About Captain French

Native Oregonian.  Recently retired Deputy District Attorney, after 35 years.  Navy veteran.

Prediction: The Riots Are Returning to Portland

 

On Tuesday, the Multnomah County Grand Jury, led by the Soros supported DA, handed down an indictment charging a Portland police officer with a misdemeanor assault for striking a “protester” with a baton during a riot. The officer was a member of the Rapid Response Team, which is responsible for crowd control, including demonstrations, protests and riots. The team is made up of volunteers. Yesterday they unanimously resigned.

Antifa pays attention to the news. The next riot will begin in five … four … three … two…

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The chairman of Tyson Foods has issued a stark warning to Americans following the shuttering of multiple meat processing plants across the country: “The food supply chain is breaking.” This warning took the form of full page ads in the New York Times and the Washington Post. My question is: why did Tyson publish these […]

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Living in Oregon, Despite the Politics

 

On Wednesday my brother and I hiked to Green Lakes, in the Three Sisters Wilderness in Central Oregon. We went up Falls Creek Trail to the lakes, which are in the saddle between South Sister and Broken Top. The hike is the most popular in the area because of the beautiful scenery. The weather was perfect for hiking: mid to high seventies.

One of the larger falls on the creek:

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Podcast interlocutor and former Ricochet editor @troysenik has a new piece at City Journal, which he now edits. Sound of Silence recommends that President Trump abandon the State of the Union Address and return to the former practice of written format. He provides both historical and practical reasons. It can be read here. https://www.city-journal.org/state-of-the-union-address Preview Open

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A Mental Health Day and a Long Hike

 

Yesterday I decided to take a respite from politics and other woes of the world. I went on a hike with my brother on the Lower Salmon River Trail on the slopes of Mount Hood. The River was high in the aftermath of a big Pacific storm that had just swept through dumping about three inches of rain.

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[Computers] are useless. They can only give you answers.” Attributed to Picasso. What did Picasso mean by that? A plausible answer to that is given by Willis Eschenbach in his post “The Picasso Problem” at the Watts Up With That website. Eschenbach, somewhat of a polymath and self-educated in climate science, writes occasionally for that site […]

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Retire the Colors

 

Tattered, frayed, a little moth-eaten, well used and well worn, it is time to retire our beloved family flag. I raised it in front of my house for the last time this morning.

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Over at Watts Up With That (a great climate realism site) there is a post  Climate and Human Civilization over the Last 18,00 Years. It includes an interesting and intricate time chart.  In that chart I noticed the following entry for an event 11,600 years ago: Jericho, Israeli occupied Palestine. Not remembering exactly where Jericho […]

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From the AP: PARIS — The man who boarded a high-speed train in Europe with an assault rifle before being subdued by three Americans, including National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, 22, of Roseburg, was known to intelligence services in three countries and had ties to radical Islam, authorities said Sunday. Preview Open

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