I certainly don’t want the movement to be over, and I know the movement is probably very angry with me. I want them to succeed, but it can’t be at any cost. It can’t be at the cost of basic safety. Portland Mayor Sam Adams
Portland Police spokesman Lt. Robert King was reluctant to expand on what “appropriate” action would entail and said in an email he thought the word “stands for itself.”
But in his memo, Reese ordered that as of Friday, Nov. 4, “All sworn members will have their gas mask, baton, and helmet immediately available.”
In this information age, ignorance is a 20th century excuse
Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio on OWS and the future
Finally someone who gets it.