Portland about to get real

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poknround

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Lots of BLM counter protesters in Portland today. Its not even dark yet and looks like things are gettin real there. From what Ive seen of footage, they might want to back off from the Proud Boys, the Back the Blue crowd, etc. Looks like they are on the short end of the stick on most of these confrontations. Hoping they keep firearms out of it, but wouldnt be surprised if it gets real ugly there. It was just a matter of time.
 

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Well one good thing about groups who aren't radically left showing up is that the mayor might actually send the police in and at least try to restore order. Then again, in the words of Alfred; some politicians just want to watch world burn....so who knows.
 

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Well one good thing about groups who aren't radically left showing up is that the mayor might actually send the police in and at least try to restore order. Then again, in the words of Alfred; some politicians just want to watch world burn....so who knows.
Apparently there cops were letting them both hash out their differences, but the Antifa are trying to say the cops were o"protecting" the proud boys. They are trying to frame the narrative on Twitter by saying THEY made the proud boys leave and then the cops called the Antifa protest unlawful and tried to break it up.
Except the reason the proud boys left is because the cops told them all to disperse and one side left and the other stayed.

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http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/po...-burning-debris-inside/ar-BB18G5u9?ocid=ientp

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is reportedly moving out of his condominium building after it became the site of repeated protests, arson, and even a formal riot declaration in recent days.

Photos and videos taken on Monday evening showed hundreds of protesters demonstrating just outside Wheeler's building on his birthday. Some sprayed graffiti on the building and sidewalk, and others lit a bundle of newspapers on fire and threw the flaming heap into the building, according to The Oregonian/Oregon Live.

Police said some people broke windows, burglarized a nearby business, and set off fireworks.
—Mike Baker (@ByMikeBaker) September 1, 2020
"Officers observed someone throw burning material through a broken window into a ground-level business in a large, occupied apartment building," Portland Police said in a statement. "Out of concern that the fire could spread, causing an extreme life safety concern, the incident was declared a riot."
 

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Suburban Sheriffs Refuse Governor’s Request to Aid in Policing Portland Protests

"Had Gov. Brown discussed her plan with my office, I would have told her it's about changing policy, not adding resources," Roberts said in a statement. "Increasing law enforcement resources in Portland will not solve the nightly violence and, now, murder. The only way to make Portland safe again is to support a policy that holds offenders accountable for their destruction and violence."
Without naming anyone, Roberts left little question he was referring to a policy by new Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt to drop charges for all protest-related misdemeanors and the felony charge of rioting. That policy shift has deeply divided Oregon's law enforcement community.

Roberts described the decision to drop charges as resulting in anarchy.

"The same offenders are arrested night after night," he wrote, "only to be released by the court and not charged with a crime by the DA's Office. The next night they are back at it, endangering the lives of law enforcement and the community all over again."


Probably won't change anytime soon.. at least Wheeler can move somewhere else.. until they figure out where he is.