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Friday, December 9, 2016



Friday, December 09, 2016

3-4 Alan Watts, "Do You Do It or Does It Do You?" Part 1 of 4 "

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(Caroline Casey’s “Visionary Activist Show” will be back after the fund drive. Catch the show at or at )

4 – 6 The Thom Hartmann Program

Trump Appoints Foxes to Watch Henhouse

Tweet: "Trump to appoint dingo to watch baby." by LOLGOP.

Tweet: "Trump appoints flesh-eating bacteria to lead Department of Flesh." by LOLGOP.

Article: "Carrier union leader receives threats after Trump smears him on Twitter" by Aaron Rupar.

Article: "They Thought They Were Free" (book review, Nov. 6, 2005) by Thom Hartmann.

Book: "They Thought They Were Free" by Milton Mayer.

Article: "Trump's Likely Labor Pick, Andrew Puzder, Is Critic of Minimum Wage Increases" by Noam Scheiber and Maggie Haberman.

Article: "Trump to tap vocal EPA opponent to head the EPA" by Samantha Page.

Article: "Congressional Progressive Caucus Members Call for Scrutiny of Trump's Crony Cabinet" by Congressional Progressive Caucus.

FDR: "We are steering on a steady course toward economic oligarchy...if we are not there already."

Speech: "Commonwealth Club Address", 23 Sept 1932 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Speech: "Thom Hartmann: The Crash of 2016" by Thom Hartmann.

Video: Thom Hartmann: The Crash of 2016.

Site: Thomas Jefferson, The Works of Thomas Jefferson, 12 vols. [1904].

Article: "Donald Trump named as Time magazine's person of the year" by Jasper Jackson.

Article: "Pic Of The Moment: Hey Time, I Fixed It For You" by EarlG.

Article: "Final Senate Seat to Be Settled in Louisiana Dec. 10 Runoff" by Melinda Deslatte.

Site: Foster Campbell for the United States Senate.

Article: "Donald Trump's Baton Rouge rally a boon for John Kennedy" by Richard Rainey.

Article: "Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations" by Valerie Volcovici.

Quote: " I hope we shall take warning from the example and crush in it's birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength, and to bid defiance to the laws of their country." - Thomas Jefferson to George Logan, 12 November 1816.

Article: "How Did Donald Trump Get a $110K SAG Pension?" by Jonathan Handel.

Article: "Anti-union bills pass Michigan House of Representatives" by Kathleen Gray.

Article: "Oil pipeline shut down after 'significant spill' into creek in western N.D." by Amy Dalrymple.

Article: "Billionaire Bunkers: Beyond the Panic Room, Home Security Goes Sci-Fi" by Morgan Brennan.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Victoria Jones

Article: "Trump will tap fast food CEO as Labor Secretary: Report" by TMN.

Article: "Raymond J. Donovan" (U.S. Secretary of Labor under President Reagan) by Wikipedia.

Article: "Miner fight stalls as shutdown looms" by Jordain Carney.

Article: "Trump in Twitter war with Indiana union boss" by TMN.

Article: "RNC official: Carrier union boss 'should be grateful' for deal" by Mark Hensch.

Article: "The CEO of United Technologies just let slip an unintended consequence of the Trump-Carrier jobs deal" by Matt Turner.

Article: "Philippines' Duterte gets Trump White House invite during 'animated' call" by Martin Petty and David Brunnstrom.

Article: "Rodrigo Duterte Says Donald Trump Endorses His Violent Antidrug Campaign" by Felipe Villamor.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Site: Governor Free Don Siegelman

Will Congress Finally Help Fix #FlintWaterCrisis?
- Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI, 5th District)

Article: "Congressman Dan Kildee Urges Action on Flint Before End of 114th Congress" by Congressman Dan Kildee.

Article: "Congress strikes deal on water bill with Flint aid" by Melanie Zanona.

Article: "Flint water crisis: charges against low-level state workers draw scrutiny" by Ryan Felton.

Article: "House passes water bill with Flint aid, drought relief" by Melanie Zanona.

Article: "The RNC Is Hosting Its Christmas Party This Year At Donald Trump's Hotel" by Sam Stein.

Article: "Gillibrand says she won't vote for Mattis waiver" by Elana Schor.

Site: War on Domestic Terrorism.

