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First, They Came for the Bar Owners… – LewRockwell.com

First, They Came for the Bar Owners….

By William Norman Grigg

Pro Libertate Blog

July 24, 2015

Chris Penner, owner of the Twilight Room Annex club in Portland, Oregon, had bills to pay and a payroll to meet. He called up his business account only to find that it had been completely drained.

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“All my money was gone,” Penner later related to the Oregonian newspaper. He was shocked, but not completely surprised, by this development: “I raced to the bank, kind of having an idea what had happened.”

The criminals who had siphoned away Penner’s earnings were employed by the Oregon State Department of Revenue, who were enforcing a $400,000 punitive damage award against the bar owner for a supposed act of discrimination based on sexual orientation.

His alleged victims were the “Rose City T-Girls,” a “diverse, informal social group” catering to males who “identify” as females. That award was imposed by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI), a Soviet-style administrative body whose self-appointed mission is appears to be the annihilation of small businesses.

In keeping with established procedures, Penner had informed the Bureau of Revenue that he was appealing the BOLI’s ruling.

When he rceived no response from the agency, Penner believed that the matter would be put on hold while his case worked its way through the state…………….MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

via First, They Came for the Bar Owners… – LewRockwell.com.

via First, They Came for the Bar Owners… – LewRockwell.com.

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