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On the Program - Jan 5 2009

Quote:"It's not too late to seek a newer world."- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Hour One - Executive Director JStreet Jeremy Ben-Ami www.jstreet.org & Palestinian Journalist Ray Hanania www.themediaoasis.com Topic: Gaza...Israeli ground attacks

Hour Two - Carrie Lukas www.iwf.org Topic:Thom and Carrie debate - What should be included in the '09 economic stimuluspackage?

Hour Three - Karina Vanden Huevel www.thenation.org Topic: newbook "The Nation Guide to The Nation"

Guest: Bill Samuel www.aflcio.org Topic: AFL-CIO and the new Administration

December 31 2008 show notes


  • New Year's Eve.

  • Gaza.

  • Guest: Ray Hanania. Award winning journalist, stand up comedian & author (hosts a daily radio show on Chicago's WJJG 1530AM). A Palestinian American "Defining the moderate Palestinian Arab voice, offering reason to the American, Israeli and Arab publics.

  • Guest: Former U.S.Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Guest: Gerald Celente, Director of the Trends Research Institute. Trends Journal: Top Trends 2009.

  • Guest: "Everything You Know is Wrong": Kat Tansey. Author, "Choosing to Be: Lessons in Living from a Feline Zen Master".

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


On the Program - Jan 2 2009


Quote: "When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." - Thomas Jefferson

Anything Goes! Friday

Hour One "Brunch With Bernie " Senator Bernie Sanders www.sanders.senate.gov
Hour Two - Lamar Waldron www.legacyofsecrecy.com Topic: "Legacy of Secrecy;" the Cuba connection (yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution)

December 30 2008 show notes


  • Guest: A.C. Thompson, an award-winning journalist on the staff of ProPublica. "Katrina's Hidden Race War".

  • The house prices index fell by 18% last year, a record.
  • Guest: Alan Jablonski. Consumer Rights Attorney, California Mortgage Broker and author of

On the Program - Dec 31th 2008 Happy New Year!


Quote: "Equal laws protecting equal rights … the best guarantee of loyalty & love of country." - James Madison, August 1820


Hour One - Ray Hanania www.themediaoasis.com Topic: Gaza...implications if Iran becomes more involved...

Hour Two - Gerald Celente www.trendsresearch.com Topic: Trends Journal: Top Trends 2009

Hour Three "Everything You Know is Wrong" Kat Tansey www.choosingtobe.com Topic: Choosing to Be: Lessons in Living from a Feline Zen Master

December 29 2008 show notes


  • The Middle East situation.

  • Guest: Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director, J Street, the political arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement.

On the Program - Dec 30th 2008

Quote: "Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground." Theodore Roosevelt - The Groton School - May 24, 1904
Hour One - A.C. Thompson www.thenation.org Topic: Vigilantism in post Katrina New Orleans
Hour Two - Alan Jablonski www.mortgage-maze.net Topic: "Successfully Navigating The Mortgage Maze"
Hour Three - Roni Deutch www.ronideutch.com Topic: Year End Tax Tips

On the Program - Dec 29th 2008

Quote: "The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance ~ it is the illusion of knowledge." ~ Daniel Boorstin
Hour One - Jeremy Ben-Ami Executive Director J Street www.jstreet.org Topic: Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
Hour Two - Carrie Lukas www.iwf.org Topic: "A Modest Conservative Wish List for 2009"
Hour Three - Ed Rampell www.politicalfilmcritics.blogspot.comTopic: Announcing the nominees for the Progie Awards for the best Progressive Pictures

December 24 2008 show notes


  • Thom was snowed in, so the show was live from on the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon.

  • Guest: Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO). Should health care providers be able to deny you potentially life saving treatment because they object on moral or religious grounds?

December 23 2008 show notes


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