YOU CAN'T TRUST A COP!
Never have, never will.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
There are a lot of them—94 in the Portland area—and their paychecks add up to nearly $7 million a year.
As first reported on wweek.com, these public-relations people work for the City of Portland, Metro, Portland Public Schools, Multnomah County, the Port of Portland, Portland State University, TriMet, and Oregon Health & Science University. Their average annual pay is around $74,000.
Our list includes staffers who provide information to reporters and citizens. The biggest PR team belongs to the City of Portland. It spends $2.1 million paying its 28 PR people.
They're still dousing the heck out of the reactor to stop the deadly glop from eating through the concrete, hitting groundwater, and possibly causing a major explosion. Let's hope they succeed, but the radioactive water they're creating will have to go somewhere, and that somewhere is going to have to be the Pacific Ocean. They're out of places to store the runoff, and despite announced plans, they're many months away from decontaminating it. Better eat your fill of seafood this year. Meanwhile, a bunch of the water is being turned into radioactive steam, which you definitely wouldn't want to breathe.