Archive for June 21st, 2011

June 21, 2011

“Latino’s Are More Fertile Than Non-Latino’s”

by lewwaters

Who knew, right?

Besides the obvious implication of racism in the title, before you jump on me for being racist, allow me to point out that the title is a quote from Charles Rynerson, a demographer at Portland State Population Research Center and used in an article published in the Columbian, County’s surge in children bucks local, national trends.

The article goes on to tell us that we have seen a, “13.7 percent upsurge in the number of children in Clark County in the past 10 years, the largest growth in the Portland metro area and a trend that goes against the national tide of stagnation.”

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June 21, 2011

Jeanne Harris on discussing Banning Pit Bulls in Vancouver

by lewwaters

After the attack of 9 year-old boy by unlicensed pit bulls, many in Vancouver have called for a complete ban on pit bulls, joining in with the hysteria once seen directed towards other breeds such as Doberman Pinschers, German Shepherds and others.

The subject came up in the June 20, 2011 city council meeting with one council member adamant about holding a “discussion” on such a ban.

As shown here, while there is a call for banning certain breeds of dogs, many are coddling wild predators known for even more vicious attacks