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  • Civil rights organizations decry Portland TV reporter’s tweet about Palestinian liberation movement

    07/01/2020 8:51:43 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 6 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 07/1/2020 | Jayati Ramakrishnan
    Leaders of civil rights organizations spoke out Tuesday night after a reporter from a Portland TV station tweeted anti-Palestinian sentiments from a professional account while covering a protest. Jenny Young, a reporter with KOIN, was at a rally at Peninsula Park in North Portland, and tweeted about a speaker who praised the BDS movement. BDS, which stands for Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, is a Palestinian-led movement, which upholds the principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity. Young described the speaker, who was not identified, as “openly anti-Zionist”, and the BDS movement as “an anti-Semitic...
  • Couple Killed After Crabbing Vessel Sinks Crossing Siuslaw River Bar in Oregon

    06/30/2020 7:45:01 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    gCaptain ^ | June 30, 2020 | Mike Schuler
    Two people were killed early Monday morning after their fishing vessel struck a jetty in the Siuslaw River Bar and sank near Florence, Oregon.
  • PORTLAND: ANTIFA Sets Fire To Police Station With Police Still Inside

    06/28/2020 5:05:34 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 100 replies
    Arrest Information for June 25th Demonstrations At approximately 10:00 pm, several hundred demonstrators began gathering outside North Precinct near Northeast Emerson Street and Northeast Martin Luther King Boulevard. Demonstrators arrived with supplies to build a fence and began erecting one which stretched from the south side of North Precinct to the north side of the Boys and Girls Club. While building the fence, demonstrators blocked northbound traffic at Northeast MLK Boulevard. During this time, demonstrators began throwing projectiles at police including glass bottles. By 11:00 p.m., demonstrators began moving dumpsters and other large barriers around North Precinct. Some demonstrators began ramming the dumpsters into large garage doors located on the...
  • Video: ANTIFA Set Fire To A Black Owned Hair Salon – Some BLM Members Tried To Stop Them But Without A Success

    06/26/2020 7:55:18 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 19 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 06.26.2020 | Alex Hall
    Anti-cop protesters started huge fires near a Portland police precinct early Friday, as looters plundered nearby stores, according to police and local reports. “North Portland looks like a war zone right now,” journalist Andy Ngô tweeted alongside videos of numerous large fires in the Oregon city. He said militants “tried to establish an autonomous zone outside” the North Precinct in the city and “they then started fires in the street.” Other footage showed people chanting “no good cops in a racist system” as they watched a large fire burn nearby. The rioters were “throwing things into their street fire to...
  • North Portland Descends Into 'War Zone' as Antifa Tries to Set up Another 'Autonomous Zone'

    06/26/2020 7:15:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06/26/2020 | Tyler O' Neill
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 6/26/2020 Newsdump Friday

    06/26/2020 9:30:38 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/26/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott signing an executive order today shutting down bars in Texas and limiting restaurant capacity...... A federal judge ruling to block restrictions on religious gatherings in New York...... The White House coronavirus task force held it first briefing in weeks today..... Facebook moving to label "potentially harmful posts" following a massive boycott campaign by big business giants..... A gunfight in Mexico City this morning during an assassination attempt on the city's security chief..... "I will never forget how we Pakistanis were embarrassed when the Americans came into Abbottabad and killed Osama Bin Laden, martyred him" Those...
  • Oregon and Oregon State will no longer call their games 'Civil War'(Not Satire)

    06/26/2020 5:01:09 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 38 replies
    (CNN)The University of Oregon and Oregon State University have shelved the phrase "Civil War," which players and fans alike used to refer to games between the two rivals. "Changing this name is overdue as it represents a connection to a war fought to perpetuate slavery," said OSU President Ed Ray in a statement Friday.
  • Oregon State-Oregon AgreeNot to Use the Term Civil War for Sports Rivalry Games

