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Thursday, March 23, 2017

12-1 Alan Watts, "Ramakrishna, Ramana, & Krishnamurti" Part 2 of 4

All info:

INTRO MUSIC: Handel, ‘Water Music’ Tafelmusik CD (authentic instrumentation)

1-2:30 Krishnamurti at Santa Cruz 1969 # 2 of 4

From Krishnamurti Foundation of America, PO Box 1560, Ojai, CA 93024.

(805) 646-2390<>

OUTRO MUSIC: Handel, ‘Il Pastor Fido’ Tafelmusik CD (authentic instrumentation)

2:30-3:30 Caroline Casey, "Visionary Activist Show:"

With Laura Cortner and Robert Hieronymous, authors of the Secret Life of Lady Liberty”, .

From KPFA. Caroline's Website:

SEGUE MUSIC: Jefferson Starship, ‘Have You Seen the Stars Tonight’ from “Blows Against the Empire” CD

3:30-4 X Minus One, ‘The Girls From Earth’ by Frank M. Robinson Originally broadcast NBC January 16, 1957.

4 - 5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Would the GOP Vote to Allow Doctors to Lie to Men?

Article: "Are you effing kidding? Some Democrats considering a deal to confirm Gorsuch" by Laura Clawson.

Article: "Chuck Schumer: Democrats Will Filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Nomination" by Amanda Terkel, Jennifer Bendery.

Article: "Exxon Can't Find Up to a Year of Tillerson's 'Wayne Tracker' Emails" by Erik Larson and Joe Carroll.

Article: "Anthony Weiner" ("Carlos Danger").

Article: "Human-Size Squirrels Headed To Capitol Hill To Call Healthcare Bill 'Nuts'" by Rachel Sadon.

Tweet: "What a shock-among the wealthiest Americans who would benefit from tax cuts in the Republican "health care plan" is President Trump himself." by Bernie Sanders.

Article: "'Trump Troubadour,' who attended 45 Trump rallies to honor his late son, feels 'betrayed' because of health care" by Samantha Schmidt.

Why Should We Waste $608 Billion Per Year Propping Up Health Insurance Banksters?
- Neil McCabe, Breitbart News

Article: "Marco Rubio Quietly Undermines Affordable Care Act" by Robert Pear.

Article: "Explaining 'Risk Corridors,' The Next Obamacare Issue" by Louise Radnofsky and Jennifer Corbett Dooren, Jan 22, 2014.

Book: "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations", Adam Smith, 1776.

Book: Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith, 1759.

Book: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer

Article: "Number of the Beast" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Zaha Hadid Architects unveils 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper for Kushner Companies" by Dan Howarth.

Article: "Treason" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Sedition" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan & Kevin McCarthy: Plot To Sabotage US Economy with Frank Luntz" by keepemhonest.

Article: "The Trump Kids' Spring Break Is Turning Aspen Into A Nightmare" by Emily Jane Fox.

Article: "Aspen-area officials send climate message to Trump children" by AP.

Article: "Full-page Trump ad angers Pitkin GOP chair" by M. John Fayhee.

Video: Gorsuch Nomination Hearing -- Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse opening statement.

Article: "Whitehouse Remarks At Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing" by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.

Article: "Obama To Announce Executive Action To 'Ban The Box'" by Marina Fang.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Victoria Jones

Article: "House expected to vote on health care bill as early as today" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Freedom Caucus says 'not enough votes' after getting White House 'final offer' on Obamacare replacement" by Jacob Pramuk.

Article: "No Deal on Health Care Bill" by Lindsey McPherson.

Article: "Hardline conservatives are demanding 'Trumpcare' repeal the most popular parts of Obamacare, and it might sink the bill" by Bob Bryan.

Article: "New Quinnipiac poll shows the Republican health bill is stunningly unpopular" by Matthew Yglesias.

Article: "Trump touted Nunes' claims before hearing evidence" by Justin Duckham.

Article: "The Devin Nunes/Trump/wiretapping controversy, explained" by Zack Beauchamp.

