Most important news first: An LA Times article about Sam Adams' handling of Occupy quoted two Blogtown commenters! Congratulations Sarahfina and Dave J, you've hit the big time!
The Times also describes the Mercury as "leftist," which I guess I can't really argue with, even though I think of our paper has one foot in the "insane and all over the place" political camp.
Anyway, yesterday Occupy Portland supporters staged a march starting in Waterfront Park that brought out the first group of organized counter-protesters I've seen. They had intentionally misspelled signs and funny mustaches and everything! The Occupy Media Collective made this video: