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  • Here’s how to get $50 gift cards to spend in downtown Portland

    05/24/2022 9:08:33 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 16 replies
    KOIN ^ | by: Gabby Urenda
    In an effort to boost downtown businesses, thousands of dollars will be distributed for downtown workers to spend directly. According to the Portland Business Alliance, it has partnered with the city of Portland, Worksystems and Kuto — a local Black, Indigenous, People of color start-up — to issue 500 $50 Kutu app stimulus credits to downtown workers that can be spent at participating small businesses in the downtown area.
  • No Matter What Happens To Biden’s ‘Disinformation’ Board, The Feds Are Spying On Americans

    05/23/2022 8:50:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    The ^ | May 23, 2022 | Daniel Turner
    A long line of suppressed disclosures has shown that the federal government is indeed spying on Americans, and Congress still hasn’t done anything about it.Facing an increasing backlash against the Biden administration’s Disinformation Governing Board (DGB), Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas promised it would not monitor Americans. It was not enough. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was forced to put the DGB on “pause,” and its director, Nina Jankowicz, resigned under public pressure. Now DHS says it is “reviewing” the board while “continuing” its “critical work…to address disinformation.” No matter what happens with the board, it is hard to...
  • Measure 110 has everything to do with it': Law enforcement says decriminalization has flooded Portland streets with drugs

    05/14/2022 1:51:48 PM PDT · by Pol-92064 · 9 replies
    KGW TV NEWS ^ | 5/13/2022 | KGW News
    George Soros Drug Liberalization plan is destroying the State of Oregon.
  • 'Measure 110 has everything to do with it': Law enforcement says decriminalization has flooded Portland streets with drugs

    05/10/2022 9:48:53 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 19 replies
    KGW ^ | 05/10/2022 | Pat Dooris
    In November 2020, Oregon voters approved Measure 110, essentially decriminalizing possession of small amounts of drugs — from heroin to cocaine to opioid pills. Instead of criminal penalties, the law calls for treatment centers to be set up all over the state, so addiction could be treated as a health care issue, not a law enforcement issue. The problem, law enforcement says, is that has led to a huge increase in the amount of drugs on the streets — and now, an increase in crime. . . . "It's everywhere. It's everybody we contact. I have a couple cases that...
  • Portland journalist who reported on the 'alt- right' for liberal papers arrested over attacks on synagogues, mosque

    05/08/2022 8:01:43 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 21 replies
    The Post Millenial ^ | 5.8.22 | Katie Daviscourt
    Portland reporter Mike Bivins was arrested on Saturday over alleged attacks of vandalism and arson at houses of worship, according to the Portland Police Bureau. Michael E. Bivins, 34, of Portland, Oregon was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center early Saturday. Bivins was charged with multiple counts of criminal mischief in the first degree, criminal mischief in the third degree, and arson in the first degree. On April 30, Bivins allegedly broke windows to Congregation Shir Tikvah, a Jewish Synagogue, located at 2420 NE Sandy Blvd in Portland. On May 2, Bivins allegedly graffitied the Jewish Synagogue Congregation Beth...
  • Some marijuana compounds can block coronavirus from entering cells: Oregon State University study

    01/13/2022 11:43:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | 01/12/2022 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Some cannabis compounds can prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human cells — but smoking marijuana offers no protection against the illness, according to a study by Oregon State University.The researchers found that a pair of hemp compounds — cannabigerolic acid, or CBGA, and cannabidiolic acid, CBDA — bind to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, blocking a vital step in the deadly bug’s path to infect people.“These cannabinoid acids are abundant in hemp and in many hemp extracts,” said lead researcher Richard van Breemen at Oregon State’s Global Hemp Innovation Center in the College of Pharmacy and Linus Pauling...
  • Pennsylvania taking baby steps away from gas tax, toward fee for miles driven