Article: "House Intel chairman: Trump's personal communications may have been collected" by Stephen Collinson, Tom LoBianco and Manu Raju.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Neil Gorsuch's Backwards Views on Working Women

Article: "While Gorsuch was testifying, the Supreme Court unanimously said he was wrong" by Ian Millhiser.

Case: "Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission" (2010)

Article: "Anne Gorsuch Burford" by Wikipedia.

Article: "How Politicians Force Doctors to Lie to Women" by Tara Murtha.

Article: "Oklahoma Republican Says God Can Use Rape And Incest To 'Bring Beauty From Ashes'" by Ed Mazza.

Article: "Rape, incest and court fees at center of fiery debate over anti-abortion bill at Oklahoma Capitol" by Abby Broyles.

Article: "Millions of veterans could be ineligible to receive tax credits under Republican healthcare plan" by Philip Wegmann.

Article: "The Companies Donald Trump Owns" by Investopedia.

Article: "Roberts Rules for Protecting Corporations" by Moshe Z. Marvit.

Tweet: "What Nunez did is called "tipping off the perp"!" by Terry Halstead.

Article: "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"(Who watches the watchmen) by Wikipedia.

Video: "Cancer on the Presidency": John Dean explains the origins of the Watergate break-in, March 21, 1973.

Article: "Piñata" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Trump's first month of travel expenses cost taxpayers just less than what Obama spent in a year" by Aaron Rupar.

Article: "How to effectively fact-check Donald Trump" by Alexandra King.

Article: "Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan: AHCA Does Not Repeal Obamacare".

The Big Picture: Do Gorsuch's Views on Women Disqualify Him?

Big Picture Interview: How Gorsuch Threatens Women
- Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority Foundation

Big Picture Panel: Would the GOP Vote To Allow Doctors To Lie To Men?
- Sarah Lipton-Lubet, National Partnership for Women & Families
- Kierra Johnson, United for Reproductive & Gender Equality (URGE)

Big Picture Fact: How Does America Rate w/Gender Parity?


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

Thursday, March 23, 2017



Wednesday March 22

12-1 Dave Emory, "For the Record #943 - The Gehlen Gang, the High-Profile Hacks and the New Cold War"

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1-2 Dave Emory, "For the Record #945 - Miscellaneous Articles and Updates"
This program updates and/or introduces various points of inquiry.

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You can subscribe to the comments made on programs and posts-an excellent source of information in, and of, itself --

Dave Emory's entire lifetime of work is available on a flash drive. The new drive is a 32-gigabyte drive that is current as of the programs and articles posted by early 2016. Link:

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2-3:30 The Ralph Nader Radio Hour
Rebroadcast from KPFK Saturdays, 10am
"What's So Funny About Palestine?"
- See more at:

3:30-4:30 Prof. Jim White "How to respond to climate change deniers "
In Part TWO Dr. Jim White turns his attention to ice. The accelerated melting of the Arctic sea ice and the ice caps of Greenland and Antarctica.
From TUC Radio, 1 (707) 463-2654,

4:30-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Trumpcare, Gorsuch, Issues Of The Day And Your Calls
- Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)

Article: "As Many as 24 Million People Could Lose Their Health Care Coverage If GOP Gets Away with Repealing Obamacare" by Steven Rosenfeld.

Article: "House schedules vote on ObamaCare replacement bill" (Thursday) by Danika Fears.

Article: "Comey

: 'No Information' To Back Trump's Claim Obama Wiretapped Him

" by Ken Dilanian.

Article: "Comey confirms FBI investigating potential ties between Russia, Trump campaign" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Schumer: Delay Gorsuch vote because of Russia probe" by Jordain Carney.

Article: "What Do the Koch Brothers Want?" (1980 Libertarian Party platform) by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Article: "Trump Budget Director Takes Aim at "Wasteful" Social Security Program That Helps Disabled Americans" (Mick Mulvaney, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)) by Zaid Jilani.