Big Picture Politics Panel: Wage Hating Burger Czar As Labor Secretary?
- Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel
- Angela Morabito,


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Thursday, December 8, 2016



Thursday, December 08, 2016

3-4 Dave Emory, "For the Record #927 -- The Trumpenkampfverbande, Part 6: Locker Room Eclipse”

Detailed, annotated written description for this program available at:

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ALSO: Pterrafractyl and other expert listeners are making a huge contribution, updating the website with information on many subjects that Dave doesn't have time to cover in the programs. Comments Line: comments that come in -- are a major and continuously updated source of information. Only a tiny fraction of this will ever make it into the program--it is simply too voluminous.

4—6 The Thom Hartmann Program

Hour One: Is Trump About to Start the 2nd GOP Great Depression & WW3?

Book: "The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America--and What We Can Do to Stop It" by Thom Hartmann

Law: "Glass-Steagall Act", 1933.

Article: "On 75th anniversary, U.S. veterans recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor" by Dana Feldman and Hugh Gentry.

Quote: "December 7th, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy" - Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation, 8 December 1941.

Video: Stockman: I see a 'fiscal blood bath' ahead.

Article: "Dems Raise Alarms About Keeping Government Open" by Michael McAuliff, Matt Fuller.

Article: "Congress faces Friday budget deadline; GOP hopes for stopgap measure to fund Trump's early months" by lizbirge.

Article: "Dems: GOP already undermining Trump's 'Buy America' promise" by Susan Crabtree.

Book: The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed by David Stockman.

Event: "Dec 7 - Good Jobs Nation Rally with Bernie Sanders, Keith Ellison, Danny Glover - Washington DC".

Hour Two: Should Trump Continue to Use Taxpayer's Money to Bribe Companies to Stay Here?
- Steve Beaman

Book: The American Dream Under Fire by Steve Beaman.

CD: "The Path to Prosperity: Financial Literacy For The 21st Century (Audio CD Library)" by Steve Beaman.

Article: "AP Explains: How Trump plans to punish firms that leave US" by Paul Wiseman.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Ellen Ratner, Bureau Chief

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Site: Governor Free Don Siegelman

Article: "Ohio passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill; leader cites Trump's election" by Max Blau, Dominique Debucquoy-Dodley and Jason Hanna.

Article: "Retired Gen. John Kelly picked to head the Department of Homeland Security" by TMN.

Article: "Trump picks longstanding friend of Beijing Terry Branstad as US ambassador to China" by DW.

Article: "White nationalist's speech at Texas A&M draws protesters and supporters" by Regina Holmes.

Article: "Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announces 2018 U.S. Senate run for Sherrod Brown's seat" by Andrew J. Tobias.

Article: "Majority says Trump does not need to sell off his businesses: poll" by TMN.

Article: "Obamacare Repeal Without 'Replace' Doubles Uninsured To 59 Million" by Bruce Japsen.

Why higher taxes can HELP the overall economy...

Article: "Here's What Science Says About the Brains of Democrats and Republicans" by Dylan Goldstein.

Article: "Congressional Progressive Caucus Members Call for Scrutiny of Trump's Crony Cabinet" by Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Article: "The Powell Memo or Powell Manifesto".

Book: "Unsafe at Any Speed" by Ralph Nader.

Book: "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson.

Article: "Schumer new leader of Senate Democrats, Sanders & Warren on board" by RT.

Article: "Sharecropping" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Indentured servant" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Final Senate Seat to Be Settled in Louisiana Dec. 10 Runoff" by Melinda Deslatte.

Site: Foster Campbell for the United States Senate.

Article: "Stockholm syndrome " by Wikipedia.

Article: "Tariffs in United States history" by Wikipedia.

Big Picture: Is Donald Trump The Master Of BS?

Big Picture Interview: Should a Climate Denier Be Head of the EPA?!
- Robert Kennedy Jr., Waterkeeper Alliance

Big Picture Politics Panel: Sanders Holds Trump's Feet to the Fire Again...
- Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller
- Steve Beaman, Society To Advance Financial Education (SAFE Financial)/The American Dream Under Fire: How Progressive Values Threaten Our Financial Future

Big Picture Fact: The Price of Solar Hits An All Time Low!!