    05/08/2022 12:51:49 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 54 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | May 7, 2022 | Ed Blazina
    Following a slowly growing national movement, Pennsylvania may be ready to try the idea of charging drivers a mileage-based fee to make up millions in transportation revenue lost to more fuel-efficient hybrid and electric cars. Melissa J. Batula, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s acting executive deputy secretary, said the department is working with the General Assembly to draft legislation establishing fees for those who pay little or nothing toward road maintenance. That’s because the state gets about 75% of its road money from the gasoline tax. A commission appointed last year by Gov. Tom Wolf recommended a series of steps...
  • Report: Antifa Attacks a Crisis Pregnancy Center in Portland: ‘F*** CPC’

    05/05/2022 9:14:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 5, 2022 | Wendell Husebø
    Antifa on Thursday reportedly attacked a pregnancy center in Portland just days after the Supreme Court leaked a document that revealed Roe v. Wade may be overturned. “Antifa pro-abort men are attacking and putting out hits on pregnancy centers in Portland, OR,” Lila Rose reported. The bad actors reportedly wrote “F*** CPCs” (Crisis Pregnancy Center) and “bashed the windows” of the facility: The reported attack comes a few days after the Supreme Court leaked a document that revealed Roe v. Wade may be overturned. The news of the leak has angered the left. On the east coast, leftist activists are...
  • Poll: Oregon's Kate Brown Is Most Unpopular U.S. Governor

    05/05/2022 5:12:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Herald & News ^ | Mike Sunnucks
    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is the most unpopular governor in the country, according to a new poll. The survey by Morning Consult gauges approval and disapproval of U.S. governors. Brown, a Democrat, ranks at the bottom with a 54% disapproval rating and a 41% approval rating, according to Morning Consult. The research survey firm queried more than 600 registered voters in each state during the first quarter of 2022. The most popular governors are Massachusetts’ Charlie Baker, Vermont’s Phil Scott and Maryland’s Larry Hogan. They are moderate Republicans and enjoy approval ratings of more than 70%. Beyond the first quarter,...
  • Oregon forces all schools — elementary and up — to put 'menstrual products' in boys' bathrooms with 'instructions on how to use' them

    05/04/2022 7:16:22 PM PDT · by bitt · 103 replies
    THEBLAZE ^ | 5/4/2022 | PHIL SHIVER
    The law aims to 'affirm the right to menstrual dignity for transgender, intersex, nonbinary, and two-spirit students.' Every public school in Oregon — including elementary institutions — will soon be required to provide tampons and other feminine products in boys' bathrooms with "instructions on how to use" them. The controversial requirement is in accordance with the state's new Menstrual Dignity Act, signed into law by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown last year, which mandates that menstrual products be made available in "every student bathroom." Following the bill's passage, the Oregon Department of Education developed and distributed a "Medical Dignity for Students"...
  • Antifa allegedly assaults Portland GOP rallygoers, understaffed police struggle to respond

    05/02/2022 11:39:29 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/01/2022 | Jon Brown
    The resource-strapped Portland Police Bureau (PPB) reportedly took more than 20 minutes to respond when alleged antifa members assaulted a Saturday campaign event near police headquarters in downtown Portland.By the time officers had "sufficient resources" to establish a crime scene near Southwest 3rd and Main Street, the black-clad demonstrators had already dispersed after hurling smoke grenades, paint-filled balloons and fireworks, according to police. Two were injured by "mortars," police said.The protesters' violence cut short the event in support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Stan Pulliam, whose platform includes refunding the police."This is what happens when a Republican dares to hold an...

    05/01/2022 8:45:33 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 25 replies
    Oregon Catalyst ^ | 05/01/2022 | Oregon Catalyst
    Today, Saturday April 30th, Sandy Mayor Stan Pulliam attempted to hold a campaign rally at Chapman Square in Portland. Members of Antifa showed up, throwing flash bangs, eggs, feces, and paint.“Portland doesn’t belong to Antifa,” said Mayor Stan. “We showed up today because we know Portlanders are tired of the mass homelessness and lawlessness on the streets. Today just proved how much we need someone in charge who will lockup Antifa for good.”
  • States sue the U.S. Postal Service over its decision to buy gas-powered trucks

