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Re: “Everything as Fuck

What no mention of Z-Bo jacking that weed dealer 4 years ago in West Linn and letting his homies jump him? Sometimes real life is funnier than a punchline. We all know Marc Gasol is just a partially shaved Grizzly bear, not Z-bo. He once used a shoe ON HIS HAND to play defense! Pure Grizzly move. While Tony Allen can be boring he gets bonus points for kung fu kicking Chris Paul in the face and auctioning off the shoe for charity. Total Grizzly move. This series is over, but on the bright side Memphis has the best chance of taking down the Warriors because they play defense at all five positions. Memphis = Grizzly Bears, Portland = Timothy Treadwells

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Posted by Ollie Oliver on 04/25/2015 at 5:18 PM

Re: “Everything as Fuck

Best put down of memphis since Andy Kaufman. Too bad the Blazers aren't as good at basketball as you are at comedy

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Posted by Mark Geller on 04/25/2015 at 4:54 PM

Re: “New Column!

When you see some kids laughing their asses of, with their faces covered with whipped cream, and a bread sack lying at their sides, get a clue.

Posted by Panamaniac Dred on 04/25/2015 at 2:37 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

Liberals love taxes ... except when they have to actually pay them.

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Posted by Spindles on 04/25/2015 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Everything as Fuck

Hahaha... "Vancouver" Grizzlies. So funny, dude. Hilarious. I guess your 15 year old install of XP still works well enough to type out lame, ancient, regurgitated jokes. While you're at it, why don't you make an attempt at humor about the Minneapolis Lakers? And might we mention certain wildly overrated point guards who play pro ball in the Pacific Northwest? Usually, overrated things are overrated for a reason, you know.

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Posted by Clay Cassin on 04/25/2015 at 3:12 AM

Re: “New Column!

Cool Whip doesn't come in a aerosol can that's pressurized with Nitrous Oxide.

Posted by Panamaniac Dred on 04/24/2015 at 5:49 PM

Re: “Cannabuzz: The Week in Cannabis

Government has all this high powered shit, but now that they have created a tax mechanism for legal distribution, they only want to sell burn crap.

Posted by Panamaniac Dred on 04/24/2015 at 12:31 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

The best way to support the arts is to support the artists you like. Public school ought to limit itself to basic literacy, and leave religious, philosophical, and political agenda's to the private schools. Sports fields, playgrounds, and auditoriums are a reasonable feature of public school facilities, but instruction in sports and arts ought to be left to be provided by volunteers. Civil servants such as teachers and the mayor, ought to pay income tax at twice the rate as the average citizen.

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Posted by Panamaniac Dred on 04/24/2015 at 12:19 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

The level of ignorance (as in, lack of actual knowledge) about the arts tax exhibited in this post is astounding . . . no, wait, not for most of the crowd posting, for whom making stuff up and throwing it against the wall to see if it sticks appears to be their modus operandi ("educated" by Faux News?).

Head tax? Lets' see how far Jack gets with that argument in court but so far this is the court ruling: ' "The proposed tax at issue here is not a head tax or a poll tax because it is not assessed per capita—it is assessed only upon income-earning individuals age 18 or older in households above the federal poverty guidelines," Wittmayer ruled.'

Less than 50% going to the school programs? Thanks tk for posting a link to an easily understood breakdown (easily found by anyone that wants the facts)

The distribution breakdown can also be found on the City's website:

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/revenue/art…

You can see that more than 75% goes to school arts programs, with only 10-15% going to RACC and about 10% going to administrative costs (pretty cheap).

Finally, note that households below the poverty level are exempt.

So please, stop acting like tea party douche bags.

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Posted by James Heffernan on 04/24/2015 at 10:52 AM

Re: “Everything as Fuck

I never much cared for Hitler, but, as a Griz fan, I gotta love Marc.

Z-Bo is a bear? Why hasn't the Memphis media reported this?

Posted by GrizBo on 04/24/2015 at 4:30 AM

Re: “I, Anonymous

I'm pretty sure this isn't going to "high brow arts programs", unless you consider our public schools (or the PAM) "high brow". Here's a good breakdown of the "where it's going": http://imgur.com/a/RpLkG

I do think the way it's being collected is dumb, though.

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Posted by tk. on 04/23/2015 at 2:45 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

I'm in favor of good art and good music. Let the talented students apply for scholarships. Appreciated artists sell their products. What we don't need is welfare for hacks.

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Posted by Panamaniac Dred on 04/23/2015 at 2:39 PM

Re: “Everything as Fuck

LOL, even as someone from Memphis, this is hilarious.

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Posted by Christian Lemon on 04/23/2015 at 2:08 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

I haven't paid one penny of this tax and the lazy revenue bureau still after 4 years haven't sent me anything in my name for non payment.Its an illegal tax that exemptions violate section 32 of the Oregon constitution which clearly states that all taxation shall be uniform throughout the territorial area on the same class of people which means everyone has to pay this including the Pers retirees and everyone else they are illegally exempting. The schools already had millions in reserve funds they could have used without this tax. It's also an illegal head tax not allowed by the Oregon constitution.

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Posted by Matthew Vantress on 04/23/2015 at 1:47 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

I'm tired of the cost of living in Multnomah County/Portland rising. This tax is a hardship on lower income people and the benefit has yet to be demonstrated. The fact that some people voted this in continues to lower my opinion of Portlanders.

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Posted by James Washington on 04/23/2015 at 1:46 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

I hear a lot of it goes to subsidize rich folks who go to the opera or the symphony...

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Posted by econoline on 04/23/2015 at 1:35 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

I vote for most taxes because I believe in investing in the future. However, I didn't vote for this one for two reasons. 1. Only about 1/2 of the money was going to school art programs. The rest was going to high-brow arts that I believe should be funded by their patrons such as ballet. The proponents only talked about the school programs and I felt that was false advertising. 2. It's a regressive tax that disproportionately burdens the lower income community. I do think something was done to modify the tax base to address #2 but I'm not sure how thoroughly.

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Posted by kmo on 04/23/2015 at 1:18 PM

Re: “I, Anonymous

Fuck the arts tax.

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Posted by BlackedOut on 04/23/2015 at 12:57 PM

Re: “Cannabuzz: The Week in Cannabis

Not to be outdone, the Canadian Government came up with a potent strain of their own, called, Chemo (not to be confused with Chemdawg).

Posted by Panamaniac Dred on 04/23/2015 at 12:53 PM

Re: “LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

MOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMM!

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Posted by Melogna on 04/23/2015 at 12:11 PM

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