Tag archive for ‘Oregon’
Vered Weiss On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Conservative Website Links Tom Steyer to Oregon Governor’s Downfall

While environmentalist and philanthropist Tom Steyer’s fingerprints might not appear in the mess, the organization he funds, the Clean Economy Development Center (CEDC) might have played a role in More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Nude Violinist Sues For $1.1 Million in Damages

A violinist who stood naked in front of the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon last year is suing for $1.1 million in damages and claims police used excessive force in his arrest, caused him emotional More...

Lilach Weissman On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Opponents: George Soros Funds Right-to-Die Group

Brittany Maynard grabbed the public’s attention with a “what-would-you-do-if-she-were your wife/daughter/friend” kind of urgency with her very public decision to end her life to avoid the pain More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Bethenny Frankel Getting Into Pot Business

Bethenny Frankel is making preparations ahead of the launch of her planned “Skinnygirl Marijuana, ” which she boasts will be a special brand of pot that will not give users the munchies. To do market research More...

Noam Meir On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Political Fortune Teller Nate Silver Does Football, Too

Nate Silver, best known for his stunningly accurate predictions of the results in the 2012 US Presidential elections, is also predicting sports these days. He has just listed his picks for the top rankings More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Two Billionaires Dominate Funding for Oregon Top-Two Primary Effort

Michael Bloomberg and John Arnold have contributed close to $3 million to candidates in the upcoming Oregon primary, the Portland Tribune reported. Arnold, a hedge-fund manager in natural-gas trading,  More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Bloomberg Donates $1.25 Million for Top Two Initiative

  Former NY Mayor Mike Bloomberg is donating $1.25 million for the “top two” initiative in Oregon, as reported by Oregon live. Under the initiative, the partisan primaries would be replaced More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Oregon Suing Baker Melissa Klein for Refusing Lesbians a Wedding Cake

Baker Melissa Klein, of Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Oregon, is facing a $150, 000 lawsuit over the forced closing of her business due to backlash stemming from her refusal to make a cake for a More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Billionaire Alfred Mann Dedicated to Mankind

Alfred Mann, physicist, inventor and founder of biotech company Mannkind has one focus–Mankind. At the age of 88, Mann still works 70 hour weeks, and is on a quest of a lifetime to eradicate as More...

Vered Weiss On Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Oracle Mired in Legal Battle with Oregon

The State of Oregon is suing Oracle, because the website developed by the tech giant to enroll citizens for health insurance remains inoperable. Oracle is being sued for fraud and breach-of-contract, as More...

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