According to Congressman. Barney Frank, a repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” will “likely be included as part of next year’s Department of Defense authorization bill in both chambers of Congress,” It could go into effect Oct. 1, 2010.
Hour Three: Mathrew Hoh on Afghanistan www.rethinkafghanistan.com
Hour One: Just like Vietnam and the draft - shouldn't we be requiring healthcare mandates so everyone cares? Thom will debate John Lott www.JohnRLott.blogspot.com
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke took members of both parties by surprise this week when he reported to a House panel that he believed transparency alone would not work and that some financial products should be totally banned. Rep.
In a telephone survey of 3,003 U.S. adults conducted by Thomson Reuters - they found effective healthcare reform crossed party lines. 78 percent of Democrats were willing to pay higher taxes, as well as 64 percent of independents and 48 percent of Republicans.
Carl Wolfson and Christine Alexandra (morning crew Portland's Progressive AM 620KPOJ) are filling in Wednesday - Roman Polanski Justice? Healthcare? Join Carl & Christine with guests Congressman Peter DeFazio (Any hope for public option?), Ken Davis (banned books) and more.....
Thom is traveling to and attending the funeral of Gottfried Mueller...Peter B. Collins is filling in Tuesday with guests Dennis Kucinich, Congressman Joe Sestak, Norman Soloman, Les Leopold and Mark Crispin Miller.
I understand you’re thinking of dumping your “public option” because of all the demagoguery by Sarah Palin and Dick Armey and Newt Gingrich and their crowd on right-wing radio and Fox. Fine. Good idea, in fact.
Yesterday on Fox News TV Lt. Col. Ralph Peters said, “I want to be clear, If when the facts are in, we find out that through some convoluted chain of events, he really was captured by the Taliban, I’m with him.