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North and South: Anti-gunners Targeting State Preemption Statutes

Lawmakers in at least three state capitals are considering laws to repeal state preemption statutes. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-gun lawmakers in at least three states are pushing legislation to undo state firearms preemption statutes in an effort to return to the days when gun owners could easily fall victim to legal rat traps by crossing an invisible line between two jurisdictions with gun laws that might conflict with one another. Legislation has been introduced in Florida, Oregon, and W...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, US, San Francisco, Joe Biden, Chicago, House, Portland, Capitol Hill, Hackney, Bill, Seattle

Scene Stealers: Moody Vignettes in the Brooklyn Loft of the Founders of Ridge House

Last month, Annie shared Brooklyn-based design firm Ridge House’s neo-Gothic restoration in Nebraska. Today, we’re admiring another project by founders Lauren Lochry and Jeff Gillway: the couple’s own Bushwick loft, a space they use as a workshop, showroom, and, of course, home base. Just as the site—its architecture, environment, location, and history—led the design on the Nebraska project, their loft takes inspiration from its Brooklyn setting. “The space is in a converted industrial building,...
Tags: Books, New York, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Paris, Arizona, Portland, Nebraska, Annie, House Tour, Bushwick, Jeff, Clark, Ethan Allen, Lauren, Midcentury

Keep Buying Guns And Ammo, Wherever You Find Them

Opinion by Alan J Chwick & Joanne D Eisen Keep Buying Guns And Ammo, Wherever You Find Them USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The US Congress and Vice-President Pence, on January 6, 2021, willfully, almost joyfully, permitted the theft of our country by socialists. The great majority of elected officials, the Main Street Media, the Judicial Branch, the President’s assistants and confidants – all caved without shame to the thieves. US House Speaker Pelosi and the Democrats, having won the election by th...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Congress, Cdc, Virginia, US, America, Portland, Long Island, South Carolina, New York State, Trump, Pelosi, Rush Limbaugh, ATF, NICS

Media and Washington Team Up To Deplatform Trump Supporters ~ VIDEO

Washington, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- The historic Harrington Hotel in the District of Columbia [DC] will close during a planned massive pro-Trump rally in a bid to deny access to the city by those planning to protest the election results. On January 6th, 2021, Trump supporters plan to descend on the capital city to protest the stolen presidential election results' certification peacefully. They claim that Biden won the election due to massive widespread fraud. The protestors point investigation...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Washington, Portland, Harry, John, Biden, Seattle, District Of Columbia, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Stalin, Trump, Nra, Northern Virginia

The Jeremiah Barker Papers: medicine as practiced 200 years ago

This is the story of a lost manuscript, an unpublished book written 200 years ago by a rural physician in New England—not one of the elites, but a preceptor-trained doctor who spent his long life taking care of people and writing about it. He is unique because of his fierce determination to keep up with the medical literature and communicate with both peers and patients. We don’t know why his book was never quite finished and published, but its discovery provides an important new primary source ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Boston, America, History, Maine, Portland, Medical History, New England, Health & Medicine, Barker, Ballard, George Santayana, Northern New England, Lavoisier, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

2 Oregon Counties Adopt ‘2A Sanctuary’ Measures; Will They Stand?

The Oregon Firearms Federation published a statement supporting a measure in Columbia County establishing what is generically called a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.” The measure passed but will it stand? iStock-884203732 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A new political gun battle is shaping up in two Oregon counties after they adopted ballot measures earlier this month that prohibit enforcement of gun laws, another signal that Second Amendment activism is alive in the Pacific Northwest. According to K...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, US, Portland, Salem, Nra, Pendleton, Legislature, Washington Oregon, Columbia County, Oregon Legislature, Columbia River, Coos, Dave Workman, Clatsop, Ceasefire Oregon

