- Feb. 14, 2012 9:50 amBy shawnt56
"Please join us Tuesday evening Feburary 21st as we present a very special edition of The Big Picture "Teach-In to Take Back the American Dream" sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future and Free Speech TV. Guests include: Former U.S.
- Feb. 14, 2012 8:25 amBy louisehartmann
Billionaire hedge fund manager – and primary contributor to Rick Santorum’s Red, White, and Blue SuperPAC – Foster Friess let the truth slip out about politics in this post-Citizens United age during an interview with Politico. Friess was among several billionaires who attended the Koch brothers secret meeting last month where over a hundred million dollars was pledged to beat President Obama.
Trying to get other oligarchs on the sid
- Feb. 13, 2012 8:42 amBy louisehartmann
President Obama unveils his vision for America today in the form of a 2013 federal budget. The President calls for $3.8 trillion in spending next year – including new investments in our roads and infrastructure, education, and manufacturing sector. Also included in the budget are a yearlong extension of emergency unemployment benefits, and of the payroll tax cut holiday for 160 million working Americans.
On the deficit-reductio
- Feb. 13, 2012 7:57 amBy shawnt56
Hour One: Why does the Republican Party cycle through radical and moderate?
Hour Two: Greece...austerity doesn't work / Plus, is WI Gov. Scott Walker about to screw mainstreet again?
Hour Three: Why do conservatives & progressives agree on SOPA? Oathkeeper & former Sheriff, Richard Mack
- Feb. 10, 2012 10:38 amBy louisehartmann
Low-income children are screwed when it comes to getting a good education. New studies show that a quality education in America is now increasingly only available to the very rich. A study out of Stanford shows that the gap in standardized testing scores between rich students and low-income students has increased 40% since the 1960’s. And another study out of the University of Michigan shows that gap between rich an
- Feb. 9, 2012 9:55 amBy shawnt56
Thom challenges guests from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC
Hour One: This isn't about bad Catholics, it's about bad governance...
Hour Two: Is Toyota moving to the new "right to work for less" state? / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - does fasting help cancer?
Hour Three: And, the winner is...the Super PAC?! Allen Dickerson, Center for Competitive Politics
- Feb. 9, 2012 8:36 amBy louisehartmann
Young people are screwed. Only 54% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 are employed – that’s the lowest number ever recorded since tracking began more than 60 years ago. There’s now a 15% gap in employment between young people and all working Americans – that’s also the largest gap ever recorded.
- Feb. 8, 2012 10:15 amBy shawnt56
Please welcome progressive strategist & syndicated columnist Karl Frisch in for Thom today
Hour Two: "How the GOP is Resegregating the South" - Ari Berman, The Nation Magazine
- Feb. 8, 2012 8:45 amBy louisehartmann
There are bad nights, then there are REALLY bad nights, and then there are nights like the one Mitt Romney had last night. Three states held caucuses and primaries Tuesday night to pick a Republican nominee for President – including Colorado, Missouri, and Minnesota – and it was a clean sweep for Rick Santorum.