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  • 00:43

    Friday Java 26 June 2015

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    The political magazine with a full cup of Coffee and a few polling numbers in between the refills.
    La revista política con una taza llena de café y algunos números de las encuestas entre las recarga

  • 00:42

    The Week that Was 20 June 2015

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    The past week's political events that help shape American  politics.
    Acontecimientos políticos de la semana pasada que ayudan a conformar el cuerpo político estadounidense

  • 00:38

    Take Two Bush 2016

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    Jeb Bush, the son and brother of two former presidents, announced Monday in Miami that he is embarking on a journey to follow in their political footsteps — but on his own terms, promoting his record as a two-term governor of Florida, one of the nation’s biggest and most diverse states.“Not one of us deserves the job by right of résumé, party, seniority, family or family narrative,” the former Florida governor told about 3,000 of his loyalists assembled at Miami Dade College’s Kendall campus. “It’s nobody’s turn. It’s everybody’s test, and it’s wide open — exactly as a contest for president should be.”


    Jeb Bush subió el lunes al escenario de la universidad más grande y más diversa del país, un magnífico ejemplo de las aspiraciones de la clase trabajadora de Miami, y declaró que es el mejor candidato presidencial para ayudar a que todos los norteamericanos construyan una mejor vida para sí mismos y sus familias.“Nuestro país va por muy mal camino. Y la pregunta es: ¿qué vamos a hacer al respecto? Para mí la pregunta es: ¿qué voy a hacer? Y ya tomé una decisión”, dijo Bush en el recinto Kendall del Miami-Dade College. “Soy candidato para la presidencia de Estados Unidos”. MiamiHerald

  • 00:40

    The Struggle for Healthcare

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    “Five years in, what we are talking about is no longer just a law. It’s no longer just a theory. It isn’t even just about the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare,  this is now part of the fabric of how we care for one another. This is health care in America.”  President Obama

  • 00:36

    Cowboys, Indians and Mike Mike Huckabee

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    During his speech, Obama compared violence committed in the name of other religions, especially Christianity during the Crusades, to the problems the world faces today in the Middle East.“Everything he does is against what Christians stand for, and he’s against the Jews in Israel,” Huckabee said. “The one group of people that can know they have his undying, unfailing support would be the Muslim community. “This president couldn’t watch a western from the ’50s and know the difference between the good guys and the bad guys, even if John Wayne was starring in the film.” Mike Huckabee   Daily Caller

  • 00:40

    May Day 2015

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    On this May day we Remember our broadcast  partner Jerry Pippin and countless other working people.

  • 01:00

    David O Atkins • Sympathy for RedState Editor Erick Erickson

    in Politics Progressive

    Former Kossack know as ThereIsNoSpoon, David blogs at Digby's Hullabaloo, Alternet and the Washington Monthly. He's a local elected official and Democratic party officer in Southern California, and joins us to discuss the Senate runoff in Mississippi, involving Thad Cochrane's seat. "RedState editor and super hardline conservative Erick Erickson is steaming mad over longtime incumbent Thad Cochran's victory in Mississippi by reaching out to Democratic voters in the open primary."


    http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2014/06/wherein-i-sympathize-with-erick.html

  • 00:45

    Onward Christian Voters

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    What Cruz offered in his announcement — what his candidacy is about — is a robust call to arms to tea partiers, evangelicals and people feeling cut out by the party establishments of both parties. Invoking God and the Constitution throughout his speech, he said, “I believe in you. I believe in the power of millions of courageous conservatives rising up to reignite the promise of America.”


    In his relatively brief time as a national politician, Cruz has shown himself to be brainy, driven and ambitious. What he has yet to show is the ability to take his outsider message, convert it from criticism to optimism and expand his appeal beyond the true believers. He has made the argument about what his party needs. Now he must try to prove that he is the messenger conservatives want in 2016. Dan Balz WP


     


     

  • 00:36

    The Week that Was 07 March 2015

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    The past week's political events that help shape American  politics.
    Acontecimientos políticos de la semana pasada que ayudan a conformar el cuerpo político estadounidense

  • 00:46

    CPAC 2015

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    Scott Walker hit all the right notes when he took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday to address a standing-room-only crowd — even gamely handling a heckler.Walker was talking up Republicans’ push to pass a right-to-work law in Wisconsin, a measure to weaken labor unions, when a heckler stood up and began shouting in the packed ballroom. What he said wasn’t clear, but Walker handled it like a pro: He quipped, “Apparently the protesters come [here] from Wisconsin as well.”


    Looking to shore up his own bona fides on foreign policy, Walker went out of his way to tell the audience that, as governor, he receives FBI briefings about potential threats to his state. And he pointed to his 2011 face-off with public-employee unions as preparing him for these sorts of situations.“If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the world,” National Review
    Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll.


     


     

  • 00:46

    The American Sniper-Killer

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    My dad always said, ‘Snipers are cowards. They don’t believe in a fair fight. Like someone coming up from behind you and coldcocking you. Just isn’t right. It’s cowardly to shoot a person in the back,'”  Michael Moore



    When you convince people that they’ve won, they lose some of their fire over injustice, their passion to challenge the status quo. In Alan Bennett’s , The History Boys, one of the teachers explains to his students why a World War I monument to the dead soldiers isn’t really honoring them, but rather keeping people from demanding answers as to how Britain unnecessarily contributed to the cause of the war and is therefore responsible for their deaths. . The teacher says, “And all the mourning has veiled the truth. It’s not lest we forget, but lest we remember. That’s what this [war memorial] is about … Because there’s no better way of forgetting something than by commemorating it.”Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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