Daily Topics - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Monday April 7th-12th 2010 - Thom is traveling to Germany
Wednesday - Carl & Christine from KPOJ are filling in as Thom flies to Germany. Lamar Waldron will drop by to talk about how the division of the 60s is back.
Thursday - Thom is live from Germany with Matt Taibbi on the show - Looting Main Street.
On Friday - It's Anything Goes! Peter B. Collins is hosting & Senator Bernie Sanders is here.
On Monday Carl & Christine host once more as Thom flies home. Thom is back on Tuesday.
Hour One - How do you prevent collateral murder in war? Beau Grosscup, author of "Strategic Terror: The Politics and Ethics of Aerial Bombardment" www.zedbooks.co.uk Plus...How much blood was shed so Don Blankenship could make his $16 million?
Twenty-five coal miners died and four others are missing in a big underground explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine, making it the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than two decades.
Angela Braly, the CEO of health insurance giant WellPoint just received a whopping $13.1 million in pay, a 51 percent increase in compensation in 2009. This at the same time “WellPoint’s California subsidiary, Anthem Blue Cross, is seeking a double-digit rate increases for many of its 800,000 members who buy individual policies.” A Center for American Progress analysis from February found that “double-digit hikes have been implemented or are pending in at least 11 other states among the 14 where WellPoint’s Blue Cross Blue Shield companies are active.” WellPoint spokesman Jon Mills ju
Hour One - Has the militarization of our police departments cost us our 4th Amendment rights?
Hour Two - Is the Obama Administration really worse than the Bushies when it comes to illegal wiretapping? Jon Eisenberg, Attorney for Al-Haramain Charity www.eandhlaw.com
The FBI is warning police across the country an anti-government group called, Guardians of the free Republics, is calling for the removal of governors from office and this could provoke violence by others. More than 30 governors had received letters saying if they don't leave office within three days they will be removed.
Anything Goes Friday - Townhall Friday
Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions www.sanders.senate.gov
Plus....Troy Winkelman - Citizen activist - What happens when a progressive goes to a tea party?
Hour One - Why are right wing conservatives and Republicans encouraging domestic terrorism?
Hour Two - How are globalization and the war on drugs destroying America and Mexico? Charles Bowden "Murder City" www.perseusacademic.com
Hour Three - Should Big Pharma be spying on government regulators? Eamon Javers www.politico.com
After months of going after President Obama's proposal to create an independent consumer agency to protect borrowers from abusive lenders, the nation's top big-bank regulator has reversed course. Robert M.