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Months After Gutting Police Budget, Portland Mayor Asks For $2 Million To Stop Surging Murder Rate

Months After Gutting Police Budget, Portland Mayor Asks For $2 Million To Stop Surging Murder Rate

By Bradley Stein  Democratic Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler submitted a request to the Portland City Council on Thursday for a one-time $2 million expenditure for police, months after the council voted to cut nearly $16 million from the police bureau’s budget. Wheeler, who previously advocated for the Portland Police Bureau’s budget to be cut, cited […]

‘F*ck Ur Thxgiving’: Portland Rioters Damage Multiple Buildings In Holiday Unrest

‘F*ck Ur Thxgiving’: Portland Rioters Damage Multiple Buildings In Holiday Unrest

JAKE DIMA CONTRIBUTOR A group of rioters in Portland busted multiple windows and defaced storefronts during Thanksgiving Day unrest in the city, according to police. At least 10 businesses were defaced and attacked by the violent demonstration including grocery stores, banks, an auto service center, a mailing store and several other unspecified retail locations, according to a press release from […]

Anti-Capitalist Rioters Smash Windows Of Ten Businesses During Violent Portland March

Anti-Capitalist Rioters Smash Windows Of Ten Businesses During Violent Portland March

  JAKE DIMA CONTRIBUTOR Violent demonstrators smashed windows and police declared a riot during an anti-capitalist march in Portland Saturday night. Around 150 violent demonstrators participated in a march called “Capitalism is Scary,” according to The Oregonian. Rioters destroyed the windows of ten separate businesses, including multiple phone stores, a coffee shop, a computer storefront, a hotel, a bank, a […]

The Religious Belief of All Revolutionaries Is the Same— Use Force and Terror If the Public Is Not Swayed

The Religious Belief of All Revolutionaries Is the Same— Use Force and Terror If the Public Is Not Swayed

    By Sigrid Weidenweber The Religious Belief of All Revolutionaries Is the Same— Use Polemics and Philosophy First—Use Force and Terror If the Public Is Not Swayed One thing the Left learned from Lenin, “once you start a revolution you cannot stop you must continue. The cardinal error in politics is to assume that one […]

29 People, 2 With Loaded Guns, Arrested During Riot in Portland

29 People, 2 With Loaded Guns, Arrested During Riot in Portland

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Two people with loaded handguns were arrested during rioting in Portland overnight Sunday, just one day after a man was shot dead downtown. Unrest—primarily riots, broken up by occasional peaceful nights—has taken place in Oregon’s largest city since May 28. A crowd of about 150 people marched to the Penumbra Kelly Building, which houses the Multnomah […]

Portland Mayor Publicly Defies Trump’s Offer for Federal Aid, Blames President for Fatal Shooting

Portland Mayor Publicly Defies Trump’s Offer for Federal Aid, Blames President for Fatal Shooting

BY JACK PHILLIPS Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler publicly refused federal aid from President Donald Trump to stop rioting in his city and alleged that the president is responsible for the shooting of a right-wing protester in Portland on Saturday night. “It’s you who have created the hate and division,” Wheeler said. “What America needs is for you […]

Portland Mayor Blames Violence on Small Group, Says City Isn’t a ‘Dark Dystopia’

Portland Mayor Blames Violence on Small Group, Says City Isn’t a ‘Dark Dystopia’

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Portland Mayor and Police Commissioner Ted Wheeler on Wednesday blamed continuing violence on a “a few dozen individuals” who he said are hijacking the city’s proud tradition of protesting. “They’re intent on creating mayhem and attacking and harming people, not just property. That’s a line that we can’t allow our community to cross. Not […]

Oregon Governor Says No National Guard Help for Portland Before Another Riot

Oregon Governor Says No National Guard Help for Portland Before Another Riot

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Tuesday she would not send the National Guard to help deal with continued unrest in Portland. Hours later, another riot took place. A group of about 150, many wearing helmets, gas masks, and body armor and carrying shields, descended on City Hall after 9:30 p.m. Some smashed windows and entered the building, including people […]

Black Lives Matter Activists Behind Assaults in Downtown Portland, Witnesses Say

Black Lives Matter Activists Behind Assaults in Downtown Portland, Witnesses Say

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon, were involved in assaults on multiple people late on Aug. 16, including a man who was knocked unconscious and rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, according to witnesses. “They were marching around saying it. They said it repeatedly. They were doing this because this is BLM, this is Black […]

Oregon State Police Pulling Out of Portland as Rioting Continues

Oregon State Police Pulling Out of Portland as Rioting Continues

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Oregon State Police troopers are leaving Portland despite continued violence in the state’s largest city. Troopers were helping quell the unrest that has consumed portions of the city since May 28. Capt. Timothy Fox, a state police spokesman, told The Epoch Times that the decision stemmed from the district attorney overseeing Portland deciding not to pursue some […]

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