Quote of the Day: “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” - Frederic Bastiat - (1801-1850) in Economic Sophisms
Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!!
Quote of the day: The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks. -- Lord Acton
Hour One: How much more time, money and personnel do we continue to invest in Afghanistan? Author/Activist David Swanson will be here www.davidswanson.org
Hour Two: Financial reform...change we can believe in or are we screwed again? Andy Kroll of Mother Jones Magazine will be here talks about what's next www.motherjones.com
Quote of the Day: Oddly enough the overriding sensation I got looking at the earth was, my god that little thing is so fragile out there. -- Mike Collins, Apollo 11
Hour One: U.S. Department of Justice vs. the State of Arizona? Playing hardball on immigration reform
The Washington Post is reporting that in the entire 77 days since oil started it's volcanic gush into the Gulf, convicted corporate monopoly felon BP has skimmed or burned only around 60 percent of the amount it said it could remove in a single day.
Quote of the Day: "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world." --Thomas Jefferson
Quote of the day: Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty. ~Louis D. Brandeis
"Anything Goes Friday!"
Hour One: Sex, spies and video tape...really?! Former CIA Officer Jack Rice will be here with the latest on the Russian spy ring
Hour Two: Latest on the BP catastrophe
BP's massive oil spill will officially become the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico this week. The volcanic oil that's gushed for two and a half months will surpass the 140 million gallon mark, surpassing the record-setting Ixtoc I spill off Mexico's coast from 1979 to 1980. Meanwhile, In a stunning interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on June 29th, Allegiance Capitol Corporation V.P.
Quote of the Day: "The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government." --Thomas Jefferson to Maryland Republicans, 1809
It's Anything Goes...Thursday!!
According to a new Pew Research Center survey, "The recession has directly hit more than half of the nation’s working adults, pushing them into unemployment, pay cuts, reduced hours at work or part-time jobs." Close to half of the survey’s respondents said, “they are in worse financial shape as a result of the downturn, which destroyed 20 percent of Americans’ wealth.” Meanwhile, Republicans are obstructing any attempts whatsoever to aid Americans in c
Hour One: Have the bankster terrorists blown up the bank tax that would have helped Main Street instead of Wall Street? Thom challenges conservative economist Stephen Moore http://online.wsj.com
Hour Two: Is Don Siegelman getting a second chance in Karl Rove's pursuit of him? Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman talks to Thom www.donsiegelman.org; Plus, In laissez faire news you get crotch shots of Miley Cyrus...is that ok? Thom has a rumble with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Institute www.businessandmedia.org
It appears that the Senate Judiciary Committee's Republicans have so far one solo talking point, that being that Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to ever serve on the Supreme Court, was an "activist judge," and because Elena Kagin clerked for him, she must be tainted by her association with him.
Hour One: Why are the Republicans so attached to race bating politics?
Two: Who is Barack Obama really? Thom talks to Newsweek's Jonathan Alter about his new book "The Promise: President Obama, Year One" http://books.simonandschuster.com/Promise/Jonathan-Alter
Hour Three: Should we start to worry about Russian Redheads, invisible ink, shortwave radios, wifi cafes and nuclear weapons? Russia Today's DC correspondent Alyona Minkovski will be here
Hour One: Sharks are circling the G-20, as nations tremble before the banksters; Plus, California Nurses and the National Nurses Association are fighting back against Meg Whitman's attack campaign...RN, Martha Kuhn will be here.
In his New York Times column, economist Paul Krugman is ringing the warning bell and saying we are in the early stages of a “third depression.” “This third depression,” he writes, “will be primarily a failure of policy” as the world’s leading governments focus “about inflation when the real threat is deflation, preaching the need for belt-tightening when the real problem is inadequate spending.” It's truly bizarre to watch country af