Program Summary JAN. 12, 2015
Hear Rep. Bill Otto and "the Lineball Sisters" discuss all manner of smalltown life in Kansas in the second hour after these news stories.
Counterspin (30 min.)
Description: This week on CounterSpin: We're told the recent midterm elections were the "most expensive in US history," but who was buying? And what do they expect in return? And what does it all mean for the relatively unmoneyed, namely most of us? We talked with Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen, about the 114th Congress.
Free Speech Radio News (30 min.)
Suspects in Charlie Hebdo massacre dead after Paris-area standoffs
Survivors of Peshawar school attack grapple with severe trauma
St. Louis County grand juror seeks to remove lifetime gag order on Ferguson case
FBI investigates explosion outside NAACP office in Colorado Springs
Gay couples wed in Florida, now the 36th state to legalize same-sex marriage
Anti-torture campaigners press for closure of Guantanamo Bay detention facility
Relatives of missing Mexican students deepen ties with Zapatistas, Obama reaffirms support for Peña Nieto
Co-hosted during the second hour with Rep. Bill Otto, formerly of the 9th district, in the Kansas legislature listen in to conversations with "Traditional Republicans" who have lived small town life in Kansas across the generations.
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