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Week in Media – Jan 23, 2023

Submitted by LPO Member Lars Jefferson

Keep a balanced news diet with Ground News  No one has time to read all the news.  Ground News identifies bias and factuality.  Of course, you still have to do your part and make your own decisions, but Ground News puts it all together. 

Want to see something here that may be of interest to Libertarians? I’m especially interested in local news from ALL AROUND Oregon.  Contact me on Discord or at larsjefferson78@gmail.com

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School Choice Movie Event – January 28 @1200

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

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

Keep a balanced news diet with Ground News  No one has time to read all the news.  Ground News identifies bias and factuality.  Of course, you still have to do your part and make your own decisions, but Ground News puts it all together. 

Want to see something here that may be of interest to Libertarians? I’m especially interested in local news from ALL AROUND Oregon.  Contact me on Discord or at larsjefferson78@gmail.com

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School Choice Movie Event – January 28 @1200

Multnomah County

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

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

114 and MORE


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


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


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



‘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


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


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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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

This Week in the Media by Lars Jefferson

This Week in the Media 

Keep a balanced news diet with Ground News  No one has time to read all the news.  Ground News identifies bias and factuality.  Of course, you still have to do your part and make your own decisions, but Ground News puts it all together. 

Want to see something here that may be of interest to Libertarians? I’m especially interested in local news from ALL AROUND Oregon.  Contact me on Discord or at larsjefferson78@gmail.com

Keep the LPO going. Donate Today

Multnomah County

Antifa-linked Twitter account takes credit for Portland bank arson, says it was act of ‘revenge’ for Atlanta autonomous zone arrests | The Post Millennial | thepostmillennial.com

Gresham MAX station attack: Source says victim’s face ‘half chewed off’ | KATU

Focused Intervention Team Arrests One Man, 2 Boys with Guns in Car

Washington County

Dr. Lynn Asked to Resign From Tigard Tualatin School Board

School Board / Become a Board Member

Benton County

Benton County’s final number for May bond measure: $110 million


Support OFF lawusit

THREE DAY SAFEGUARD PROTECTED – Oregon Firearms Federation

Text of Order

Oregon judge extends ban on new gun law’s background checks


Oregon doles out $10M in unclaimed funds … could be you?

Oregon lawsuit spotlights destruction of Black neighborhoods – OPB

Oregon Releases Guidance for supporting ‘gender expansive’ students

ODE- Supporting Gender Expansive Students FILE

Kotek taps fired GAPS superintendent Melissa Goff as education advisor



Boshart Davis hatches plan to help farmers with new OT law

New Oregon Wastewater Rules Threaten Portland’s Food Cart Culture

These 20 new Oregon laws are going into effect in 2023

Pat Allen leaving Oregon Health Authority for top health role in New Mexico

Court voids 300 felon convictions over jury issue | The Oregon Catalyst

New Oregon DUII law takes effect this weekend for commercial driving privileges | News | kdrv.com

Insurance rate skyrocket in Oregon | Economics | nrtoday.com

Wallowa becomes 12th Oregon county to seek secession to Idaho

Lebanon Goose

Watch: Goose cut loose after Lebanon denies permit

Lebanon goose cut loose after companion killed in foster home


US Virgin Islands AG is fired just days after she sued JPMorgan Chase | Daily Mail Online

Speaker of the House

Chaos in the House: McCarthy’s Plea and Begging for Votes

McCarthy concessions to win Speakership raise eyebrows | The Hill


Federal Court Rules in Favor of Former Virginia Tech Soccer Player in Free Speech Case – JONATHAN TURLEY

US appeals court blocks ban on rapid-fire ‘bump stocks’ | AP News

House Speaker vote: McCarthy builds momentum in Speaker fight | The Hill

Maryland [Catholic] hospital violated Affordable Care Act in denying medical care to trans patient, court rules | The Hill

CDC Finally Released Its VAERS Safety Monitoring Analyses for COVID Vaccines via FOIA

In a world first, AI lawyer will help defend a real case in the US

Colorado migrants are being sent to New York City

TikTok Doc’s Trans Patients Post More Gruesome Stories Of Post-Op Complications | The Daily Wire

