• 01:07

    ASA and Lobbying Congress for CARERS Act

    in News

    Steph Sherer and Don Duncan from Americans for Safe Access (ASA) discuss the National Unity Conference, the CARERS Act, Lobbying Congress and the future of medical marijuana.

  • 01:01

    Assignment America - Lobbying to Protect our Warriors & Veterans

    in Current Events

    Are you lobbying on behalf of our returning veterans and warriors? If so, you might be hindering the effort by using the wrong verbiage. Join me as Jesse Marrow joins me to discuss the frustration he and others are having due to your efforts on the Hill in Washington, DC. Your definition of Mental Health could be hindering the efforts of helping protect our veterans and active duty military personnel. Recovery is essential for our warriors, but your wording could be stalling the outcome you desire. Assignment tells the stories of America, from history, military, politics, social and economic, to entertainment - the things you never thought about to the trivia you never knew.


  • 00:30

    Robert M. Levy: A Career in Lobbying

    in Politics

    Host Kimberly Mitchem-Rasmussen will be joined by Robert M. Levy, President of Robert M. Levy and Associates to discuss his lifelong career in politics, government affairs and lobbying. 

  • 00:29

    Lobbying for the Jobless

    in Politics

    Whose lobbying for the jobless? Is there a group who lobbies for the jobless situation? A group who want to see 30 million with jobs? A group who wants to know when to expect all 30million jobs? What issues are being addressed by elected officials based on the powerful lobbying powers?

  • 02:00

    SOUND OFF: Your Opportunity to Offer Solutions to Today's Pressing Problems

    in Politics Progressive

    SOUND OFF! This is our attempt to engage our audience. We are giving you the chance to voice your opinion. Have you been following the headlines and seen the number of police shootings? Are rising prices concerning you? Have you been affected by foreclosure? Do the wars in The Middle East concern you? Do you know about TPP? Join us for this opportunity to share your thoughts and feelings on today’s most pressing problems. We are going to offer solutions and we are listening for yours. Share this with your family and friends. What are your feelings on lobbying? What are your feelings on immigration? Are Coops a solution? What is the impact of the Federal Reserve and the fractional reserve system? Bring your concerns and solutions to this show. We are a voice for everyday people.

  • 01:01


    in Politics

    Despite a technical problem early in the show, you will want to listen to and share this episode of Take Back America for the People.

    During candidate Obama's 2008 campaign he pledged reform of the corrupt lobbying practices that have made Congress a tool of corporations and the wealthy rather than a body representing We the People.

    Whether from lack of will in the White House or the complacence of a Congress happy content to have their campaigns financed by deep-pocketed special interests, little has been done to curb the influence over Congress of the Jack Abramoffs of the world.

    On July 11, Take Back America for the People hosted former lobbyist Paul Winger, Board president of Abolish Corporate Personhood Now.

    We discussed the ways in which lobbyists influence legislation, the outsized power of corporate lobbyists compared to public interest nonprofits representing us and union lobbyists paid to represent working Americans.

    As usual, we discussed solutions. Much of the show focused on what we can do to end the corruption of the US government by paid lobbyists for all special interest groups that want to have Congress put their interests over those of ordinary Americans.

    Take Back America for the People is an educational nonprofit whose mission is to reveal to the American public the true costs of corporate control of the US government.

  • 00:28

    Marta Burden,West Line Encounter

    in Books

    Seth Haberman is your average guy––family man, marriage reconciliation counselor, Modern Orthodox Jew who follows Torah to the best of his ability. He loves his wife and his kids.

    His little plot of land in rural Illinois is all he needs to fulfill his life’s dream of security and peace. Everything is good.

    Seth’s life is about to change. He meets Joshua Josephson on the Chicago West Line Metra.

    It’s been a stressful day at work. Seth’s desire is to leave his job behind and relax with his wife, Rivka and their six children. However, he does something he’s never done before. He invites this stranger to dinner. And not only that, he allows Joshua to stay for a week.

    Seth is under deadline to finish the garage apartment for his sister-in-law and her soon to be husband. Joshua mentions that he’s done carpentry work. Seth asks Joshua to stay on and help him finish the project.                 

