Portland City Council costs the city $4.5 million in pursuit of “simpler life”

Portland City Council costs the city $4.5 million in pursuit of “simpler life”

Seeking to “make life simpler,” Portland’s City Council voted unanimously last week to cave in to the demands of divestment activists and “not invest in any corporations period.”

Apparently, the prospect of abdicating their civic duty and costing the city millions of dollars a year was more attractive than dealing with increasingly aggressive divestment activists.

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Meet the Anti-pipeline “Water Protectors,” Part II: Terrorism, Abuse, and Assault

Meet the Anti-pipeline “Water Protectors,” Part II: Terrorism, Abuse, and Assault

In Part I, we looked at how the so-called “water protectors” vandalized what they called “sacred land” with 48 million pounds of garbage and hurt and killed local animals (as well as abandoning their own pets to the freezing winter weather) while protesting the building of the Dakota Access pipeline. In Part II, we’re looking at how they treated humans and their plans to take the Standing Rock model nationwide.

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Meet the Anti-pipeline “Water Protectors,” Part I: Vandalism, Arson, and Animal Abuse

Meet the Anti-pipeline “Water Protectors,” Part I: Vandalism, Arson, and Animal Abuse

Millions of people donated money, “checked in at Standing Rock,” and otherwise sought to show solidarity for the “water protectors” protesting against the Dakota Access pipeline. But revelations continue to show that these activists are not the peaceful environmentalists they pretend to be.

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Rotten DAPL: The Hangover at Standing Rock

Apparently, the #NoDAPL protest, which started as “something that was beautiful,” has devolved into a morass “where it’s ugly, where people are fabricating lies and doing whatever they can, and they’re driven by the wrong thing.” And that “wrong thing” is money, at least according to David Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Reservation, who is credited with bringing the #NoDAPL protest groups together.

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