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Protestors calling for the impeachment of George Bush met yesterday outside the Portland office of Congressman Earl Blumenaur, but were locked out of his office itself.
KBOO’s Kurt Ackerson spoke with Martha Odom, one of the protestors:
I recently had as guests on the September 28, 2007, Dog and Pony show, three members of Portland’s Vagabond Opera. If you cozy up to the post-modern, operatic, cabaret, Ukrainian mixed with Klezmer mixed with Middle Eastern…oh I give up. Listen for yourself and it will be time well spent.
Volksfront, a portland based white supremacist group will be joining with The Hammerskin Nation to celebrate an event known as hammerfest 2007. The event will be held somewhere in the Portland area from October 5th to 7th.
KBOO news reporter, Eoin (Owen) Bastable, spoke with Mark Po-TOK from the Southern Poverty Law center about the groups sponsoring this annual, national event.
The Sneak and Peek Provision of the USA Patriot act has been declared unconstitutional by a Federal judge. Eoin (Owen) Bastable has more:
Yesterday afternoon, an Oregon Federal District court Judge ruled in favor of the family of Brandon Mayfield and his family, in their case against the U-S government.
Portland attorney brandon mayfield sought the ruling after he was mistakenly linked by the FBI to the Madrid Train Bombings in 2004.
This is Brandon Mayfield, speaking just moments after the family learned the news of this ruling:
After Representative Earl Blumenauer refused to answer questions on his support for the US-Peru Free Trade Agreement during his town hall meeting on Sunday, a group of local activists conducted a blockade and sit-in early this morning in his Portland office.