  • Transgender ANTIFA punches Videographer and immediately regrets it !

    06/10/2017 8:25:27 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 52 replies
    Published on Jun 10, 2017 6-10-17, Portland Oregon The leftist groups organize an event to counter ACT "no to sharia law" events across the US, this paltry group of a dozen or so show up at the original sight of the infamous MAX stabbings, the Videographer filming them along with me is continuously shouted at and finally it comes to a head with punches thrown, the police respond but no charges are filed.
  • 14 arrested as the many extremes of Portland collide in protest

    06/04/2017 9:11:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    CNN ^ | June 4, 2017 | Paul Vercammen, Bill Kirkos, Traci Tamura and Emanuella Grinberg
    Portland, Oregon (CNN) — At least 14 people were arrested on Sunday amid competing protests in Portland, Oregon, over a tangled web of emotions to arise from a deadly commuter train stabbing in May. Hundreds of supporters of US President Donald Trump converged on Terry D. Schrunk Plaza for an event billed as a "Trump Free Speech" rally. They were slightly outnumbered by a mixed assemblage of counterprotesters across the street who viewed the free speech rally as an implicit endorsement of racism given its close timing to the racially charged stabbing. The groups were separated by a wall of...
  • Portland Police Confiscate DYNAMITE, Brass Knuckles, Knives and Sticks from Leftists (tr)

    06/04/2017 7:39:59 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 58 replies
    Portland Antifa leftists hurled bottles and bricks at Portland police today at their counter protest against free speech. Police confiscated DYNAMITE, brass knuckles, knives and sticks from the Antifa protesters. The dueling protests in Portland kicked off to an exciting start. Police rushed into the anarchist crowd to start confiscating possible weapons and making arrests. There were reports that the protesters were tossing used tampons and bags of crap at the officers. In one park the Trump supporters gathered for their free speech rally. In the other park and along the sidewalks were the counter protesters, made up of various...
  • Live updates: Free-speech, counter protests converge in Portland

    06/04/2017 2:37:47 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 6/4/2017 | Casey Parks
    Despite pleas to cancel and concerns about violence, numerous political demonstrations are planned in downtown Portland..... 2:20: Joey Gibson, organizer of today's "Free Speech" rally is speaking. "Mayor Wheeler says I spit out hate speech," Gibson said. "We've got to prove them wrong.".....