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Tonight we'll talk with our Capitol Hill insider Elizabeth Letchworth (Secretary to the Majority US Senate, ret.) about a number of issues making REDLINE headlines.
FCC and FEC moves to restrict and control the internet.
Sen. Mitch McConnell and the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill.
Obama's Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State request made to Congress today.
The newly established House Freedom Caucus - an update
Hosts Rev. Terence Dicks and Mike Hersh talk with Rio Tazewell about the Democracy for All Amendment and how it will get money out of politics.
Rio Tazewell is the Government by the People campaign coordinator at People For the American Way (PFAW). In his role he coordinates with other organizations to raise awareness about the importance of getting big money out of politics.
PDA and PFAW supports a range of policy solutions to address this problem, including a constitutional amendment to overturn Supreme Court decisions such as Citizens United v FEC. His position of campaign coordinator consists of coalition organizing, legislative advocacy and strategic communication. PFAW is a progressive advocacy group based in Washington, DC.
Virgin Galactic crash, burns, and kills; Obama IRS is seizing bank accounts without court orders; Is Internet free political speech long for this world? Not of the Obama FEC has anything to say about it; Hillary Clinton isn't economically illiterate, she just wants to be president and Elizabeth Warren is in her way; Another public school teacher freelanches an Islamic curriculum; Free at last, free at last, thank God Almight, Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi is free at last; Tuesday's Final Battle; Kaci Hickox and Ebola win their freedom; and an "unreasonable" former CBS reporter debuts a book.
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Join the highly successful (and controversial) Conservative writer and talk show host, Barry Secrest, and Exo-Government expert, Lee Daniel for a no-holds barred political, religious, paranormal discussion where anything goes!
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Today's topics include:
Odd 2014 Rash of Banker Suicides Resume with Leap from 23rd Floor by French-Israeli Banker
Washington Post: Could non-citizens decide the November election?
Hillarynomics: Businesses don't create jobs
IRS target: 'This isn't where story ends'
Does The New World Order And The Illuminati Really Exist?
Ebola cases hit 10000 mark - The Guardian
If UFO's don't Exist then Why did the US Air Force Scramble Jets to investigate supposed 'crashed UFO' in Arizona desert
Obama: 'There’s a Silver Lining in All The Attention The Ebola Situation Has Received'
Obama's Iranian Born Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett Implicated in "Fast and Furious" Cover-Up
Powerplay: Obama's FEC Urgently Moves to Regulate Online News and Political Blogs
'Lone Wolf' Islamic Terrorist Attacks New York City Police Officers Wounding Two
Atheists to Deliver Pamphlets Depicting Bible as "X-Rated Book" on Sexual Obscenity to Schools
Bio Weapons Expert: Ebola Outbreak Is A Bio Weapon Release?
AND MUCH MORE!
I talk about Liberty and about the FEC
Here are links to prove what I am saying on here:
FEC went after Liberty Lobby newspaper scans:
1989 massacre of the Chinese protesters at Tiananmen Square right at the same time Clinton mentioned that back in 1989 George Bush Senior stated and it's a phrase that Clinton uses himself that they need a new world order:
Obama Racist Quotes: http://www.city-data.com/forum/elections/293823-racist-quotes-barack-hussein-obamas-dreams.html
One of my listeners sent me this: http://aapov.blogspot.com/2010/07/jesse-jackson-and-naacp-are-accussed-of_16.html
9/11 inside job links:
911 rise of the police state:
The FEC, ATF, DOJ, and Many Other Craptastic Initials.
We'll discuss everything from Obama's embarrassing inability to plan a speech, the FEC's consideration to let a foreign-born citizen run for President, the DOJ's witch hunt against Gibson and more.
Press  for Democracy (P1FD) is a Coffee Party Radio show that discusses the political issues of the day in a civil, fact-based, and transpartisan manner. Transpartisan is quite different from bi- or non-partisan in the fact that we encourage callers to be passionate about their position, but to listen to those with differing opinions with repsect and a true desire to find common ground on which solutions can be built.
Tonight on P1FD . . .
Martin Luther King’s 85th birthday is celebrated today (although January 15, 1929, was the actual date of his birth).
How far have we come since 1968? How much further do we have to go, toward what end, and what are we actually doing to get there?