REVEALED: California school district facilitating gender transitions on children without parental consent | Libs of TikTok

Alex Stein Addresses Baltimore City council

Judicial Watch and New York City Settle Federal Lawsuit on Voter Registration Clean-Up after City Removes 441,083 Ineligible Names from Voter Rolls

Court backs St. Johns County School District in transgender bathroom fight

Sen. Dahm files resolution to amend constitution and declare Oklahoma a sovereign state

Mother sues school district after 8th-grade daughter allegedly strip searched – ABC News

Judge: People can sell candy, cakes, cookies without license

New smoking ban starts at Miami Beach parks and beaches

Evergreen teacher can sue principal over MAGA hat incident, Ninth Circuit rules | KATU

L.A. County to pay $20M for Black family’s seized land

Idaho court tosses lawsuit that aimed to block abortion bans – Local News 8

Sexual allegations against school staff spike back to pre-pandemic levels in Chicago | The National Desk

VIDEO: El Paso cleans up migrant camps before Joe Biden border visit


Canadian College Threatens Jordan Peterson’s Medical License, Demands Social Media Communications Training

Veteran and former Paralympian Christian Gaultier talks being offered MAID

EU backs Covid-19 tests for inbound passengers from China – The Irish Times

Expert Advisory Group on Ending Conversion Practices: report and recommendations – gov.scot

Iran executes two men over alleged killing during protests – The Irish Times

Bolsonaro supporters invade Brazil’s Congress and Supre…

China reopens, ends quarantine rules for overseas travelers – Taipei Times


Understanding DEADNAMING | James Lindsay

John Witherspoon Delenda Est

False Assumptions Behind Youth Gender Transitions | SEGM

You’ve Got to Be Kidding: Professor Demands Animals Stop Eating Each Other | Mises Wire

‘I’m losing my g*ddamn mind’: Woman records herself having full-blown meltdown over an ambulance in the bike lane

New York Times guest essay argues ‘short people’ better for the planet | Fox News 


Scientists say planet in midst of sixth mass extinction, Earth’s wildlife running out of places to live – 60 Minutes – CBS News

No, Humans Are NOT Causing A “Sixth Mass Extinction” | MICHAEL SHELLENBERGER

Twitter/Social Media

THREAD: The Twitter Files Twitter and the FBI “Belly Button”

Matt Taibbi on Twitter: “1.THREAD: The Twitter Files How Twitter Let the Intelligence Community In” / Twitter

The Twitter Files: The Lost Chapters | Dr Rollergator

Surveillance State: What the #TwitterFiles mean for America, Ukraine and libertarianism | LP of MA

Facebook whistleblower says company isn’t ‘committed’ to civic integrity | The Hill



60 Minutes Interviews Population Control Expert Thanos | Babylon Bee

FBI To Host Annual Jan 6 Reunion | Babylon Bee

FreedomToons: Best of 2022


Father’s Son May Be Castrated By California After Texas REFUSES Court Petition | TIMCAST

Organised Anarchy | Lotus Eaters

GOP CUTS DEAL To End House Vote GRIDLOCK, But McCarthy May STILL Lose in Historic 7th Vote | TIMCAST

#389 “We Need to Talk About Kevin (w/ former Rep. Justin Amash)

What Are the Feds HIDING in Jan. 6 ‘Investigation’? | The Glenn Beck Podcast | Ep 169

Wokist Incomprehensible Gibberish | Lotus Eaters

Marxists use linguistic tricks. “Communists share your vocabulary but they don’t share your dictionary” is a common way of putting it. One of the dirtiest of those tricks is on the word “people.” Whether it’s in establishing “Democratic People’s Republics” or championing “the people’s movement,” Communists are always subtly telling us that the only people they count as people are Communists. In this episode of New Discourses Bullets, host James Lindsay explains this history and usage and ties it to a present-day example that, on the surface, looks funny but turns out to show an ugly hand. Join him to learn more! 

The People | New Discourses

The Week in Media by Lars Jefferson

The week in media is a list of news & links curated by LPO Member Lars Jefferson.

