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  • Antifa try to stop police responding to armed man in downtown Portland

    01/19/2021 6:08:33 PM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 13 replies
    The Post Millenial ^ | 1/17/21 | Andy Ngo and Mia Cathell
    An Antifa mob tried to stop police from responding to an armed man threatening to harm others and himself in downtown Portland on Friday afternoon. Officers from the Portland Police Bureau responded to calls to the 300 block area of Southwest 4th Avenue after a 30-year-old man reportedly jumped from the second story window of the apartment complex, pulled out a knife and brandished the blade at people and cars passing by. According to police, the unnamed man is schizophrenic and threatened to kill himself. While Portland Police were trying to calm a suicidal man w/a knife yesterday in downtown,...
  • Left-Wing Terrorists Bombed The Senate In 1983. Bill Clinton Let Them Out Of Prison Early — At Jerry Nadler’s Request

    01/17/2021 10:25:53 AM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | JANUARY 11, 2021 | Tristan Justice
    By On his final day in office, Jan. 20, 2001, President Bill Clinton commuted the sentences of a pair of radical leftists serving time for bombing the U.S. Capitol building, where a 1983 blast shattered the second floor of the Senate wing. Linda Evans and Susan Rosenberg each served 16 years of lengthy sentences, with Rosenberg escaping 42 years of a 58-year sentence and Evans cutting short a 40-year sentence by 24 years. The FBI landed formal indictments on Evans and Rosenberg in the 1988 “Resistance Conspiracy” case for their involvement in the bombing of the Capitol along with five...
  • University to start environmental, racial justice institute

    01/17/2021 5:38:26 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 16, 2021
    EUGENE, Ore. - The University of Oregon says it will create an institute focusing on environmental and racial justice after receiving a grant of more than $4.5 million, the biggest humanities award in the school’s history. The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice will foster collaboration between the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and College of Design in conjunction with the University of Idaho and Whitman College in Washington. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation gave the university the grant. “Oregon has a dark history of racial discrimination,” John Arroyo, professor of planning, public policy and...
  • Proposed Oregon bill GREATLY EXPANDS Governors Emergency powers to include the ability to seize real and personal property and attempts to eliminate compensation in those takings

    01/16/2021 10:19:02 AM PST · by An Appeal to Heaven · 83 replies
    LegiScan ^ | (Introduced) 2021-01-11 | Sponsored by Representative WILDE
    House Bill 2238 -- https://legiscan.com/OR/text/HB2238/2021 Relating to private property during emergency; amending ORS 35.350 and 401.188.
  • Antifa Demands Powell's Stop Selling Andy Ngo's Book, Forces Store To Close Early

    01/12/2021 1:58:50 PM PST · by karpov · 37 replies
    Reason ^ | January 11, 2021 | Robby Soave
    Far-left activists surrounded Powell's Books in Portland on Monday and demanded the store stop selling Unmasked: Inside Antifa's Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy, a book about antifa written by Andy Ngo. The protests forced the store to close early. Powell's announced that it would not carry the book in its physical store, though it will still be available for purchase online. "This book will not be on our store shelves, and we will not promote it," said Powell's in a statement. "That said, it will remain in our online catalogue. We carry books that we find anywhere from simply distasteful...
  • Antifa's Determined to Prevent a Book About Their Tactics From Being Published

    01/11/2021 8:59:21 PM PST · by george76 · 33 replies
    Townhall: ^ | Jan 11, 2021 | Beth Baumann
    Antifa members in Portland, Oregon are doing their best to take down conservative journalist, Andy Ngo, who has been covering their violent behavior for years. In fact, back in 2019, Ngo was attacked with a cement milkshake simply for documenting Antifa's protests and riots that almost always turn violent. Ngo has written a book about Antifa's thuggery, called "Unmasked," about how they target people and how their actions threaten our democracy. The book is available for preorder and is set to be released early next month. When Antifa received word that Ngo's book was for sale at Powell's bookstore, they...
  • Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is PUNCHED by social justice warriors angry over his crackdown on rioters and city's homeless as he dines outdoors

