Burch, Packwood, Fadeley, Franken, And Me

1969 file photo

Sen. Bob Packwood (R-Ore.) appears cheek-to-cheek with Gayle Rothrock in 1969, when Packwood was beginning his first term in the U.S. Senate. Rothrock later said he grabbed her and gave her a crude kiss after she baby-sat his children.

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Senate Ethics Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Richard Bryan (D-Nev., right) gestures toward a stack of the committee’s report on the investigation of Packwood in September 1995. Committee Chairman Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky., left) accused Packwood of “offensive, degrading” and illegal conduct and said he should immediately resign or face expulsion.

Tonight I was watching Lawrence O’Donnell who talked about the resignation of Al Franken, who once made us laugh. Now, there is talk about capturing the moral high ground. Questions were asked about why Senator Mitch McConnell has changed his position on Roy Moore. Then Bob Packwood’s mug is on the screen. Lawrence does an excellent rundown on Bob. Two women appear and talk about having more women serve in Congress. Right, that will put an end to the Pussy Grabbing – more pussies!

The word “Revolution” is used. They talk about how new all this is. Even Lawrence confesses he is lost, and does not know where to start. Perhaps it starts with a look, a wayward glance like the one Beautiful Belle gave me? Am I reading too much into it? Best avert my camera lens. Belle and Alley demanded I remove the video I took of THEM from my newspaper-blog. I found edicts that bid THEY respect THEIR Civil Right – only!

“The Nightingale Collective is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to advocating for the civil rights and well being of (homeless) people on the street,” Valkyrie said.”

Then it dawns on me. Belle and I are old pros on the issue of harassing a woman. Pay our way to Washington and swear us in. We would be a big hit in our fancy shades. They are making a lot of movies with us old dying dudes in it. How does this sound?

‘Beauty and The Dirty Old Man’  The old problem, that never goes away. Coming to a theatre near you!”

I was never accused of sexually harassing Belle. Never the less, I realized our story is National, and even International News. We just aren’t known yet. Ms. Burch would set the Paparazzi – ablaze! Note, there are several videos being taken of the Belle of the Rad Ball.

“Look at those teeth!”

“She’s got perfect teeth!”

“And, she’s politically correct – too!”

The first hint there was trouble ahead, was during our interview at ‘The Wandering Goat’.

“I have trouble being beautiful!”

Yeah! Right! I wondered if one of her girlfriends had seen our video, someone homely, a feminist crazy of some kind, who could not mind her own business, and keep her mouth shut. I had yet to run into The Alley Species.

When Belle and her compatriots trespassed in the City Manager’s office, they became more than mere citizen exercising their rights. They became documented Political Activists. When I ran into Belle at Ken Kesey Square, she was there as a Political Activist, and not there to read Jane Eyre in the sunshine. When she stuck her tongue out at me, I knew this was no ordinary – greeting. Her dimpled smile won me over. Belle likes getting attention – from members of her tribe.

The late Ed Fadeley was my friend. He and his wife started Landmark. My childhood, Marilyn Reed, and her children and ex, are members of Landmark, which I almost joined. Ed was a good friend of my ex-friends, Joy and Mark Gall. When I posted about Belle, and put my world view on Marilyn’s facebook, she distanced herself from me. When she suggested I was sexually harassing Belle, our friendship of fifty-five years, ended.

Today, I found articles that states Alley Valkyrie, and John Monroe, founded Nightingale a year before I saw Belle. She had been arrested four days before on April 1, 2014. Alley is asking for funding and a location for her idea of Whoville. The site the City Manager gave them – was perfect! It was five blocks from Kesey Square and – IN THE PUBLIC VIEW! The ol downtown panhandling slush fund would not dry up. This is key, because passerby’s can pull over, roll down the window, and hand the money to a Whoite. Sometimes they handed over checks. How tempting it would be to say;

“You can make that check out to me!”

This is humanities oldest scam. Saint Paul admits he embezzled money from a church. If you are a beautiful young woman, you might get hit on. Or, if you were ugly and ragged, you might be prey to a predator who would take advantage of your station in life. We are talking about the complete breakdown of our Nation’s Ethical Fortitude. We are tempted, and, we are not passing the test. There is talk about it getting worse. We may never be who we were………ever again! There is nowhere to hide. Nowhere to run!

Here is the Pope earning his keep by diddling with Lord’s Prayer. He lives in the largest palace built by man – and God! Alley Valkyrie wanted in on this action. Her sermon on the mound of dog poop, will go down in infamy!

