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Shots fired in downtown Portland #Portland
Saw this person prior to the shooting holding his gun in one hand and clip on the other. He later put the clip in and pointed his gun at counter protestors.
Portland police on the scene
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Right-wing thugs with the Proud Boys have gathered in Portland. They got chased out of downtown and are now rallying in the parking lot of a shuttered Kmart. Their hate is not welcome here. It's a small crowd of violent people. #DoJustice
The Proud Boys had planned their hate rally to start at 2pm. So far all we’ve heard is a request from an organizer asking for help finding his iPhone. Wonder what is on it...
The Proud Boys have seemingly taken over this park lot. No @PortlandPolice here. Plenty of these guys. ⬇️
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Against a backdrop of far-Right murders + ongoing violence, the Proud Boys have continued to call for the direct targeting of activists, journalists + non-Trump supporters in the #Portland area - even to the determent of the their own movement. A thread. CW - Violent images.
Violent rhetoric from the Proud Boys is nothing new. Here is #Sacramento based Proud Boy Jeff Perrine calling for immigrants heads to be "smash[ed]...into the concrete," while at a rally in #Portland.
This same rally brought out Unite the Right attendees and neo-Nazis who through up Hitler salutes, along with Proud Boys, militia members, and supporters of Joey Gibson.…
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After 5 years of murders + violent assaults, the Center is calling for people to stay home + give up the streets of #Portland this Sunday - to except a 'new-normal' of unending fascist violence after years of police open collaboration. A thread on why mass opposition is crucial.
This Sunday, far-Right groups are planning to once again rally in #Portland in August. Posters online have described their desire to engage in violence and "cleanse" Portland.
A year after Charlottesville, white nationalists, Proud Boys, and militia groups - led by Joey Gibson - rallied in #Portland. Later it was discovered that a far-Right group was found by police posted on top of a roof top with long-guns, but let go.…
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Christian Anti-Abortion event tonight in Salem Oregon.

A group of #Antifa showed up in black bloc to disrupt the event. So far they've been largely unsuccessful, currently there is a large number of guys are facing off with them protecting the event
Small scuffle then #Antifa throws a block of ice at the Christian event. Still pretty calm and just facing off

Some of the guys protecting event are the same people who protected the Christians at the event on Sunday in #Portland
Some familiar faces from #Portland #Antifa are there.

Antifa "sex worker"/"journo" Alissa Azar, last time she left Portland for an Antifa event she got knocked out after spraying a woman with bear mace
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Proud Boy leader Tiny Toese directed far-Right brawlers in the streets of #Portland last night. Toese has a history of advocating working with racists, attacking counter-protesters + the public + getting a free pass from local police to engage in violence. A thread. CW: slurs.
Toese has a long history of working directly with the Proud Boys, Patriot Prayer and American Guard. In this video, he argues that the far-Right needs to unify with neo-Nazis and white nationalists.
A #Portland neo-Nazi leader stated in the PSU Vanguard that Toese called him personally to to thank him for standing with Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys to attack antifascists.…
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Short interview clip with from stream in #Portland, @thebcpreacher's son on #Antifa throwing flashbangs, using mace, and throwing fireworks

stream :
Some fireworks thrown in #Portland as the Christian event winds down and #Antifa groups reportedly start targeting people going to there cars

from Villain Report stream -
Community members have more or less formed their own riot squad in the face of literally zero police precise as #Portland #Antifa attack Christian worshipers exiting an event.

Fireworks and some bear mace was used as well

from Villain Report stream -
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Small clash in #Portland today between #Antifa and right wing groups.

Some pepper spray and paint balls were exchanged, police sitting comfortably
Video from earlier today of #antifa attacking
Another clip from earlier showing #Antifa throwing things into a crowd with children in it.
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$100.00 REWARD.

Lost dog. 17th St., Lambert & SE Rex. Sellwood. #Portland

Name: Lilly.
Female. Fixed. 5lbs. Black. Long hair.

Please post here if you find her.
Find my cousin’s dog and I’ll also take you out for a night of drinks.
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Analyzing June new home sales & pricing figures from our monthly builder survey. As one builder noted: “It’s not fun to be a builder anymore.” Lumber relief is nice but pick your poison on other issues. Market commentary from across the country to follow...
#Richmond builder: “It's not fun to be a builder anymore. Cost pressure is killing us. Not only will builders like myself who take 12-24 months to build a house lose margin from increases, but the affordability is becoming a major issue.”
#Atlanta builder: “Costs have driven up prices & we’re no longer preselling. We will not sell a home until frame stage, so our sales numbers are off for June while awaiting framing stage.”
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(November 2016) "Video: Crowd rushes in to stop rioter smashing a transformer in the Pearl District #Portland #PortlandProtests" -- via
(May 2017) "#MayDay rioters now setting fires in the middle of downtown Portland" -- video via
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Proud Boys And Antifa Clashing

#Portland | #Oregon
Short Clip From Antifa.. Retreating From Pepper Spray
#Portland | #Oregon
Moments Before.. Proud Boys Don't Take Jokes Very Easily After Live Streamer Attempts To Lighten The Situation...

#Portland | #Oregon
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GOTTA TAKE A STAND: I hope my fellow journalists know what’s happening out here in the Pacific Northwest.

