The Week in Media

Collection of links and notes curated by Lars Jefferson, LPO member. If you would like to contribute to this, get in touch with us at member@multnomahlibertarians.com

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Multnomah County

Portland Homeless woman says “They are loving us to death.”

More political vandalism, “Kill them kids” | The Oregon Catalyst

114 and MORE

Short

A Storm is Brewing | OFF

Pistol Braces, Forbidden Places, Supreme Court Cases – Oregon Firearms Federation

Biden’s ATF Says Gun Owners Have 120 Days To Comply With New Pistol Brace Ruling

Long

Oregon asks state Supreme Court to let gun control Measure 114 take effect | KATU

HB 2005: Undetectable firearms ban

HB 2572 Expands definition of “civil disorder” for purposes of crime of unlawful paramilitary activity.

SB 527: Age limit to purchase

SB 686: No self-defense in publicly owned building/No CHL in publicly owned building

SJR 3: Adds CHL to Oregon Constitution in next election cycle.

HB 2936; Less regulations

HB 2968: Carry gun in the car on public property ok.  Inside building is not ok

WOW! Judge SHREDS New Jersey! Says Anti-Bruen Bill Is Unconstitutional!!

Feds finalize tighter regulations on gun stabilizing braces | AP News

Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces” | ATF

School searched 1st-grader’s backpack before teacher shot | AP News

COVID

New Analysis Shows Studies of COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Hid Critical Safety Signal

State

Politics

‘This is possible’: Greater Idaho Movement on border change bill

Rep. David Brock Smith chosen as new Senator | The Oregon Catalyst

Oregon Center for Public Policy plan to mess-up our tax code

HB 2673 Tax Hike introduced by Khan Pham HD 46

HB 2004: Ranked Choice Voting

Supreme Court may consider Oregon union forgery cases

Fagan Will Fine Oregon Democrats for FTX Donation

Open Primary Measure for 2024 Gets Ballot Title From DOJ

Oregonians can expect a small deduction in their next paycheck as paid leave contributions begin

Man steals Covid funds via fake company while on post-prison release

Housing

Gov. Tina Kotek sworn into office

Corvallis nonprofit may get bigger role in homeless crisis

Nearly $100,000 in fees, over-costs before one starts to build a house | The Oregon Catalyst

Another bold homeless quote … most of us have homes! | The Oregon Catalyst

Other

Oregon #5 newspaper closes, more media pain ahead

More details emerge about two black bears illegally shot

Seeing Red: Brownsville man facing felony charge for painting curb

National

FEMA fires group for nonsensical Alaska Native translations

Colorado man: Vegas solar site fire was clean energy message

DeSantis Hammers NHL Over ‘Discriminatory’ Job Posting: ‘Not Welcome In The State Of Florida’ | The Daily Wire

SJ0004 – Phasing out new electric vehicle sales by 2035.|Wyoming

U.S. judge upholds Title IX exemption for religious schools | Reuters

​​Demonstrators protest NCAA’s transgender athlete inclusion | KATU

Nevada Supreme Court Upholds The Right To Sue The Government, Blocks Qualified Immunity

Climate startup Climeworks captures carbon straight from the air in industry first

Panel: State shouldn’t take over Georgia county’s elections – The Columbian

Appeals court rules against vaccine mandate in 3 states

Yellen tells Congress US expected to hit debt limit Thursday

Study: Exxon Mobil accurately predicted warming since 1970s | KRDO

Garland appoints special counsel to investigate Biden docs

Stanford ‘Harmful Language’ list removed after backlash

Update on Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative in Stanford’s IT Community

ICE Arrests Double in 2022; Thousands with Multiple Convictions, Terrorists, Gang Members | Judicial Watch

U.S. Drops $4.5 Mil on Culturally Appropriate Program to Help Asians Quit Smoking | Judicial Watch

Hamtramck City Council approves religious animal sacrifices at home

House Resolution 10 for Bust of Ukrainian President Володимир Зеленський

‘Virtual’ power plants get a boost | The Hill

California National Guard general fired after he allegedly made troops take his mom shopping

Idaho State Senator accuses Caldwell School Board of 1A violations, grooming

Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders Bans Word From State Government Documents | The Daily Wire

BREAKING: House approves subcommittee to investigate weaponization of FBI, DOJ under Biden | The Post Millennial | thepostmillennial.com