Join me, Greg Russak, as I fill in for Dan Aronson tonight at 9pmET on Press  for Democracy and let’s try to answer these and other questions together.
Here are some parallels I’ve been thinking about. 46 years after Dr. King’s murder, how is it that we’re back to fighting in some of the very same states once again against voter suppression, and what does that mean in 2014 and 2016?
What about spying? King had J. Edgar Hoover. We have Obama and the NSA. Is this a major concern for you?
Then there’s our generation’s problems such as Citizens United, McCutcheon v FEC, Net Neutrality, TPP and TTIP, and a hyper-partisan, obstructionist 2-party system that only seems to agree when Big Money is on the line.
Is there a root cause to all these issues? If so, what should we be doing about it? I have some ideas. I’d like to hear yours.
Equal Pay Day 2013: Women Still Making Fraction What Men Make
Today is Equal Pay Day, the day in which advocates say women must work until to make the same amount as men made last year. Nearly 50 years after the passing of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, full-time year-round female employees make only as much as 80 percent of what their male counterparts make. Those analyzing this look at various factors such as occupational preferences and differences in the degree that men and women differ in family activities, but many studies still point to discrimination as being at least one factor. We talk to Fatima Goss Graves, Vice President for Education and Employment at the National Women's Law Center in Washington, DC.
FEC Vacancies Mean Lack of Electoral Law Enforcement
Beset by a long-term vacancy and ridden with deadlock, the Federal Elections Commission has become seen as mostly dysfunctional, unable to carry out its task of enforcing rules regarding elections and electoral finance. A recent column in Roll Call referred to the FEC as a lame-duck, a reference to the fact that the terms for every remaining member are about to expire, and it goes on to point out a growing backlog of work and even the ability to even determine when violations occur. We speak to the author of that column, Eliza Newlin Carney who is also a staff writer for CQ Roll Call covering lobbying and influence.
Steve G. Jones board certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.He has been practicing hypnotherapy since the 1980s. He is the author of 22 books on Hypnotherapy. He is a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, American Board of Hypnotherapy, president of the American Alliance of Hypnotists, on the board of directors of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Lung Association, and director of the California state registered Steve G. Jones School of Hypnotherapy
Jeff Clements co-founder and chairman of the board of Free Speech for People. Free - a national non-partisan campaign to overturn Citizens United v. FEC, challenge excessive political power of global corporations, and strengthen American democracy and republican self-government. Jeff is an attorney who has been in private practice as a partner in a major Boston law firm, and in public service as an Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Public Protection Bureau in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.He is the author of Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money and Global Corporations
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This week’s show
April 7th, 2014
Houston Area Move To Amend Discusses Money & Politics
This week the Supreme Court removed the aggregate limit of dollars that anyone can spend in any election cycle. This puts our entire democracy up for sale to the highest bidder. There are organizations throughout the nation building grassroots movements to amend the constitution in order to fix this constitutional aberration. One of the most successful ones is Move To Amend.,
After the Supreme Court ruling, an affiliate of Move To Amend, Houston Area Move To Amend(Facebook) effected a successful protest in Houston. I am honored to have three of their leaders discuss the corrosive nature of money in our body politic, the apathy that it has caused, and the solutions. Madeleine Crozat-Williams, Mike Badzioch, and Ben Ball will spend the hour with us and will be ready to answer questions.
Visit the blog post here.
This week was a bad week for our democracy. The Supreme Court removed the aggregate limit of dollars that anyone can spend in any election cycle. Only around 646 people reached that limit in the 2011-2012 election cycle. In other words, the Supreme Court ruled that those 646 people’s right of free speech was denied.
This makes the smoking out of wealthy donors that are corrupting the body politic that more important. Senator Harry Reid has begun the process by calling out the Koch Brothers on the floor of the Senate. That seemed to have hurt Charles Koch’s feelings. He penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal in which he referred to those who do not see the world as a plutocrat’s domain as collectivists. Let’s talk about that.
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Check out the hardest hitting show in political talk today! Joining us on this episode are social media & civics diva Laurel Davila, web based messaging expert Alan Rosenblatt, McCutcheon vs FEC analysis with Jim Crail, and political potpourri with author/impersonator Jim Finch!
Feel free to call in as all perspectives are welcomed, REALLY!