"Renaissance Thinking About the Issues of Our Day"
Quote of the Day: “A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues” -- Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman Statesman/Orator & Scholar (106BC - 43BC)
Hour One: A young Florida woman dies after Jeb Bush's Medicaid program outsources to private insurance...is this "compassionate" conservatism? Plus, will peace ever come to Africa? Dr. John Eibner, Director of Human Rights for Christian Solidarity International will be here - www.csi-usa.org
So how do Republicans want to solve the current TSA security fiasco?
You need to know this about airport security. As public outrage grows over the airport x-ray body scanners – manufacturers of the machine are taking their fight to Capitol Hill. In the last 5 years – body scanner manufacturers have more than doubled their lobbying expenses with lawmakers. Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff’s Rapiscan Systems spent $80,000 lobbying Congress five years ago – this year they’ve spent almost $300,000. And it’s working – the government has in turn given Chertoff’s company $41.2 million in contracts and the use of t
Quote of the Day: And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. --Abraham Lincoln
Hour One: North vs South Korea...what does it really mean? John Feffer, Co-Director of Foreign Policy in Focus will be here www.fpif.org Plus - Iraqi's don't know why we're killing them and neither do we.....
Hour Two: So how do Republicans want to solve the current TSA security fiasco? By screwing over people who may “look like terrorists.”
You need to know this about Afghanistan. The old joke used to be that we couldn't bomb the country into the stone age, because most of it is already there. It's one of the poorest countries in the world, only about a quarter of Afghans can read or write, and there's no national radio or TV infrastructure - large parts of the country don't even have electricity. So when 9/11 happened here, nobody told the Afghans.
You need to know this about Afghanistan. The old joke used to be that we couldn't bomb the country into the stone age, because most of it is already there. It's one of the poorest countries in the world, only about a quarter of Afghans can read or write, and there's no national radio or TV infrastructure - large parts of the country don't even have electricity. So when 9/11 happened here, nobody told the Afghans. According to a new report on the Afghan population, 92% of Afghans today don’t know what 9/11 was.
Quote of the Day: "For one true measure of a nation is its success in fulfilling the promise of a better life for each of its members. Let this be the measure of our nation." - President John F. Kennedy
Hour One: Afghanistan...we're killing them and they don't know why
Hour Two: Is Obama a one term President?
Assassination story based on book 'Legacy of Secrecy'
By DAVE MCNARY
Leonardo DiCaprio will star in and produce the feature "Legacy of Secrecy," based on the book about the John F. Kennedy assassination by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann.
You need to know this about the Bush tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires – the American people don’t want them. A new CNN poll shows that 64% of the population does not want to see tax cuts extended for millionaires and billionaires. Now – it looks like Democrats in Congress are starting to listen. After a meeting with President Obama – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid said they are both planning to hold votes that
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