Wyoming Man Sues For Right To Make His Own M16 Machine Gun – Cowboy State Daily

Air travel across US thrown into chaos after computer outage

Progressive Rep. Katie Porter launches bid for Feinstein’s California Senate seat

Congressman files articles of impeachment against Mayorkas

Report Details Decades Of Teacher-Student Sexual Abuse Allegations In Chicago School District | The Daily Wire

READ IT: The Letter That Greg Abbott Handed To Biden During Visit To U.S. Border | The Daily Wire

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Seeks Answers After Federal Government Leaks Social Security Numbers Of Her Family | The Daily Wire

Federal prosecutor reviewing classified documents found at former Biden office

International

Medical assistance in dying given to 10K Canadians in 2021 | CTV News

Ontario Government demands media reeducation for Jordan Peterson

Swedish govt moves to get rid of permits needed for dancing | AP News

Turkey Puts Bounty On America-Loving Ex-NBA Star Enes Kanter Freedom | The Daily Wire

Qatar, UAE energy ministers say gas will be needed for long time | Reuters

Lithuanian gas pipeline hit by large explosion – BBC News

Huge rare earth metals discovery in Arctic Sweden – BBC News

Related: What are ‘rare earths’ used for? – BBC News

The AP Interview: Korean leader cites North’s serious threat

Space junk, not meteorites, remains biggest threat to spacecraft

Ecuadorian father changes legal sex to female in bid for custody of children | The Post Millennial | thepostmillennial.com

Belarus Legalizes Pirating Media From ‘Unfriendly’ Countries | PCMag

Culture/Editorials

DURING EGG CRISIS, LIBERALS BOYCOTT FRED MEYER EGGS

Konstantin defends the west

Konstantin Kisin | This House Believes Woke Culture Has Gone Too Far – 7/8 | Oxford Union

James Lindsay speaks fluent woke to destroy the west

James Lindsay | This House Believes Woke Culture Has Gone Too Far – 6/8 | Oxford Union

BE TERRIFIED RIGHT NOW DAMN YOU | Joshua Slocum

Alex Stein on Ukraine vs Homeless 

Big flaws in Kotek’s governor speech | The Oregon Catalyst

Golden Globes host Jerrod Carmichael addresses past diversity controversy – The Irish Times

ODOT IS GASSED UP AND READY TO GO ON TOLLING: BUT THEY DON’T KNOW WHERE THEY’RE GOING

Supporting Waffle House Wendy in worker abuse era | The Oregon Catalyst

How DEI Is Supplanting Truth as the Mission of American Universities

The myth of the ‘right side of history’ – spiked

Grievance and Victimhood – by James Pew

Twitter/Social Media

Matt Taibbi on Twitter: “1.THREAD: Twitter Files #14 THE RUSSIAGATE LIES One: The Fake Tale of Russian Bots and the #ReleaseTheMemo Hashtag” / Twitter

Humor/Memes

Biden Goes to The Border

Jordan Petersons Has To Be Reeducated

Biden Says He Is Unaware Of Any Classified Docs, Or Who He Is, Or Why He’s Sitting In This Oval-Shaped Office | Babylon Bee

Podcasts

Marxism is happening in front of you.  Wake up!

In Plain Sight | DISAFFETED

The foundation of leftist violence

The Violence of Decolonization | NEW DISCOURSES

Justified shoot or murder?

Taqueria Throwdown! Lawful or Execution? | LAW OF SELF DEFENSE

How to defeat the narrative game.  Hint: They tell you EXACTLY what they’re doing.

Operational Preparation of the Environment

Gays Against Groomers on IRL

Timcast IRL – Biden Caught SECOND TIME With Classified Documents, LOCK HIM UP w/Jaimee Michell

Libertarianism vs Anarchism

“YOUR WELCOME” with Michael Malice #241: Curtis Yarvin v. Dave Smith

The Krassensteins on Timcast IRL

Timcast IRL – Special Counsel Appointed To Investigate Biden For Classified Docs w/The Krassensteins

Fact Checked by the WEF / The Persecution of Peterson / Everything you love is Queer Now

The Podcast of the Lotus Eaters #566

California secedes from itself?

State of NEW CALIFORNIA Seeks To Secede And Create New State, Convention Held Calling For Secession

Related:

New California State

Gas Stoves

Gold rant stops at 7:35

Now Government Wants To “Keep Us Safe” From Gas Stoves? | Ron Paul Liberty Report

Gender Detransitioning

What’s Causing the Trans Explosion? – Helen Joyce | Triggernometry

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