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Posts tagged Occupy Wall Street

“Stop Videotaping People” – PSU Marxism Instructor Tries to Shut Down Free Press

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Dateline November 17, 2012 – Portland Oregon: At an event held at Portland State University Cafeteria that is listed at as a “Public Event” on facebook, a Marxism Instructor tries to shut down the free press. Wael Elasady, who teaches a class in Marxism at Portland State University is one of the organizers for the […]

November 12 is the first anniversary of 54°40’ Or Fight!

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I am proud and humbled to celebrate the first anniversary of this blog. It has evolved quite a bit in its first year. I am most proud of the contributors who have agreed to post their stories at 54°40’ Or Fight! We now have 21 active contributors from around the State of Oregon. Several veteran […]

California, Wisconsin, And You

California, Wisconsin, And You

Although two California cities, San Diego and San Jose, held their own public-employee union trimming sessions yesterday, the brunt of attention has, of course, been focused upon Wisconsin, where public-employee union thugs poured some $21 million into their effort to remove Governor Scott Walker – and failed.Unsurprisingly, the goons and their drooling Leftist pals have […]

Welcome To The REAL America

Welcome To The REAL America

West Liberty-Salem High School junior Meghan Vogel was the surprise winner in the Division III girls 1,600 meters in the finals of the state track meet at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Stadium. It was what she did in the subsequent 3,200 meter race, however, that earned her a standing ovation from the crowd: Within 20 feet of […]

Reynolds School Board Member Joe Teeny Interview, May 22

Reynolds School Board Member Joe Teeny Interview, May 22

JoeTeeny0522 As mentioned in a previous post, Joe Teeny came on the radio to describe the intimidation his family faced from teachers union thugs.   Like this:Like Loading…

Teacher Union Thug Tactics Continue To Tear Apart Community In East Portland

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We’ve all been watching as the teacher contract negotiations have ratcheted up the tension and anxiety in Gresham-Barlow, Parkrose and Reynolds School Districts this spring. Thankfully, despite some unnecessarily belligerent rhetoric from the local chapters of the Oregon Education Association, Parkrose and Gresham-Barlow successfully completed negotiations and signed new contracts. Reynolds School District, on the […]

Occupy Seattle, Mayor, Top Cop Deserve Heat

By now you’ve all seen the videos of the melee that took place in downtown Seattle last week. But how did this all come to pass? I attended the Seattle May Day for one major reason; Mayor Mike McGinn warned of violence, stating that he and the police had advanced intelligence that things could very […]

Moronic Occupy Graffiti

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But I repeat myself. This was found on my building at work. Too bad spraypaint doesn’t come with an eraser. Like this:Like Loading…

PSA: Won’t You Be An Angel To An Occupier Today?

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Seattle May Day Protest – Black Bloc Starts Fires And Riots, Terrorizes Businesses

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Guest Post: Democrats Pander At United Against War On Women, Salem Oregon

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[5440 note: Submitted by Denise Quinn Nanke, who volunteered to watch the proceedings so none of the rest of us had to.] Saturday, April 28, 2012 Numerous Oregon Democratic candidates for office, union representatives, and assorted professional victims held a rally today on the Capitol steps, accompanied by an American flag, altered to proudly display […]

The Grass-roots Celebration

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And the Occufails have a poster for that. Because of course, police should be beheaded. And you wondered why they were meeting in Tehran, of all places? We told you why, here. Fascism is very similar to communism, although where communism exerts naked authority, fascism covers it in a thin veneer of illusion: an iron fist inside […]

Loose The Dogs Of War

Loose The Dogs Of War

“Let us remember that if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it.” – Samuel Adams Therein lies a pithy assessment, penned nearly240 years ago, that defines our situation today. We have endured attack after attack; thus encouraging more of the same. The attacks have been underway for decades, but it […]

@anthropocon produces a typographical portrait of @andrewbreitbart

  At BlogCon 2012 in Charlotte, NC, this portrait was presented to the Breitbart.com staff. Like this:Like Loading…

A Toast To Andrew Breitbart: You Don’t Know Why You’re Protesting (Video Tribute)

A Toast To Andrew Breitbart: You Don’t Know Why You’re Protesting (Video Tribute)

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  • 5-Point Analysis at Legislature’s Halfway Mark March 5, 2015
    It is hump day in the 2015 legislative session, day 53 of 105, after which lawmakers adjourn. At least that’s their hope. And it’s 1, 2, 3, why aren’t they fighting more? Maybe it’s the sunshine. Maybe it’s the lack of elections next fall. Or maybe everyone’s drinking a new brand of tea. Whatever the reason, […]
  • A ‘Battle for Seattle’ Between Two Airlines is Fueling Huge Growth March 5, 2015
    The explosive growth causing traffic jams at Seatac, the country’s 15th-largest airport, is being fueled by a battle for supremacy between two airlines, one that calls Seattle home and the other that sees the Pacific Northwest as the gateway to lucrative Asian and European markets. The post A ‘Battle for Seattle’ Between Two Airlines is […]
  • Dozens of Tech, Education and Nonprofit Execs Urge Passage of Computer Science Bill March 5, 2015
    In a strongly worded appeal, five dozen business and education leaders — including those from Microsoft, Amazon, and Starbucks — are urging Washington lawmakers to approve a bill that would expand computer science education in schools across the state. The post Dozens of Tech, Education and Nonprofit Execs Urge Passage of Computer Science Bill appeared first […]
  • Top International Stories to Watch Today: Boko Haram, Egypt, Libya (plus South Korea) March 5, 2015
    Note: The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked in Seoul by an anti-war/reunification activist this morning. Lippert is stable and recovering.   1) Boko Haram released an ISIS-style execution video at the beginning of the week. The video alleges the two men are spies, and shows their bodies, but not the beheading. There […]
  • Top International Stories to Watch Today: Lithuania, Nigeria & Argentina February 27, 2015
    1) Due to fears of Russian aggression, Lithuania has reinstated compulsory military conscription. The Baltic region of Europe that borders Russia has placed a new priority on strengthening their military. The draft previously ended in 2008.   On Friday, Russia held military exercises just on the other side of the Estonian border. While both Estonia and […]
  • Top International Stories to Watch Today: Syria, Afghanistan, & Ukraine February 26, 2015
    1) More than 220 Assyrian have been abducted by ISIS, an airstrike campaign has started in the region. (Also, we now know who Jihadi John is.)   2) A car full of explosives ran into a NATO convoy in Afghanistan, targeting the Turkish envoy, at least one Turkish soldier died.   3) The United Kingdom will […]
  • Every Kind of Fail March 6, 2015
    Does Miami need a light-rail line? In 1988, the Florida city built the Metromover, a 4.4-mile automated system that cost twice as much as projected and carried less than half the projected riders. Although Wikipedia claims this is a great success, the National Transit Database reports that it carried less than 31,000 riders per day […]
  • Empty Nesters Moving into Bigger Homes March 5, 2015
    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune is “surprised” that retirees are moving into bigger homes, not smaller ones like the “conventional wisdom” dictates. Of course, that’s the conventional wisdom of urban planners, not demographers or economists, which means it is more like untested hypotheses, not wisdom. In any case, people who have accumulated a lifetime of toys and […]
  • No Infrastructure Fund March 4, 2015
    A lot of people have proposed that Congress create an infrastructure bank that would fund or finance the reconstruction and expansion of America’s transportation and other infrastructure. One problem is where the money would come from. Another problem is how would it be allocated. Representative John Delaney (D-MD) thinks he has the answers to these […]