August 2013

  • Thursday 8 November '12 show notes

    • Tom Hayden, Peace and Justice Resource Center / Former CA State Senator / Author & Progressive Activist: Obama's win..."Beginning Again"
    • Tavis Smiley, "The Tavis Smiley Show", "Smiley & West", "The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto": Election results and the democratization of public media
    • Austin Petersen, The Libertarian / Freedomworks: Is American Capitalism approaching an end-game Monopoly state?
    • Geeky Science Rocks - The real reason birds fell from the sky!
    • Ignore the MSM...Americans want Dems to run the country
  • Should we strike in Syria?

    We may be only days away from launching an attack on Syria. On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the use of chemical weapon attacks on civilians was “undeniable,” and that the Obama Administration was prepared to hold the Syrian government accountable. On Tuesday, world leaders in the U.S., Britain, and the United Nations told Syrian rebels to expect an attack on President Bashar al-Assad's military forces.

  • Wednesday 7 November '12 show notes

    • Obama wins! Today is all about your reactions
  • Tuesday 6 November '12 show notes

    • Cliff Schecter, Ohio, Syndicated columnist / Author, "The Real McCain": Subjected to GOP voter intimidation this morning...
    • Lynn Whitfield, Actress: Election day news
    • Election day stories - your experiences
    • Eric Roberson, R&B singer-songwriter / 2X Grammy Award Nominee/his latest CD Mister Nice Guy: Get out the vote
    • Greg Palast, Investigative Journalist-BBC News & The Guardian: Voter suppression in Ohio
    • Robert Reich, US Secretary of Labor (Clinton Admin) & Author, "Beyond Outrage": it's up to us
  • IRS being sued for ignoring tax-exempt churches' political activities

    The IRS is facing a lawsuit over its failure to enforce the church electioneering ban that's been in place since 1954. The Internal Revenue Code prohibits tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations - including churches - from intervening or participating in political campaigns on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate.

  • Has MLK's dream been realized?

    Over the weekend, tens of thousands of people marched on Washington to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rev Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. During the event, called the “Realize the Dream March and Rally," civil rights leaders ranging from Reverend Al Sharpton to Martin Luther King III spoke to the crowd about the continued fight for equality, and focused heavily on voting rights.

  • Monday 5 November '12 show notes

    • Victoria Collier, Harpers Magazine / The secret behind the GOP's plan to paint the country red on Tuesday
    • Brad Friedman, The Brad Blog: Why are there software updates for only Ohio voting machines?
    • Dr Mike Newcomb, The Mike Newcomb Show: Why is a Republican Senator sending Democrats to the wrong polls?
    • John Nichols, The Nation Magazine: Will it come down to O-H-I-O...again?
    • Carole King, Musician/Singer/Songwriter: Get out the vote
    • Christina Tobin, Free & Equal Elections Foundation / Co-moderator of tonight's 3rd party debate on
  • Friday 2 November '12 show notes

    • Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"
    • Republican treason rant
    • Stephen Stills, Musician, Singer/Songwriter (Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young) / Buffalo Springfield): Get out the vote...
    • Senator Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senator (D-OH): Jobs, Citizens United
    • Stephanie Cutter, Deputy Campaign Manager-Obama 2012: Get out the Vote / Closing argument for Obama
    • Anything Goes on Townhall Friday
  • Thursday 1 November '12 show notes

    • Randal O'Toole, CATO Institute / Author "The Vanishing Automobile and Other Urban Myths": Express lanes...for the billionaires only?
    • Peter Ferrara, Policy Director-Carleson Center for Public Policy / Attorney & Author "America's Ticking Bankruptcy Bomb": The Feudal Lords are Back
    • Hon. Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, TX: Get out the vote
    • Proof that Taxes Don't Drive Out the Rich
    • Gov. Ted Strickland, former Governor of Ohio (D): Get out the vote
  • Wednesday 31 October '12 show notes

    • A.G. Kamela Harris, Obama 2012, Attorney General-State of California: Get out the vote - CA
    • Have you ever seen anything as brazen and cynical as the Romney/Ryan "gather food" things? Or the lies about Chrysler?
    • Seton Motley, Less Government: Romney lies about GM...
    • James P. Hoffa, International Brotherhood of Teamsters: GM...Romney neverending lies...election
    • Dr. Stephen Larsen, Center for Symbolic Studies, "The Shaman's Doorway": The origins of trick or treat
    • Kathy Boockvar, Congressional Candidate (D-PA, 8th District).

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