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This week, I will start off the show with Yuri Rashkin, from Defend Wisconsin Weekly News Round-Up, talking about the news for the week in Wisconsin. After Yuri, I will be talking to Jeffrey Spitzer-Resnick who is the Managing Attorney for Disability Rights Wisconsin. We will be discussing the Special Needs Voucher Bill that the Assembly voted on Tuesday evening. After Jeff, I will be talking with Representative Sondy Pope-Roberts about AB110 as well. We will also talk about the Walker Administrations' apparent attempt at bankrupting the Public School System and education in general. Following her will be Senator Lena Taylor. We will be talking about redistricting, the foreclosure raids, the Mining Bill, and SB 542. I will finish out the show with Scott Wittkopf, the blogger from Badger Democracy. We will be talking about the Mining Bill, and the Neocon's attack on women, their messaging regarding candidates, and their new attack on media outlets and public servants that don't follow their way of thinking. All starts at 9am Friday morning! Call in numbers are 877-497-1797 or 310-742-1896.
Join me for the last show of the year...and we will start it off with Doug Cunningham talking about labor issues and his new show The People's Mic. Then I will be talking with Dawn Shagonee about her wonderful dance group Call for Peace. Followed by a recorded interview with CAPS Executive Director Kate Coyne McCoy about the 2011 Holiday Shopping Guide. What makes this one so different is that it is to help you shop at stores that do not buy our elections. Then I will finish out the show with Scott Wittkopf, the Badger Democracy Blogger. We will be talking about the new DOA rules, the mining connection with Senator's Jauch's recall, and more Wisconsin news. And, of course I will have Yuri Rashkin with Defend Wisconsin Weekly News Round-Up. All starts at 9am! Call in numbers: 877-497-1797 or 310-742-1896.
I will have Representative Fred Clark on to discuss the "Give-a-Way to the Mining Companies" Mining Bill, his House Foreclosure Bill, and the State of the State Address by Walker. Then I will be talking with Mark Banks from Occupy Chicago. We will be discussing Occupy DC and Occupy Chicago...what they have been up to and how DC was doing. Then we will be talking with Scott Wittkopf from Badger Democracy. We will talk about the Progressive Movement, the letter to Kathleen Falk, The John Doe Investigation and more. We will end the show with Nate Timm with him talking about the Grassroots Festival on the 18th of February. I will also have Yuri Rashkin from -Defend Wisconsin Weekly News Round-Up. All starts Friday at 9am! Call in numbers are 877-497-1797 or 310-742-1896.
'Feed Your Head w/ Ruthann RA Amarteifio' is postponed for tonight!!!
'Progress Toward Democracy w/ Brian Stetten and Ruthann RA Amarteifio'
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Saturday Night Fever! How America's 1% waged the most massive class assault on the 99% when the rest of the country looked the other way. Also, has Australia been Americanized? Other topics, also.....
Our Special Guest: Kelly McNutly, poet and activist, discusses her late mother, Gloria Gilmore,in a special tribute with poetry readings. A graduate from George Washington University and FAU.
In 2010 the show went through all of the traditions of Christmas. This episode was all about the Christian foundations of Christmas. It talks about the birth of Christ and early Christian celebrations. It's a good way to lead up to our series for this year "Just Jesus", which we'll have an episode this weekend.
Some things just don't change in Ottawa as the "Dark Ages" near the end. Recall bill C-377, which died a deserving death in the Senate courtesy of (former) Senator Hugh Segal. That bill sought to force unions to disclose information and incur costs of doing business that no party would ever demand of corporations. But then, the Corporate Pacification Committee seems to demand next to nothing from the corporate sector. Not taxes. Not compliance. They do accept potential laws from them though.
Cue private members bill C-525. The tactic of having faceless backbench seals introduce devious bills is becoming a base tactic for Emperor. This bill seeks to once again take away rights of all Canadian workers by dictating conditions of organization to the Federal public sector. The civil service is the largest concentration of unionized workers in Canada. The familiar refrains of "good value for taxpayers" and "accountabilty", which mean absolutely nothing to a Government that spends 100 million tax dollars a year on partisan ads, are the usual talking points. The now routine use of limiting debate and pushing through laws for their friends was almost derailed by the Senate. Despite finding errors in the bill, which may add it to the pile of unconstitutional legislation from this junta, the chamber of "sober second thought" passed it anyway.
