KOIN 6 stunning report shows that Oregonians are not only paying for a conference that includes interactive workshops, keynote speakers, demonstrations, and pornography that students under 18 are attending, but that school leaders and teachers were not made fully aware of the graphic nature of the conference.
At the 2014 conference held in Seaside, students and attendees were given free attendee gifts that included lubricants, condoms and sexually suggestive buttons to wear.
One example of the workshops presented at the 2014 conference was entitled “No Glove, No Love: Condomology 411”. The workshop included instruction on how to make an economical dental dam from a female condom.
Other activities at the conference included the "Condom L...
Pacific University Professor, David Scholnick, will be remembered as the marine biologist who fashioned a shrimp treadmill all in the name of science. While the treadmill was a very small part of his research, no one can claim the research he conducted cost a small amount.
A recent report from a CBS affiliate in Denver demonstrated how the government program to give those in need a free cell phone accomplished just the opposite. Those who could afford phones, received them. Food stamp cards were used fraudulently to get those who don't qualify for the program a phone. Vendors for the program were subsidized and incentivized to sign up citizens.
"The $2 billion a year Lifeline program has handed out more than 13 million free cellphone plans across the country in the first six months of this year. In Colorado, the program handed out more than 117,000 free cellphone plans in the first half of this year, or about 20,000 cellphones every month."
The report is an eyeopener as it shows a combination of vendor brazenness,...
Along the MAX tracks in North East Portland, taxpayers get to view art that is being described as "rustic junk that is falling apart". Taxpayers are on the hook for $700,000 for the project. View the report and video here.