Portland Protests: Rollout of Secret Police Decades in the Making

Hundreds of peaceful protestors confronted by police (Taken by Ken Lambert of The Seattle Times)

What on earth is going on in Portland, Oregon? Over 50 days of protests in the city have turned into something out of a dystopian science fiction novel with people being taken off the street and thrown into unmarked vehicles by unidentifiable federal agents. The Trump administration instructed the Department of Homeland Security (D.H.S.) to deploy federal agents, including…