September 2013

  • I guess slashing food stamps just wasn't bad enough...

    Less than 24 hours after voting to slash food stamp funding, House Republicans moved on to a full government shut down. On Friday, the US House of Representatives passed their version of a short-term spending resolution, which includes a measure to defund Obamacare. Before the vote, Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell called on Republicans to “wake up from their radical, ideological dream” and oppose the legislation.

  • Daily Topics - Thursday September 19th, 2013

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    Hour One: Why Conservatives hate Obamacare - David Selig, Selig & Associates

    Hour Two: Did the populous rebellion tank Larry Summers? Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio / Plus, Geeky Science - Why do fish swim in schools?

  • House Republicans take aim at the hungry.

    The United States House of Representatives is in the midst of a food stamp showdown. House Republicans want to slash the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by nearly $40 billion dollars, and House Democrats are fighting it with all their might. The drastic cuts are almost ten times the amount approved by the U.S. Senate in June as part of the farm bill.

  • Who will blink first?

    On Wednesday, President Obama raised the pressure on Congressional Republicans, and asked business groups to help avoid another economic crisis. In a speech before the Business Roundtable, the president urged business leaders to demand that Republicans end their continued “brinksmanship” over two upcoming budget deadlines. President Obama said, “I'm tired of it, and I suspect you are too.”

  • Daily Toics - Tuesday September 17th, 2013

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    Hour One: More guns means more killings...

    Hour Two: CA considers $10 minimum wage - Adrian Moore PhD, Reason Foundation

    Hour Three: The Left Pushes Back...

  • "Something evil in our society..."

    On Monday, 12 people were killed in a mass shooting in our nation's capital, and at least 8 others were injured. Within minutes of the first shots, hundreds of police and naval officers surrounded the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters, and police shot and killed the lone gunman.

  • Daily Topics - Monday September 16th, 2013

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    Hour One: Banksters jack up your gas price...

    Hour Two: Should the Mayor pass DC's liveable wage bill? Brian McNicoll, Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)

    Hour Three: Boulder's 100 year flood & weather weirding - Tom Weis, Climate Crisis Solutions

  • "1,000 year" flooding in Colorado

    More than 1,200 people are unaccounted for in the wake of historic flooding in Colorado, and authorities say that more rain is on the way. Currently, flood waters cover more than 2,000 square miles in Colorado, and spread across 15 counties. The unprecedented flooding is being called a “1,000 year event,” as half a year's worth of rain hit that region in a 24-hour period, and more continues to fall.

  • Friday 17 May '13 show notes

    • Thom live from Goddard College Community Radio, WGDR, Plainfield, VT
    • Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"
    • John W. Dean: the wild week that was of WA scandals
    • Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!
  • Thursday 16 May '13 show notes

    • In for Thom today, Dr Mike Newcomb, The Mike Newcomb Show
    • Dr Elaine Schattner, Physician & Writer: Should corporations be able to own human genes?
    • Dr Arthur Caplan, Division of Medical Ethics-NYU Langone Medical Center: Should we be more excited about cloning?
    • Ian Millhiser, Think Progress: Latest on the AP scandal...GOP defends DOJ
    • Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ, 9th District): IRS, AP, Benghazi scandals... oh my!
    • James Goodale, Fighting For the Press: AP scandal...is history repeating itself?

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