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Thursday, June 14, 2012

State won't stop food slop stenchfest in Lents

The Sam Rands' wonderful new garbage setup will include stinking the neighbors in the embattled southeast Portland neighborhood out of their yards. That's what they get for daring to stand up to Admiral Randy and his BFF Little Lord Paulson three years ago. The City That Won't Leave Normal People Alone strikes again.

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It'll be like having their very own pig farm in their back yards.

Portland will be famous some day.

I feel awful for the people in that neighborhood, this is just a kick in the teeth.

How many millions are we spending on restoring Johnson Creek just upstream of this site? What happens the next time the creek floods? Thanks for nothing, guys.

The board dismissed the group's concerns over odor, noise and other issues, essentially determining that the city's process was proper.

Will the Board dismiss the concerns if such a project proposed
in another "more protected" neighborhood comes before them?

Beware that this can set a precedent for the rest of the city.

Our neighborhoods and livability are not safe nor secure from latest plans.
Is this part of the eco district sustainability plan?

I still want to see a methadone clinic in Dunthorpe. The junkies can take the 35 bus.

Don't worry, Arlington and Kings Heights are safe, at least for now.
The rest of us will need special passes to visit the Rose Test Garden in Washington Park in the near future though.
"Your papers please"...Only local residents may use these areas. Do not cross the Willamette River again!"

....city's process was proper.

Process??
Does this mean then that if the proper process is used to "smear crap on the neighborhoods" then the meat and potatoes concerns of odor, etc. don't count?

The folks in Lents should just dump their compost on the steps of city hall, or bette yet at Sam and Randy's houses.
Remember the old dog poo in the paper bag trick? You put the poo in a brown paper bag. Then put it on the front porch of the victim and light it on fire and run like hell to watch from afar as the victim stomps out the fire getting poo all over...hee hee!

Don't worry, Arlington and Kings Heights are safe, at least for now.

The key is - at least for now.

When are the residents of our city
with all the myriad of problems cast about from one end of the city
to the other going to rise up and say:
"Enough is Enough."
"I'm Mad As Hell And I Won't Take It Anymore."

You gotta give Randy credit, he's going out with a flair. Lets just hope he thinks he's settled all the debts lodging ins his small dark mind.

I cringe at what Novick is going to do since Randy looks at him like v2.0.

Time for succession of the East bank of Portland to from the insanity....

"When are the residents of our city
with all the myriad of problems cast about from one end of the city
to the other going to rise up and say:
"Enough is Enough."
"I'm Mad As Hell And I Won't Take It Anymore.""

They just had the chance...to see how it worked out take a look at who is in the run off for mayor.

They claim they want change but the same old turds in different clothes keep getting elected....people who actually claim to want to change the city back to the way it should be don't stand a chance and as long as that is the case nothing will change.

"The Portland Slopfestival!"
I'm surprised the planners haven't come up with this event
where we can all grab some grub and be propagandized
as to how to compost, recyle, and be sustainable.
Bright new buckets available courtesy of taxpayers.

When I left Portland fifteen years ago, I told my co-workers over at the Bureau of Land Management that I loved them all like siblings, but I was leaving because I was getting desperately sick and tired of Portland. More importantly, I told several that I knew it was time to leave when I caught the film "The Whole Wide World" and found myself painfully homesick for Texas. Six months later, after watching "Dawn of the Dead," I was homesick for Dallas, and it was time to go when watching neo-Nazis blowing up giant bugs in "Starship Troopers" made me homesick for Houston, and no sane being gets homesick for Houston. "If I watched 'Deliverance" and got homesick for Lewisville," I said, "I'm just giving up, putting a shotgun muzzle in my mouth, and pulling both triggers."

Fifteen years later, after watching this fiasco, and even Lewisville is starting to look good by comparison. The worst part is that now I know a lot of good and sane people in Portland, including a lot here on this blog, and the impending crash is the last thing I want to see happen to them.

TTR - I was just reading about Houston a few minutes ago, and I can see why no sane being gets homesick for the place...

http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/unfairpark/2012/06/article_about_how_much_better.php

They claim they want change but the same old t***s in different clothes keep getting elected....people who actually claim to want to change the city back to the way it should be don't stand a chance and as long as that is the case nothing will change.

Unfortunately, a lot of folks still get most of their "news" from tv - and only three "candidates" were annointed by our media. I suspect that most in Portland had no clue that there were other, better-qualified people in contention.

"I can see why no sane being gets homesick"

Then again, Houston is the 4th largest city in the US and will probably pass Chicago pretty soon. Meanwhile, Portland's pop growth is getting close to 1%/year.

Once again Portland's Socialist Dictator mayor Sammyboy prioritizes his warped personal agenda over that of representing the citizens

To be fair, Max, that writeup was a classic collection of butthurt, too. Far too many in Dallas have an automatic tantrum response to any criticism of how things are run around here: sound like boosters of a certain Pacific Northwest city we know? (The biggest reason why Houston is growing, besides the fact that the city has nothing in the way of zoning regulations, is because so much of the IT for the oil industry is concentrated there. This could have been Dallas's gig, if most of the "business leaders" here weren't so busy scuttling new companies that didn't have the proper number of SMU graduates in upper management positions.)

Last Fall the plan was enacted while we were heading into Winter. Summer has arrived. What will the ambient temperature
be inside your rotting garbage if left unattended for 12 days?
Wash your hands folks.

The geeks at city hall continue to overshadow their few successes by going overboard with impractical recycling ideas and investing in projects like the overpriced Milwaukie Light Rail plan. Could it be that the average person has no idea of how little we get for our money?

Good-by Mayor Adams. Your adopted personal agenda has not been worth the cost.

Sometimes a neighborhood just has to take care of itself.

But will it out-stink the New Copper Penny?


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