Support your troops, local police, and sheriff

At MLK & Killingsworth, August 2nd:


…exactly the people and institutions you shouldn’t support.

Meanwhile, across the street in front of the county building, the police were writing a ticket (for loitering?) to a black man sitting on the sidewalk:


Film the Police PDX

Oregon House Bill 3064, “Creates exception to prohibition on obtaining conversations by means of device, contrivance, machine or apparatus for person who records public official or law enforcement officer acting in official capacity in public place.” – died in committee, 2013 legislative session.

Portland writer and researcher Kristian Williams’ book, Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America.


SCRAP finds.

A bountiful shopping trip at SCRAP this past weekend. Let’s see some of what I snagged…

Doll head, named Cindy (I think):


Curious George stationery:


Shakespearean insult magnet set:


And! this messenger bag made by Jonathan, who assembled it from pieces found at SCRAP:


SCRAP’s blog of fabulous finds in their store is here.