    06/26/2020 4:16:09 PM PDT · by Hieronymus · 16 replies
    OregonLive.Com ^ | June 26, 2020 | Nick Deschel
    Oregon State and Oregon announced Friday that they no longer will use the term “Civil War” in connection with their sports rivalry games. The annual football game between the Ducks and Beavers has been referred to as the Civil War for nearly 90 years. More recently, games in other sports involving the two schools also have been called the same term. In a statement released by OSU, president Ed Ray said the universities agreed to drop the name as it has a connection to a war fought to preserve slavery. ............ (N)umerous athletes, alums and boosters have questioned the term...
  • Oregon, Oregon State dropping 'Civil War' name for rivalry games

    06/26/2020 1:15:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 54 replies
    ESPN ^ | June 26, 2020 | Andrea Adelson
    Oregon and Oregon State will no longer use the phrase "Civil War" to promote rivalry games between the schools. In a joint announcement Friday, the schools said they made the decision after conversations with university officials and current and former student-athletes at both schools.
  • Protests flare overnight in NE Portland; property damage, use of tear gas reported

    06/26/2020 6:35:49 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | June 26, 2020 | by Jim Ryan
    Protests flared overnight in Northeast Portland, resulting in confrontations between police and protesters, property damage and fires. Reports say police used tear gas to disperse crowds. Police have not released information about munitions used during the demonstration, which began Thursday and stretched into the early-morning hours Friday. They did say multiple people were arrested and that businesses were vandalized and looted. The protest, which was among others held Thursday in Portland on the one-month anniversary of George Floyd’s death, drew hundreds of marchers to the Portland Police Bureau’s North Precinct on Killingsworth Street. Police later declared an unlawful assembly and...
  • Oregon Emergency Bill Would Suspend Due Process Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    06/24/2020 9:36:20 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 43 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 24, 2020 | Jeff Reynolds
    Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D-Portland) convened the Oregon legislature into emergency session on Wednesday, which is expected to last two or three days. The agenda has several bills, including HB 4212. That bill includes a clause written by Martha Walters, the chief justice of Oregon’s Supreme Court, at the request of Brown. This clause will allow Walters to suspend due process for up to sixty days if she deems it necessary during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of the legislature reining Gov. Brown in after her illegal orders under the CCP coronavirus pandemic, they have proposed to expand...
  • Oregon County Issues Directive For Everyone To Wear Face Masks — Except ‘People Of Color’

    06/23/2020 6:01:39 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 59 replies
    One county in Oregon has enacted a public health order mandating all citizens wear a face covering in public—-unless you are a “person of color.” On Tuesday, Lincoln county health officials wrote in their guidelines, “people of color who have heightened concerns about racial profiling and harassment due to wearing face coverings in public” are exempt from this rule.
  • Portland Man Interviewed on Tearing Down Thomas Jefferson Statue: “It’s Not Vandalism”

    06/21/2020 8:04:59 AM PDT · by nwrep · 37 replies
    Williamette Week ^ | June 20, 2020 | Latisha Jensen
    One of the people who tore down the Thomas Jefferson statue was a 33-year-old white Portlander who happened upon the statue's removal by accident. He planned to attend a rally at Jefferson High, but ran an hour late. Most of the crowd had left. Key part from interview with anonymous man (identity concealed by the newspaper) below: WW: Why was this important enough to risk arrest? Portland man: I felt like I knew I wouldn't be. Maybe because I'm white. It just felt it was the moment. Like, everyone was there together. It was a joyous moment. It didn't...
  • A Labor Movement Demands Better Treatment for Portland’s Black Strippers.

