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Is Rick Perry Gay?

Is Rick Perry Gay?

Originally Broadcast June 17, 2014 Rick Perry, the longest serving governor in Texas history, is eyeing another presidential campaign through his new Warby Parker glasses that make him look even gayer than he sounds. Rumors about Perry and his personal chef have hung around the governor’s collar for years like the proverbial pearl necklace. You’d […]

The Best Way To Remember Your Father Is By Voting

The Best Way To Remember Your Father Is By Voting

Originally broadcast June 16, 2014. Yesterday was Father’s Day which CNN, the most trusted name in news, celebrated by running a tribute to the 41st president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush. I’m sure there was a lot of crying because the Bush family always seems to get choked up whenever they talk […]

The GOP’s Racist Past And Future

The GOP’s Racist Past And Future

Republicans are never exactly clear why we need more guns. Sometimes Republicans say we need guns because civilization is breaking down and there’s nobody left to protect us. Other times Republicans say we need more guns because there’s too many people protecting us, those protectors being the police, and so we need guns to protect […]

GOP No Longer The Party Of Law And Order

GOP No Longer The Party Of Law And Order

Originally broadcast June 14, 2014 When President Obama first took office the Department of Homeland Security issued a report warning about dangers of home grown right wing domestic terrorism. Republicans quickly took offense accusing Homeland Security of playing politics. So the report was shredded. Because how dare anybody accuse someone of being a domestic terrorist […]

Kitten Has Jazz Hands

Kitten Has Jazz Hands

Liberals can talk all they want to about war, poverty, climate change and blame President Obama’s inaction, or greedy Wall Street, but the brutal reality is until you change the cells comprising your body, and by that I mean switching to a plant based diet, you have no right to complain about global warming, Wall […]

The Science Is Still Out On Science

The Science Is Still Out On Science

Originally broadcast May 30, 2014 Next week President Obama is expected to unveil the strictest coal emission regulations in American history. Obama will demand that coal-firing plants reduce carbon emissions by 20 percent. Most experts predict this will close hundreds of power plants that run on coal, which is the primary source of greenhouse gases. […]

Children Of The Corn & All The Other Crops

Children Of The Corn & All The Other Crops

Originally broadcast May 29, 2014 All Americans agree children need to stay away from tobacco. Apparently it’s still up for discussion when it comes to kids staying away from tobacco farms. Human Rights Watch says American children work forty to sixty hours a week in the fields of North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky helping […]

War Is Not A Sport

War Is Not A Sport

Andrew J. Bacevich, Jr.  is an American political scientist specializing in international relations, security studies, American foreign policy, and American diplomatic and military history. He is currently Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University. He is also a retired career officer in the Armor Branch of the United States Army, retiring with the […]

We Won The First War On Poverty

We Won The First War On Poverty

President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty and America, unlike Vietnam, won that war. World War One and Iraq remind us that some wars, even though we triumphed, have to be fought again. Such is the case with LBJ’s war on poverty. We won it, but now there’s a new war and we’re losing […]

Ukraine, A Backgrounder

Ukraine, A Backgrounder

Facing bankruptcy, Ukraine, in the autumn of 2013, turned its back on the west by allowing Russia to purchase $15 billion worth of government bonds. The purchase was intended to prevent Ukraine from defaulting on its loans in 2014. The deal also included Moscow lowering the price of gas sold to the Ukraine by one-third. […]

Nader Says Raising Minimum Wage Is Good For Business

Nader Says Raising Minimum Wage Is Good For Business

Ralph Nader has been lobbying Walmart for years to voluntarily raise their minimum wage, reminding the corporation that it’s in their best financial interests. This week we’re seeing that the retail sector is slowly waking up to the sobering reality that when Americans don’t earn enough money they can’t shop. Walmart, America’s largest private sector employer, […]

The NFL Is An Extortion Racket

The producers of House Of Cards are threatening to stop filming in Washington DC unless the city gives them a special tax break. This is the type of extortion perfected by the NFL. Build us a stadium, or we’ll leave. Cities build the new stadiums convinced they’re creating new jobs. But, as you’ll see in […]

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