OUTRO MUSIC: Judy Collins, ‘Nightingale II’ from “Whales & Nightingales” CD

Wednesday, December 7, 2016



Wednesday, December 07, 2016


(Program Schedule May Change for Fund Drive)

3-3:15 Vaccination Update: From Alliance for Natural Health: “Fewer Same-Day Vaccines – at an Older Age, Says Study”

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3:15-3:45 William K. Summers, M.D. "Help For Memory Problems & Alzheimer’s Disease"

He may be contacted by phone 800-606-0192, fax 505-888-6000, website and e-mail

4:00-6 The Thom Hartmann Program

Michigan Electors Should NOT Be Allowed to Vote

Site: Greg Palast.

Article: "US elections: broken machines could throw Michigan recount into chaos" by Sam Thielman.

Article: "Walter Scott Shooting: Judge Declares Mistrial in Murder Trial of Former Cop Michael Slager" by Daniella Silva.

Site: #HamiltonElectors.

Article: "First Republican 'faithless elector' announces intent to vote against Trump" by Ed Pilkington.

Article: "Veterans at Standing Rock shock tribe members, beg forgiveness for war crimes against tribal nations" by Jen Hayden.

Article: "Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations" by Valerie Volcovici.

Article: "Trump Considering Privatizing Oil And Gas On Reservations" by Marcy Kreiter.

Case: "Bush v. Gore", 2000. "The individual citizen has no federal constitutional right to vote for electors for the President of the United States"

Article: "Protester's Arm Nearly 'Blown Off' in Explosion at Dakota Access Pipeline Site" by Melissa Chan.

Article: "Lysine price-fixing conspiracy" (including American company Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)) by Wikipedia.

Article: "Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead HUD" by Trip Gabriel.

Trump On the Couch...
- Psychoanalyst Dr. Justin Frank MD, Bush on the Couch/Obama on the Couch

Article: "Al Gore has an 'extremely interesting conversation' with Trump" by TMN.

Article: "Geoffrey Zakarian on Why He Backed Out of Donald Trump's DC Hotel" by Chris Fuhrmeister.

Article: "Identification with the aggressor" by Thomson Gale.

Article: "Trump appoints Betsy DeVos as education secretary" by BBC.

Article: "Got Curiosity?" (epistemophilic instinct) by Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.

Article: "Id, ego and super-ego" by Wikipedia.

Article: "NYPD Reports a Spike in Hate Crimes Around the City Since Election Day" by Michael Scotto.

Article: "First Republican 'faithless elector' announces intent to vote against Trump" by Ed Pilkington.

Article: "Why I Will Not Cast My Electoral Vote for Donald Trump" by Christopher Suprun.

Article: "Trump's Threat to the Constitution" by Evan McMullin.

Article: "Final Senate Seat to Be Settled in Louisiana Dec. 10 Runoff" by Melinda Deslatte.

Article: "Veterans at Standing Rock Ask Forgiveness for Military's Crimes Against Native Americans" by Democracy Now!

Article: "Historian finds German decree banishing Trump's grandfather" by Kate Connolly.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Bob Ney

Article: "Al Gore has an 'extremely interesting conversation' with Trump" by TMN.

Article: "Joe Biden Says He May Run For President In 2020 Because 'What The Hell'" by Willa Frej.

Article: "Donald Trump's secretary of state search expands to include new raft of hopefuls" by Jon Huntsman.

Article: "WSJ: Bob Dole Helped Arrange Trump's Call With President Of Taiwan" by Caitlin MacNeal.

Article: "Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead HUD" by Trip Gabriel.

Book: "Sideswiped: Lessons Learned Courtesy of the Hit Men of Capitol Hill" by Robert Ney.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Site: Governor Free Don Siegelman

REVEALED: the Republican Plan to Replace Obamacare
- Dr. Merrill Matthews PhD, Institute for Policy Innovation

Article: "Now We Know What the Republican Obamacare Replacement Plan Will Look Like" by Merrill Matthews.

Article: "5 Things You Should Know About Refundable Tax Credits" by Intuit.

Article: "Guaranteed issue" by Wikipedia.

Article: "High-Risk Pool Plan (State)" by

Big Picture Interview: How This Guided Age Will Be Like the Last One
- Richard Eskow, The Zero Hour/Campaign for America's Future

Big Picture Fact: Here's How Animal Agricultural Has Destroyed Our Water...