Why? Because any amended bill in the Senate must go back to the House of Commons to be approved again. That was just too risky to those bastions of democracy known as Emperor's hordes. Diane Finley lauds it. Tony Panayi (Clement) lauds it. That is enough cause for alarm right there.
We will look at this mess of a bill and see how it will effect all working people's rights. We will also include Emperor's cheering section, notably Merit Canada, where half-truths are a way of doing business 24/7.
Join us! Open lines all night
In our 2012 Restoring Joy series we featured different charities. My favorite being Mercury One. Also, have you ever made a Christmas Jar for someone? Christmas Jars are becoming a modern Christmas tradition - a fun act of giving for the entire family to contribute to over the entire year and then given away around Christmas to help someone in need. The concept was started based off the book of the same name by Jason F. Wright. The book by the way is a great holiday read, and has spawned several sequeals.
Originally started during Summer 2013 with Thomas Witt, executive director, Equality Kansas the largest premier statewide organization for the LGBT communities.
Program Summary: 17 Dec 2014
Segment Summaries: 1st Hour - “This Way Out” the international gay and lesbian radio magazine. (30 min.) Fun with the Eagle, the hummer and the "Last Comic Standing"; three new books explore three disparate parts of the LGBT world; dozens of naked men are humiliated at a Cairo gay bathhouse crackdown, thousands protest E.U. sanctions over Gambia's anti-LGBT laws, English and Welsh "partners" finally get married, Seoul's mayor bows to human rights pressure, and the I.O.C. bans bias against the L-G-B but not the T.
Then Amanda Marcotte’s outstanding “RH Reality Check” from the vital news web site RH Reality Check. "On this episode of Reality Cast, Kat Stoeffel tells a story that shows how hard it still is for people to deal with sexual assault appropriately. In another segment, I discuss how the UVA story is causing the mainstream right to become a bunch of rape truthers, and parents in Northern California throw a fit over sex education."
2nd Hour: Naomi Fowler's Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network and TacklingTaxHavens: In the December 2014 Taxcast: how mafia is corrupting democracy at the heart of Europe in Italy's capital city of Rome. Also: the #LuxLeaks whistleblower is arrested and much, much more. (30 mn.)
One of the segments included in our American Awakening morning shows features Lessons in Leadership. Did you ever think we could learn something about the subject from the Jolly Old Elf? Think about it, he oversees a massive operation with a number of employees, and is counted on by millions of customers for products, he has deadlines and demands. In our 2012 Christmas series we took a look at Santa's leadership skills.
Our 3rd Advent devotion. Today we talk about our God being a God of action. Key verse is Deuteronomy 6:7. And as always we'll close with a prayer for this Advent Sunday.
In America there has always been this concrete distinction between the military and the police. When did the job of the police officer become the job of the solider? The job of a solider is to seek out eliminate and annihilate enemies of democracy and threats to the U.S. The police mantra is "To Protect and Serve" but with the brutal attacks and misconduct that has plague ours news like the recent incidents in Ferguson. Just who are the police protecting? We have seen time and time again the folly of government when military tactics are used to deal with domestic and civil affairs. When the government dehumanize civil disputes and issues and cloak them under the guise of "The War Against _______" a mindset is created that initiates a police state. Has the dehumanization of people and increase federal incentives created a over militarization of the police ?
Wake Up Americans!
The American's Creed by William Tyler Page
I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed, a democracy in a republic, a sovereign Nation of many sovereign States; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice, and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.
I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it, to support its Constitution, to obey its laws, to respect its flag, and to defend it against all enemies.
–Written 1917, accepted by the United States House of Representatives on April 3, 1918.
It is time for all American Constitutionalist stand-up and be counted.
Contact the Elected Constitutionalist and tell them it is time to leave the GOP establishment.
Americans must not accept the actions of Congress!
Failure to change the status-quo of the political establishment that now controls the people, is to surrender any and all of your liberties!
Cromnibus Bill - More Betrayal from the GOP