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  • October 30 2008 show notes


    • Guest: Dick Patten. The Estate Tax and Joe The Plumber.

    • Economic meltdown rant.

    • Guest: "Advertiser of the week": Gary Ptak, Gary Ptak, LLC - fine jewelry manufacturing and custom design.

    • Guest: Brad Friedman, BradBlog. Electile Dysfunction.

    • Guest: David Horowitz. McCain can still win. Diid critics of the war go too far?

    • Guest: Christy Harvey, Director of Strategic Communications at the Center for American Progress.

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


  • October 29 2008 show notes


    • Guest: Tara Ross, a lawyer and writer, co-author of "Under God: George Washington and the Question of Church and State". Is the electoral college obsolete?

    • Guest: Dan Gainor, the T. Boone Pickens Fellow and the Vice President of the Business & Media Institute.

    • Guest: "Everything You Know is Wrong" Dr. Ken Olson. Author, "An Expose of Satan's Schemes". Halloween!

    • Guest: Larry Scott, founder and Editor of VA Watch Dog. "The American Veteran's On-Line News Magazine". Privatizing the VA. Shredding and mishandling of documents. New loan refining options.

    • Guest: Ellen Hodgson Brown, J.D, author, "Web of Debt". The Plunge Protection Team.

    • Guest: taking my country back: Russ Warner. Running for Congress in California's 26th district against incumbent Republican David Dreier.

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


  • On the Program - Nov 3 2008

    Quote: Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress. - Thomas A. Edison

    Hour One - Why would anyone ever join the Republican party?

    Guest: Rachel Maddow,
    MSNBC and The Rachel Maddow Show www.airamerica.com

    Guest: Dan Pfeiffer Obama Campaign Communications Director: www.barackobama.com

    Hour Two - Ron Reagan The Ron Reagan Show, Air America Radio www.airamerica.com Topic: What will be the big issues in the next 4 years

    Hour Three - Larisa Alexandrovna www.rawstory.com Topic: Documents reveal Ohio routed votes in 2004

    Guest: "Labor Segment" Thea Lee www.aflcio.org Topic: election issues

    Guest: Rep. Dennis Kucinich www.kucinich.house.gov Topic: How do we develop a progressive governing coalition?

    Guest: Jeff Merkley www.jeffmerkley.com Topic: Home stretch in the fight to take Republican Gordon Smith's senate seat in Oregon

  • October 28 2008 show notes


    • Guest: Yaron Brook, Ayn Rand Institute.

    • How do liberals and progressives

  • One-Party Rule? (Don't Buy It.)

    By Thom Hartmann

    "Sending Jeff Merkley to the U.S. Senate could give one party a blank check … again," says an announcer in an ad for Sen. Gordon Smith of Oregon, a Republican in a close race with Merkley, a Democrat.

    In North Carolina Sen. Elizabeth Dole is at risk of losing to Democrat Kay Hagan, and the announcer lays out, "Who's the Senate race really about? Hagan or Dole? Neither one. It's about liberals in Washington. They want complete control of the government … The left wants 60 votes in the Senate."

    In Louisiana, another ad says "Landrieu votes with Barack Obama 81% of the time. Landrieu endorsed Obama. … Don't give Washington liberals complete control; don't give them a blank check."

  • Transcript: American Story rant, 28 October 2008

    How do liberals and progressives control America? Is 'control' the right word? What is America based on? What does it mean that we're going to have a change in government? You know, everybody, we talk about change. What does this change mean? What are the consequences of it? How does this all work? What are all the moving pieces? What is it to be an American? What does it mean to be an American?

    How is America different than every other nation?


  • On the Program - Oct 31 2008

    Anything Goes – Halloween!

    "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders

  • On the Program - Oct 30th 2008

    Quote: "The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life."
    Theodore Roosevelt

    Hour One - Dick Patten www.NoDeathTax.org Topic: The Estate Tax and Joe The Plumber

    Hour Two – Economic Meltdown….

    Guest: Brad Friedman www.bradblog.com
    Topic: Electile Dysfunction

    Guest: "Advertiser of the week" Gary Ptak, Gary Ptak, LLC - fine jewelry manufacturing and custom design www.garyptak.com
    Topic: Success story advertising with progressive radio...1480 KPHX and NovaM

    Hour Three - David Horowitz www.horowitzfreedomcenter.org Topic: McCain can still win...

    Guest: Christy Harvey www.americanprogress.org
    Topic: News Under the Radar

  • October 27 2008 show notes


    • Guest: Brad O'Leary. President of ATI-News. Employee Free Choice Act.

    • Guest: Carrie Lukas, Vice President for Policy and Economics, Independent Women's Forum.

  • October 24 2008 show notes


    • "Brunch with Bernie" with Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont. Alan Greenspan's testimony. His run in with Alan Greenspan in 2003.

    • Guest: Ravi Batra, professor of economics at Southern Methodist University.

    • Value of labor rant. People don't create jobs, except government creating the environment for them.

    • 'Anything goes" Friday.

    • Guest: Janine Boneparth of Code Pink, who tried to make a citizen's arrest of Karl Rove.

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


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