Quote of the Day: " I wouldn't go to war again as I have done to protect some lousy investment of the bankers. There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. War for any other reason is simply a racket." -- Major General Smedley Darlington Butler
Quote of the day: Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it. -- Walter Winchell
Hour One: How is Wall Street starving millions and getting away with it? Harper's Magazine Contributing Editor Frederick Kaufman will be here http://harpers.org
Social Security has absolutely nothing to do with the federal deficit, as it's a separate self-funding program. Nonetheless, all the conservadems in the Obama Administration are talking about the deficit as an excuse to cut and partially privatize Social Security, instead of just lifing the cap on it so that Bill Gates will pay the same percentage of his pay into Social Security as you and I do. For example, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Ber
Has over a year of Faux News right-wing fear mongering and Calling President Obama a socialist finally paid off?
Quote of the Day: “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” - Frederic Bastiat - (1801-1850) in Economic Sophisms
Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!!
Quote of the day: The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks. -- Lord Acton
Hour One: How much more time, money and personnel do we continue to invest in Afghanistan? Author/Activist David Swanson will be here www.davidswanson.org
Hour Two: Financial reform...change we can believe in or are we screwed again? Andy Kroll of Mother Jones Magazine will be here talks about what's next www.motherjones.com
Quote of the Day: Oddly enough the overriding sensation I got looking at the earth was, my god that little thing is so fragile out there. -- Mike Collins, Apollo 11
Hour One: U.S. Department of Justice vs. the State of Arizona? Playing hardball on immigration reform
The Washington Post is reporting that in the entire 77 days since oil started it's volcanic gush into the Gulf, convicted corporate monopoly felon BP has skimmed or burned only around 60 percent of the amount it said it could remove in a single day.
Quote of the Day: "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world." --Thomas Jefferson
Quote of the day: Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty. ~Louis D. Brandeis
"Anything Goes Friday!"
Hour One: Sex, spies and video tape...really?! Former CIA Officer Jack Rice will be here with the latest on the Russian spy ring
Hour Two: Latest on the BP catastrophe
BP's massive oil spill will officially become the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico this week. The volcanic oil that's gushed for two and a half months will surpass the 140 million gallon mark, surpassing the record-setting Ixtoc I spill off Mexico's coast from 1979 to 1980. Meanwhile, In a stunning interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on June 29th, Allegiance Capitol Corporation V.P.
Quote of the Day: "The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government." --Thomas Jefferson to Maryland Republicans, 1809
It's Anything Goes...Thursday!!
According to a new Pew Research Center survey, "The recession has directly hit more than half of the nation’s working adults, pushing them into unemployment, pay cuts, reduced hours at work or part-time jobs." Close to half of the survey’s respondents said, “they are in worse financial shape as a result of the downturn, which destroyed 20 percent of Americans’ wealth.” Meanwhile, Republicans are obstructing any attempts whatsoever to aid Americans in c
Hour One: Have the bankster terrorists blown up the bank tax that would have helped Main Street instead of Wall Street? Thom challenges conservative economist Stephen Moore http://online.wsj.com
Hour Two: Is Don Siegelman getting a second chance in Karl Rove's pursuit of him? Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman talks to Thom www.donsiegelman.org; Plus, In laissez faire news you get crotch shots of Miley Cyrus...is that ok? Thom has a rumble with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Institute www.businessandmedia.org