BREAKING NEWS>>>> 5/27/09, 12:25pm.
It's Martha Perez, General Political Activist/Healthcare Researcher reporting to you live from the office of Congressman Earl Blumenauer in NE Portland, where a few dozen or so healthcare activists are already in the process of participating in a mass rally and/both "die-in" on the steps of 729 NE Oregon Street, near the Lloyd Center business district. So far, there have been no reports of any arrests, and at this time, a focused group of activists have broken off from the main group and are now inside of Blumenauer's office, where the doors to the office itself, have been closed for the time being. There is some media presence at this moment, and that is all of the information that I have at this time. Thank you.
Courtesy of: Mr. Phillip Kauffman, Single Payer Action, Jobs With Justice Healthcare Committee of the Portland Branch, PDX-ISO, FSP, and numerous physicians, healthcare activists, cross-supporters and other affiliates not mentioned.