    06/21/2020 1:31:51 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 55 replies
    Williamette Week ^ | June 16, 2020 | Tess Riski
    On June 19, a group of workers plans to picket outside an unlikely location: Union Jacks strip club. It's the only club out of nearly 30 Portland establishments that won't agree to demands to ensure fair treatment of black dancers. "Who's gonna cross a strike line of angry-ass strippers?" says Cat Hollis, a dancer who organized the Portland Stripper Strike. The picket line is a signal that the national movement for racial justice has extended to the quintessentially Portland institution of strip clubs. More than 100 dancers have issued the following demands to club owners: require cultural sensitivity training on...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 6/19/2020 Newsdump Friday

    06/19/2020 8:49:32 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/19/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The federal government (Trump Administration) will not appeal a judge's ruling that revoked a grazing permit for Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond..... The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Berman, resigning. Berman to be replaced by Jay Clayton, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The US Attorney for New Jersey, Craig Carpentio, to take over as Acting US Attorney for Southern New York July 3rd..... Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said today that one of hte police officers involved in the March 13th killing of Breonna Taylor will be fired.... The Air Force Inspector General...
  • Portland Antifa tries to lock people in at Justice Center, then light it on fireIt isn't stupidity. It isn't protesting. This is evil. Period.

    06/19/2020 4:36:42 PM PDT · by · 55 replies ^ | June 17, 2020 | Lorie Wimble
    According to the Portland Police Department and independent journalists on the scene, violent Antifa “protesters” were locking doors from the outside of the Justice Center in downtown. Then, they were trying to light fires around the building with people still inside. TWITTER Portland Police @PortlandPolice · Jun 17 Some demonstrators have locked the doors from the outside of the Justice Center and are lighting fires on 2nd Avenue. They are also tampering with the roll up doors of the Justice Center on 2nd Avenue. This is a life safety issue. Remove the items now! This comes a day after the...
  • George Washington statue toppled by protesters in Portland, Oregon

    06/19/2020 5:07:48 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 19, 2020 | Staff
    A statue of George Washington was pulled down by protesters on Thursday night, which was Juneteenth eve, reports CBS Portland affiliate KOIN-TV. The nation's first president owned slaves. KOIN said Thursday marked the 21st day of demonstrations for racial justice and police reform sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Two groups — Rose City Justice and Lavender Caucus — hosted a sit-in rally at Jefferson High School in the evening where community members shared their experiences with racism with a crowd of a few hundred.
  • [OREGON] Gov. Brown: Masks to ‘become part of our daily lives’

    06/18/2020 10:35:16 PM PDT · by An Appeal to Heaven · 44 replies, Channel News 21 ^ | June 18, 2020 | The Associated Press, Barney Lerten
    Says no arrests or tickets for no mask, but her order 'is enforceable' SALEM, Ore. (AP/KTVZ) — Beginning next Wednesday, Oregonians in some of the state’s most populous counties will be required to wear face masks when they are in public indoor spaces, such as grocery stores and shops, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The new face covering mandate pertains to residents in Clackamas, Hood River, Lincoln, Polk, Marion, Multnomah and Washington counties. Although the new requirement is set to go into effect in less than a week, it remains unclear what repercussions people face if they do...
  • [Portland] Cops appeal for help on twitter after protesters use rope to ‘lock’ them in police precinct

    06/19/2020 3:07:55 AM PDT · by blueplum · 20 replies
    Daily Mail uK/MailOnline ^ | 18 Jun 2020 | Emer Scully
    ...Help later arrived to remove the u-lock, which had to be cut from the outside, and the trapped officers were freed. The group of protesters 'moved on', the force said. Police later tweeted: 'The front door to Central Precinct was locked from the outside with the u-lock. 'It had to be cut off from the outside so those inside could leave. The rope was taken by protesters from the flagpole and tied to the roll-up doors on the Southeast corner...'
  • Dori: Mayor Durkan has no consistency on takeover of private property (SEATTLE)

    06/18/2020 10:46:54 AM PDT · by llevrok · 10 replies
    MyNorthwest.Com ^ | 6/18/2020 | DORI MONSON
    In 2016, a group of right-wing extremists took over a wildlife refuge in Oregon. That group believed the federal government was constitutionally required to turn over most federal public land to individual states. After a long standoff of more than a month, federal law enforcement finally moved in and arrested most of the militants. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan — a former U.S. Attorney — was absolutely in favor of the government moving in and forcefully ending the standoff. She told NPR in 2017: DURKAN: If there was ever a conspiracy, this was it. WILSON: From 2009 to 2014, Jenny Durkan...