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Tuesday, December 6, 2016



Tuesday, December 06, 2016)

3-4 NBC Theater, “Portrait In a Mirror” by Charles Morgan

Originally broadcast September 17, 1950

MUSIC SEGUE: Bob Dylan, ‘When I Paint My Masterpiece’ from “Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits” LP

4:00-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Big Picture Interview: The No BS Guide To The Upcoming Jill Stein Recount
- Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy


Fake News? We've had fake news (So-Called-Fox-News) since 1987 - why are we surprised by this?

Article: "Protesters Gain Victory in Fight Over Dakota Access Oil Pipeline" by Jack Healy and Nicholas Fandos.

Article: "North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Vow To Stay Despite Victory" by James MacPherson.

Article: "Standing Rock victory: Native American tribes and environmental protesters celebrate as Dakota Access oil pipeline permit is rejected" by AP.

Article: "Fake News Onslaught Targets Pizzeria as Nest of Child-Trafficking" by Cecilia Kang.

Article: "Incoming national security adviser's son spreads fake news about D.C. pizza shop" by Politico.

Article: "Comet Ping Pong Gunman Arrested, Said He Was Investigating Conspiracy Theory: PD" by Darcy Spencer, Derrick Ward and Matthew Stabley.

Article: "WikiLeaks 'spirit cooking' tweet gets Twitter boiling" by Alfred Ng.

Article: "Trump 'Thank-You Tour' Revives His Campaign Rallies' Scariest Hits" by Marina Fang.

Tweet: "1. Hannah Arendt in her book The Origin of Totalitarianism provides a helpful guide for interpreting the language of fascists." by Elliott Lusztig.

Article: "Ryan: Dakota pipeline pause is 'big-government decision-making at its worst'" by Cyra Master.

Article: "Standing Rock Sioux chair: protesters can go home, hopes for Trump meeting" by Ernest Scheyder.

Tweet: "@realDonaldTrump Baldwin's impression isn't "Sad." You know what's sad? In 7 wks you'll be responsible for 330m lives & you can't think of" by Danielle Muscato.

Article: "Twitter User Delivers Perfect Response To Donald Trump's Latest SNL Rant" by Ed Mazza.

Article: "Sophie Scholl" by Wikipedia (quotes).

Article: "Trump's Wealthy Appointments Contrast With Populist Campaign Tone" by Rebecca Ballhaus.

Article: "Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead HUD" by Trip Gabriel.

Should Government Have a Role in Protecting Seniors...and, What Should it Be?
- Attorney Gayle Trotter

Article: "Mike Pence Giddy Over The Thought Of Taking Away Your Health Insurance" by Farron Cousins.

Law: "Tax Reform Act of 1986".

Law: "Clean Air Act", 1963.

Law: "Clean Water Act", 1972.

Law: "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act", 2010.

The U.S. needs a new (old) industrial trade policy!

Article: "Donald Trump Warns of 35% Tariff For Companies That Move Abroad" by Mahita Gajanan.

Site: "USITC Tariff Database".

Article: "Death Toll in Oakland Warehouse Fire Rises to 36 as Search Continues" by Thomas Fuller, Conor Dougherty and Julie Turkewitz.

Article: "China to clamp down on outbound M&A in war on capital flight" by Gabriel Wildau, Don Weinland and Tom Mitchell.

Standing Rock Wins the Battle But the War is Still to Come
- Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network

Article: "Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics Partners Respond to the Statement from the Department of the Army".

Article: "Audio: Tribe objected to pipeline nearly 2 years before lawsuit".

Site: Indigenous Environmental Network (I.E.N.).

Site: Camp of the Sacred Stones.

Site: Oceti Sakowin Camp.

Site: "Stand With Standing Rock".

Site: Indigenous Rising.

Article: "Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President." by Daniel Brezenoff.

Article: "Judge orders immediate start of Michigan presidential vote recount" by Paul Egan and Tresa Baldas.

Site: Social Security Spotlight.

Article: "Security Firm Running Dakota Access Pipeline Intelligence Has Ties to U.S. Military Work in Iraq and Afghanistan" by Steve Horn.

Article: "Indiana to give UTX $7 million in tax breaks to keep Carrier jobs in state" by Jacob Pramuk.

Big Picture Progressive Roundtable: Welcome to America - Land of the Fake News and a Fake Prez....
- Kai Newkirk, Democracy Spring/99Rise
- Sarah Badawi, Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC)

Big Picture Interview: Trump on the Couch...
- Dr. Justin Frank, MD,, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science-George Washington University/Obama on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

Big Picture Fact: Save A Tree & Save A Family....


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