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Let's Talk About the Oregon Domestic Terrorism Report

Airs at: Thu, 03/31/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Oregon ranks 27th among states in population but came in sixth among states for violent extremist attacks between 2011 and 2020. State auditors noted this in a recent report released on Wednesday, citing data from the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In Marc... Read more

Ibra Taher Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ibra Taher is a republican running as a Green Party candidate.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the right should trust him despite him switching parties, why Federal lands must be "disposed" of by turning them over to the states and how, if he gets into the US Congress... Read more

Laurel Roses Interview

Produced for Between Us
Laurel Roses is a republican running for Oregon's 5th US House seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why productive, undocumented workers shouldn't necessarily have to go to the back of the line, how Oregon's GOP may be less of a solution and more of the problem for Oreg... Read more

Robert Husseman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Robert Husseman is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House seat in the 21st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why a cash for clunkers program he'll propose could possibly be scaled up from electric bikes to include electric cars, why he as a former journali... Read more

Brian Decker, DA candidate for Washington County

Airs at: Mon, 03/28/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Brian Decker, candidate for district attorney for Washington County, Oregon. The office of District Attorney is an elected position and in the upcoming May 2022 election, Washington County voters have two choices. Brian Decker is a former prosecu... Read more

Nick Hess Interview

Produced for Between Us
Nick Hess is a republican candidate for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Oregon leadership doesn't get technology but needs to, why city run programs are bloated, expensive and ineffective in dealing with the homeless problem and why, as a businessman,... Read more

Spencer Todd Interview

Produced for Between Us
Spencer Todd is a non partisan candidate running for District Attorney of Marion County.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his choice to become a prosecutor lets him save more people in ten minutes than he could as a defense attorney all year, why the Marion County DA's... Read more

Is the movement to form 'Greater Idaho' gaining traction?

Airs at: Thu, 03/17/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
In this episode of AMERICAN STANDOFF, we'll discuss the breakaway movement in eastern Oregon and northern California counties –– where conservative residents wish to leave these blue states and join Idaho. But they don't plan to move anywhere physically — it's Oregon's bord... Read more

Amber Richardson Interview

Produced for Between Us
  DISCLAIMER:  Ben Morris, who is the Communications Director at the Oregon Secretary of State contacted KBOO on 4/20 with the following corrections regarding answers given by Amber Richardson in her 3/16/22 interview with Don Merrill.  Mr. Morris' comments are posted her... Read more

Jimmy Crumpacker Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jimmy Crumpacker is a republican running for the US House in Oregon's 5th District.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his experience with financial markets gives him a geopolitical perspective, why he is firmly against unions and why he considers himself to be Pro-Life,... Read more