Week in Media – Jan 23, 2023

Submitted by LPO Member Lars Jefferson

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Multnomah County

New dashboard allows Portlanders to see city’s response to reported homeless camps

Angela Todd w/ @PDXReal1 hosted a *Community Safety Press Conference*

Man ODs in Parked Car in the Pearl

Portland man, former journalist, charged with federal hate crimes – OPB

Frustrated business owners express concerns over public safety in Portland

Portlanders still seeking city action combating crime and drug-use

Mike Schmidt Will Seek Second Term as Multnomah County District Attorney

Portland proposes 4 new affordable housing projects

114 and MORE

Oregon Firearms Federation owes thousands in legal fees for challenge of Measure 114, lawyer says in suit – oregonlive.com

Gaetz introduces ‘Abolish the ATF Act’ after ruling against stabilizing braces | Fox News

BREAKING ATF NEWS! Gun Owners of America Uncovers Fatal Flaw In Pistol Brace Rule…IT’S A TRAP!!!

F/V Little J 20 JAN 2023



‘Ezra’s Law’ bill back seeking tougher assault sentencing

SB430 2023 Regular Session – Oregon Legislative Information System

Bill would reverse high court ruling on Mt. Bachelor ski resort waivers

SB754 2023 Regular Session – Oregon Legislative Information System

HB 2738 unloads monthly “unrestricted” tax cash to poor | The Oregon Catalyst

HB 2738 2023 Regular Session – Oregon Legislative Information System


Oregon’s drug decriminalization gets poor marks on audit

Lawmakers try second (new) cell phone tax since pandemic | The Oregon Catalyst

Jamie McLeod-Skinner and Interim Director Leah Feldon Are Finalists for Top Environmental Quality Job

Rep. Reschke: My bills to address taxes, drugs, boosting business | The Oregon Catalyst

House GOP announces 2023 caucus priorities | The Oregon Catalyst

Proposed ban on flavored tobacco sparks debate on how best to keep products from kids | KATU

A closer look at ranked choice voting in Corvallis


Sweet Home opens its first low barrier homeless shelter

Corvallis officials unsure of nonprofit homeless shelter proposal

Rural Oregon Counties Unhappy at Exclusion From Kotek’s Emergency Order on Homelessness



Pattern of Harm in Oregon School District’s Quest to Be First at All Costs

January 2023 Beaverton School Board Business Meeting

Officials: Willamina High School students, Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy treated for possible fentanyl exposure

Oregon school board drops ban on gay pride and other symbols | AP News

Interim Tigard-Tualatin School Board Position Interview

Oregon Middle Schoolers Allowed To Skip Class To Watch Transgender Show


Labor group contesting results of Hillsboro New Seasons union election | Local News | hillsboronewstimes.com

West Linn, Oregon City mayors push back against I-205 tolling plan

Albany-based farm store gets majority share, 33 stores in merger

Group seeks reintroduction of sea otters along West Coast – OPB

Lawmaker concerned about ‘dangerous’ conditions at OHSU primate center – Oregon Capital Chronicle


Politics & Law

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy officially ends proxy voting | Fox News

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee introduces bill to combat ‘white supremacy’

Laverne Cox: Anti-trans bills are about ‘criminalizing our existence’ | The Hill

The key questions Biden MUST answer about classified files found at think tank | Daily Mail Online

Judicial Watch Sues for NIH Communications on Fetal Organ Harvesting

Judicial Watch’s Guide to Congressional Investigations

Reps. Paul Gosar and Marjorie Taylor Greene are back on House committees

Arkansas Moves To Make Child Drag Shows ILLEGAL, New Bill Would Make Drag Shows Adult Services | TIMCAST

Missouri House adopts stricter dress code for female lawmakers

LAPD removes ‘Thin Blue Line flag’ from station after receiving complaint

DOJ tells House Oversight it can’t share info on ongoing investigations

NH House considers bill to legalize street-fighting weapons


Houston Restaurant Owners Are Sleeping In Their Businesses, Armed, To Keep Out Burglars Because Of City’s Lax Bail Policies | The Daily Wire


