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How could you let this happen, KBOO?
Look what's happened! After all the work we did driving Blue Oregon democrats away, KBOO brings Thom Hartmann anyway!


"Announced on KBOO 7:03p: Thom Hartmann will be aired daily.....'on a 3 month trial basis.' "

MEMBERSHIP CLEARLY SAID NO TO THOM HARTMANN! What was the point of electing this new board if they're going to do what the corporatists were planning anyway?


Show up TONIGHT 06.Oct.2013 08:01

Ed Kraus

You want your voice to be heard? KBOO is all about DEMOCRACY. Come to the board meeting 6pm tonight and let the board hear your feelings about this.

Say No To Right-Wing Radio! 06.Oct.2013 08:51


What's the point of electing a Progressive board if they are going to run capitalist bootlickers like Hartmann?

what's local about this? 07.Oct.2013 16:07

angry and fed up

I can't believe they're running this Clear Channel crap.

Yellow blogger disinformation scare tactics 07.Oct.2013 17:01


The corporatist yellow bloggers were beaten and this is the best they could come up with? The only proof of this so called Hartmann announcement is Ed Kraus and some anonymous person at their new website.(Probably Kraus too,lol). I haven't heard KBOO's having Thom. So don't believe everything you read on the Internet, folks! ;)

And a shout out to Keep KBOO KBOO for keeping KBOO KBOO!!!!

KBOO Selling Out with Thom Hartmann? 07.Oct.2013 20:32


Looks like it's true


4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Thom Hartmann Program

Hosted by: TBA
The Taliban has finally shutdown America
Thom weighs in on the New York Times piece detailing the planning of the government shutdown as well as the start of the Supreme Court session.
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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Evening News

Hosted by: pmnews
Non-corporate, volunteer-powered, local, national, and international news
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So observer, what say you now? 07.Oct.2013 21:51

Ed Kraus

I don't know what I'm talking about? Need proof? But you're completely right, don't believe everything you read on the internet. ESPECIALLY the KKK crap from TM and her lunatic friends over the last few months.

Wait till you hear the audio of the BOD meeting you were too lazy to go to. You'll hear the board agree they didn't want Hartmann on the air, but were to chicken to overrule the interim program director.

LOL. The more things "change" the more they remain the same. Wait till you hear every person pitching for dollars on KBOO telling you how much they "love" Hartmann.

KBOO Board funding Union-Busting Law Firm 07.Oct.2013 22:12

No money for union busters

The current traitors in control of the KBOO board selected Stoel Rives, a notorious union-busting, corporation supporting anti-environmental law firm, to review the union contract negotiated with the award winning staff of KBOO.

From the minutes of the KBOO Board August 26, 2013 meeting
"20 Emergency/New Business (10 min)
20.1 Approve recommendation for a labor attorney to review the labor contract.
Jeff: Stoel Rives - choose a lower priced attorney to represent us. Victor $500.00 vs
$200.00. Clarifying terms of engagement.
Motion: Accept Stole Rives as our legal counsel at $200.00/hour.
5-2-2 Motion Passed."

KBOO once before hired a firm experienced in dealing with unions: Bullard Law. Bullard's website boasts of the firm's expertise in "union avoidance" and its "strategies to maintain a union-free workplace [and] minimization of union activity." This of course caused outrage among KBOO employees and listeners and a change.org petition, aimed at the KBOO board gathered 266 signatures. It demanded that KBOO drop Bullard Law, which is "antithetical to the values of KBOO." So now we need to ask, is Stoel Rives in line with the values of KBOO?

These are the kinds of headlines the KBOO board wants to see?

 link to www.mail-archive.com/msg06181.html

Portland's Stoel Rives represents Shell Oil against Greenpeace protests in the Arctic.
 link to www.oregonlive.com

And now: Portland's Stoel Rives represents KBOO.

The KBOO pledge drive aims to raise money to help pay the bills of Stoel Rives, a notorious union-busting, corporation supporting anti-environmental law firm. Is that how you want your pledge dollars spent?