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Last Thursday is RACISM
I am a neighbor here in Portland and must say the press got the story completely WRONG.
I am a neighbor of almost 50 years nearby to where this happened, just a few blocks off NE Alberta Portland. I am a pro-life, like fishing and hunting, and distain all the changes to our neighborhood. I am NOO Bloody obama liberal. The only reason we have this dumb festival is because Obama and his liberals. I am sad at how much the press is trying to divide our community. As a conservative and a minority, the biggest thing they should be covering about this hippie festival in the middle of our street, is the lack of respect for our neighborhoods. The kid selling lemonade was at an illegal slacker festival thrown up in our neighborhood with no permits, no rules, and NO RESPECT-- that goes to 3 Am each Thursday at the end of the months. My kids have tried to sell cookies in the past and had a dirty hippie couple park their VW bus right in front of their little stand. They sold exactly 3 cookies as a result. The hippies drove from two hours away to OUR neighborhood.
I have no problem with the health peoples doing their job. I saw them go to many booth this month and ask to see permits. 25,000 people in your backyard with no damn permits says to me that we need the damn thing shut down.
If anyone wants to pay for a permit for these two kids, will you pay for a permit for two children who are not WHITE, not from some suburban white community 30 minutes away? When do we get our neighborhood back?
MR Commissioner Chair Cogen. MR Mayor Sam. If 100 black folks had a gospel singing event with no stages and no electricity on our street just ten years ago the whole thing would have been shut down. LAST THURSDAY IS RACIST IN MY OPINION.
The real story is not tattooed anti god kids defending a suburban housewife and her kids. The real story is the racism behind Portland Oregon's Last Thursday event.
No one in the press is likely to cover that , just cute white kids pushing our kids out of neighborhood jobs.
I say "welcome to our neighborhood, now get the hell out and go back to your neighborhood for your hippie party"
posted 2 years, 9 months ago
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