Google lays off 12,000, adding to tech sector’s cuts


A voting machine error in New Jersey flipped the outcome of a local school board race | National News | newspressnow.com


Judicial Watch Sues Dept. of Defense for Records Concerning the Defense Medical Epidemiology Database


SCOOP: Missouri middle schools took students to drag show without parental consent

A USC office removes ‘field’ from its curriculum, citing possible racist connotations – OPB


More “forever chemicals” found in Colorado and U.S. freshwater fish, study warns | SteamboatToday.com

Project Veritas Expose on “Scam Lab”

Teaching Lab’s Dr. Quintin Bostic Admits Violating State Law to Sell CRT Curriculums to Schools

Dr. Quintin Bostic Says Non-Profit The Teaching Lab is a “Scam Lab”

#ScamLab PART 3: James O’Keefe sits down with Dr. Quintin Bostic


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


2nd Colorado library closes due to meth contamination


U.S. Justice Dept. charges Russian founder of cryptocurrency firm


The US has reached its debt limit. What comes next is predictable | CNN Politics

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in ‘Rust’ shooting


ANDY NGO REPORTS: Seven charged with domestic terrorism following deadly shooting at Atlanta autonomous zone | The Post Millennial | thepostmillennial.com

Alleged Far-Left Rioters Attack Police, Smash Office Buildings In Atlanta | The Daily Wire


Police probe ‘decapitate terfs’ sign at trans rally

G7 agrees to review level of price cap on Russian oil in March, says US

German court seeks to force COVID-19 vaccine on Holocaust survivor – The Jerusalem Post

Ukrainian troops begin Patriot missile training at Oklahoma Army base | The Hill

China records first population decline since time of Mao – Taipei Times

Canadian Broadcaster Viciously Attacks Religious People After NHL Player Won’t Join ‘Pride Night’ | The Daily Wire

‘Divine Justice’: Man Trying To Steal St. Michael Statue From Catholic Church Impales Himself On Angel’s Sword | The Daily Wire

Lunar New Year tourism hopes fizzle as Chinese stay home

Keep cake away from office, suggests food watchdog head – BBC News

Microsoft cuts 10,000 jobs, about 5% of global workforce, as tech sector keeps trimming

New Zealand PM Ardern to resign ahead of election this year | The Hill

New Zealand’s new PM will vaccinate EVEREYONE

U.S. sends Israel-stored weapons to Ukraine

New ice core analysis shows sharp Greenland warming spike – NZ Herald

DAVOS 2023

At Davos, Zelenskyy urges allies to speed up push vs. Russia


Velma Is Complete And Utter Trash | The Critical Drinker

San Francisco Falls Into The Abyss

America’s Police Exodus

BREAKING: New Documents Reveal Shocking Surge in Trans-Identified Students in Davis, CA Schools

Editorial: Oregon leaders are right to focus on housing, homelessnessss

Pig Spa Therapy?

Twitter/Social Media

Government tells Twitter what is true | Matt Taibbi

Russiagate nonsense | Matt Taibbi

Musk’s new Twitter verification system has put ‘rocket boosters’ on climate change lies and disinformation

#FreetheNipple: Facebook and Instagram told to overhaul ban on bare breasts – The Irish Times


Joe Biden’s Stolen Documents


Foreign Policy Fridays EP 1

Hunter Biden CAUGHT Funneling $500k To Joe Biden, SHOCKING Revelation PROVES Biden Corruption

Alec Baldwin Charged With 2 Counts Of Involuntary Manslaughter, Facing Up to 18 Months In Prison | Colion Noir

DAVOS/Abortion in the UK/Leftist Nonsense in UK | Lotus Eaters #571


Atlanta On HIGH ALERT After Antifa Calls For Police Assassinations, 7 Leftists Charged With TERROR

Did ‘every conspiracy theory’ about Twitter turn out to be… true?

#211 Finding Sovreignty w/ Brandon Williams | Unfit Statesman

Understanding leftists

Gnosticism, Modern and Postmodern | New Discourses

LPO Editor