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Thursday, July 23, 2009

While you were partying in Taiwan

The gangs in Portland have gone nuts. Eight shootings this week. Wish somebody knew what to do. "It's a coincidence." Yeah, sure. Someone's going to die soon. But hey, "major league" soccer! Neon signs! Go by streetcar!

Comments (5)

Don't worry - Free bike, MLS, eco-roofs and more condos will cure all this.

Sam's a train wreck and his diversions are much less than amusing.

C'mon Jack, we all know that correlation is not causation.

Just because they're cutting jobs in the police force and closing entire precincts, doesn't mean that violent crime will rise! That's just an example of post hoc ergo propter hoc. Afterward, therefore, because of.


Okay, my head hurts now from channeling that much stupid in order to post with such sarcasm. Time to find an aspirin.

Meanwhile- we spotted Sam Adams yesterday at noon on his way to the Burgerville Mobile on Naito. By the camera folks around him we surmised it was another "face" moment meant to endear him to his Portland Public. Ewwwwwwww.

Another mayoral caption opportunity:


Unfortunately I think it's going to get worse before it gets better. Couple a horrible economy with Oregon and local cities doing all they can to drive businesses out, even if one wanted to 'straighten up' there's not much out there for them.

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