Hard to keep @MrAndyNgo down.

@aaja @aajaseattle @aaja_pdx

#Portland #PDX #Seattle
The images of journalist Andy Ngo being targeted and brutalized by a violent mob is truly disturbing. It could have happened to any one of us in the field. As a fellow Asian American journalist in the Pacific Northwest, I stand with Mr. Ngo during his recovery and urge others...
in the journalism community to publicly condemn this on going hate and harassment. As minority journalists trying to fairly and accurately cover our communities, we also need law enforcement and elected officials to refocus efforts to protect journalists on the front lines.
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"Richard" was just arrested in #Portland on a federal warrant by DHS/Federal Protective Service. Was in #antifa black bloc.

Arrested where #Antifa had planned a direct action in #Portland tonight (Terry Schrunk Plaza)

Fairly certain the arrest is one Richard T. Hernandez (56). Previously arrested for spitting in a security officers face during an Occupy #Portland event (…)
Another arrest was made by PPB and Multnomah Sheriff.

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Amid historic rise in shootings in #Portland, gun violence prevention advocate Pastor Hennessee is holding a community call to action. Other community & faith leaders and elected officials from @multco & city of Portland are also speaking
@tedwheeler calls gun violence an epidemic and says more needs to be done.
Protesters showed up at Vancouver Avenue First Baptist and yelled at Pastor Hennessee. Immediately after speaking Mayor Wheeler had to get ushered by security out side door.

We were confronted & law enforcement officials confronted as we left building to get to our car.
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Before the referendum, #Frost said #Brexit was not sustainable
David Frost, the man who negotiated the Northern Ireland Protocol with the European Union, now says it is not sustainable in its current form.
Lord Frost is the cabinet minister in charge of relations with the EU & who was previously the UK’s chief #Brexit negotiator.
The EU and Ireland, however, have said there is no reason to change the #Brexit divorce deal which was signed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson
and is now an international treaty
Before the referendum, Mr Frost (as he was then known) warned that #Brexit would not be sustainable.
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On #ThisWeekInFascism, armed Proud Boys threatened #Portland residents while doing security for local GOP event, neo-Nazis get push back after harassing Jewish + LGBTQ community in #Florida, White Lives Matter fails again + so much more!…
Armed and drunken Proud Boys threatened local #Portland residents while providing security for the Multnomah County Republicans, who hosted a recall event after their local leader dared to call for "diversity" within the party.…
According to @KELLYWEILL, the local Republicans did not disclose the nature of the event to the local church that they rented, and hired a team staffed by known Proud Boys to do security for the event.…
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A number of bills in state legislatures are limiting civil/criminal liability of drivers attacked by "protestors"

Thread to show examples of #Antifa/#BLM blocking roads and attacking/harassing drivers

Samuel Young shooting at a fleeing driver in Aurora
James Marshall shooting a disabled vet and single father in the head in Alamosa Colorado.…

He survived after 3 weeks in a coma. Marshall was charged with attempted murder, assault, etc

Trial set for Aug 30th currently.

People at a Provo Utah event organized John Sullivan (1/6 Capitol #Antifa) shooting a driver.

Jesse Taggart was charged with attempted aggravated murder.…

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“It unfolded shortly after noon after [police] got calls of a person hit by a car near North Interstate and Killingsworth. Officers didn’t find anyone hit by a car but did notice a large group of people in nearby streetrs. Some were openly carrying guns.”…
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Possible #Oregon State Police excessive force incident in #Clackamas. #Portland #BLM

The full story and witness interview about the horrific incident in #Clackamas: #PortlandBLM #PortlandProtests
@davenewworld_2 disturbing video and full story here:
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@Carrereadores #XboxSeriesS
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🎮 Ultimate c/sliders de @HistModoCarrera

🔠 Grupos, casi actualizados, de la actual @Libertadores

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Gracias a @Pao_FIFA21 y @FIFAindexyt hemos podido incluir a JJ CÁCERES quien tiene buen presente y más futuro en El Cilindro.

Tú no, @EASPORTSFutbol. Image
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A car just drove thru a crowd of protesters, dragging one on his hood, during a peaceful demonstration in SE #Portland.

The group of approx. 25 temporarily occupied an intersection in an act of civil disobedience in a demand for the abolition of police.

#pdx #portlandprotests
There seems to be some confusion re: the circumstances here.

No one attacked this car.

The majority of vehicles (several hundred over the course of approx. 30 minutes) chose to drive around the block rather than confront protesters.
Only this vehicle and several others instead turned and drove into the group.

The man who ended up on the hood of the car was standing there when the car drove into him.

To anyone hung up on the term “peaceful”, I maintain that this was a nonviolent demonstration.
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Thread to highlight the two tier justice system for the right/left. Some of those arrested as a result of 1/6 are being held w/o bail for what amounts to trespassing.

Here's some #BLM/#Antifa who are out on bail for far more egregious offenses.…
Samantha Brooks and Ellen Reiche, both charged under ACTUAL terrorism statues for allegedly attemempting to derail trains carrying hazardous materials with shunting devices.

Both are free on bail
Richard Hunsinger aka "Millions of dead landlords", a communist who with a group of other extremists threw a nail bomb and Molotov cocktails into a Federal building.

Free on 10k bail
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