July 2019

  • Wednesday 31 July '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • Reaction to the first night of the second Democratic candidates' debate...who won, who lost and your comments...
    • Voting rights - Ari Berman, Senior Reporter - Mother Jones, covering voting rights / Author, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
    • After 48 Years, Democrats Still Haven't Gotten the Memo - Adam Eichen, Author & Contributor - the New Republic / Democracy advocate & co-author of Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Con
  • Tuesday 30 July '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • Hour One: Democratic candidates debate #2, night #1...what do you want to see & hear? What would you ask? How about the format?
    • Campaign Finance Ballot Measure in Oregon - Jason Kafoury, Attorney & Spokesperson - Honest Elections Oregon
    • Debate, Democracy, Media, Race...
  • Monday 29 July '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • There's a bully atop the bully pulpit... time to take a breath...
    • Who is Josh Hawley and why you should care - Alex Zaitchik, The New Republic & Author, The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America.
    • Language matters...we need another word for "conservative"...your thoughts & suggestions
    • Defeating Trump...
  • Friday 26 July '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • It's Anything Goes Friday...What's On Your Mind?
    • Issues of the Day - Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)

  • Thursday 25 July '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • Processing the Mueller Hearings... today it's your turn to talk, what did you take away from yesterday's Congressional hearings?
    • It's "thankful Thursday"... what are you thankful for?
    • Why Congress MUST Hold an Impeachment Investigation & Why Did the GOP Block Election Security Bills AFTER Mueller's Testimony? - Paul S. Ryan, Vice President, Policy & Litigation - Common Cause
    • Defense Contractors are Tightening Their Grip on Our Government...
  • Wednesday 24 July '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • It's Mueller time... LIVE testimony of Robert Mueller to the House Judiciary Committee... plus, Jeff's comments and YOUR calls...
    • It's Mueller time... LIVE testimony of Robert Mueller to the House Intelligence Committee... plus, Jeff's comments and YOUR calls...

  • Tuesday 23 July '19 show notes

    • Can America Claim to Be Civilized?
    • Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)
    • Boris & Brexit - Victoria Jones, Executive Director - DC Radio Company LLC
    • Can Brexit Take Down the World Economy? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown / Understanding Marxism
  • Can America Claim to Be Civilized?

    Thom plus logo Supposedly Stalin said, " A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic."
  • Monday 22 July '19 show notes

    • Trump's Secret Facebook Plan For Women
    • How To Fight Trump
    • Julio Rivera vs Thom - How Is Hate a Winning Issue for Trump, His Family and Republicans? - Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax/Right Wing News/Politichicks
    • Trump & the 'face of evil' - Professor Jason Stanley, Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University / Author of 4 books, including most recently, How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them
    • D.C.
  • How To Fight Trump?

    Thom plus logo Tim Wise, who helped run a campaign against David Duke, points out that when they tried to talk about the issues and ignored Duke's appeal to racism, it depressed the white anti-Duke Vote.

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