Elections

Local, state and national election coverage on KBOO community radio

Details on Loren Parks Mega Campaign Throwdowns

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Evening News
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Sun, 10/05/2008

Democracy Reform Oregon has released a detailed analysis of Loren Parks and his 11 million dollars in contributions to Oregon campaigns since 1992.    
KBOO Reporter Crystal Leighty spoke with Janice Thompson, one of the reports’ authors

1:49 minutes (1.66 MB)

Chalmers Johnson on Election 2008: Regionalism, Racism or Economic Realities?

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Radiozine
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Wed, 10/08/2008

On the 10/09 Thursday Radiozine Per Fegereng interviews Chalmers Johnson, author of the new article "Voting the Fate of the Nation, Will Economic Meltdown, Race or Regional Loyalty be the Trum Card in Lelectin 2008?"  on  Tomdispatch.com .  Chalmers Johnson's latest Book is Nemisis: The Last Days of the American Republic

43:17 minutes (14.87 MB)

Are our politics determined by our hearts or our minds? An Interview with Drew Westen

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Wed, 10/08/2008

The Democrats are riding a new wave of popularity this year. Are they winning new supporters because they have better policy positions than the Republicans or are they doing a better job of appealing to voters' emotions? Do we make our political choices based on reason or are we persuaded by messages that tap into positive associations in our minds?

34:11 minutes (27.38 MB)

Radiozine on 10/09/08

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Radiozine
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Thu, 10/09/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Host Per Fagereng interviews Chalmers Johnson, author of "Voting The Fate of the Nation, Will Economic Meltdown, Race, or Regional Loyalty Be the Trump Card in Election 2008?" on TomDispatch.com. In the article Mr. Johnson asks, "Have the Bush years, most recently in the form of a global financial Katrina, created the conditions for a rare turning-point election in U.S. politics, as with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Democratic Party in 1932 -- or will deep-seated racism and entrenched regional/party loyalties prove too much, even for this catastrophic moment?" Chalmers Johnson's latest book, Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic, warned of the possibility of a profligate, militarized U.S.

Holly Pruett on Locus Focus

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 10/07/2008

 Host Barbara Bernstein's guest today is Holly Pruett. The topic is the presidential campaign through the lens of registering voters  
in Ohio, from where Holly has just returned.

Barbara Bernstein and Corrina

54:32 minutes (24.97 MB)

Oregon: In the 'Top Ten' havens for corporate tax evasion.

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 10/06/2008
12:34 minutes (14.39 MB)

Joe & Abe w/ Dr. Lawrence Krauss

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Mon, 10/06/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk Politics, Economics, and now, Atheism with guest Dr. Lawrence Krauss, internationally famous theoretical physicist and avowed Atheist.  

 

56:45 minutes (25.98 MB)

Faux News Interview with Governor Failin

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 10/05/2008

Swill O'Riled and Ann Coultergeist interview Sara Failin. Short hilarious political satire that ran on the Oct '08 Ubu Hour. 

4:57 minutes (3.4 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 10/09/08

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Thu, 10/09/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Are our politics determined by our hearts or our minds? An Interview with Drew Westen

The Democrats are riding a new wave of popularity this year. Are they winning new supporters because they have better policy positions than the Republicans or are they doing a better job of appealing to voters' emotions? Do we make our political choices based on reason or are we persuaded by messages that tap into positive associations in our minds?

Like W, but with ambition

 Rolling Stone just put on an article on Sen McCain, which is as damning and devastating as most any piece of journalism I can recall. St. John is revealed as a short-tempered, misogynistic narcissist who differs from Dubya primarily on the basis of his ambition. Oh yeah, Dubya is apparently a better pilot.

Most of all the piece completely deconstructs the ubiquitous Maverick Myth that McCain has deployed around himself like armor. There is nothing there at all. He has backtracked and and sold out every one of his vaunted principals, flip-flopped on virtually every issue on which he has claimed to be resolute -- campaign finance, kowtowing to secial interests, his position on the war, and on and on. Even on torture, an issue that carries street cred for him, he cravenly helped broker a deal with the White House that effectively annuls the Geneva Conventions.

McCain is a liar and a fraud. Worse, he's a dangerous and aggressive ideologue with twin Napoleon and Daddy complexes. You think Dubya has been a disaster? McCain would the same or worse -- only smarter and more belligerent.

-A

 

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