Politicians never stop begging for money. They give your money to folks you don’t want to have your money. They abuse money givers, and cheat millions out of money intended for folks who have no money. The answer is, don’t give the needy – any money! Stop the pretense! Be greedy! Whose going to stop you. If someone get’s in your way – kill them!

How was I to know I walked into a political deal gone bad? Riuz had his people to please, and Alley-Belle had hers. There was a double cross! Whoville was shut down. The cash flow – dried up! Then comes this old fool with a camera! Fuck the Liberal Press – and the Fake News!

I struggled with being isolated, and made out to be the Scapegoat. I could not afford to feel too sorry for myself, because that could lead me to taking a drink – after thirty years! To hear Franken label himself a human sacrifice for his tribe, so they can point to Trump&Moore – was shocking! This is a new angle on a new Passion Play. But, it does not ring true! No one is culpable. I thought about helping the homeless by turning our tale into a Musical Comedy! Playing at politics – sucks!

https://rosamondpress.com/2015/05/05/my-big-beautiful-blue-bicycle-2/

Belle was going to come over and model for me, until she sent me her poem, that was full of clues as to who she really – is! I saw her and the SLEEP’S HOSTS, as Homeless Wranglers and Cowpokes, who would round up their herd of homeless cattle, then, bed them down for the night. The “hosts” would collect a bounty from the citizens for doing them a big favor, then, go into the downtown bars, and shoot up the place after getting good and drunk. Were they putting saltpeter in their cattle food? I didn’t see their brand!

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“The council would control the number and location of camps, with the expectation that there would be little or no cost to the city. The camps are to be supervised by “hosts,” and the areas would be run according to site agreements between the site operators and the city.”

See pic and map below. The host’s job was to steer the Giver around the bend, off the main road, where they can pull over and get to their checkbook. Belle was not homeless, thus, she was a Camp Host and Money Handler – which is a fancy name for a Politician!

https://rosamondpress.com/2016/10/24/belles-pirate-poem/

Look at that stack of naughty stuff they got on Packwood! It’s higher than a Papa Decree.  Trump’s tax overhaul was written on a paper bag in the hall.

“Give much more money to the rich than they asked for!”

How much did these files cost the tax payer – $10,000,000,000 million? This amount could have ended hunger in Oregon – for ten years! But – noooooooooo! To make it all come out in the wash, there will be a huge cut in food stamps so as to hurt welfare cheats driving Cadillacs! And, so it goes!

I did notice the fake abuser report that Alley Valkyrie made with Belle’s alleged permission, has been taken down after I made am appeal that included a photo of Belle sticking her tongue out at me. This is the tongue………….that launched a thousand ships!

https://rosamondpress.com/2016/07/20/fake-eugene-abuser-site/

I didn’t watch all of Lawrence’s show. Feeling depressed I surfed for a distraction. I am watching ‘Species’. We are Hunters. I realize I am looking at Beauty and the Beast – in one entity. She lacks manners, and is not ethical.

What do ethics have to do with it, do with it?

Jon Presco

http://salemweeklynews.com/2017/10/mens-silence-complicity-culture-sexual-harassment/

Committee Chairman Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky., left) accused Packwood of “offensive, degrading” and illegal conduct and said he should immediately resign or face expulsion.

Oregon has its own high profile stories.

Bob Packwood was elected Oregon Senator in 1968 and re-elected four times, the last in 1992, in part because of support from women for his pro-choice advocacy. After the 1992 election the media began detailing sexual abuse and assault claims from several women, 19 eventually came forward. After a Senate Ethics Committee investigation Packwood resigned in 1995 rather than face expulsion.

In a 10,000 page report, including citations from his diary, the Committee, chaired by now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, detailed Packwood’s activities over his 25 years in office. McConnell summarized “There was a habitual pattern of aggressive, blatantly sexual advances, mostly directed at members of his own staff or others whose livelihoods were connected in some way to his power and authority as a Senator.”

Ed Fadeley served 26 years in the Oregon Legislature with a reputation that discouraged women from even getting in the elevator with him. After losing to Neil Goldschmidt in the 1986 gubernatorial primary he won an open seat on the Oregon Supreme Court in 1988. In 1996 the Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability filed ethical complaints against him that included sexual harassment. Fadelely resigned after the Commission recommended he be suspended.

The nonprofit Nightingale Collective has proposed managing one of the first 15-person camps, said the group’s executive director, Alley Valkyrie.

“We asked for the Broadway and Hilyard site, which was on the city’s list,” she said.

The nonprofit Nightingale Collective has proposed managing one of the first 15-person camps, said the group’s executive director, Alley Valkyrie.

