PDX Police Blotto 10.17: The Clown and the Car Go Honk Honk Honk, Honk Honk Honk

Clownwhirled A man is in custody after being shot and modestly injured Friday night by a Portland Police officer downtown after allegedly chasing people on the street with a knife.  The area around the convenience store at 12th and Jefferson is one of our cursed little corners, due in part to a nearby subsidized apartmentContinue reading “PDX Police Blotto 10.17: The Clown and the Car Go Honk Honk Honk, Honk Honk Honk”

PDX Police Blotto: Bros Before Hoes, Mayhem

2022 continues the high plateau in crime rates following 2020’s BLM riots and subsequent raft of new laws directed at police and criminal prosecutions. Progressive Oregon politicians followed the shock and awe of the riots like invading troops following a bombing campaign, achieving a host of long-time legislative goals. Mercifully they did not get allContinue reading “PDX Police Blotto: Bros Before Hoes, Mayhem”

More Revolting Talk

The other day I posted about a recent Michael Anton essay broaching the increasingly relevant, always fraught question of revolution, in our age of hostile government. Forgive me quoting myself: Anton makes his most important point here: It’s that they [“conservatives”] believe—against the Founders, and against all experience of history—that once implemented, it can never beContinue reading “More Revolting Talk”

The Revolution Will Be Immanentized

But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security…it is the right of the people to alter or toContinue reading “The Revolution Will Be Immanentized”

Moldilocks and Muh Mental Health

A homeless Goldilocks in Portland is serially breaking into homes to sack out and stuff. “She started by going up to my neighbor two doors down and urinating on their porch, and then she came directly over to my house, came in, crawled up into the bed and that whole thing happened,” said Smith. “TheyContinue reading “Moldilocks and Muh Mental Health”

Gray Lady: Russia Hates Pussy, Hats

It’s likely been a while since you’ve thought about 2017’s “Women’s March” which bequeathed to posterity the “pussy hat”, or its prominent organizer Linda Sarsour (who wears a hijab–ironically a sort of anti pussy hat, representing sex roles and modesty in absolute opposition to feminism as expressed by the pussy hat; but who’s paying attention,Continue reading “Gray Lady: Russia Hates Pussy, Hats”