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Why is an officer with four years of experience the most effective? Why won’t a military official with more than four years experience speak out against abuses? Does the current glut of officers cause dangers for our troops on the front lines? How do military personnel policies allow programs like the F-35 and Littoral combat ships continue despite being rife with flaws? Listen to an interesting conversation with former military officer and current member of the Project on Government Oversight, Dan Grazier, as he explains the deep flaws in current policies and the hope changes are on the way.
The Tim Danahey Show started in July, 2010 as a one-day-per week endeavor and quickly grew to five days per week. The show discusses economics, government, social issues, history, and non-fiction books in a magazine format featuring in-depth conversations with guests. Politics and inflammatory conversations are discouraged as they are divisive and counter-productive. Instead, the show seeks under-reported topics and delves into facts, different perspectives, and ramifications of each perspective. Every Monday Night on Coffee Party USA Radio 9:00 PM Eastern/6:00 PM Pacific.
The show does not espouse a political agenda nor does it seek to inflame particular constituencies. The show treats all guests politely and with respect. There is no rambling discourse or personal attacks. This show is one of the highest quality and professional programs available.
Did you know that the federal budget about to be voted on contains a $40 Billion slush fund for Obama to spend any way he likes in the final year of his "reign"? "In practical terms, GOP politicians “are allowing Obama in his most final, most dangerous year, to do whatever he wants to transform the country.” -- Daniel Horowitz
Also on tap: The Tea Party, the Media, and the Speaker. Oh, and one more thing...
Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and 18 members of the Committee introduced a resolution to begin proceedings in the U.S. House of Representatives to impeach Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen.
Gollum to be impeached? Precioussssss...!
Joe Bonilla is the managing partner for Relentless Awareness and co-founded the company in January 2012 with Rich Fazio. Joe leads the company's public affairs and business units in addition to providing strategic media insight and counsel to each of the company's clients.
A co-founder of the Knickerbocker Film Festival and Knickerbocker Ledger, Joe has been instrumental in tying together in great content with effective media analysis and outreach. As chief executive of an regional media organization, Joe was able to forge connections to local leaders in order to advance the mission of the organization.
Joe previously served as Director of Outreach for the Hudson River Coffee House in Albany, N.Y., building brand value in one of the Capital Region's fastest growing coffee houses through media outreach through print, online, and broadcast media.
As an undergraduate at the University at Albany, SUNY (B.A., Public Administration and Policy), Joe was able to bring President Bill Clinton, legendary journalist Barbara Walters, and numerous big-name recording artists to campus as Director of Programming. Also at UAlbany, Joe started the turnaround the university's student-owned and operated television station into one of the Northeast's strongest campus-run stations.
In the community, Joe currently serves on the advisory board for the New Leaders Council - Capital Region Chapter and was honored with the 2012 Hispanic Coalition of New York '40 Under 40' Rising Latino Stars Award, 2011 ATV Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011 UAlbany Purple and Gold Award, and 2011 UAlbany Fuerza Latina Leader of the Year Award.
Joe also serves as a board member for the City of Albany's Public, Educational, and Government Access Oversight Board (PEGAOB), appointed by the City of Albany's Common Council in July 2011.
Impeachment speaker needed?
JB Williams and Karen Bracken will provide us with an update on the impeachment program just off the heels of Stephen Pidgeon and his Impeachment report on One America News Network.
Wikipedia--"During the Obama presidency, republican congressmembers have stated that Obama may have engaged in impeachable activity and may face removal from office. Rationales offered for impeachment have included an alleged White House cover-up after the 2012 Benghazi related American deaths.
In May 2010, Republican Issa of Calif. said the allegation the White House had offered Pennsylvania Representative Joe Sestak a job to persuade Sestak to drop out of the Penn. senate election against Arlen Spector "is one that everyone from Arlen Spector to Dick Morris has said is in fact a crime, and could be impeachable". With the possibility of becoming chairman of the Oversight and reform committee in January 2011, Issa said in October 2010 that the committee would not seek to impeach Obama.
In August 2011, Republican Congressman Michael Burgess of Texas stated that the impeachment of Barack Obama "needs to happen" in order to prevent Obama from "pushing his agenda". Burgess did not mention any grounds for impeachment. In June 2012, Senator Joe Kyl said on the Bill Bennett radio show that "impeachment is always a possibility" when discussing the Obama policy on immigration
May 2013: James Inhofe, Benghazi attack reason for impeachment.
Blake Farenthold said at a town hall said Obama should be impeached on birth certificate issues.
Kerry Bentivolio would like to write articles of impeachment, a dream come true"
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On this week's edition of HealthCare Consumerism Radio, your hosts Doug Field and Andrew Dietz will talk with special guests from CBIZ and Acclaris on topics ranging from onsite clinics to health savings accounts.
For the first segment on this week's show, the hosts will welcome Polly Thomas, Director of Employee Benefit Consulting & On-Site Clinic Consultant, CBIZ, to the program to talk about onsite health clinics and why they're not just for large employers any longer. Onsite clinics have changed over the course of the past year and will continue to do so, especially as reporting requirements as mandated by the ACA come into play. Though onsite clinics are traditionally thought to be outside the realm of smaller organizations’ resources, this is all changing as shared-site or near-site clinics rise in popularity. In this interview, Polly will discuss why onsite clinics are becoming a more widely adopted means of incorporating holistic wellness and prevention methods in the workplace.