An “Ode to the Pacific Northwest” in a Portland, OR, Craftsman

A while back, Annie wrote about a loft rehab in Portland, Oregon, by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design that manages to feel of-the-moment yet not trendy at all. While perusing Helgerson’s site, I came across another inspired project that masters this rather difficult balancing act. As it turns out, it shares the same lead designer as the loft overhaul, Mira Eng-Goetz, who went above and beyond for this renovation of a 1907 Craftsman: Aside from sourcing furniture and lighting, choosing paints an...
Tags: Books, La, Green, Shanghai, Portland, Annie, Portland Oregon, Pacific Northwest, Benjamin Moore, House Tour, Gray, Pratt, Neva, Portland OR, Larson, Architecture & Interiors

NJ Democrat’s Demand for Prosecution of Trump ‘Enablers’ Ups the Stakes for All

How can you tell Bill Pascrell is lying? (Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr./Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Tonight I’m calling for the eventual prosecution of donald trump [sic] and his enablers for their many crimes against the United States,” New Jersey Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. tweeted Tuesday. His demand was accompanied by a screenshot for an official press release. “Donald Trump and members of his administration have committed innumerable crimes against the United States,” Pascre...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Joe Biden, United States, New Jersey, Portland, Department Of Justice, Resistance, Democrat, Biden, Election, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Trump, Joseph McCarthy, David Codrea

How James Beard came to define good taste and fine dining in ‘Man Who Ate Too Much’

By Richard Cytowic On a picnic in Southwest France with Alice B. Toklas and company in tow, overlooking a spectacular vista and the house where Maurice Ravel had lived, James Beard observed that Toklas insisted on sitting with her back to the scenery. “I never face the view,” she tells him. “It takes my mind off eating.” James Beard constantly fixed his mind on food, its accoutrements, and above all the sensuous pleasures of eating. The latter formed the leitmotif of his life. Born in Portland, ...
Tags: Food, Books, New York, Oregon, America, San Francisco, Sport, Aldi, Things To Do, Soccer, New York Times, Portland, Portland Oregon, Jack, Detroit, Coca Cola

Rep. Crenshaw and Texas Reloaded Candidates Unload on Guns, Election

By Matt Manda Representative Dan Crenshaw leads pro-gun ‘Texas Reloaded' against anti-gun efforts of Bloomberg and his cronies in Texas. IMG Whitehouse.gov U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun rights are in the DNA of Texans and freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) had seen enough intrusion on the firearm industry and firearm ownership. He put his foot down and took action. Noticing the likes of gun control billionaire and failed Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg and other antigun groups p...
Tags: Texas, Guns, West Point, Atlanta, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Portland, Army, Dallas, Michael Bloomberg, Collins, Calif, Lone Star State, Congressional, Gonzalez, Dallas City Council

Current Obsessions: Up North

Above: A glimpse of Dark Horse Coffee Automat in Toronto, Designed by Mjölk. Of note this weekend: “I could watch this all day long,” writes Fan of this puzzle-like Hong Kong apartment with clever hidden storage. Looking for something new to do? Margot reports that the Harvard Graduate School of Design is offering their fall lectures and conferences virtually via Zoom (and personally is interested in “American Cultural Landscapes: Black Roots and Treasures,” among others). Take a look at the f...
Tags: Hong Kong, Books, Toronto, Mexico City, Portland, Hollister, Harvard Graduate School Of Design, Brooklyn Heights, Joseph, Margot, West 8th Street, Design News, Current Obsessions, Foxfire Mountain House, Evangeline Linens, Salter House

Oregon Gun Voters: It Is Show Time 2020

Oregon Gun Voters: It Is Show Time 2020, IMG iStock Oregon – -(AmmoLand.com)- Ballots are in the mail, and if you are lucky, yours has or will arrive. For the thousands displaced by the fires, the Secretary of State has created this link to help you vote: sos.oregon.gov/voting-elections/Pages/fires.aspx With all due respect to our friends at the Post Office, based on personal experience, we have no faith in the vote by mail system. We regularly get other people’s mail and fail to receive our ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Oregon, Bloomberg, Post Office, House, Portland, Nra, State, Endorsements, Tina Kotek, Knopp, Gun Rights News, Republican Senators, 2020 Elections, Tim Knopp

