"Renaissance Thinking About the Issues of Our Day"
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) has announced that if Republicans regain control over Congress, they will destroy the sweeping Wall Street reform and shred the newly created consumer protection bureau.
Quote of the Day: One of the things I'm most proud of about my country is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties. -- Pete Seeger
Roll Call is reporting that congressman Steve King (R-IA) is now demanding a “blood oath” from House Minority Leader John Boehner to to shut down the Government. King said, “We must not blink,” noting that money cannot be spent without the House voting to pass it.
Quote of the Day: “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” -- Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Last week, in a San Bruno, California, neighborhood, a natural gas pipeline exploded in a thunderous sound heard for miles destroying homes and killed at least four people.
Quote of the Day: You can only govern men by serving them. — Victor Cousin, French philosopher (1792-1867)
"Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!"
Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions www.sanders.senate.gov
Hour Two: "Lies, Damn Lies, and Export Statistics: How Corporate Lobbyists Distort the Record of Flawed Trade Deals" - Public Citizen's Todd Tucker will be here www.citizen.org
Quote of the Day: Bad administration, to be sure, can destroy good policy; but good administration can never save bad policy. — Adlai Stevenson
Please welcome KUDO's Shannyn Moore in for Thom today!
Hour One: Elizabeth Warren gets the job...will she have the power? Christopher Hayes, DC Editor of The Nation will be here www.thenation.com
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