July 2008

  • On the Program - July 21 2008

    "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be" - Thomas Jefferson

    Hour One - Carrie Lukas www.iwf.org Topic: Education...is it a right or a privilege?

    Hour Two - Bill & Janet Cohen Topic: Race relations in America and in politics

    Hour Three - "Labor Segment" Tim Newman www.laborrights.org Topic:New Report Details Widespread Abuses on Firestone's Rubber Plantation in Liberia

    Thom's Travel & Events Coming Up…

    August 2 & 3 - Madison, WI - Thom is speaking Saturday - NonStop Radio Symposium, Exhibition Hall, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
    www.nonstopradio.com

    Name our new Kitten contest. Get a free book if you're kitten name is chosen. This may run a few days or a few weeks - and it has to fit the kitten. We'll know the name and if it fits him. He's a silver tiger and has an attitude that is "Higgins" like.
  • July 14 2008 show notes


    • How Phil Gramm and John McCain destroyed our economy. The failure of Indymac. Bank deregulation.

    • Guest: Carrie Lukas, Independent Women's Forum. The Family Medical Leave Act.

    • Competing views of the role of government.

  • July 11 2008 show notes


    • "Brunch with Bernie" with Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont.

    • Guest: Jon B. Eisenberg, part of a legal team that is suing George Bush et al on behalf of the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation for warrantless surveillance.

    • Guest: Congressman Dennis Kucinich, who entered another article of impeachment against Bush yesterday.

    • 'Anything Goes' Friday.

    Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


  • July 10 2008 show notes


    • Guest: Caroline Fredrickson, Director of the Washington Legislative Office, ACLU. FISA. The ACLU is suing.

    • Supporting Barack Obama.

    • Guest: Tom Hayden. Former state senator in California and obviously longtime activist, one of the founders of SDS, author of , "Voices of the Chicago Eight" and "Writings for a Democratic Society". The Movement versus the Machiavellians.

    • Impeachment, Pardons.

    • Upcoming Event: July 18th - Grand Rapids, MI. Show live from WTKG, then book signing & dinner buffet.

    Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


  • On the Program - July 17th & 18th 2008

    Quote: A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits - WoodrowWilson (1856 - 1924)

    Thursday

    Hour One -Is it in our nature to be thieves?

    Hour Two -Dr. John Lott www.johnrlott.blogspot.comTopic: defending big oil "NoProfits, No Oil"

    "TakingOur Country Back" Don Barber www.donbarberforsenate.com

    Hour Three - Jane Mayer www.newyorker.comTopic: DARK SIDE: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a Waron American Ideals

    Guest: ChristyHarvey www.americanprogress.org Topic: News under the Radar

    Anything Goes Friday!Senator Bernie Sanders will be heretaking your calls.

    July 18th - GrandRapids, MI - Thom broadcasts from affiliate WTKG...then 6:30-7:30pm, booksigning & dinner buffetcourtesy of Lanning's Catering at the UAW Regional Offices at East BeltlineAvenue NE @ Leonard Street NE in Grand Rapids (3300 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids,MI 49525-3363, ph: 616/949-4100)

  • On the Program - July 16 2008

    Hour One - Dr. Ravi Batra www.ravibatra.com Topic: What is going on in the economy...bank failures, stock market, etc...

    Hour Two - Continuing the conservative dismantling of the economy...airline failures on the horizon, etc...

    Hour Three - David Sirota www.davidsirota.com Topic: The Growing Power of the Fair Trade Uprising

    Guest: Larry Scott www.vawatchdog.org Topic: Veteran's issues

    Thom's Travel & Events Coming Up…

    July 18th - Grand Rapids, MI - Thom broadcasts from affiliate WTKG...then 6:30-7:30pm, booksigning & dinner buffet courtesy of Lanning's Catering at the UAW Regional Offices at East Beltline Avenue NE @ Leonard Street NE in Grand Rapids (3300 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-3363, ph: 616/949-4100)

    August 2 & 3 - Madison, WI - Thom is speaking Saturday - NonStop Radio Symposium, Exhibition Hall, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way www.nonstopradio.com <http://www.nonstopradio.com>

    August 16 - Seattle, WA - KPTK 1090 AM - Looking Forward/Moving Forward/What Now - Roundtable Forum 6:30pm - 7:30pm Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

  • On the Program - July 16 2008

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  • July 09 2008 show notes


    Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


  • What Now?!!

    In the interest of fairness, WHAT NOW TOONS will now present the next issue ( we'd like to see ) of the New Yorker, this
    time with the republican candidate for president this time, presented in the same light the New yorker portrayed Obama.
    Here's their toon, then mine...

    Keith Tucker - What Now?

  • On the Program - July 15 2008

    Hour One - Roger Shuler www.legalschnauzer.blogspot.com Topic: He was fired from his job at the University of Alabama for blogging about his support for Gov. Siegelman

    Hour Two - Dan Gainor www.businessandmedia.org Topic: Is economic recession/ depression real or media manufactured?

    Hour Three - Naomi Klein www.naomiklein.org author of The Shock Doctrine Topic: Naomi has joined the ACLU lawsuit claiming the new FISA bill prevents her from doing her work.

    Thom's Travel & Events Coming Up…

    July 18th - Grand Rapids, MI - Thom broadcasts from affiliate WTKG...then 6:30-7:30pm, booksigning & dinner buffet courtesy of Lanning's Catering at the UAW Regional Offices at East Beltline Avenue NE @ Leonard Street NE in Grand Rapids (3300 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-3363, ph: 616/949-4100)

    August 2 & 3 - Madison, WI - Thom is speaking Saturday - NonStop Radio Symposium, Exhibition Hall, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way www.nonstopradio.com

    August 16 - Seattle, WA - KPTK 1090 AM - Looking Forward/Moving Forward/What Now - Roundtable Forum 6:30pm - 7:30pm Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

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