Quote of the Day: “Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.” -- Abraham J. Heschel
Hour One: Is continually talking about race an effective electoral strategy for the Fall? Thom confronts Former Reagan White House political director and author Jeffrey Lord http://spectator.org; Plus, Dr. Mike Newcomb, host of the Mike Newcomb Show on 1480AM KPHX Phoenix, AZ will be here with the latest on Arizona's new immigration law www.1480kphx.com
Last week, Newt Gingrich jumped on the far right-wing crazy train over plans to build a Muslim community center near the 9/11 site in New York City. He's weirdly putting forth, “There should be no mosque near Ground Zero in New York so long as there are no churches or synagogues in Saudi Arabia.” Then last night on Faux News, he called NYC Mosque supporters "hostile to our civilization," as if freedom of religion wasn't one of the core values of the Founders of this nation.
Hour One - Sheriff of Maricopa County Joe Arpaio www.mcso.org Arresting protestors tomorrow?
Plus...Maria Elena Durazo Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (AFL-CIO) Leading 550 union members to Phoenix Thursday to protest new immigration law
Plus...Sheriff Clarence Dupnik http://pimasheriff.org Sheriff who is against new law
In an article in the Washington Post, Neel Kashkari, TARP Guru, wants to toss social security, citing retired people as having a 'me-first' attitude. Paradoxically, he added, "a 'me first' mentality usually makes markets more efficient." Remember Neel Kashkari? He's was in charge of of the delivering $700 billion of taxpayers money to the Banksters during the banking crisis.
Quote of the Day: The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object. -- Thomas Jefferson
According to the New York Times, based on an analysis of four sets of political science data, now after five terms, Chief Justice John Roberts’ Supreme Court is “the most conservative one in living memory.” During this time, the Roberts court “issued conservative decisions 58 percent of the time" and, in the last year, that rate increased to 65 percent, the highest since 1953.
Hour One: Former CIA Ray McGovern www.consortiumnews.com Topic: Does the Wikileak release of 91,000 secret documents show war crimes?
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has announced that the Obama administration will let tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire on Jan. 1, despite calls from a small group of mostly millionaire conservadem politicians . Mr.
"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
Quote of the Day: The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil. -- James Monroe
Hour One: Should Andrew Breitbart be sued for liable over the Shirley Sherrod firing? Attorney/Activist Kevin Zeese will be here www.prosperityagenda.us
Deficit fraud ConservaDem Senator Kent Conrad said in an interview with reporters outside the Senate chambers this week that he is supporting extending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy without paying for them.
We all live in our box of stories of who we think we are. Our stories of how we see the world and our stories of who we are rarely change. One bight crisp Fall day on a Friday in New Hampshire, Shannon showed up at Salem many years ago when Louise and I ran Salem, the group home for abandoned and abused children, I've mentioned often. She was a cute, 10 year old. Pigtails. Freckles. She seemed harmless and lovable. It was an emergency placement and the social worker didn't know anything about Shannon, but would get us more info the following Monday.
TV Personality and conservative writer for the American Spectator Ben Stein trashed the suffering of unemployed Americans by writing that the people who are unemployed right now are “generally people with poor work habits and poor personalities.” He claims the unemployed are Americans with “unpleasant personalities…who do not know how to do a day’s work." What he left out of his article is that this current Great Republican recession was caused by the collective bad behavior of the world’s largest banksters and the politicians who legalized their massive theft - cheered on by right-wing com
Quote of the Day: If you think mitigated climate change is expensive, try unmitigated climate change ~ Dr. Richard Gammon
Hour One: If the British are ok with a Robin Hood tax on Wall Street, why aren't Americans?
From the east coast to the west coast, right-wing critics are engaging in open hostility to the construction of mosques. Conservatives — whipped up by Sarah Palin — are rallying against the construction of a mosque near the Ground Zero site in New York because, as Rupert Murdoch's New York Post put it, “where there are mosques, there are Muslims, and where there are Muslims, there are problems.” In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, protesters are going after a proposed mosque.