Article: "Paul Ryan says he's been "dreaming" of Medicaid cuts since he was "drinking out of kegs"" by Matthew Yglesias.

Article: "Mark Pocan: America needs a Trojan for the GOP's 'Trojan horse' health care bill" by Jessie Opoien.

Article: "Ivanka Trump to get top security clearance and office, WH official says" by Eli Watkins.

Article: "Ivanka Trump Socializes with Old Friend Wendi Deng, Putin Rumors Intensify" by Kim LaCapria.

Article: "Kushner Family Stands to Get $400 Million from a Chinese Firm in 'Unusually Favorable' Deal" by Vishaka George.

Article: "Paul Ryan just gave a PowerPoint presentation with rolled-up sleeves amid backlash over the GOP's Obamacare replacement" by Bob Bryan.

Article: "The GOP's Plan Is Basically a $600 Billion Tax Cut for Rich Americans" by Mar 7, 2017.

Article: "Berta Cáceres, Honduran human rights and environment activist, murdered" by Jonathan Watts.

Article: "Teamsters' Pension Plans Seek Massive Cuts to Retirees to Stay Solvent" by Bob Adelmann.

Article: "Trump's pick for commerce secretary shares a business circle with Putin associates" by Kevin G. Hall.

Article: "Rep. Adam Schiff: 'Circumstantial Evidence' Indicates Trump Camp, Russia Collusion" by Mary Papenfuss.

Article: "Georgia's 6th congressional district special election, 2017" - April 18, 2017.

Site: Progressive Democrats of America

Site: Move to Amend

Site: Indivisible.

Site: Progressive Change Campaign Committee(PCCC)


Site: Democracy for America

Article: "Russ Feingold launches new group aimed at ending Electoral College" by Mark Sommerhauser.

Article: "Comprehensive Legislation Would Safeguard Future Elections from Cyber-Attacks" by Rep. Mark Pocan. Securing America's Future Elections (SAFE) Act, with Keith Ellison and Hank Johnson.

Article: "Debunking Some Internet Myths- Part 2" by SSA.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Ellen Ratner, Bureau Chief

Video: Supreme Court Justice Confirmation Hearing, Day 3.

Article: "New Report Finds Shark-Related Diving Generated Over $221 Million for Florida in 2016" by Oceana.

Article: "U.S. and U.K. ban laptops and other devices on flights from Middle East" by Jon Ostrower, Charles Riley and Mark Thompson.

Article: "Remarks by President Trump and Administrator Seema Verma in Women in Healthcare Panel Meeting", March 22, 2017.

Article: "US relations with Cuba could become a bargaining chip in the healthcare debate" by Christopher Woody.

Article: "Obama healthcare plan nixes Ben Nelson's 'Cornhusker Kickback' deal", 02/22/10 by Jordan Fabian.

Article: "Tillerson pledges safe areas for refugees, more pressure on Islamic State" by Lesley Wroughton and Yara Bayoumy.

Site: What is World Water Day.

Article: "Thirsting for a Future: Water and children in a changing climate" by UNICEF.

Article: "Conservative website only media on Tillerson plane to Asia" by Yeganeh Torbati.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Neil Gorsuch SCOTUS Debate
- Brian Darling, Conservative Review

Article: "Neil Gorsuch Helped Defend Disputed Bush-Era Terror Policies" by Charlie Savage.

Article: "Neil Gorsuch Isn't Worried About the $10 Million in Dark Money Backing His Confirmation" by Jack Holmes.

Article: "Trump Labor Nominee Acosta Says Overtime Threshold Ripe for Review" by Josh Eidelson.

The Big Picture: Why Trump's Electronics Ban is a Masterpiece of Fearmongering...

Big Picture Interview: Trump Remaking the Judiciary in a Disgusting Way
- Mike Papantonio, America's Lawyer (RT America)/Ring of Fire Radio/Law and Disorder

Big Picture Panel: The Koch Bros vs. Trump - Who Will Win On Healthcare?
- Horace Cooper, National Center for Public Policy Research
- Matt Demar, Conservative Commentator/Real Estate Developer & Musician

Big Picture Fact: The entire social safety net paid out throughout the entire United States amounts to about 1/6 of the 2.2 trillion given to the richest in tax breaks.