“We asked for the Broadway and Hilyard site, which was on the city’s list,” she said.

Before Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) — who both announced their departures this week amid multiple sexual harassment allegations — there was Bob Packwood, an ambitious senator who eyed the presidency, then found himself resigning in disgrace in 1995.

The allegations, which spanned two decades, were hardly a secret on Capitol Hill’s rumor mill.

Yet, in election after election, Packwood managed to secure another term.

Before Leigh CorfmanReah BravoLeann TweedenJulia WolovRose McGowanGwyneth PaltrowAngelina Jolie and dozens of other women who went public with allegations of sexual harassment, there was Julie Williamson, a then-29-year-old legal secretary hired by Packwood after he became a senator in 1969.

She was on the telephone one afternoon, Williamson told The Post, when Packwood, then 36, kissed her on the back of her neck.

“Don’t ever do that again,” she said she told him.

But Packwood followed her into another room, where he grabbed at her clothes, pulled her ponytail and stood on her toes. Williamson said she kept struggling, and Packwood gave up.

https://sutree.com/sexual-harassment-for-sex-or-money-essay/

http://salemweeklynews.com/2017/10/mens-silence-complicity-culture-sexual-harassment/

Oregon has its own high profile stories.

In a 10,000 page report, including citations from his diary, the Committee, chaired by now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, detailed Packwood’s activities over his 25 years in office. McConnell summarized “There was a habitual pattern of aggressive, blatantly sexual advances, mostly directed at members of his own staff or others whose livelihoods were connected in some way to his power and authority as a Senator.”

 

12 Cited for Criminal Trespass After Refusing to Leave City Manager’s Office After Hours
Cited and Released were:
1. Bollman, Aurthur Frank 12/31/63 Eugene Trespass II
2. Burch, Belle Erin 11/21/90 No Address Trespass II
3. Shepard, Helen Marie 07/12/85 Eugene Trespass II
4. Monroe, John Lee 11/06/85 Eugene Trespass II
5. Smith, Charles Anderson 11/08/50 Springfield Trespass II
6. Williams, Terra Renee 02/24/88 Eugene Trespass II
7. Marcroft, Sabra Marie 05/15/66 Eugene Trespass II
8. Stacey, Jean Anderson 08/23/45 No Address Trespass II
9. Valkrie, Alley NMI 12/20/81 Eugene Trespass II
10. Wales, Geran Straford 09/15/90 Eugene Trespass II
11. Holtham-Keathley, Ambrose Stormrider 02/06/92 Eugene Trespass II
12. Grotticelli, Peter David 07/16/88 Eugene Trespass II

Eugene homeless camp pick expected

Homeless advocates identify two leading sites as they await a City Council decision that could come Monday


By Edward Russo

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The Eugene City Council on Monday night may select the city’s first volunteer-run homeless camp site or sites.

City officials on Wednesday declined to say where the first camps might be, but homeless advocates who want to manage the camps said two leading sites have emerged: Broadway and Hilyard Street — the site of the present, unauthorized “Whoville” homeless camp — and a parcel at Roosevelt Boulevard and Garfield Street.

Both those city-owned lots were identified four months ago as potential sites for the so-called “rest stops” for homeless people. Neither is in a residential area.

The council last month approved an ordinance allowing it to authorize one or more volunteer-run homeless camps of up to 15 people apiece.

City Manager Jon Ruiz on Monday night is expected to recommend where the first site or sites should be located and who should manage them.

Any manager is to provide garbage service and portable toilets at no cost to the city.

The camps are to supervised by “hosts,” and the areas would be run according to site agreements between the site operators and the city. The city could terminate the camps if the agreements are violated.

The nonprofit Nightingale Collective has proposed managing one of the first 15-person camps, said the group’s executive director, Alley Valkyrie.

“We asked for the Broadway and Hilyard site, which was on the city’s list,” she said.

“But we prefer to be under the Ferry Street Bridge at Sixth Avenue. It’s city-owned property that can’t be used for (any future) development, and it’s covered (by the bridge),” she added.

The other nonprofit group, Community Supported Shelters, wants to manage a 15-person camp on the northwest corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Garfield Street. That city lot is near Opportunity Village Eugene, where homeless people live in small structures on city property.

Some of Opportunity Village structures are 14-foot-by-6-foot Conestoga huts designed by Erik de Buhr, executive director of Community Supported Shelters.

De Buhr already has identified a homeless couple to help manage the camp — Arthur and Charliene Toler, who now live at the Broadway and Hilyard encampment.

De Buhr said the camp at Roosevelt and Garfield would allow only veterans or married couples.

