Hour One - Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, Pima County, AZ www.pimasheriff.org Arizona Immigration law...do AZ police consider this law sound or stupid?
Plus....It's 2010...do you know where your birth certificate is?
Hour Two - Matthew J. Brouillette www.commonwealthfoundation.org When did shooting guns become an appropriate form of political speech?!
An interesting group is forming in the Senate with plans to fight for an amendment to the Wall Street reform bill that would expose the Federal Reserve to a serious audit by the Government Accountability Office. Sponsored by Sen. Bernie Sanders, the language is modeled after an amendment that passed the House and was sponsored there by Reps. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) and Ron Paul (R-Texas).
Hour One - What the hell is going on on Wall Street? Chris Hayes Washington, DC Editor of The Nation Magazine www.thenation.com
Plus...Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) http://brown.senate.gov on the Financial Hearings today and reform
Hour Two - Steven Hill author of "Europe's Promise: Why the European Way is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age" www.newamerica.net
The conflict over the all encompassing crackdown on illegal immigration in Arizona heated up Monday as vandals smeared refried beans in the shape of swastikas on the state Capitol's windows. People are upset in America because 30 years of Reaganomics has destroyed the American Middle Class, most of the problem being with Romney-style Private Equity firms buying American businesses, saddling them with debt, stripping them down, movin
It's being reported that although Senate Banking Committee Chris Dodd and Richard Shelby continued to hint at a possible bipartisan deal, President Obama and House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank have personally asked Dodd *not* to cut a deal with Republicans.
Hour One - Is the Immigration issue in Arizona a smoke screen for Republican supression tactics? Greg Palast www.gregpalast.com
Plus....Kevin R. Johnson - What should immigration reform looks like? www.law.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Johnson
Reuters is reporting that WellPoint routinely targets breast cancer patients. None of the women were aware of the others, but they all had something in common. The women had all paid their premiums on time. Before they fell ill, none had any problems with their insurance. Initially, all believed their policies had been canceled by mistake.
"Anything Goes on Townhall Fridays!"
Hour One - "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders www.sanders.senate.gov
Carol Browner, the director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy, told Politico that if Congress doesn’t act to curb carbon emissions, the White House will. Browner said, “We’re not going to ignore a Supreme Court decision,” referring to a 2007 ruling that gave EPA the authority to treat greenhouse gases as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act.
It's Earth Day!
Hour One - How gullible does the oil industry think we are? H. Leighton Steward http://plantsneedco2.com
Hour Two - Obama's speech and have we become - "Can I see your papers...Please?"
Hour Three - It's a rumble! - Does Earth Day Movement Pushes Painful Policies...American Families Hurt By Higher Costs and TaxesMike Carey www.ACAREnow.org
Four congressmen have submitted to Congress a bill to repeal NAFTA. Free trade appears to be losing its base of support on Capitol Hill. Six anti-free-trade Democrats - Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Jon Tester of Montana, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, and Jim Webb of Virginia, plus Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont - captured Senate seats formerly held by free traders.
A statement released last week by Obama administration Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer warns that when it comes to the economy we are very far from being OK. Romer put out a statement concerned that many “observers” are approaching the high unemployment rates in the country without the appropriate sense of urgency.
"Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money." ~Cree Indian Proverb