Monday 28 December '09 show notes

Monday 28 December '09 show notes

  • KPOJ's Carl & Christine fill in for Thom.
  • Guests:
    • Former managing director at Goldman Sachs, Nomi Prins, author of “It Takes A Pillage”
    • Journalist/author Sasha Abramksy.
  • Topics:
    • The attempted Christmas flight bombing, and calls for profiling.
    • Are we on the verge of another banking meltdown and would a new bill bringing back Glass-Steagall prevent it?
    • "Inside Obama's Brain"
  • Bumper Music:
  • Today's newsletter has details of today's guests and links to the major stories and alerts that Thom covered in the show, plus lots more. If you haven't signed up for the free newsletter yet, please do. If you missed today's newsletter, it is in the archive.
  • "We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future." -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  • Amendment XIV, Section 1, Constitution of the United States

    Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

    Section 2. Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed. But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice-President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the Executive and Judicial officers of a State, or the members of the Legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such State, being twenty-one years of age,* and citizens of the United States, or in any way abridged, except for participation in rebellion, or other crime, the basis of representation therein shall be reduced in the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens twenty-one years of age in such State. ...

    *Changed by section 1 of the 26th amendment.

  • Amendment IV
    The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Espionage Act.
    Constitution of the United States