For the second segment, Acclaris CEO Dean Mason will return to the program to discuss this year's open enrollment trends. Fall enrollment is nothing new, but this year will be more challenging for employers and consumers alike thanks to continued health care industry shifts. Consumers need to navigate more varied and complex plan options than ever before and the market is bursting with new legislation and ever-increasing regulatory oversight. In this segment, Dean will share his take on fall enrollment, especially the need to address the convergence of finance, health care and consumerism.
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Tonight's special guest is Geri Lynn Weinstein Matthews, MSW, LCSW, from New Mexico who's produced and co-directed "Justice Denied," a newly released 30 minute documentary that takes male sexual assault in the military out of the shadows. Geri Lynn will be joined by her husband, Michael Matthews, a survivor of both child abuse and sexual assault in the military. Geri Lynn was sexually assaulted herself, when she attended college as an undergraduate. Michael says, "I was 19 years old in the United States Air Force, the year was 1974, and I thought I was the only one." He'd been knocked unconscious and gang raped by his fellow airmen. "I kept my secret bottled up for 30 years, never telling a single solitary soul." One evening, 20 years into their marriage, he mustered up the courage to tell his supportive wife, Geri Lynn, who said "together we will get through this." The film they've created, "Justice Denied," is a 30 minute documentary that takes male sexual assault in the military out of the shadows. It's been screened at the Pentagon and US Senate, is now being used a an educational tool on military installations. Sexual assault involves power, control and domination. Statistics suggest that 90% of all males who are raped try to commit suicide at least twice in a lifetime. When a closed systems such as the military does not validate the rape survivor, men and women, the perpetrator gets to continue their criminal behavior without consequence. In being solution focused, Geri and Michael support a new bill, HR 1593, The Stop Act introduced by Congresswoman Jackie Speier. Her bill is all inclusive and stresses civilian oversight, unlike other watered-down versions currently on the table.
Black Maternal Health is at a crisis in the USA with little or no media mainstream attention, black babies die faster and more frequently before their first birthday than any other race. Please join Black Motherhood Empowerment host Denise Bolds, a certified birth doula, and her special guest: Dr. Kecia Gaither.
Dr. Kecia Gaither is a double board-certified physician in OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine and holds a Masters' degree in Public Health. Dr. Gaither serves as a Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist and Director of Perinatal Outreach at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine located in the Bronx, NY. Ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News & World Report, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine is committed to advancing the health of the communities it serves through its innovative approach to treatments, procedures and patient care.
As Director of Perinatal Outreach, Dr. Gaither provides oversight for perinatal services in all medical facilities aligned under the Montefiore health system. With more than 20 years of professional experience, Gaither’s expertise is grounded in the research and care for women with diabetes, HIV and obesity in pregnancy.
Dr. Gaither educates thousands via twitter @KeciaGaitherMD and through her blog ‘En Caul with Dr. Gaither’ which can be found on her site – www.keciagaither.com.
Russia continues to advance in Syria despite Nato concerns. Violence continues in Jerusalem not yet ready to call it an intifada. Sarasota principal that hypnotized students that later committed suicide is in the news with families receiving $600,000 in settlements. Joy Behar who minimized the professionalism of nurses a few weeks ago continues her assualt on health care professionals as she rudely interviews Dr. Ben Carson. Planned Parenthood hearings taking place today and new findings that the Obama administration failed to provide oversight as set out in federal laws. Breaking News Spencer Stone, hero in France train terror attack, was stabbed multiple times just a week after Alek Skarlatos who attends Umpqua Community College was speculated if the shootings there had to do with his attendance there.
Due to an oversight by me, Hezi Aris, rather that BTR, I left the default time frame of 15 minutes for the show length rather than my usual 2 hours. My apology to Mt. Dan Murphy, my Wednesday co-host, who will attempt to get to us at 11am, and to Phil Foley, one of his columnists at the Rising Media Group. Thank you for your understanding. Kindly, Hezi Aris
Marcy Wheeler, one of America's premiere investigative journalists focusing on civil liberties, the military/intelligence and other national security issues is the author of the definitive book on the Scooter Libby trial: Anatomy of Deceipt. On EmptyWheel, she routinely breaks news on the intelligence and surveillance topics, and is very influential on these beats in the national press
Patrick Eddington is a former CIA officer, and former intelligence staffer to Rush Holt (D-NJ). His memoir Long Strange Journey covers his time as an intelligence officer.
We'll discuss the intelligence community's nature and effectiveness, with a particular focus on Congressional oversight of the intelligence services.
Lamont Banks, Cliff Stewart, and Lisa Stewart of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans.
Our Special Guest for tonight's show is Congressman James (Jim) Sensenbrener, proudly serving Wisconsin's 5th District. Congressman Sensenbrenner’s current committee assignments include serving on the Committee on Science and Technology and the Committee on the Judiciary. Congressman Sensenbrenner is Chairman of the Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Oversight Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and Internet, and the Subcommittees on Environment and Oversight.
A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's been wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commit. Read full story: www.freetheirp6.org.
For more information, about A Just Cause and to Donate to the IRP6 legal defense fund, visit www.a-justcause.com.
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This episode will discuss how Orange is in fact the New "Black." The privatization of the prison industrial complex has created a growing trend in the incarceration of women and girls. GEO and Corrections Corporation of America represent two of the largest for-profit prisons in the America. These private companies operate billion dollar enterprises, which require no governmental oversight concerning programs and services for treatment or rehabilitation. Life for most women in prison will not result in a televised program or a book.