It’s that time of year.  We are all tired, weary and just want to be with family and friends. Unfortunately, the powers that be use this time to dump a lot of stuff in the media while no one is watching. Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Happy New Year and be ungovernable.

Keep a balanced news diet with Ground News  No one has time to read all the news.  Ground News identifies bias and factuality.  Of course, you still have to do your part and make your own decisions, but Ground News puts it all together. 

Want to see something here that may be of interest to Libertarians? I’m especially interested in local news from ALL AROUND Oregon.  Contact me on Discord or at larsjefferson78@gmail.com

Keep the LPO going.  Donate Today


Multnomah County

Gunfire shatters glass doors at Legacy Emanuel ER


Shroom House Manager Pleads Guilty to Three Felonies


The Left is Suddenly Against Gun Control

Oregon Ballot Measure 114: Everything You Need To Know In One Place, Without Partisan Spin, And In Chronological Order

Judge Hears The State’s Request For Endless Delays. – Oregon Firearms Federation



Commissioners mull funding in $108M Benton County bond measure

Oregon Bans all gas new car sales in 2035, joining California

Sunny days? Lebanon grants pet goose 2-week stay

Brown’s death row purge gives killers ability to leave prison | The Oregon Catalyst

Corporate Tax Means Long Pharmacy Lines – Eugene Weekly

Tolling’s Political Pile-Up | The Oregon Catalyst

DEQ’s costly commuting rule

VIDEO: Yamhill County Sheriff Deputy Threatens to Arrest Journalist for Recording City Councilor At Public Meeting

Tillamook workers vote to stay unionized

Second Oregon city takes steps to ban new home natural gas connections – Portland Business Journal

Gov. Brown forgives unpaid traffic tickets in Oregon

Online attack forces OregonWatchdog site offline | The Oregon Catalyst



Last Moves: Governor Brown fills Oregon Supreme Court vacancies 

Capital Chatter: Free speech in the Legislature | Opinion | oregoncapitalinsider.com

Arizona Election Debacle: Incompetence or Malice?

Kari Lake GOING TO TRIAL, Judge AGREES On 2 Counts In Election Challenge, Democrats FURIOUS

Kari Lake Witnesses Drop BOMSHELL EVIDENCE, But Media LIES Saying NOTHING Happened, TRIAL CONTINUES

Arizona judge rejects Kari Lake’s election challenge and confirms Hobbs’ victory



Planned Parenthood Starts Telemedicine Abortions in Kansas

Representative Dan Bishop-R NC Breaks down 4155 Page, $1.7 TRILLION spending bill

Biden Admin to Drop Half a Million on Artificial Intelligence That Detects Microaggressions on Social Media

Judicial Watch Victories: California Court of Appeal Upholds Court Injunctions against Quotas for Corporate Boards

Crabbers, fishermen seek US aid after disaster declaration | AP News

Congress moves to ban TikTok from US Government Devices

Oberlin College finishes paying $25M judgment in libel suit

Report: Executions continue to decline in U.S., but many are ‘botched’ – The Columbian

Transgender ‘pervert’ is arrested 15 months after she ‘exposed herself to women and girls at Wi Spa in LA’ triggering violent protests from Antifa goons who branded allegations a bigoted hoax

ICE to let detained illegal immigrants free in Tennessee: TN governor | The Post Millennial | thepostmillennial.com

Boise Pride: All-Ages “Drag Santa” Event Leaves Dozens of Mentally Disturbed Groomers Out In The Cold After Fake Counter Protest Rumor Spreads

BDSM activists ask Broward County for dungeon funding 

National Guard goes without pay before Christmas

States contend with short timeline to correct broadband map

SF Gave $1.4B to Nonprofits This Year. Many Were Not Living Up to Contracts


Biden Ditched Town Before Signing $1.7 Trillion Omnibus, So Now The Gov Is Flying The 4,000 Page Bill Down To His Tropical Vacation For His Stamp Of Approval