Antis Alarmed That ACB Confirmation Could Be ‘Huge Setback for Gun Safety’

In this screen snip from live coverage of confirmation hearings on Judge Amy Coney Barrett, anti-gun Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal expressed his concerns about her votes on Second Amendment issues. (YouTube, CBSN) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As the contentious confirmation hearings begin for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, anti-gun groups are voicing concerns she will endanger so-called “gun safety laws” and headlines in various publications perpetuate what is essentially a ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, US, City, Cnn, Chicago, United States, Portland, Capitol Hill, David Bernstein, Usa Today, Seattle, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dianne Feinstein, Pacific Northwest

MI5 and Russian interference, now and then

On 21 July 2020, the UK parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee published its long-delayed report on “the Russian threat to the UK.” Although heavily redacted, the report was wide-ranging and dealt with a number of issues, including the threat to democracy, highlighting concerns about potential Russian interference in the Scottish referendum in 2014, the EU referendum in 2016, and the general election in 2017. But not only was the Committee concerned by the threat to democracy presented...
Tags: Europe, Books, Politics, UK, London, Featured, Law, Russia, Eu, History, Service, Portland, Cambridge, MI5, The Cold War, Parliament

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Still Embracing Extremist Violence

By Larry Keane Bloomberg and his cronies may be, “against illegal guns” but they sure love political violence. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Sorry, Mayors Against Illegal Guns. We didn’t know you were still here. Mea culpa. It’s just that no one has heard from this Bloomberg created and funded group in, well… years. Imagine the surprise when a letter signed by 10 mayors with a bone to pick with the Trump administration was published because Americans weren’t rolling over to the looters, ...
Tags: Guns, Bloomberg, Wheeler, Portland, Boston Marathon, Seattle, Richmond, Pittsburgh, Albuquerque, Trump, Keller, Concord N H, IMG, Tim Keller, Richmond VA, Mike Bloomberg

Cyclocross photo book aims to fill void of lost season

Cover of new book.(Photos by Drew Coleman) “My hope is that this book takes a bit of the sting out of the loss of racing and further provides some inspiration for the future.”— Drew Coleman Love of cyclocross runs deep in Portland. The pain of loss over a season cancelled due to coronavirus concerns has been made more acute as toxic air has robbed us of even training rides — which themselves were a poor substitute for the competition, camaraderie, and blissful chaos that defines the spo...
Tags: Books, Sport, Front Page, United States, Cycling, Portland, Pacific Northwest, Products, Coleman, UCI, Cyclocross, Jonathan Maus, Stephen Hyde, Molly Cameron, Drew Coleman, Laura Winberry

Unless Biden Wins Big, ‘Violence in Streets’ Possible, Says WaPo Op-Ed

Seattle and Portland are the scenes of continued protests, some violent. Here's how it appeared in Seattle back on June 1. (Screen snip, YouTube, KING nEWS) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Writing recently in the Washington Post, Prof. Rosa Brooks at Georgetown University Law Center said a brainstorming session by “The Transition Integrity Project” conjured some “likely” scenarios about the outcome of the November election and concluded “With the exception of the ‘big Biden win’ scenario, each of ou...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Wikipedia, US, America, Joe Biden, Fox, United States, House, Portland, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Republic, Biden, Seattle, Msnbc

Slain Portland Murder Suspect Had Record of Gun Offenses

Portland, Oregon murder suspect Michael Reinoehl was interviewed not long before he was killed by police near Lacey, Washington. (Screen snip, YouTube, NBC News, Vice News) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The suspect in the fatal shooting of a counter-protester in Portland, Oregon, who was killed by members of a U.S. Marshals task force, reportedly had prior troubles with law enforcement over illegal gun possession, according to various published reports. Now the question is how will the gun prohibi...
Tags: Facebook, New York Post, Guns, Oregon, Nbc News, US, America, Cnn, Daily Mail, Portland, Vancouver, Npr, Portland Oregon, Washington State, Seattle, Donald Trump