“We feel that by focusing on a certain demographic it will be more of a success than having a hodgepodge of people in there,” he said.

Community Supported Shelters is dedicated to developing creative housing.

“We didn’t expect to get so embedded in this,” de Buhr said. “But through building the huts (for Opportunity Village and elsewhere) and interacting with people who live in them, it’s like our community now. We are building more than shelters. We are building community.”

The Nightingale Collective is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to advocating for the civil rights and well being of people on the street,” Valkyrie said.

A camp managed by the group would be self-governed, though overseen by the collective’s seven-member board, she said. An onsite manager would be present at the camp 24 hours a day, Valkyrie said.

The homeless camp at Broadway and Hilyard is largely self managed, Valkyrie said.

But inhabitants who want to limit the number of campers at the site have had difficulty keeping people out, she said.

Having an agreement with the city that limits the number to 15 would be an advantage to camp organizers, Valkyrie said.

“If the 16th person does not want to leave,” then managers could summon the police or CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out on the Streets) to help deal with the situation, she said.

Valkyrie said she expects to be presented with an operating agreement after the council approves a camp site. “Our aim is to be able to have 15 people who can stay in one spot, and hopefully cultivate a stable community to create a model that other people are not afraid to replicate,” she said.

Earlier in the year, when city officials were working on the homeless-camp idea at the direction of the council, they compiled a list of 19 possible sites that included undeveloped parkland in residential areas. That raised so much concern by nearby residents that the council eliminated potential sites in residential areas or near schools.

Besides city parcels in commercial or industrial areas, the camps could be allowed on the property of religious institutions, nonprofit groups or businesses located on commercial or industrial-zoned property.

The site at Garfield and Roosevelt Boulevard is in a largely industrial area near the Union Pacific Railroad yard.

The area is part of the Trainsong neighborhood.

Jesse Lohrke, a board member of the Trainsong Neighbors, said he had not heard of the proposal for that area.

When residents first heard about plans for Opportunity Village Eugene on Garfield Street they were skeptical, he said.

But village organizers eased concerns by meeting several times with the neighborhood group to explain how the village would operate, he said.

Besides Opportunity Village Eugene, Lohrke said his neighborhood includes St. Vincent de Paul’s homeless service station on Highway 99, and the Eugene Mission on West First Avenue.

If the city wants to establish camps for the homeless, other areas of the city “need to be looked at,” he said.

But Lohrke, a criminal defense attorney, said he needs more information about the camp proposed by Community Supported Shelters.

“I wouldn’t be personally opposed to something else,” he said. “We just need to know what it is.”

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In his personal diaries, Packwood described women in objectifying terms.

An intern was a “cute little blonde thing.”

Another was “a very sexy woman” whose breasts stood “at attention” and had the “ability to shift her hips.” She and Packwood drank wine together and had sex on the rug of his Senate office, he wrote.

And she wasn’t the only one; Packwood wrote that there were “22 staff members I’d made love to and probably 75 others I’ve had a passionate relationship with.”

 

A strong example of what sexual harassment is, is the Ed Fadely case
coming up. Ed is much like Packwood in that he used his position to force
sexual favors out of his staff. The way in which Ed differs is that he is a
judge. He is supposed to interpret the law. Instead Ed broke it, and he
misinterpreted it for others coming in and out of the court-room. Ed not only
hurt himself and the women he abused. He also hurt every member of society
coming through his doors seeking restitution and justice. Ed needs to go down
big time, but not if it means locking up six-year-old cheek-kissers.
At the University of Oregon now, students must receive explicit
permission to hug, to kiss, to … You get the idea. If the baby boomers were
required to jump through all of these hoops none of us would have been born.
The point is that you cannot regulate manners. Even the victims agree that
these type of strategies will not work. Sexual harassment problems are power
problems, not manner problems. If the administrators want to curb problems then
they should set up harsher penalties, not harsher preventive measures. Sexual
harassment is not a pickup line.

https://electronicreferences.com/amp/essays/sexual-harassment-for-sex-or-money

https://www.eugene-or.gov/522/About-the-City-Manager

Homeless camp site reactions run gamut

Some businesses near locations identified as leading options question the suitability; some aren’t concerned about the potential new neighbors


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He’s sympathetic to the homeless, but motel manager Bob Walker thinks the Eugene City Council will be making a mistake if it approves an experimental, 15-person homeless camp at East Broadway and Hilyard Street.

City officials have declined to say where the first volunteer-run camp or camps might be. However, homeless advocates who want to manage the camps say two leading sites have emerged: Broadway and Hilyard Street — the site of the present, unauthorized “Whoville” homeless camp — and a parcel at Roosevelt Boulevard and Garfield Street.

