Browsing All posts tagged under »Multnomah County«

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

November 11, 2012 by


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 […]

Why are teachers striking in Chicago? – YouTube

September 17, 2012 by


Why are teachers striking in Chicago? via Why are they striking? – YouTube. [5440 note: Hey Gresham-Barlow, Reynolds and Parkrose – sound familiar?] Related articles Almost 40% of Chicago’s Public School Teachers Send their Kids Elsewhere to Learn Chicago Teachers Strike: A Lesson Of “Excessive Zeal And No Brains” The eight dumbest things said about […]

The Soft Bigotry Of Low Expectations – Portlandia Shows Its Liberal Racism Again

September 10, 2012 by


As we’ve seen throughout this nation’s history, the vast majority of bigotry and institutional racism comes from the American Left, not the Right. Whether it’s Jim Crow Laws, the KKK, eugenics or the defense of slavery, the Democrats and the Far Left have a rich historical tapestry spun with the fiber of racial prejudice. Now […]

Oregon's Secretary Of State Calls Voter ID "The Conservative Right Wing's War On Voting" | FreedomWorks

September 10, 2012 by


Despite strong support for basic, common sense laws ensuring the integrity of the vote across the country (see here, here, here, here and here), the Left continues to insist that requiring positive identification and verification of eligibility before voting is somehow suppressive, racist and and an evil plot to steal elections for Conservatives. Few public […]

Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson Celebrates Independence Day Like Barack Obama – Me, Me, Me, I, I, I, Send Me Back To Salem

July 4, 2012 by


This email just crossed our transom about 15 minutes ago. It really captures the spirit of Independence, the Founding Fathers and American Exceptionalism, doesn’t it? Anyone want to guess what party she belongs to? Dear Friends and Neighbors, Simply put, the most powerful thing in turning out the vote – and kicking up democracy this […]

Open Letter to Portland Mayor, Sam Adams

May 31, 2012 by


I want to let you know a dangerous thing happened to my family this morning because of your policies. ■I walked out to my back porch to let my dogs (we are dog sitting so for now, it’s plural) out. I saw on my back porch smearing of garbage. Honestly it looked like an animal […]

Setting The Record Straight On Portland's Tow Trucks And Oregon's Senate

April 26, 2012 by


Recently, a theme has developed in the Portland metro area regarding supposedly predatory tow truck drivers. It just so happens that the owner of a couple of these tow services, Gary Coe, is running as a Republican for Oregon Senate District 14. I’m sure it’s just a coincidence that the industry is being smeared, and […]