Antifa Member Accused of Killing Trump Supporter Killed In Police Shootout

LACEY, WASHINGTON –-(Ammoland.com)- The Antifa member that killed Aaron “Jay” Danielson in Portland, OR, is dead. Members of a federal task force shot and killed Michael Forest Reinoehl while executing an arrest warrant for the admitted communist agitator. The U.S. Marshals Service and the FBI, along with local law enforcement agencies, tracked down the 48-year-old man to Lacey, Washington, where he was hiding out. Lacey is about 120 miles north of Portland, where the shooting of the Trump su...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Fbi, Portland, John, Trump, Nra, Northern Virginia, U S Marshals Service, Portland OR, Pierce County, Danielson, Lacey, Ammoland, Baker County, John Crump

Antifa Murders Patriot Prayer Member In Portland, OR ~ VIDEO

Opinion PORTLAND, ORE –-(Ammoland.com)- An Antifa member allegedly shot and killed Patriot Prayer member Aaron “Jay” Danielson in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday night. Patriot Prayer organized a pro-Trump caravan to drive through Portland on Saturday sporting American flags and Trump banners. Counter-protesters met the parade of cars with anarcho-communist symbols such as the hammer and sickle and burning the American flag. Portland has been the ground zero for the Antifa movement in the count...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, US, Dnc, Fbi, Wheeler, Portland, John, Portland Oregon, BLM, Charlottesville, Trump, Kenosha, Nra, Brown, Kate Brown

Antifa Murders Patriot Prayer Member In Portland, OR

PORTLAND, ORE –-(Ammoland.com)- An Antifa member shot and killed Patriot Prayer member Aaron “Jay” Danielson in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday night. Patriot Prayer organized a pro-Trump caravan to drive through Portland on Saturday sporting American flags and Trump banners. Counter-protesters met the parade of cars with anarcho-communist symbols such as the hammer and sickle and burning the American flag. Portland has been the ground zero for the Antifa movement in the country. The city has b...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Dnc, Fbi, Wheeler, Portland, John, Portland Oregon, BLM, Charlottesville, Trump, Kenosha, Nra, Brown, Kate Brown, Northern Virginia

Have the 1st Shots Been Fired in the Next American Civil War?

Have the 1st Shots Been Fired in the Next American Civil War? USA –  -(AmmoLand.com)- Is the new American Civil War here? For the last couple of years, I have been saying that we have been in a “cold civil war,” but it seems like it is becoming a hot war. On my old podcast (Patriot News), I predicted the next Civil War would start with small scale skirmishes around the cities and then would spread out to the suburbs and finally to the rural areas. These events are what we are seeing around th...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Usa, Guns, Minneapolis, Washington, Oregon, US, NFL, Joe Biden, Dhs, Cnn, Democrats, Wheeler, Portland

Analysis of Defensive Shootings by Rifleman in Kenosha RIots ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The video shows a timeline of the shootings during the Kenosha riots on 25 August 2020. In the video, there are two shooting sequences. Both appear to be cases of self-defense. The video identifies the rifleman as Kyle Rittenhouse. The first shooting happens as the rifleman is running away from pursuers, in the lot of an auto dealer. You can see him running and people pursuing. One is getting close enough to throw something [molotov cocktail] at him. About five second...
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Digital, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Portland, Kenosha, Antioch Illinois, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Ammoland TV, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, AR-15 Rifles

Portland's Most Famous Bookstore Will No Longer Sell Books on Amazon

One of Portland’s most beloved bookworm attractions, Powell’s Books, will stop selling books on Amazon this weekend, Aug. 29, Oregon Live reports. Aug. 29 is also Independent Bookstore Day. Fitting, no?Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Science, Portland, Bookstores, Powell, Oregon Live, Online Ordering, Support Your Local Bookstore

Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 27-Sept. 3

  Valley Relics Museum in Van Nuys is taking reservations for “An Open Air Museum Experience” this weekend and upcoming dates. The museum houses nostalgia from the San Fernando Valley’s past. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Aug. 27-Sept. 3   EVENTS   Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board: The non-profit marketing tourism board has launched their “LA Love (heart)” campaign to interest local residents into p...
Tags: Art, Facebook, Books, Music, Politics, Comedy, New York, Movies, Minneapolis, America, Los Angeles, Events, Sport, Dance, Homelessness, Radio

Summer Sounds: A Pair of Musicians’ Effortlessly Cool Redone Cape in Westerly, RI (Available on Airbnb)

A laidback place to escape to: That’s what brought musicians and artists Sean Spellman and My Larsdotter from Portland, Oregon; California; and Copenhagen to the small seaside town of Westerly, Rhode Island. “I was touring with my band for many years, and I had decided to leave Portland so that I could roam a little, live on the road for a while, in my van, at friends’, etc.,” Sean wrote to us. He’s in a band called Quiet Life and is a painter and artist (you can spot his minimal, vintage-y work...
Tags: Books, Sweden, California, Portland, Ikea, Airbnb, Portland Oregon, Copenhagen, Caribbean, Salvation Army, New England, Anderson, Vacation Rentals, Benjamin Moore, House Tour, Conde Nast Traveler

Vehicle “Protest” Encounters: Politics, Legal Jeopardy, Defense

Image from indystar.com video, cropped, scaled, arrows and lettering added by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In the seeming never-ending riots portrayed as “peaceful protests” by the Progressive left, including most of the Media, there are an increasing number of drivers/passengers involved in vehicle encounters with agitators/protestors. There are numerous responses on Internet forums about how to handle a situation where a person or persons in a vehicle encounter, often unexpected...
Tags: Guns, Africa, Department Of Defense, Indianapolis, Arizona, Protests, Portland, Nazi, Hitler, Seattle, BLM, Charlottesville, Progressive, Trump, Austin Texas, AG

Anti-Gun Reliance on Dem Convention Could Spur More Ammo Sales

Ammunition sales are spiking, allowing an online ammo sales business to up consumer donations to Second Amendment groups. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Hill is reporting that gun control organizations “are looking to the Democratic National Convention to build off recent momentum sparked by New York’s lawsuit against the National Rifle Association,” but a news release from an online ammunition sales company suggests this strategy could backfire. Ammo.com revealed Tuesday in a news release that...
Tags: New York, Guns, Washington, Senate, US, America, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, House, Portland, Associated Press, Biden, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Nra

Oregon Firearms Federation: “Democrats Keep Oregon Safe For Rioters”

Artist's depiction of what a ‘peaceful protester' might look like. IMG iStock-1182466830 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- While cities across America are burning, Portland continues to make national news as the site of some of the worst violence. Almost all major media outlets regularly downplay the level of chaos by continuing to perpetuate the myth that most of the rioters are “peaceful protesters” and showing only selective video of the carnage on the streets of the city. The truth is harder to find...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, America, Portland, State, Brown, Cert, ATF, State Police, Bynum, Gun Rights News, Oregon Firearms Federation, Committee Chair, Janelle Bynum, CERT Section, Dallas Heard

Summer Studio: Understated Wood Furniture by Architect-Turned-Woodworker Jack Sasaki

At an age when most folks are digging their heels into their chosen profession or pondering retirement, Jack Sasaki, a trained architect, opted to quit his job at the company he had worked for for three decades—and begin afresh in a new field. “At age 55, I was given an opportunity to start a company where I can spend every day practicing what I really love—design and product-making. My company name, Summer Studio, expresses my state of mind. I feel that I am in the summer of my life!” he tells ...
Tags: Books, La, Portland, Jack, Lighting, Southern California, OAK, Midcoast Maine, Tadao Ando, Nakashima, Dark Wood, Wood Furniture, George Nakashima, Dining Chairs, Floor Lamps, STOOLS

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