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Racist shop owner in Lake Oswego plans a March 4 Trump rally at George Roger's Park

Kevin Kerwin owns Lake Oswego Computer Repair  

Computer Repair Service
Address: 393 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone:(503) 349-1968

There should be pickets daily at his racist shop!
Local business owner Kevin "The Geek" Kerwin is organizing a "March 4 Trump" rally in Lake Oswego on March 4 in conjunction with a nationwide series of events designed to show support for President Donald Trump.
 http://koin.com/2017/02/22/lake-oswego-business-owner-plans-march-4-trump/

homepage: homepage: http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/02/lake_oswego_man_organizes_oregon_march_4_trump.html
phone: phone: Kerwin@(503)349-1968
address: address: 393 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034


pictures 23.Feb.2017 15:15

Cascadia Antifa

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From Mr Kerwin's social media feed calling BlackLivesMatter the n-word
From Mr Kerwin's social media feed calling BlackLivesMatter the n-word
From Mr Kerwin's shop window on 393 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
From Mr Kerwin's shop window on 393 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Good Job! 23.Feb.2017 18:27

OD

Good job on calling out this prick! Like that homophobic bakery in Gresham, this racist right-wing insane business-owner needs to be run out of town! Kevin K. Kerwin, go fuck yourself!


need to do this in a way ... 23.Feb.2017 19:24

Ecotopian Yeti

I think he is looking for a conflict. Something where he can say "see I am a victim of the liberals." I would suggest pickets at his place and ideally tell potential consumers what other better computer repair places are available.

As for March 4 Trump, as much as I would like to directly tell this asshole off, I think he wants that. I think having the businesses around him saying "you are not welcome" is the best approach. Maybe several of the charities that work with immigrants and the poor (Good Will is not far from there) need to write a joined letter in the various newspapers disavowing him and his hate.

Planned protest tomorrow (Saturday February 25th) 24.Feb.2017 13:30

Cascadia Antifa

Here is a facebook event:

Protest/Boycott Kevin The Geek

February 25th 2017 (Saturday) at 10 AM

Lake Oswego Computer Repair
393 N State St, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

For those that do not know Kevin Kerwin is the racist right-winger who owns a computer repair shop in Lake Oswego and is planning a Trump rally on the March 4th. he has posted extremely racists remarks in social media. Bring a anti racist sign or two.

 https://www.facebook.com/events/1732751853701837/

correction 24.Feb.2017 13:50

Cascadia Antifa


If You Are On Facebook You Are Fascisct 24.Feb.2017 16:30

blues

Full corporate metal jacket.

There are real NAZIs out there -- And you are just too damn lazy to find them out.

They have summer camps and Boy Scout-like troops. They are not the faux-NAZIs you protest.

But what do you care? -- You have your little army of myrmidons. You get to be in control.

dear blues 24.Feb.2017 17:21

Cascadia Antifa

You are right that facebook is a fascistic corporation on many levels. So is all the communication companies and computer industries that exploit the labor and plunder the planet. The fact is a large amount of the population uses suck social media and if one wishes to do outreach then one uses also facebook, reddit, indymedia and so forth.

The original focus is on a racist asshole in Lake Oswego. This is still the same focus.

The Real Problem Never Begins With One Individual 24.Feb.2017 18:30

blues

/~~~~~~~~~~
"Today the path to total dictatorship in the U.S. can be laid by strictly legal means, unseen and unheard by Congress, the President, or the people. Outwardly we have a Constitutional government. We have operating within our government and political system -- a well-organized political-action group in this country, determined to destroy our Constitution and establish a one-party state... The important point to remember about this group is not its ideology but its organization... It operates secretly, silently, continuously to transform our Government... This group -- is answerable neither to the President, the Congress, nor the courts. It is practically irremovable."

-- Senator William Jenner, 1954 speech
\~~~~~~~~~~

If the real problem involved this Lake Oswego guy, you would never know his name. There are millions just like him.

He is one little character with his own personal opinions. He is certainly not a Rockefeller, or a Bush -- people who supported Hitler with millions of dollars. You can complain and take your business elsewhere. But it won't change anything.

Better to challenge ideas, rather than people who believe in them.

hey blues 24.Feb.2017 20:36

wtf

wtf is it that you do? who the fuck are you? please tell us what mass actions you have organized to combat unjust human rights violations. you, with your bullshit petty judgments and limited intellect.

anyone on FB is a fascist? you know, this might be hard for you to believe, but not everyone shares your point of view. please provide a better internet vehicle for getting word out on blast about anti-fascist actions. fb obviously has a wide audience and countless pro-justice internet sites are reposting this fb call to action as we speak.

"**Full corporate metal jacket.

There are real NAZIs out there -- And you are just too damn lazy to find them out.

They have summer camps and Boy Scout-like troops. They are not the faux-NAZIs you protest.

But what do you care? -- You have your little army of myrmidons. You get to be in control.**" seriously? who the fuck are you to decide who the nazis are and who is not? can you possibly be more inappropriate? pull your head out of your ass.

move the fuck out of your mom's basement, check your shit and get a fucking life. you worthless piece of shit. because fuck you.and fuck pdx indymedia for continuing throughout the past eight years for providing a forum for this sack of shit.

Who the ***k cares about this clown? 24.Feb.2017 20:55

_

Going to firebomb his business building and assets?

Going to personally harass him and his family members?


What does that accomplish?
(assuming he won't contract physical revenge upon those who visit AntiFa 'harassment' on him... and you AntiFa over-eagers ought to check out what, in 2017, is thought of your antics by regular 'mainstream' GOP / right wingers that is, not armband-wearing WNs .... Hint: non-Nazi right wingers are typically far better armed, and firearms-trained/proficient than the Hitler-worshipping Nazis you're 24/7 raving about)

Getting Out There... 24.Feb.2017 21:56

OD

...might be tricky, since there's like, one bus that goes to Lake NoNegro (that I'm aware of). And no idea how that bus runs on Saturdays. Perhaps carpool? In any case, I support AntiFa's actions in this case. Give this prick HELL! I just wish KKK Komputer shop owner had the damned nerve to try and pull this off in downtown!

Openly Targeting Individuals Is A Good Plan? 24.Feb.2017 23:24

blues

And now you attack me for pointing out the danger of (openly!) attacking targeted individuals? "please tell us what mass actions you have organized..." I have always warned against organized mass actions. They are automatically infiltrated by police and other organizations, and they eventually turn into gangs. What will you do when they come for you?

As I said there are real NAZIs who "have summer camps and Boy Scout-like troops". They also have charter schools. What they do not do, though, is put up signs in store windows, or even march around. They have money and there must be more of them than most people imagine. Of course they have been infiltrated, and thus are not likely to get very far. The over-organized anti-fascists have been infiltrated too, and are not likely to get very far. More likely they will become what they hate. People who are all gung-ho about radical causes always burn out within three years because they don't have the patience to pace themselves, unless they are nuts already or are infiltrators. They tend to become furniture salespeople.

I have had it with gangs stalking people. It happened to me once for non-political reasons, but those people got all messed up for some reason.

People Who Demand Solidarity Are Called "Police" 25.Feb.2017 09:15

blues

They insist upon lockstep conformity, end up wearing brown shirts and end up brutalizing targeted individuals whom they disagree with. I claim the right to think for myself. I never just "tear[s] apart [just] any common ground". I am about 90% in agreement with the Portland Indymedia ethos. Why call me an "old man" -- it that were true you would be perpetrating ageism. I have always protested in "small circles" of maybe three to seven people, and nobody ever worried about "solidarity".

(Yes, if you had the correct form of score voting, you would have had many more candidates to choose from -- not just two! But you seem to be too busy playing cop and harassing people you find objectionable.)

"concept of ownership" VS. "the problem" 25.Feb.2017 23:24

_

yea Erasmus,

so the entire reason this thread is here on Portland Indymedia, namely a call to congregate ('organize'? ...) and publicly harass an inconsequential local business owner who happens also to be an outspoken Trumpidian,

is just fine with you?

Erasmus believes that yes, _this_ indeed is the 21st century strategy for surefire positive change that ought be pursued?


at precisely what point then do portland AntiFa, Indy-istas and other hipsters/ avant-ideologues acknowledge the elephant in the room...

You people are the hatemongers 04.Mar.2017 21:50

Growl

You've had your stupid little temper tantrums. Now the other side gets to have their say. That's what freedom of speech is all about. You don't get to shut people up, and you won't shut them up. Ever.

Rat Jumping Ship 22.Mar.2017 14:40

.|.

The word today 3/22/17 on corporate media is the rat is leaving the ship

 link to katu.com

Headline reads: "Ultra-conservative Lake Oswego businessman says he's leaving Oregon for a red state"