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Mme. Defarge

Mme. Defarge's Journal
Mme. Defarge's Journal
October 31, 2022

My ballot has been accepted

and counted!


October 27, 2022

Federal dossiers on arrested Portland protesters named their friends, family, reviews disclose

Source: The Oregonian

By Maxine Bernstein | The Oregonian/OregonLive

Homeland Security’s top leaders initially wanted federal agents to compile intelligence reports — dubbed “baseball cards” -- on “everyone participating” in Portland’s racial justice protests in 2020, according to new information made public Thursday.

After an intelligence head warned they needed to narrow the scope of the reports, they forged ahead and produced dossiers on people arrested during the demonstrations who had nothing to do with threats to federal officers or homeland security, according to unredacted federal reviews of the intelligence gathering released by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.

Some of the improper intelligence reports went so far as to include the personal interests of the arrestees and the names of their friends and family based on scans of their social media profiles, the internal reviews noted.

A review by Homeland Security’s Office of General Counsel pointed to Brian Murphy, then the department’s acting under secretary of intelligence and analysis, as directing much of the misguided intelligence gathering and said Murphy’s subordinates were afraid to challenge him.

Read more: https://www.oregonlive.com/crime/2022/10/federal-dossiers-on-arrested-portland-protesters-named-their-friends-family-reviews-disclose.html

This is everyone’s future in a Republican dictatorship.
October 25, 2022

Has it occurred to anyone that student test scores are tanking

because it’s too f*cking scary to be in school? Why aren’t we seeing ads from the Democratic Party promoting responsible gun safety legislation if Democrats win a majority in both houses?

October 17, 2022

Our President


Cody Sullivan got a welcome surprise Saturday: a hug from President Joe Biden at the East Portland Community Center, where the president gave a 25-minute address during his two-day swing through Portland to support Democrats ahead of Election Day.

“I was so happy,” said Sullivan, 26. “It was magical.”

Sullivan and mom Ann Donaca of Portland attended the event at the invitation of the Service Employees International Union Local 503. Sullivan has Down syndrome and was the first in Oregon to graduate from a four-year university with the disability.

Donaca said her son shouted “I love you” to the president as he walked by the audience. “That’s when President Biden just kind of melted and hugged Cody,” she said.

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