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June 11 2008 show notes


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


On the Program - June 19th 2008

Quote: I strive for the best and I do the possible. - Lyndon B. Johnson

Hour One - Guest: Rory O'Connor www.roryoconnor.org Topic: Right wing hate speak and his new book "Shock Jocks: Hate Speech and Talk Radio"

Hour Two - Guest: Yaron Brook www.aynrand.org  Topic: Salmonella tomato debate...food safety measures faulted

Guest: Wenonah Hauter :www.foodandwaterwatch.org Topic: Salmonella tomatoes...is irradiating food the answer?

Hour Three - Charlie Derber www2.bc.edu/~derber/ Topic: "The New Feminized Majority: How Democrats Can Change America with Women's Values" (with co-author Katherine Adam) and "Morality Wars: How Empires, the Born Again, and the Politically Correct do Evil in the Name of Good"

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

Thom's Travel & Events Coming Up…

NEXT WEEK: June 23 - 27 - Broadcasting "live" from Denmark

August 2 & 3 - Madison WI - Thom is speaking Saturday - NonStop Radio Symposium, Exhibition Hall, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way www.nonstopradio.com

Thom will be on Radio Row at both the Democratic and Republican Conventions

On the Program - June 18th 2008

Quote: Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow - Jeff Valdez

Hour One - Congressman (D-OR) Peter DeFazio www.defazio.house.gov Topic: Gas prices and off shore drilling

Hour Two - Terry Jeffrey www.cnsnews.com  Topic: Are liberals trying to socialize transportation?

Hour Three - "Everything You Know is Wrong" Jessica Valenti www.feministing.com  Topic: Her new book "He's a Stud, She's a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know"

Guest: Larry Scott www.vawatchdog.org Topic: Veteran's issues

You can find the report the Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4) was referring to at...

http://resourcescommittee.house.gov/images/stories/Documents/truth_about_americas_energy.pdf

On the Program - June 17th 2008

Hour One - Stephen P. Halbrook www.independent.org Topic: Gun debate...why would the founding fathers oppose a gun ban?

Guest: Anthony Romero www.aclu.org

Hour Two - Rick Perlstein www.rickperlstein.org Topic: In his book Nixonland, Perlstein argues that Nixon was the "grandfather of today's politics of hate"

Hour Three - Gov. Don Siegelman www.donsiegelman.org Topic: update on his case

Guest: Senator Mike Gravel www.gravel2008.us Topic: New book on his political career "Political Odyssey"

GOP convention button asks, ‘If Obama is president…will we still call it the White House?’

A booth at this weekend’s Texas Republican convention sold buttons asking, “If Obama Is President…Will We Still Call It The White House?”

http://thinkprogress.org/2008/06/17/gop-convention-button-asks-if-obama-is-presidentwill-we-still-call-it-the-white-house/

Call Tina Benkiser - Republican Chair of Texas Republicans at 512-477-9821

On the Program - June 16th

Watch Thom "live" noon to 3p et www.airamerica.com/thomvision

Quote of the Day: The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet - William Gibson

Hour One - Dozens Of Men -- Perhaps Hundreds -- Wrongfully Imprisoned By U.S.

Hour Two - Carrie Lukas www.iwf.org Topic: Will deregulating the health care industry turn it into the wild, wild west?

Hour Three - Rick Perlstein www.rickperlstein.org Topic: In his book Nixonland, Perlstein argues that Nixon was the "grandfather of today's politics of hate"

Guest: "Labor Segment" Tim Newman www.laborrights.org Topic: Campaign against Bridgestone/ Firestone to end child labor practices

NEXT WEEK: June 23 - 27 - Broadcasting "live" from Denmark

June 10 2008 show notes


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


June 09 2008 show notes


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


On the Program - June 13 2008

Hour One "Brunch With Bernie" U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders www.sanders.senate.gov

"Anything Goes Friday"

On the Program - June 12 2008

To Watch Thom During the Program - http://airamerica.com/thomvision/

Hour One - Ralph Reed, GOP consultant www.ralphreed.com Topic: his new political thriller "Dark Horse"

Hour Two - John F. Wasik Columnist for Bloomberg News...most recent book is called "iMoney" www.johnwasik.com Topic: How the middle class can get ahead

"Taking Our Country Back Segment" Gary Pritchard www.garypritchard08.com Topic: Democratic Candidate for California State Senate from District SD33

Hour Three - Bob Barr, Libertarian nominee for President www.bobbarr2008.com Topic: The 2008 election...who will he help or hurt...

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

On the Program - June 11 2008

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Hour One - Congressman Peter DeFazio www.defazio.house.gov Topic: Who are the fatcats that are killing our economy…why and how?

Hour Two - Terry Jeffrey www.cnsnews.com Topic: Issues of the day through the lens of liberal and conservative.

Guest: Congressman Robert Wexler www.wexler.house.gov Topic: Congressman Kucinich's Bush impeachment resolution intro'd yesterday

Hour Three "Everything You Know is Wrong" Rick Shenkman www.howstupidblog.com Topic: "Just How Stupid Are We?"

Guest: Peter Yarrow "Peter Paul and Mary" will be here in studio to sing "Where have all the Flowers Gone" and "Puff the Magic Dragon"

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