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Portlandia still thinks democracy looks like a throng of sign-toting occupy-types rejecting a free and fair election

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Since when is Democracy the rejection of the rule of law, the foundations of our country and … basic respect? Here’s Portlandia… South on MLK toward Burnside Bridge #pdxtraffic #LiveOnK2 pic.twitter.com/cXBQ4Jdw9o — Chris Liedle (@chrisliedle) November 22, 2016 The media portrays events like these as anti-Trump protest, but they look more like the Occupy failures from years past which are ...

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Bundy Brothers et al Acquitted in Takeover of Oregon Wildlife Refuge

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Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and five of their compatriots, charged with conspiracy and weapons charges during the takeover of the federally-controlled Malheur wildlife sanctuary in January, were acquitted Thursday by a jury of all charges. The defendants never denied that they occupied the facility at the wildlife refuge, but their lawyers successfully argued that the group never conspired to prevent wildlife ...

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Portland police push, pepper spray protesters out of city hall [Video]

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Portland police pushed protesters out of city hall when an unruly protest ensued after the city council approved a police contract that included pay increases to help the city recruit badly needed additional police officers. By the end of the month, the 880-member Portland Police Bureau will have nearly 90 vacancies due to retirements and another 385 officers are projected to retire ...

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Are these the supposedly heavily-armed militia attacking Oregon?

The Twitter hashtag #oregonUnderAttack is childish at best and inflammatory at its worst, but exactly how dangerous are the armed militia that walked into an unlocked wildlife refuge building? While it is difficult to understand the motives for the non-violent takeover of an unpopulated building, we can continue to find images of the violent extremists. We scoured available sources for ...

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Oregon ranchers being sent to prison by feds for… preventing wildfires

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According to the Associated Press, two Oregon ranchers are going back to prison to serve additional time for having protected their land from massive destruction. Seventy-three-year-old Dwight Hammond and 46-year-old Steven Hammond say they lit the fires in 2001 and 2006 to reduce the growth of invasive plants and protect their property from wildfires. The brush burning was done on ...

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Portland Public Schools Terminate Employment of Pro-Life Teacher

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 17, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — On Monday, December 16, 2013 the school board for the Portland Public School District voted to terminate the teaching contract of Bill Diss, a teacher who has been an outspoken opponent of Planned Parenthood. Mr. Diss experienced censure in his teaching career beginning in 2007 when he publically opposed the building of ...

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Is SoloPower the Next Solyndra?

Should the government be in the business to be in business? Can we afford to offer huge taxpayer backed loans to companies? If we are borrowing billions just to pay our own bills can we afford to be in the loan business? Yet another solar company is headed for bankruptcy. This, just six months after receiving a government guaranteed 197 ...

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Divided We Stand: Echoing Calls To Secede From The Union

Yes, you read that correctly. Your eyes are not deceiving you. Divided We Stand. In less than a week since this nation re-elected Barack Obama, there are calls from numerous States to secede from The United States of America. We are no longer a United Nation. We are very much a Divided Nation. Many are standing together, calling for a ...

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Did You Forget About Oregon Election On Tuesday? We Didn't.

On Tuesday, January 31st, Floridians will be heading to the polling booths to vote in the Presidential primaries for their state.  But there is another election on Tuesday, and it’s on the other side of the continent. Oregonians will be participating in a special election to fill the vacant seat for the state’s 1st Congressional, formerly held by Democrat David ...

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