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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Portland DA Mike Schmidt loses election to Nathan Vasquez after his Soros-backed soft-on-crime policies were blamed for ruining city Mike Schmidt was elected Portland DA with 77 percent of the vote in 2022 But he has lost to challenger Nathan Vasquez after crime surged in the city By Dominic Yeatman For Dailymail.Com Published: 19:39 EDT, 22 May 2024 | Updated: 19:42 EDT, 22 May 2024 e-mail 90 shares 237 View comments Portland's progressive District Attorney Mike Schmidt has conceded victory to a tough-on-crime challenger after his policies were blamed for ruining the city. Schmidt, who is the prosecutor for Multnomah County, which covers the Oregon city, conceded the race to Nathan Vasquez shortly after 7pm ET Wednesday. Voter counts are ongoing, but Vasquez has secured around 54% of votes, with Schmidt trailing well behind on 45%.


This small ranching town, surrounded by towering tree-topped mountains and a valley of rolling grass fields, sits tucked into the northeast corner of the state " both out of the way and right in the middle of a contentious debate. At a meeting late last month, 25 people packed into a stuffy conference room in the Wallowa County Courthouse " 35 miles west of the Idaho state line and 260 miles east of Portland " to hear county commissioners debate a single agenda item: leaving Oregon. read more


Thursday, April 25, 2024

Feminism made the error of telling us to behave and think like men. This error was a grave one, and women like myself are paying for it, like gamblers in a casino that has been fixed. We are not men, and in living the single life, with its casual encounters, we play for much higher stakes and have more to lose. I wish I had not been taught to throw the dice so high. Even Shakespeare's princes needed someone to look after them in their old age.


Thursday, April 18, 2024

Jen Hubbell became a real estate agent in Greenville, S.C., because she believed a good life started with a good home, and now her phone buzzed regularly with calls from out-of-state clients who believed they could find both things in her city. Many were staunch conservatives from deeply blue states like New York, Washington and California, fed up with the politics there. Could Ms. Hubbell, a conservative herself, help them find neighborhoods of like-minded people?


Monday, April 08, 2024

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the governing body for mostly small colleges, announced a policy Monday...


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