The owner of the River Pig Saloon in the Pearl District said, “the small business community in this city is dying” without help from state and local leaders.

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nativepdx

Without the rule of law, businesses will not survive and the city will no longer be able to support itself.

Woke Eyesaidsir

It is better to prevent crimes than to punish them. -Cesare Beccaria, philosopher and politician (1738-1794)

PPB already knows this, lives this and is getting their a---'s kicked just trying to keep the city safe to visit.....Someone needs to tell Portland City Govt. .... they only speak to themselves via the fawning media....kinda-sorta a trick with mirrors

Woke Eyesaidsir

I live across the river. For some time now we have been watching the 'daily rerun' of Riot - Burn - Steal ... followed the next day 'those shallow, insincere media speeches' given by your mayor and the city counsel member...

This odd messaging reminds me of what Mark Twain once said: " Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it."

Chicken Hawk

This is the kind of thing that can happen when you "Defund the police"

JkE

You voted for this. Fun eh?

lanquan

This is Portland..you won't get any help. Our elected clowns are too busy letting the law breakers have their fun at your expense!

Jefferson

Interesting thing is that if this vandalism had been done to a pot shop or strip club by a conservative Christian or neighborhood group the police and political response would have massive and everybody prosecuted to the max:)

commentor

'Repeated acts of vandalism have Pearl District bar asking: Where’s the help?' Ask Spineless Ted and Jo Ann "I hate the police and everything about them. As a matter of fact I hate any kind of law enforcement" Hardesty.

Bahlsach

The State and Local governments care more about homosexuals than about the rest of the public. Sad!

Delta Bravo

Sorry my friend. As a capitalist in Portland you have no rights.

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