    04/30/2022 8:54:45 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 48 replies
    NPR ^ | April 29, 2022
    California and 15 states that want the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its mail delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its delivery fleet. Three separate lawsuits, filed Thursday by the states and environmental groups in New York and California, ask judges to order a more thorough environmental review before the Postal Service moves forward with the next-generation delivery vehicle program. Plaintiffs contend that purchases of fossil fuel-powered delivery vehicles will cause environmental harm for decades to come. The lawsuits could further delay the Postal Service's efforts to replace the ubiquitous...
  • Party goers throw bottles, cans at police near university

    04/25/2022 9:04:24 AM PDT · by Republicans 2016 2020 · 23 replies
    AP News ^ | April 24, 2022
    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Officers had glass bottles and canned food thrown at them when they attempted to break up a party that drew as many as 1,000 people to a neighborhood near the University of Oregon, police said. Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner said the weekend party included underage drinkers, college-age individuals and their parents. Skinner called the party an embarrassment for those involved and said the attempted assault on officers was inexcusable.
  • Poll: Oregon Voters Souring on Democrat Leadership

    04/25/2022 11:20:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/25/2023 | Hannah Bleau
    Oregon voters are turning on Democrats as they sour on both President Biden and Democrat Gov. Kate Brown, a DHM Research survey found. Voters in the state, who have reliably voted blue in every presidential election since 1988, do not have a favorable view of the president, with 63 percent expressing a negative view of Biden. Of those, 53 percent have a “very” negative view, making his net approval -28 percent.
  • Biden holds up Portland as model for America, foresees expanded Senate majority

    04/22/2022 8:34:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/22/2022 | Monica Showalter
    Is Joe Biden, or whoever is handling him today, aware of his latest "optics"? Get a load of what he's been up to:President Joe Biden stopped in Portland for a few hours Thursday afternoon to drum up excitement for his administration's trillion-dollar effort to revamp the nation's roads, bridges, airports and railways.Biden's speech was part pep talk, part explainer."Oregon and America have gone from being on the mend to being on the move," Biden said. "We just gotta get the hell out of our own way."Oregon? Portland? Seriously? That's like touting Flint, or Detroit as the great model upon which...
  • Fire destroys Azure Standard Headquarter Facility

    04/20/2022 2:51:16 AM PDT · by EBH · 19 replies
    Azure Standard ^ | 4/20/22 | Karen Slusher
    DUFUR - The headquarters of Azure Standard, the nation’s premier independent distributor of organic and healthy food, was destroyed by fire overnight. There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation. The loss of the facility and the impact on companywide operations is being assessed and expected to be limited and temporary. No other Azure Standard facilities were affected. Azure Standard founder and CEO David Stelzer issued the following statement: “While the HQ facility is a total loss, and a few product lines will be affected for the short term, other Azure Standard facilities are...
  • 'Happy Face Killer' Bay Area murder victim finally identified

    04/19/2022 7:51:12 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    SFgate ^ | April 18, 2022 | Andrew Chamings
    The Jane Doe, known only as "Blue Pacheco" by authorities, has now been identified as Patricia Skiple of Colton, Oregon. On June 3, 1993, Skiple's body was found on the side of California state Route 152 in unincorporated Gilroy. She was 45 years old at the time of her death. In 2019, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office partnered with the DNA Doe Project to attempt to identify the body via investigative genetic genealogy. “This case was exceptionally challenging due to recent Norwegian ancestry which resulted in very distant DNA matches on GEDmatch and FamilyTreeDNA,” said DNA Doe Project team...
  • WATCH: Angry Portland woman freaks over kid’s Trump shirt and is kicked off the plane

    03/30/2022 10:05:44 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 115 replies
    Press California ^ | March 30, 2022
    A woman is harrassing a young guy because he’s wearing a Trump shirt. She’s from Portland
  • Two West Coast States Teach Students There Are 'Many Ways to Express Gender'

    04/13/2022 8:50:53 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 32 replies
    Town Hall ^ | April 12, 2022 | Landon Mion
    Washington state and Oregon public school students as young as five-years-old have been receiving instruction on different topics related to gender identity and expression, including the idea that "there are many ways to express gender." The Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's "Health Education Glossary" defines "gender" as a "social construct" that is based on "emotional, behavioral and cultural characteristics attached to a person's assigned biological sex."