December 2008

  • December 30 2008 show notes


    • Guest: A.C. Thompson, an award-winning journalist on the staff of ProPublica. "Katrina's Hidden Race War".

    • The house prices index fell by 18% last year, a record.
    • Guest: Alan Jablonski. Consumer Rights Attorney, California Mortgage Broker and author of

  • On the Program - Dec 31th 2008 Happy New Year!


    Quote: "Equal laws protecting equal rights … the best guarantee of loyalty & love of country." - James Madison, August 1820


    Hour One - Ray Hanania www.themediaoasis.com Topic: Gaza...implications if Iran becomes more involved...

    Hour Two - Gerald Celente www.trendsresearch.com Topic: Trends Journal: Top Trends 2009

    Hour Three "Everything You Know is Wrong" Kat Tansey www.choosingtobe.com Topic: Choosing to Be: Lessons in Living from a Feline Zen Master

  • December 29 2008 show notes


    • The Middle East situation.

    • Guest: Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director, J Street, the political arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement.

  • On the Program - Dec 30th 2008

    Quote: "Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground." Theodore Roosevelt - The Groton School - May 24, 1904
    Hour One - A.C. Thompson www.thenation.org Topic: Vigilantism in post Katrina New Orleans
    Hour Two - Alan Jablonski www.mortgage-maze.net Topic: "Successfully Navigating The Mortgage Maze"
    Hour Three - Roni Deutch www.ronideutch.com Topic: Year End Tax Tips

  • On the Program - Dec 29th 2008

    Quote: "The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance ~ it is the illusion of knowledge." ~ Daniel Boorstin
    Hour One - Jeremy Ben-Ami Executive Director J Street www.jstreet.org Topic: Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
    Hour Two - Carrie Lukas www.iwf.org Topic: "A Modest Conservative Wish List for 2009"
    Hour Three - Ed Rampell www.politicalfilmcritics.blogspot.comTopic: Announcing the nominees for the Progie Awards for the best Progressive Pictures

  • December 24 2008 show notes


    • Thom was snowed in, so the show was live from on the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon.

    • Guest: Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO). Should health care providers be able to deny you potentially life saving treatment because they object on moral or religious grounds?

  • December 23 2008 show notes


    Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


  • December 22 2008 show notes


    • Thom was snowed in, so the show was live from on the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon.

    • Guest: Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at the National Association of Realtors

  • Transcript: Sandra Swirski, 23 December 2008

    Giving Well ... who's giving, who's getting and who needs your help. Are charitable foundations a good thing, and/or a symptom of the social ill - massive inequality?

    Thom Hartmann interviews Sandra Swirski, December 23, 2008

  • December 19 2008 show notes


    • Thom was snowed in, so the show was live from on the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon, with Higgins the cat.

    • "Brunch with Bernie" with Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont. Bernie talked about the economy, the bank bailout and the auto bailout, and answered questions from callers. Transcript.

    • Guest: Ravi Batra, professor of economics at Southern Methodist University. His 4 point plan for turning the economy around. Why throwing money at banks doesn't work. Listeners' questions. Transcript.

    • Guest: Sarah Rosen Wartell. Acting CEO of the Center for American Progress and Executive Vice President for Management of American Progress.

    • "Geeky Science Rocks"

    Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


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