Thom's Website:

5:55-6 KPFK Community Calendar
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017



Tuesday, March 21

12-1 Vaccine Update: "Healthy Skepticism" (or how to make a quick $100,000)

From Organic Bytes, March 12 Edition from The Organic Consumers Association

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Ralph Di Niro Press Conference Feb. 17, 2017, Washington DC


OUTRO MUSIC: Eliza Gilkyson, ‘Shadows & Footprints’ from “Pilgrims” CD

1-2:30 Carl Simonton, MD "Getting Well Again" Part 1 of 3

The Simonton Cancer Center, in Malibu, is at

Phone: 1 (818) 879-7904 or 1 (800) 459-3424

OUTRO MUSIC: Beatles ‘Dr. Robert’ from “Yesterday and Today” LP

2:30-3:30 Derrick Jensen, "Bringing Down Civilization"

His latest book, "The Myth of Human Supremacy." <> From TUC Radio, 1 (707) 463-2654

OUTRO MUSIC: Jackson Browne, ‘Before the Deluge’ from “Late for the Sky” LP

3:30-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Hour One: Why Shouldn't Democrats Simply Refuse to Vote for Gorsuch?

Article: "Read Elizabeth Warren's statement on Neil Gorsuch".

Article: "Neil Gorsuch hearing: nominee urged to reject Trump's attacks on judiciary" by David Smith.

Article: "Stare decisis" by LII.

Case: "Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission" (2010)

Article: "SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch said women 'manipulate' maternity leave, Boulder graduates say" by Nicole Hensley.

Article: "In E-mails, Neil Gorsuch Praised a Leading Republican Activist Behind Voter Suppression Efforts" by Ari Berman.

Article: "With Rallies and Warnings, Opposition Calls on Dems to Block 'Supremely Extreme' Gorsuch" by Lauren McCauley.

Article: "Architect of Federal Fracking Loophole May Head Trump Environmental Council" by Steve Horn.

Article: "Trump Budget Director Takes Aim at "Wasteful" Social Security Program That Helps Disabled Americans" (Mick Mulvaney, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)) by Zaid Jilani.

Article: ""I'm coming after you": Trump threatens conservative House Republicans to support Trumpcare bill" by Sophia TesfayE.

Book: The Descent Of Man, And Selection In Relation To Sex by Charles Darwin.

Book: The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin.

Article: "Tom Brady: New England Patriots quarterback's Super Bowl shirt found" by BBC.

Article: "Robert Bork" by Wikipedia.

Article: "The GOP's Stealth War Against Voters" (Crosscheck) by Greg Palast, August 24, 2016.

Article: "Experts criticize US electronic devices ban on some flights from Middle East" by Sam Thielman, Sam Levin.

Article: "Britain will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations amid terror threat" by Steven Swinford.

Article: "An Interview with Michael Hutchison" by Thom Hartmann.

Trump & Mick Mulvaney Are Coming For YOUR Social Security! Here's How...

Tweet: "@Thom_Hartmann Gorsuch reminds me of Paul Ryan. The friendly face who looks you in the eye as he throws people under the bus." by James Silverstone.

Article: "Where Neil Gorsuch Would Fit on the Supreme Court" by Alicia Parlapiano and Karen Yourish.

Article: "Biden in '92: Wait to Appoint New SCOTUS Justice Until After the Election" by Josh Feldman.

Article: "Access to nature reduces depression and obesity, finds European study" by Arthur Neslen.

Article: "Dietary anti-cancer compound may work by influence on cellular genetics" by Oregon State University.


Article: "Maine Adopts Ranked-Choice Voting. What Is It, and How Will It Work?" by Katharine Q. Seelye.

Article: "Colorado Dem at the center of Gorsuch confirmation fight" (Michael Bennet) by Jordain Carney.

