Portland OR SPR radio numbers. KPOJ #5 overall!

These are monsterous numbers for Air America affiliate KPOJ. KPOJ continues to rocket up the ratings to the #5 slot in the market 12+ overall.

KPOJ jumped from a 3.3 to a 4.5 share in one ratings book. KPOJ didn't just leave O'Reilly, Hannity, and Lars Larson behind. Franken, Rhodes, and Garafalo dusted Beyonce and Maroon 5. Portland's Top 40 station was left in Air America's wake, too.

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Hope for a productive life for Dubya after all?

Chimp paintings fetch 26,000 dollars at auction.

Mon Jun 20, 3:22 PM ET

LONDON (AFP) - Three paintings by a chimpanzee named Congo were sold at auction in London to an American buyer for a total of 14,400 pounds (26,250 dollars, 21,610 euros), many times the estimated price...."

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Man w/ grenade shot at a Fed. Courthouse in Seattle

Breaking...

Lockdown at a Federal Courthouse in Seattle.

Man armed with grenade shot by officers
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FOX News is already editing Wesley Clark

I said the minute I heard that Wesley Clark signed a deal with FOX News that it was going to be bad news because no matter what Clark said, Roger Ailes would edit what Clark said to serve Roger Ailes interests.

It's already happened...
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IWT News needs help with survey

From the IWT (Independent World Television) News blog...
500 and climbing
Posted by IWTnews Staff on Jun 17, 10:44am.

"Yesterday we asked for your help in inviting people to take our survey, and it's working: late this morning we broke the 500 survey respondents mark, with over over 4,500 web site visitors -- amazing for our first two days. But we still have a ways to go! You can help reach our first goal of 2,000 respondents by inviting 5 friends to tell us what they think about news, democracy, and our plan right now.

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IWTnews.com website is now LIVE!

From the IWTnews.com website...

The Problem

Serious news and full-spectrum debate -- on which democracy depends -- are disappearing from television. Across the globe, news media are concentrated in the hands of a few entertainment conglomerates whose interests determine news coverage. They promote superficial "infotainment" over tough investigation, context and holding authority accountable. Public broadcasters face shrinking budgets and growing political and commercial pressures.

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Nothing says " I Love You" like a Nixon wedding!

Nothing says "I love you" like a wedding ceremony with a huge statue of Richard Nixon glaring down down at the lucky couple...

"...The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace should be the first stop in your search for the perfect ceremony and/or reception location.

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Go Danica! Beat Texas!

"Danica starting third (tonight) in Texas
By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer

June 10, 2005

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Danica Patrick will get off to an even better start in Texas than she did at Indianapolis.

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GOP cuts power to end House Patriot Act hearings

How does the GOP respond to criticism of the threat to free speech caused by the Patriot Act? How else? They violate house rules by illegally halting a House committee hearing, and then literally shut off power to the C-SPAN microphones and lights...

"GOP Chairman Walks Out of Meeting

By JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press Writer 22 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman walked off with the gavel, leaving Democrats shouting into turned-off microphones at a raucous hearing Friday on the Patriot Act.
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Active Hurricane Season Expected

Major hurricane likely to hit U.S. in '05 -study

MIAMI (Reuters) - The Atlantic-Caribbean hurricane season opening June 1 promises to be "very active," marked by an above-average number of storms and with high odds of a major hit on the United States, a researcher said Tuesday.

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