The NFL is a tax-exempt organization earning $9 billion a year. Patrick Hruby writes for Sports On Earth. His recent Politico article, “The National Freeloader League,” accuses the NFL of paying little to no taxes, and draining local economies by creating low paying jobs. He says taxpayer subsidized stadiums divert much needed money from schools, bridges and other crumbling infrastructure. Then Alec Luhn joins us. Alec is the Moscow correspondent for The Nation Magazine. He returned from Kiev where Ukraine is in turmoil as it moves into the clutches of Russia and farther away from the European Union. Plus Jeremy S. Kramer. Also Will Ryan and The Cactus County Cowboys featuring Cactus Chloe Fiorenzo.
The battle on the war on Christmas continues as we announce our War on Valentine’s Day. Comic Matt Kirshen, Jeremy S. Kramer, Hal Lublin, Film Critic Michael Snyder, Web Master Jimmy Lee Wirt and Will Ryan and The Cactus County Cowboys. The Cactus County Cowboys features Cactus Chloe Fiorenzo, Westy Westenhofer, Benny Brydern and J.T. Tornado Thomas. Please subscribe to this show for free on iTunes and Stitcher.
Originally broadcast January 25, 2013.With President Obama attempting to introduce meaningful gun control legislation, and the NRA fighting back with all they got, we decided to look at America’s love affair with guns, bombs, and killing each other with. With Carlos Alazraqui, Janie Haddad Tompkins, Frank Conniff, Mark Thompson, Rick Overton, Paul Provenza, Ben Zelevansky, Stefane Zamorano, Chris Pina, Jeremy S. Kramer, Ron Babcock, Jim Earl, Kevin Rooney, Bill Burr, Paul Dooley, Jimmy Dore, Randi Credico And Will Ryan and The Cactus County Cowboys featuring Chloe Fiorenzo Written by Steve Rosenfield, Ben Zelevansky, Dylan Brody, Jim Earl, Dan Spencer, and David Feldman.