Article: "What's Next For Bernie Sanders? Senator Joins The Anti-Trump Immigration Battle Nationwide" by Chris Riotta.

Quote: "I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat." - Will Rogers.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Luke Vargas

Article: "US to ban electronics aboard foreign flights from Mideast, North Africa" by Luke Vargas.

Article: "Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea: US official" by Reuters.

Article: "Tillerson promises new policy on North Korea after '20 years of a failed approach'" by Matt Rivers and Joshua Berlinger.

Article: "Trump plans to hold summit with Xi at Florida resort in April: report".

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Monopolies Like Amazon are Stealing More Jobs Than China or Mexico - What To Do...

Article: "Beyond Wetiko Agriculture: Saving Ourselves from the Soil Up" by Tom Newmark, Steven Farrell.

Book: "Columbus and Other Cannibals: The Wetiko Disease of Exploitation, Imperialism, and Terrorism" by Jack D. Forbes.

Book: "The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight: Revised and Updated: The Fate of the World and What We Can Do Before It's Too Late" by Thom Hartmann

Book: "Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn.

Article: "Will Amazon Destroy More US Jobs Than China?" by Yves Smith.

Article: "Stock market's up and so is CEO pay-again" by Theo Francis, Joann S. Lublin.

Article: "Spicer: Republicans Who Vote Against Health Care Bill Will Probably 'Pay a Price at Home'" by Josh Feldman.

Book: The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot, Russell Kirk.

Article: "Hobby Lobby and executive power: Gorsuch's key rulings" by Steve Vladeck.

Book: "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany" by William L. Shirer.

Article: "Republicans Close To Trump Say President Is Showing Signs Of Mental Illness" by Jason Easley.

Article: "Spicer: 'No Question' That 'Deep State' Is Working To Undermine Trump" by Allegra Kirkland.

Movie: Downfall (2004 film).

Article: "Armin D. Lehmann" by Wikipedia.

Book: Hitler's Last Courier by Armin Dieter Lehmann.

Book: In Hitler's Bunker: A Boy Soldier's Eyewitness Account of the Fuhrer's Last Days by Armin D. Lehmann.

Article: "Ineligibility Clause" (Emoluments Clause).

Article: "In China, Trump Wins a Trove of New Trademarks" by Sui-Lee Wee.

Article: "Spicer confirms Ivanka Trump joining White House" by TMN.

Quote: "A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing." - Oscar Wilde.

Article: "The raging bird flu in China is a good reminder the US isn't prepared for a pandemic" by Julia Belluz.

Article: "Comey confirms FBI investigating potential ties between Russia, Trump campaign" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Transcript: Trump On The Couch... (w/Guest: Dr. Justin Frank) - 6 December '16" by Thom Hartmann.

Video: Trump on the Couch w/Dr. Justin Frank, MD.

Book: Bush on the Couch Rev Ed: Inside the Mind of the President by Justin A. Frank, M.D.

Book: Obama on the Couch by Justin A. Frank, M.D.

Article: "Budget director: We can't ask coal miners or single moms to pay for Public Broadcasting" by Paulina Firozi.

Article: "Here's a Service That Turns Your Texts Into Faxes To Your Reps" by Lindsey Ellefson.

Article: "Koch brothers set $889m budget for 2016 presidential election" by Amanda Holpuch, 26 January 2015.

Article: "American Legislative Exchange Council" (ALEC) by SourceWatch.

Article: "Thom Hartmann: How Republicans Quietly Sabotaged Obamacare Long Before Trump Came into Office" by Thom Hartmann.

Site: The Convention of States (COS) Project.

The Big Picture: Does Monopoly Destroy More Jobs Than China?

Big Picture Interview: GOP Takes Aim At "Wasteful" Social Security
- Professor Richard Wolff, Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown/Democracy At Work

Big Picture Panel: The Freedom Caucus May Save Obamacare... For Now
- Travis Korson, Madison Strategies
- Zaid Jilani, The Intercept

Big Picture Fact: The Number of Species that Have Gone Extinct This Year


Thom's Website:

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