    01/10/2021 5:39:22 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/1/21 | James Gordon
    ..... The mayor of Portland Ted Wheeler was punched in the face on Wednesday night as frustrations over how he has responded to recent crises in the city boiled over. Wheeler was dining outdoors with a companion when the protesters walked up to him and began shouting obscenities at the Democratic mayor. Portland made national news when riots hit the city for more than 100 nights in a row last summer as Black Lives Matter protesters clashed with police in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last May. What began with calls to defund the police and...
  • Oregon’s US attorney says Capitol insurrectionists from state will be prosecuted

    01/08/2021 6:21:42 PM PST · by alphabeta · 100 replies
    Oregon U.S. Attorney Billy Williams on Thursday said Oregonians who traveled to Washington, D.C., and participated in this week’s armed insurrection at the U.S. Capitol would be prosecuted to the “fullest extent of the law” in Oregon.
  • Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler punched in confrontation with left-wing activists: report

    01/08/2021 7:25:20 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 40 replies
    faux via liberty daily ^ | 01/08/2021 | Audrey Conklin
    Left-wing activists apparently punched Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler while he was dining downtown on Wednesday, according to reports."You assaulted me. You just assaulted me," Wheeler can be heard saying..
  • Portland attempted murder suspect remains on the lam two days after escape from holding cell [ Oregon ]

    01/04/2021 1:12:49 PM PST · by george76 · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/4/2021 | Danielle Wallace
    David Dahlen was arrested for allegedly ramming a stolen truck into a police officer.. An attempted murder suspect in Portland accused of ramming a police officer with a stolen pickup truck remained on the lam Monday, two days after escaping from a holding cell following his initial arrest. The search continues for 24-year-old David Dahlen, who was initially located and arrested Saturday by East Precinct officers. He was apprehended at about 1:30 p.m. after a brief foot pursuit in the area of Southeast 101st Avenue and Southeast Insley Street and was transported to the Detective Division in the Justice Center...
  • Proud Boys Leader Takes Credit For Burning Black Lives Matter Banner Outside D.C. Church

    01/03/2021 2:52:05 PM PST · by golux · 54 replies
    WAMU ^ | 12.18.2020 | Tyrone Turner
    The Proud Boys is a far-right organization identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group and classified by the FBI as having white nationalist ties. The group has a history of violence, including during recent rallies in Portland, Ore., and D.C. Enrique Tarrio, the chairman of the organization, told DCist/WAMU he was responsible for destroying the banner. His comments echo claims he made in a post on the social media site Parler, which is popular among fringe groups and on an episode of War Boys, a podcast affiliated with the Proud Boys, that aired Thursday...
  • Federal Court Rules Trump Can Bar Uninsured Immigrants From Entering United States

    01/02/2021 8:30:42 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 2, 2021 | Tom Ozimek
    A federal appeals court in California on Thursday ruled to lift a ban on President Donald Trump’s proclamation that blocks immigrants from entering the United States if they lack health insurance or the means to pay for hospital bills. In a Dec. 31 opinion (pdf), the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said that Trump acted within his authority when, in October 2019, he signed the Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Will Financially Burden the United States Healthcare System. The ruling reverses a federal court decision to block the implementation of the president’s...
  • Portland Mayor Committed to End Violence by ‘Antifa Radicals’ After New Year’s Eve Riot

    01/02/2021 11:39:30 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 84 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | JANUARY 02, 2021 | LORENZ DUCHAMPS
    The mayor of Portland promised to bring an end to the ongoing violence caused by “anarchists and Antifa radicals” following a New Year’s Eve riot that led to the destruction of multiple businesses in the city rocked by near-daily protests and riots since the summer of last year. “My good faith efforts at de-escalation have been met with ongoing violence and even scorn from radical Antifa and anarchists,” Ted Wheeler said during a press briefing on Friday.“In response, it will be necessary to use additional tools and to push the limits of the tools we already have to bring the...
  • 5 times anti-Christian sentiment manifested on campus in 2020

    01/02/2021 8:12:16 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | January 1, 2021 | Benjamin Zeisloft
    Over the years, Campus Reform has reported on hundreds of instances of anti-Christian sentiment at American universities. Here are five of the worst instances from this year. 1. Harvard University. Harvard Law professor Elizabeth Bartholet called for a ban on homeschooling, decrying “conservative Christians” in the process. In a Harvard Gazette interview entitled “A warning on homeschooling,” Bartholet attributed rising interest in homeschooling to the “growth in the conservative evangelical movement,” stating that “conservative Christians” use the practice to “escape from the secular education in public schools,” after a failed effort “to have their children exempted from exposure to alternative...
  • Portland police declare riot as city’s unrest carries into new year