    Seth’s friend, Richard has concerns about this man. Could he be a danger to the family?

    One day before the completion of the apartment, a crisis threatens to challenge the very core of the Haberman family. Will Joshua’s presence help or hinder?

    At weeks end, Seth and Rivka are faced with questions that will change the course of their lives.

    Has Seth made a mistake in inviting Joshua into his home?

    Marta Burden is a published author with stories in Inspire Anthologies, including Faith, Victory and Promise.

    Marta graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a degree in Biblical Literature, and began her career as a bookkeeper, office manager and eventually executive secretary for an education/lobbying organization. Now retired, she devotes her time to her love of writing contemporary fiction, devotionals and short stories.


  • 01:07

    Robert William "Bob" Ney

    in Current Events

    Robert William "Bob" Ney (born July 5, 1954) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Ohio. In 2007 he was convicted on charges of corruption and served a 30 month jail sentence. A Republican, Ney representedOhio's 18th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 until November 3, 2006, when he resigned. Ney's resignation took place after he pled guilty to charges of conspiracy and making false statements in relation to the Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal. Before he pled guilty, Ney was identified in the guilty pleas of Jack Abramoff, former Tom DeLay deputy chief of staff Tony Rudy, former DeLay press secretary Michael Scanlon and former Ney chief of staff Neil Volz for receiving lavish gifts in exchange for political favors.

  • 02:04

    Walls In Our Minds

    in Current Events


    Lack of border security affecting crime in our counties.  Constitutional Sheriffs spending inordinate amount of time at State Capitols to secure rights of their constituents.

    CSKT Water Compact in Montana - Private Property Invasion  made Manifest

    Our guests tonight are Douglas County Colorado Sheriff Tony Spurlock and our own Dr. Kate.

    Renewing the Foundations of Freedom Special weekly segment focusing on identifying and eliminating the walls in our minds so as to bring forth the Second American Revolution. Join Terry Dodd, Red Beckman, drkate, and others for a lively discussion and some real life strategy. Chat is open during the show for questions and comments.

  • 00:56

    Interview With Dennis Pilla:

    in Self Help

    This show I will be interviewing Dennis Pilla: Who is running for Mayor of Port Chester, NY.

    Dennis Pilla served three terms as Port Chester’s Mayor from 2007-2013. He was first elected to Port Chester public office as Village Trustee in 2006.

    He has held other government leadership positions including President of the Westchester Municipal Officials Association from 2012-2013, and was a member of their Executive Committee from 2007-2014.

    Dennis has also been an active member of the New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM), assisting that group’s lobbying efforts to reform NY state government and stop unfunded mandates that are passed down to local governments.

  • 02:51

    Economy dumping? - God is a Racist? Sex with 10 year olds no biggie!

    in Politics

    HR1   A UK report from 1976 argues that sexual molestation doesn't harm children as young as 10 if it's consensual. They've been lobbying for the age of consent to be reduced for nearly 40 years.

    Fmr Congressman Barney Frank tells Bill O'Reilly that the housing market couldn't collapse again because of all the regulations. I hope his crystal ball is right!

    Subprime loans are back! Will we EVER learn? 

    Hr2  Is another real estate bubble building?

    San Francisco demands Catholic schools stop teaching Catholic doctrine. Hello... they're PRIVATE schools. You don't have to go there if you don't like their teaching. Faculty wants morality clause removed from handbook.

    Man shows the world how to out a cheating wife. Surprise!

    Hr3  University professor says God is a white racist. I wish I were kidding. She must be reading a different Bible than the one I read.

    Rapper Azalea Banks is exactly the definition of a racist based on her recent Playboy interview. Un-American and uneducated rant shows EXACTLY why we need to teach REAL history to our students.

    Jared Anderson, Managing Editor of Breaking Energy asks for documents to explain where missing nuclear exports are. Did you know we're exporting highly enriched nuclear materials to other countries? Oh boy!

    Joe reads listener emails and comments.

    Have you had your healthy dose of reality lately?

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