My God, who controls this man? Is there a managing editor in this wrag? A top five journalist in Portland wallowing for two weeks in sidewalk campers and food carts. Please Mr. Theriault, sprinkle in some journalism that is material to the other 495k Porltand citizens.
Maybe it is a issue worth covering because the Oregonian isn't doing it?
Charlie is flip flopping again: the mayor's office had said that the patio furniture in the courtyard during the doomed days of the burrito cart was available for public use, not just food cart customers. Now the patio furniture is to be available for food cart customers only. The message is obviously that the City Hall courtyard is accessible only to Portlanders with enough money to buy.

This policy is discriminatory according to City Council's own "2013 Civil Rights Title VI Plan," which states in part that "no person shall be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, English proficiency, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or source of income" (…).

What Charlie is proposing is discriminatory on the basis of theplan he ratified. Are discriminatory policies illegal? Beats me. Am I proud of a city that openly discriminates against its most vulnerable citizens at the bottom of the economic ladder? No.
Cart chair security guard Cartman says:

Potential food carts for the City Hall cartpod:

Spicy City Balls (Meatball Cart)

Hunger Strike! (Fresh Chili and Donuts)

Caveman Hale's Bacon 'n' Kale (Paleo Friendly)

Pepper Sprayed Piglet (BBQ Joint)

Bouncin' Burrito (won't last more than a week)

Sidewalk Soup Kitchen (self-explanatory)

The Itinerant Po' Boy (Southern Sammiches)

Green Eggs and Go Fuck Yourself (Whimsical Breakfast Fare)

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