US Supreme Court keeps asylum limits in place for now

Paul Pelosi attack: Suspect enters not-guilty plea


Police seize on COVID-19 tech to expand global surveillance | Stars and Stripes

Electric vehicles: Canada moves to mandate in 2026 | CTV News

Government seeking delay to MAID expansion that would cover mental illness | CBC News

Arrested for Praying in England VIDEO

Charity volunteer arrested, charged for silent prayer “thoughtcrime” near abortion facility – ADF UK

Zelenskyy, BlackRock CEO Fink agree to coordinate Ukraine investment

Decline of vultures in India affects Zoroastrian Burial practices 


Original animatronic ‘E.T.’ model used in Spielberg classic sells for $2.56 million

‘Monty Python’ Alum John Cleese Slams ‘Wokes’ And The Current ‘Thrill Of Being Offended’ | The Daily Wire

Is this happening where you are?

How To Write A Smart Anti-CRT Law That Will Stand Up In Court

Police save fellow officer from fentanyl overdose during traffic stop in Florida | The National Desk

How the ‘Experts’ Silenced Their Critics and the Lockdowns Made Us Sicker – The Free Thought Project


It’s time to check your kid’s toys for grooming materials

My Employer Risked Its Core Mission to Cancel Me for My Conservative Views


Twitter/Social Media

Twitter Files Part 7 | Michael Shellenberger FBI Pays Twitter for information

Twitter Files Part 8 | Lee Fang  Pentagon propaganda

Twitter Files Part 9 | Matt Taibbi Twitter and OTHER government agencies

Twitter Files Part 10 | David Zweig COVID repression 

World Economic Forum cancels Twitter, directs followers to Chinese social media apps

Elon Musk BLACKMAILED For $50,000, Suspends Taylor Lorenz On Twitter, NO WONDER He’s So Pissed|Timcast

Facebook is riddled with ex-CIA agents while many ex-FBI agents work at Twitter | Daily Mail Online

Elon And Me On The Twitter Files | Michael Shellenberger

WATCH: Biden’s trans diversity hire Rachel Levine tells doctors to ‘advocate for tech companies’ to censor LGBTQ ‘misinformation’


Unvaccinated drivers more likely to crash ??

Crime Squad: Episode 4

Elmo Dies Of Myocarditis After Receiving COVID Vaccine | Babylon Bee

Is Canadas suicide program diverse enough?


This is how the leftists see competing views

Extremists, bigots, and conspiracy theorists: YouTuber Tim Pool’s 2022 guests in review | Media Matters for America


Episode 14 – Oregon Measure 114, Mag ban and license to own.|Liberty Mindset

Federal Gun Control

GOOD NEWS! All Federal Gun Control Bills Are Dead!!

Omnibus Bill

Paying Taxes Is Very Important

What is ESG?

ESG – New Discourses | Definition & The ESG Cartel | Bullet

How the ESG Machine Works

Timcast IRL – FBI Hunter Biden Censorship CONFIRMED PSYOP w/Vivek Ramaswamy & Lauren Chen

Where your cobalt batteries come from | Joe Rogan and Siddarth Kara

“YOUR WELCOME” with Michael Malice #238: Alex Stein

Put a lump of coal in Salem’s stocking

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Next week we will be sending out our LPO Yearly Wrap up to go over what we accomplished in 2022 and to talk about what we plan to do in 2023.

Thank you so much to all past, present and future donors. We are forever appreciative of your support. Happy Holidays and Stay Free!

-Libertarian Party of Oregon

Call for Volunteers

Who all is interested in serving on the following committees?

We are getting them spun up with regular monthly meetings starting early in January to get ready for 2024:
Campaigns Committee

Affiliate Committee

Fundraising Committee

IT/data Committee

Please send an email to will.hobson@lporegon.org if interested. Thanks and happy holidays!

The Week in Media: Lars Jefferson

Keep a balanced news diet with Ground News  No one has time to read all the news.  Ground News identifies bias and factuality.  Of course, you still have to do your part and make your own decisions, but Ground News puts it all together. 

Want to see something here that may be of interest to Libertarians? I’m especially interested in local news from ALL AROUND Oregon.  Contact me on Discord or at larsjefferson78@gmail.com


Judicial Watch: FDA Records Show Significant Number of mRNA Test Rats Born with Skeletal Deformations

FBI’s 4-Acre Geofence Dragnet at the US Capitol on Jan. 6 Violated Fourth Amendment, Defense Attorneys Contend

People who skipped their COVID vaccine are at higher risk of traffic accidents, according to a new study

San Francisco requires gender identity lessons for elementary school students | The Post Millennial | thepostmillennial.com

Court Rules Connecticut Transgender Athletes Can Compete on Athletic Teams That Correspond with Their Gender Identities | TIMCAST

Judge prevents Biden from ending ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration policy – KVIA

‘Ghost gun’ group loses bid to restore Texas claims against N.J. official | Reuters

Twitter Files

Part 4 | Michael Shelleberger – Deplatforming Trump Part 2

Part 5 | Bari Weiss – Deplatforming Trump Part 3

Part 6 | Matt Taibbi –  Twitter and the FBI

Bari Weiss Criticizes Musk For Suspending Those ‘Reporting’ On Private Jet Story, Pundits Respond | TIMCAST



OR Gov. Kate Brown orders state execution chamber to be dismantled

Oregon looks to create first-in-nation universal health care plan | KATU

Gov. Kate Brown breaks ribbon at Millersburg’s inland port hub

Oregon GOP state senator with stormy political career resigns – The Columbian

Bill for new I-5 bridge connecting Oregon, Washington: $6 billion

Election Director resignation story changes. (cover-up?) | The Oregon Catalyst

Corvallis residents push back on natural gas deal headed to council

Measure 114

HUGE UPDATES From Oregon on Ballot Measure 114

Why Everyone Needs An AR-15

Oregon judge issues injunction blocking high-capacity magazine ban – OPB


Multnomah County

See how and why Portland ranked on a list of sinful cities


WARMINGTON: Students not to take pictures of trans shop teacher | Toronto Sun


America, We Can Choose Not to Tolerate Weirdos

Podcast Recommendation

Hunter Biden Humor

the FBI tells twitter to censor Hunter Biden stories|Freedomtoons

Michael Knowles and Luke Rudkowski have an unresolved debate about the state, individuals, families and culture.

Timcast IRL – Pelosi Attacker’s Son Says DePape May Have Been SEX SLAVE w/Michael Knowles

This week in media – Friday, December 9th

This is the second installment of the LP Oregon’s Week in Media by contributor Lars Jefferson.

Mr. Jefferson is kind enough to compile for us, the Libertarian Party of Oregon interesting, absurd, and relevant news and notes from near us in Oregon and “further” away. Thank you, Lars!

Keep a balanced news diet with Ground News  No one has time to read all the news.  Ground News identifies bias and factuality.  Of course, you still have to do your part and make your own decisions, but Ground News puts it all in one place. 

Want to see something here that may be of interest to Libertarians? I’m especially interested in local news from ALL AROUND Oregon.  Contact me on Discord.  I’m easy to find on Twitter and Facebook.  Happy hunting.


Moms Union: 2023 is the year of the student | The Oregon Catalyst


Environmental advocates tell Corvallis to stop the gas

County Looks to Change its name



Benton County bond measure creeps past $100m

Newberg School Principal, Politicians, Oregon Wineries and ACLU Harass Conservative Business For Refusing to Print Gender Identity Posters | Yamhill Advocate

Arguments abound over whether Oregon should raise alcohol price | KATU

Measure 114

The Short Version of 114 this week

More details on 114 below

“The courtroom’s public gallery immediately erupted with laughter at Marshall’s pledge”

Measure 114: Mid-Willamette Valley law enforcement leaders give their takes

State judge places a hold on Oregon’s gun law and the state says it will appeal

Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) – State of Oregon Permit to Purchase Program

Will Hobson Goes to Salem

Multnomah County

Shop Closes after 15 Attacks. Long Plea Left on Door

‘We would like to have our items back’: Equipment, items stolen from preschool

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office seeks feedback on proposed policy

