Both Russia and China figured out that the protests around the planet were growing in frequency and in duration. Starting with the wave of so called Arab spring protests and going to the orange vest protest in Paris and France, protests in Iran, and now Antifa and BLM protests that never seem to end the Russians and Chinese governments quickly realized smart phones in every pocket were the cause. In no other time in history could so many people become part of the logistics of a planned protest movement. The Chines , Iranians , Egyptians and Russians , Turks, and more found they only had to shut down cell phone service to end the underlying organization of these spontaneous group behaviors. The Chinese and Russians as well as the Iranians wanted totally off the world internet grid and have created their own outside of the sphere of the world wide web or they still can just shut down the service entirely. If police in the USA need to control violent never ending protests they have to start impounding cell phones and even temporarily shutting off access to the people they hae to arrest. That will put an end to some of the problem . Arresting , detaining for id, photographing mug shuts, collecting DNA and finger prints form suspects for a searchable online data base will also help end the violent protest and looting that goes on. Recent event including swarms of looters were notified on cell phones. It can all be done constitutionally. First of all it is just temporary . everyone gets their phone and phone service back after an investigation. Anyone found to be not involved comes off the data base and receives s an apology.
Best Kept Secret Park in Lake Oswego Great for Bike Riders, Walking and Running with Scenic River Views Lex Loeb Contributor Network . Lake Oswego does not like to advertise some of its best attractions for fear of attracting non-locals. The area has many interesting treasures almost no one from the Portland area bothers to explore. Lake Oswego has long had the cache' of an upper middle class white Anglo Saxon enclave that does not want the company of everyone from the Portland Metro Area coming in. One can't blame the present day city for trying to protect itself against crowds of non local strangers using their public facilities. Anyone who has been to lake Oswego actual lake knows it is a privately owned body of water that does not welcome the public access in anyway. That is not true of the Oswego Furnace Tower in George Rogers Park or Old River Drive that connects to the park's main pathway up along the Willamette river front. Along most of Old River drive the fro