    01/01/2021 12:08:56 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 39 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | January 1, 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    Fireworks set off in downtown Portland, Ore., on Thursday night had little to do with New Year’s Eve celebrations – and more to do with continuing the unrest that has plagued the city for nearly a year, according to reports.
  • [OREGON] Gov. Brown warns businesses not to reopen, defy COVID-19 orders

    12/31/2020 4:13:27 PM PST · by An Appeal to Heaven · 90 replies
    KTVZ ^ | December 31, 2020 | KTVZ news sources
    SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Gov. Kate Brown issued a stern warning Thursday that Oregon businesses who defy her executive orders, which she said have reduced the spread of COVID-19, will face enforcement through fines or even 'Red Warning' closure notices. Red Warning Notices apply to businesses that appear to be in willful violation of the governor’s executive orders or who refuse to take corrective measures, the governor's office said. Such businesses are closed until the hazardous condition is remedied. Violation of a Red Warning Notice results in stiff penalties, they added. Under Oregon OSHA rules, a Red Warning Notice can...
  • Climate Emergency: Oregon Sen. Merkley calls for national declaration (Oregon)

    12/27/2020 7:52:32 PM PST · by aimhigh · 67 replies
    The NewsGuard Lincoln City ^ | 12/26/2020 | The NewsGuard
    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is urging the incoming Biden administration to declare a national climate emergency, he said would unlock powerful tools to address the climate crisis. Merkley outlined his recommendations in an op-ed published Dec. 21 by The Washington Post. “Too many Americans are experiencing the wrath of climate-related disasters firsthand," Merkley wrote. "These disasters are killing our citizens, bankrupting businesses, endangering our national security and threatening to leave our children a world of growing scarcity and conflict. . . . "According to Merkley, declaring climate chaos a national emergency under the National Emergency Act (NEA) would unlock...
  • 'Racially Diverse' Cops Dumping Portland in Favor of Lower Paying Jobs in Places Where They're Appreciated

    12/27/2020 9:20:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/27/2020 | Victoria Taft
    Portland cops are already retiring in record numbers, but now cops are fleeing mid-career to go to places for lower pay and a fiscal hit to their retirement accounts. The Democrats’ embrace of the antifa and BLM defund-the-police stance is working—leaving Portlanders even more defenseless against rioters, looters, arsonists, squatters, and terrorists. In essence, the exodus is “a win by those that would want the police to be defunded,” according to the Portland Police Bureau’s human resources officer.Finding replacements may take some time because the diversity recruiting officer for Portland police is gone too.The Portland Tribune characterizes the exodus as...
  • Sen. Rand Paul Says Governors Becoming 'Czars' During Pandemic

    12/26/2020 9:59:42 AM PST · by cutty · 24 replies
    Newsmax. ^ | 25 December 2020 | Charlie McCarthy
    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., lambasted governors for locking down their states during the coronavirus pandemic. "You know, nobody ever intended that governors would be sort of czars or dictators in charge of the economy ... Governors around the country have imposed restrictions to varying degrees during the pandemic. In Paul's home state, Democrat Gov. Andy Beshear has implemented a mask mandate, limited private gathering sizes, and set minimal capacity for indoor small businesses such as gyms . .. New York Democrat Gov. Mario Cuomo ordered restaurants to again stop indoor dining in mid-December. California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday...
  • 'I Have 3,000 Patients Who Have Been Abandoned': Doctor Speaks Out After License Suspended for Attending Trump Rally

    12/23/2020 5:57:51 AM PST · by grundle · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 22, 2020 | Jeff Reynolds
    Dr. Steve LaTulippe is a family physician in Dallas, Ore., who specializes in pain management that bypasses reliance on opioids. He has practiced family medicine at his small-town clinic for over 20 years with what he describes as a spotless record with the Oregon Medical Board. So it came as quite a shock to him when the medical board suspended his license to practice medicine over a viral video of his speech at a Stop the Steal rally on November 7. Now, Dr. LaTulippe is sounding the alarm over the consequences of exercising his First Amendment rights, and how politics...