Multnomah County, OR purchased 22K+ tents for homeless


Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler: Remote city employees must be in offices 1/2 time

TriMet wants to increase fares for adults, children, and honored citizens

Portland is first in nation to phase out petroleum diesel, replace with biofuels – oregonlive.com

Line for Portland ‘Shroom House’ extends around the block after news breaks of illegal psilocybin sales


Descendants of Slaves in California could receive $200,000 in reparations

Trafficked nanny was paid $40 a month, forced to live in storage room, CA officials say

Twitter Files Part 1 | Matt Taibbi  The Trump and Biden admins are involved

Twitter Files Supplement | Matt Taibbi The FBI is involved  

Twitter Files Part 2 | Bari Weiss Shadowbanning

Twitter Filers Part 3 | Matt Taibbi Banning of Trump

Elon Musk Fires Twitter Lawyer Allegedly Involved In Censoring Hunter Biden Laptop Story – Benzinga

Judicial Watch Sues Homeland Security for Censorship Requests

FBI got tip about nonbinary shooting suspect a day before 2021 arrest | KATU



Indonesia set to penalize sex outside marriage in overhaul of criminal code – CNA

Woman featured in pro-euthanasia commercial wanted to live, say friends

Nigeria bans ATM cash withdrawals over $225 a week to force use of CBDC

New Zealand ‘Baby W’ case: boy has surgery after court gives doctors guardianship


‘Do Not Believe A Word Of It’: Detransitioned Navy SEAL Says CNN Used Him As Trans Propaganda | The Daily Wire

Disney Climate Change Political Toon to Lose $100M

Indiana Jones Franchise ushers in female lead to replace Harrison Ford

What IS Ye doing?  He walked out of Timcast Episode, then said something racist with Alex Jones.  Is he torching his brand to make his name worthless?  Is this something to get Woke leftists and KKK in the same group?  Is this some kind of 4D Chess or Performance Art?

In a world of War Pigs, Take off the blindfold. Be the girl in red.  


Liberty Is Not for Wimps

Just for Fun

11 Pick Up Lines For Libertarians To Use If They Ever Meet A Girl | Babylon Bee

Podcast Recommendation

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

The leftists we call woke have corrupted and continue to destroy society.  A small percentage ACTUALLY knows where this comes from.  The vanguard is usually college-educated people in your company’s HR department, but many educated in our system now believe nonsense.  There is also an army of “useful idiots” who have been immersed in the culture of oppression Olympics, racist, sexist, phobias, and whatever the current thing is. Learn to spot it and get out of this cultural phenomenon.

James Lindsay has done the reading so you don’t have to.  If you want to get into the weeds of what’s going on, check out New Discourses.   

What is SEL?  Social Emotional Learning is covered here in this episode on Disaffected.

James also appeared with  Benjamin Boyce and DrRollergator about the dynamics we are seeing today.  Guess, what? James drops a BIG YELLOW PILL at the end.

Dave Smith, Jimmy Dore, Craig Jardula: Can the anti-war Left and Libertarians work together?

Measure 114 Hearing Alert

The Legislature hid this upcoming hearing about the Oregon State Police's administrative rules process on M114 by holding it under the "Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary and M110 Implementation" - so nobody is observing this is where the actual M114 work is taking place.

To watch the livestream at 8:30am 12/7 go to this link: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/SJD110/Overview

We are being informed this will be taking place in Hearing room B.

We are also just now hearing that OFF's motion to get an injunction has been denied.

The Authoritarians have come for your right to bear arms. We must work together to stop them.

Judge Raschio GRANTED the 10 day Temporary Restraining Order on BOTH the magazine ban and the Permit to Purchase requirement. The  Temporary Restraining Order will last from Dec. 8th to Dec. 18th.

A hearing had been set for next Tuesday (12/13) at 9:00am for Plantiffs' motion for a Preliminary Injunction on the magazine ban and Permit to Purchase

Join our Mailing List to stay informed with the LP Oregon's fight against Measure 114. 
A more detailed summary and PDF of the order to come later.

The Libertarian Party is the only party that protects your absolute right to bear arms: