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Bryan J 04.02.2008 09:22
Water bill Fees=scam
Looks like we are being scammed on the water bill to pay for the computer fiasco that occurred many years back

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VBPD (Virginia) recruitment helper 03.02.2008 18:19
Jason Sery should skip working for Beaverton's PD...go to work for Virginia Beach, VA's PD
He'd probably feel at home with like-minded colleagues who are religious nut-jobbies who are fundamentalist in their "thinking",
such as it is. Read here and see WHY he should consider applying
for job as an officer for the Virginia Beach Police Department:
 http://hamptonroads.com/node/452689
"Virginia Beach police seize photos from Abercrombie store"

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Bern Haggerty 03.02.2008 13:28
The Green Nomination
The papers here (in Washington) are full of free publicity for the Presidential candidates in anticipation of this week's caucuses. It seems only fair to publicize the exciting nomination campaign within a party that opposes war and torture.

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Deborah Frisch 02.02.2008 10:23
peachtree kopz
Two off-duty officers from different police departments wounded each other in a gun fight in the middle of a road in an Atlanta suburb, authorities said.

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Deborah Frisch 02.02.2008 08:38
letter to eugene police chief lehner re: epd taser policy
1.31.08 letter to Eugene Police Chief Lehner regarding the pilot Taser program created in response to the 11.1.06 shooting of Ryan Salisbury, a suicidal 19-year old by Officer Shawn Trotter, a 28-year old EPD officer.

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insidejob 02.02.2008 06:16
Kenya: The Hidden Hand of Destabilisation
Evidence is presented to advance the theory that Kenya is a victim of Western destabilisation to stop its growing economic relations with China.

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Stewart A. Alexander 01.02.2008 19:42
Federal Tax Relief Package is Welfare for Billionaires
President Franklin Roosevelt introduced the New Deal that began to release the nation from the grips of the Great Depression. America is now in the Bush Recession, and to implement effective economic solutions it will be necessary to take a page from the socialists' book. One-time checks are not the answer, and the federal stimulus package is already doomed to failure.

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KBOO Community Radio 01.02.2008 19:22
Year in Review: 2007
There is much to celebrate and loathe about 2007. KBOO producers have taken the time to highlight local stories that made 2007 memorable.

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Lloyd Hart 01.02.2008 16:59
The Clintos are clearly Nuclear Whores Too
U=Death After Mining Deal, Financier Donated to Clinton Charity

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Joel S. Hirschhorn 01.02.2008 12:01
The Evolution of Evil
A powerful global plutocracy is winning.

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Greta K. 01.02.2008 00:18
Anti-Immigrant Xenophobe Takes the Insults to Women
Yes, that is right. Daniel of danielisright.blogspot.com is back and he has taken a break insulting, condemning and scapegoating immigrants, and has turned his hate-filled rhetoric towards none other than, Woman.

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Rebecca 31.01.2008 19:05
Obama supports Nuclear Power!
It is sooooooooooooo hard to find out what these two democrats support or believe about anything. I found two good websites so far.

Take a look at the what the candidates on both side say about the environment. VERY scary...

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TragicHipster 31.01.2008 07:42
Why This Ron Paul Supporter Is Now Supporting John McCain
If you like big government conservatism, accelerated Bush policies backed by
more brains, and better public relations supported by a broader base of
the mainstream media and liberals, then John McCain is your guy!

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Steal This Gas 30.01.2008 22:27
Fuel $avings to Finance Revolution
Here is what I learned in order to increase my gas mileage almost 50%. Suppressed technology is dictated by the energy cartel.

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Brian 30.01.2008 18:10
Weds Food Not Bombs in Outer SE
The calender is wrong and I'm not even sure if there is even a Dawson park FnB anymore

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sui generis 30.01.2008 11:34
0130 am 'Get This' news
Commentary on the KBOO am newws for Wednesday, January 30th, 2008.

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Deborah Frisch 30.01.2008 08:20
medal of alleged valor
On November 14, 2006 Eugene Police Officer Shawn Trotter shot five .223 caliber bullets at Ryan Salisbury, a suicidal nineteen year old armed with a kitchen knife. Four of the bullets hit and killed Mr. Trotter. The Oregon Peace (sic) Officers' Association awarded Officer Trotter the 2007 Medal of Valor award.

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Stewart A. Alexander 29.01.2008 16:31
Lynn Rozar Wants Straight Answers from Socialist
In a letter dated December 31, 2007, Lynn Rozar and his wife, from Greeneville, Tennessee, want to know my position on some issues concerning the average person: WITH JUST SOME STRAIGHT SIMPLE ANSWERS FOR A CHANGE.

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peacecandidates.com 29.01.2008 14:32
Kucinich Breaks Promise to Impeach: Is he a Fraud or was he Threatened?
So, the question remains: Is Kucinich a Fraud, willingly playing his part of bold talk and no action, or did they 'get to him'? We know the Bushies are basically mobsters, did somebody threaten Kucinich's wife or daughter? btw- his brother died mysteriously a few weeks ago, on the day that Kucinich first mentioned impeaching Bush- coincidence?

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Thomas Nashe 29.01.2008 11:12
Role of Entertainment in Time of War
In 1592 the government of Queen Elizabeth embarked in war against the Catholics in Holland. At this time the Puritans in England wanted to close down the theaters. Nashe and others wanted to keep them open and perform "history" plays as a propaganda tool.

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sui generis 29.01.2008 10:43
0129 am 'Get This' news
Commentary on the KBOO am news for Tuesday, January 29th, 2008.

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Deborah Frisch 29.01.2008 09:43
premature exoneration
A comparison of two recent cases in which a police officer used deadly force that caused the death of a citizen (Lane vs. Columbia County) illustrates the impotence of Oregon Senate Bill 111. If OR SB111 doesn't make you want to send your representative in Salem back to Ashland, Bend, Corvallis, Drain or Eugene then you haven't paid enough attention to OR SB111.

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Nick 28.01.2008 20:38
Make Washington County MOVE on Sustainability!
After ignoring concerned citizen inquiries for over three months, the Washington County Board of Commissioners is finally looking at a "Washington County Sustainability Plan" to address concerns about our area's addiction to car culture and energy-guzzling lifestyles. Now we need to make sure the "Plan" is a strong one.

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Kim Breas 28.01.2008 15:31
Countering 'disaster capitalism' with 'doing well by doing good'
Naomi Klein has shown America how 'disaster capitalism' has taken hold in recent years. Now, DoughNation asserts that business based on 'doing well by doing good' is the antidote.

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sui generis 28.01.2008 13:01
0128 am 'Get This' news
Commentary on the KBOO am news for Monday, January 28th, 2008.

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Exile 27.01.2008 13:47
Shorting out the Engineered Recession (wrench in their machine)
Another "Arranged" Recession has begun. This is one of the most efficiant ways that the corporate wealthy grab a larger peice of the working classes wealth. Can we lessen the impact on a local level?

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Rebecca 26.01.2008 15:50
A message to the Saudi and corporatists
We know that you just pulled off the single biggest invasion of America ever instigated. We know you drained billions of American dollars, resources, industries into your own coffers. Have at it...these so called riches brought American only sorrow, loss of community and loss of soul.

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Gabriel Sawma 26.01.2008 11:20
Change of Religion under Islam: The Case of Barack Obama
Senator Barack Obama, a Democrat candidate for president claims that he was born of a Muslim father and that he converted to Christianity. This article deals with the issue of conversion according to the Islamic Shari'a.

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dude 25.01.2008 20:21
more oil wars?
with escalation against latin americans' chavez claims of US agression may be real...

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sui generis 25.01.2008 12:02
0125 am 'Get This' news
Commentary on the KBOO am news for Friday, January 25th, 2008.

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Bumble 25.01.2008 09:09
Now that's what I call deleting a border
I'm in the middle of a last minute push to finish a project, so this will be a brief post. Nevertheless, it seems a shame that there has been so little discussion (ie, none) here about the Palestinian subversion of the Gazan-Egyptian border. So, lacking time to create a reasonable analysis, I would simply like to open the subject for discussion.

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fred 24.01.2008 21:19
tri-met/media fear-mongering.
I'm getting sick of all the media frenzy about how dangerous it is to ride the bus. There seem to be a few automobile related fatalities every week in the metro area. The only tri-met fatality I can think of right now is the one where a gentleman was twenty cents short on the fare, wound up in a mental hospital, and was killed by a police officer a couple days later.

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theresa mitchell 24.01.2008 12:32
reverse global warming
reflecting sunlight/unblocking heat during the emergency

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sui generis 24.01.2008 12:19
0124 am 'Get This' news
Commentary on the KBOO am news for Thursday, January 24th, 2008.

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Bess Toffer 23.01.2008 13:01
Now cougars are the target
Cougar slaughter in Southern Oregon being fought.

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Workers International League - Portland 23.01.2008 11:59
Amtrak Workers: a Looming Strike, Railway Workers Unite!
Organized labor in the U.S. is fast approaching a crossroads. The enormous successes of the past are under attack, putting the unions in a defensive position. Battling not only the companies but their own bureaucracy, the rank and file of various powerful unions find themselves facing extraordinary sell-out contracts approved by their "leadership," but benefiting only the company. The struggle to defeat these sell-out contracts may well be the opening clashes of a revival of the U.S. labor movement, which has lain dormant for decades, but which by its very nature may lead to larger conflict. It is in this context that Amtrak workers have dealt a temporary blow to the trend of concession and showcased their growing political consciousness when, after bargaining for 8 years, a coalition of 10 Amtrak unions either rejected revolting tentative agreements that their union "leaders" had brokered with Amtrak, or refused to continue the seemingly now-pointless process of bargaining.

This has put Amtrak workers on a collision course with management, i.e., the federal government. The creation of an "illegal" coalition of Amtrak unions to bargain - "illegal" because it violates the Railway Labor Act - was the first progressive step in increasing the power of the workers. Now nine unions are poised to strike Amtrak, and if it weren't for a "Presidential Emergency Board" (PEB) that intervened, they'd be picketing already. The PEB - consisting of all Bush appointees - must now decide if every avenue of arbitration has been tried, when everyone already knows that it already has. The PEB was officially established on Dec. 1st, and in 60 days, if no agreement is reached, the parties will be free to act themselves. For the workers this will mean striking. For the bosses, this will mean imposing their terms of employment and destroying the gains of the past.

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Workers International League - Portland 23.01.2008 11:40
the peace movement faces its 5th year
As the occupation of Iraq approaches its grim fifth anniversary, the anti-war movement finds itself at an impasse. The two major national anti-war groups, United For Peace & Justice (UFPJ) and Act Now to Stop War and Racism (ANSWER) will not be bringing their forces together to build the largest possible event to oppose the war - again.

ANSWER had proposed that all anti-war forces, including UFPJ, come together in a broad coalition to build a nationally focused anti-war demonstration in DC on Saturday, March 15th. UFPJ announced that they would instead be building what they hoped would be the largest non-violent civil disobedience action in DC on Wednesday March 19th, the anniversary of the war. To her credit, Cindy Sheehan attempted to bring ANSWER, UFPJ, and others together in a movement-wide united coalition to take joint action in March. However, the UFPJ steering committee backed out saying, "It was not clear how being part of another coalitional structure would help move all this work forward."

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sui generis 23.01.2008 11:22
0123 am "get This' news
Commentary on the KBOO am news for Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008.

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Stihl Suppository For Smokey 23.01.2008 04:25
THE EYE TURNS HITHER
Of all the 258 million acres of America's land it "manages", The Eye of the Buncha' Lying Men (BLM) turns hither, to our little 2 point 2.

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Ecotopian Yeti 22.01.2008 08:55
No not a Recession, a World Depression
Localize! Democratize! Resist! Be the Evergreen Revolution! Be Cascadian!

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Dan 22.01.2008 01:08
Panda Bear Market
The stock market sell off that started Monday in eastern Asia is expected to trigger the automatic shut down of the NYSE which happens anytime stock prices fall too rapidly. Market values are expected to end up with at least a 20% drop since last October. A 20% drop is the traditional recognized standard for the declaration of a bear market.

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xiu xiu 21.01.2008 18:37
What Martin Luther King said in 1967* (date)
change date

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xiu xiu 21.01.2008 18:35
What Martin Luther King said in 1962
speaking about Vietnam, about War

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Beside Myself 21.01.2008 16:57
Once again Bush spits in the face of suffering Iraqis
On his tour of the middle east this past week, George W. Bush gave an address to 3000 American soldiers. In his address he again repeated a phrase which angers many Iraqis, even allies of his....

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KBOO Community Radio 21.01.2008 15:38
Opposition to the Secure Flight Program
Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) 'Secure Flight' program and continuing opposition to it.

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KBOO 21.01.2008 15:31
Lesbian relationship advice
Lesbian relationship advice from butch & femme perspectives

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Chris Andreae 21.01.2008 11:32
0121 am 'Get This' news
Commentary on the KBOO am news for Monday, January 21st, 2008.

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Don Beck 21.01.2008 10:14
CO 2 'Follows Temperature Rises' in Past Climate Changes
This is unequivocally true. The three ice cores of Greenland and the Antarctic have all shown this to be a fact.

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reposted 21.01.2008 09:29
Open Letter to the World from the Exxon/Haliburton Administration
[With the Bali Conference being diminished by the Bush Administration's political appointees to a waste of the world's time by refusing every attempt of a global emissions treaty, it may help people to remember the Apollo 13 mission. That is the one where the lunar vehicle's oxygen tank exploded and it took a herculean effort of the NASA ground crew to come up with a CO2 scrubber to keep the crew alive long enough to return to Earth. They had only a very limited amount of material to work with and a very short time to devise a system of removing the CO2 from the capsule........but THEY DID IT!!!!! Miraculously they came up with a make shift device, out of nearly nothing, to take the harmful carbon dioxide from the air in that little spacecraft and saved the crew's lives.

With that knowledge, and the record of the US delegation in obstructing the Bali Conference on Climate Change searing in our memory, the letter below is the only conclusion that makes sense of it all: I realize the scale of the problem is beyond exponential......my point is that scientists can do some very amazing things, if they are allowed to.]

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fred 20.01.2008 22:25
stand up for your amigos!
Somehow it's become acceptable now to be blatantly racist against hispanic folks. The open racisim doesnt suprise me, and scares me less than the kind racisim festering under the surface when people hide thier feelings. What does scare me is the way people are starting blame Mexicans for everything- and the way our fine government is responding in enacting draconian "anti-immigrant" laws.

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fred 20.01.2008 21:30
energy usage and "green" building
Everyone likes to say they are "green" these days. I was looking at the oregonion today over breakfast and they had a big feature of this builder who got some sort of "platinum" leed certification, and it had a nice picture of a high efficiency gas furnace.

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Martin Luther King Jr. 20.01.2008 18:33
I Still Believe
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.

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Richard Mellor 20.01.2008 17:25
What Works And What Doesn't In Building A New Workers' Movement
There are thousands of activists of one type or another who want to change society and recognize that we need a movement to do that. many of these people are in organizations and groupings, many are in Unions. What is causing the delay in the building of a new movement to throw back the present capitalist offensive. One major factor is the heads of Organized Labor, but they are not the only factor.

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some Vancouver anarchists 20.01.2008 15:16
Anarchist solidarity with indigenous warrior John Graham
Anarchists in Vancouver, Canada, have been standing in solidarity with indigenous warrior John Graham since his extradition hearings began here in 2004.

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Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee 20.01.2008 12:17
On MLK day, raise the banner of class struggle against racist U.S. imperialism!
Below is the Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee's agitational leaflet for tomorrow's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. march in Seattle. The march is scheduled to start at 12noon following an 11:00am rally at Franklin High School (3013 S Mount Baker Blvd).

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Fredric L. Rice 20.01.2008 08:41
FBI Terrorist Traitors
The FBI has always been the nation's worse domestic terrorist threat, ranking only second to the School of the Americas as the world's worst terrorist training and terrorist activities organization. Now the FBI terrorists are teaming up with Israeli terrorists against us.

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Carolina 19.01.2008 21:31
What Mumia Abu-Jamal Never Learned
On the eve of the United States premiere of In Prison My Whole Life at the Sundance Festival on January 20-25, the battle for the life and freedom of Mumia Abu-Jamal heats up in the news media and the streets of far-flung cities while he awaits a crucial appellate court ruling and prepares to publish his sixth book from death row. Media activists present photographic evidence disproving the case against him.

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Dan Scott 19.01.2008 21:11
Can U.S. Government use NSA Spy-Wiretaps against Citizens in Court?
Determining what NSA electronic surveillance can be used by police or introduced into court by Government, may be the next battle Americans have to fight.

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StevetheGreen 19.01.2008 10:16
When will the left be honest? Capitalism is the problem
One of the great things about life is that we get to learn.
We can evolve and become as intelligent and informed and spiritual as we allow ourselves to become. Or we can allow our egos and past alliances with flawed perspectives to resist admitting when we were wrong so that we can change.

Thanks to a little critical thinking and some wisdom gained through life experience,I have evolved enough politically to understand that capitalism is at the root of most of our problems. A fundamental concept I would of resisted as early as just a few years ago. But I no longer believe that capitalism can be restricted or regulated into submission, be it by increasing government or eliminating it.

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Stewart A. Alexander 19.01.2008 08:05
Socialists: Feds Offering Little for U.S. Economic Recovery
It is extremely unlikely that working people will benefit from the economic package presented by President Bush; millions of working people are presently behind on house payments, auto payments and are finding it difficult to pay monthly bills, including the cost for food, gas and fuel for home heating. Today, a majority of working class people are living from check to check and are struggling to keep up with the cost of living.

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