City Manager Jon Ruiz on Monday night is expected to recommend where the first site or sites should be located and who should manage them. The City Council later in the evening may approve one or more of the locations.

Walker manages the 66 Motel, which is located next to “Whoville.”

He stressed that he was speaking personally and not for the motel. He noted that the present camp leads to Franklin Boulevard and the University of Oregon.

“That is the entry to the University of Oregon, and I really don’t know if the city wants a homeless camp to permanently welcome people to the university,” he said. “It just doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense.”

Both of the potential sites are small, vacant, city-owned parcels. The Broadway and Hilyard site is in a busy commercial area, located amid hotels and restaurants. The Roosevelt and Garfield parcel is in a largely industrial area, though some homes are nearby.

The reaction of nearby business people on Thursday to the pair of possible sites ranged from concern to indifference to acceptance.

Daryle Taylor, owner of The Original Pancake House on East Broadway, said the Broadway and Hilyard intersection is too busy and dangerous for a homeless camp.

“It’s kind of an asinine place to put a bunch of homeless people,” he said.

The city should consider allowing the camp in “more of an out-of-way” location, such as a park, he said.

Homeless campers have lived in tents and tarp-covered structures on the Broadway parcel for most of the past several weeks.

The camp has not hurt his business, Taylor said. Yet some customers were surprised by its presence, especially parents of out-of-town students who had previously visited Eugene before the camp was established.

“It was kind of a blindside for people who were coming to the university,” Taylor said. “They didn’t remember seeing it before. I said, ‘Surprise, surprise. This is Eugene. You never know what’s going to pop up.’”

Cafe Yumm! has a restaurant at the corner of Broadway and Hilyard, across the street from the camp.

Ed Gerdes, vice president of the Eugene-based restaurant chain, said business has not been hurt by the gathering of homeless people.

Asked if the council should approve the Broadway and Hilyard camp, Gerdes said: “If in the city’s opinion that is the best place to create a safe environment to sleep, then yes.”

Betsy Credle, one of the managers at The Mission & Campus Cantina, said homeless people have frequented the area for years.

“I can’t see that it’s gotten any worse since the camp was there,” she said.

Daniel Bertran, owner of Daniel’s Mexican Restaurant, said some homeless campers are among his customers.

“They eat and use the restroom,” he said. “It’s fine. I’ve had no problems.”

Under an ordinance approved by the City Council on Sept. 23, the camp or camps would be operated by volunteers on a trial basis to see how they work. The managers would provide garbage service and portable toilets.

The council would control the number and location of camps, with the expectation that there would be little or no cost to the city. The camps are to be supervised by “hosts,” and the areas would be run according to site agreements between the site operators and the city.

The camps could be operated until March 31, but the city could terminate them before then if the agreements are violated.

The council also could keep the camps running beyond March 31, but it would take another council vote to do that.

A small Eugene group that advocates for homeless people, The Nightingale Collective, has proposed managing the Broadway and Hilyard site.

Community Supported Shelters, a local nonprofit group, wants to manage a 15-person camp at Roosevelt and Garfield.

That camp would be on a fenced lot near Opportunity Village Eugene, where up to 45 homeless people live in small structures on city property. The council is considering the homeless camps, in addition to Opportunity Village, because it sees the need for multiple places for homeless people to have safe, legal places to sleep.

The possible new camp location is next to an industrial building with three tenants, including Vitus Electric Supply.

Owner Dave Vitus said his business was burglarized several times about a decade ago, when it was in a previous location on West Seventh Place.

Homeless people who lived in vehicles parked on area streets broke into the business, stole money and caused damage, he said. Homeless people also left human excrement outside his business, he said.

Vitus said he’s worried about the prospect of a homeless camp being located nearby.

“I think I ought to talk to my landlord about moving,” he said.

City Councilor Alan Zelenka represents the ward that includes the Broadway and Hilyard lot.

He said he’s looking forward to getting the city manager’s recommendation, including the analysis and comparison of the two potential sites, along with three other sites: one at East Eighth Avenue at Mill Street; one at Northwest Expressway and Chambers Street; and one in the Willow Creek area at the southwest edge of town.

“I would like to hear from anybody and everybody” about the topic, Zelenka said. “There is not going to be perfect site,” where no one objects or “where everybody is saying that it’s OK. But we can pick the best site possible.”

Zelenka said it’s not as if homeless camps have suddenly appeared. “They have been around here for decades,” he said. “They have just been hidden.”

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