Plus follow us on Facebook here,Twitter here or Soundcloud here pic: Electronic Frontier Foundation 1.  The Rights and Wrongs of the Gov’t Spying on EVERYBODY A little over a week after we found out that the government has been collecting records of virtually every phone call we have been making and monitoring many of our […]

Plus follow us on Facebook here,Twitter here or Soundcloud here. pic: REUTERS/Osman Orsal    1. Young Turks Rising: What you need to know Since last Friday, Turkey has been hit by demonstrations that are some of its biggest in years.  Many say it is the result of popular anger over everything from excessive police force to […]

Plus follow us on Facebook here,Twitter here or Soundcloud here. 1.  Walmart workers strike back and “ride for respect” We have been covering the fight of Walmart workers for a while now.  But this week, they started their first “prolonged strike” and a “ride for respect” to Walmart’s headquarters in Arkansas.  Tune in tonight as […]

Breaking News:  Charges dropped against Bartow, Fl teen Kiera Wilmot arrested for science experiment explosion.  Tune in tonight as we talk about it! plus 1.  When the IRS behaves badly The taxman is in the news this week for allegedly targeting nonprofit groups affiliated with the Tea Party for extra scrutiny.  But this isn’t the […]

pic:AFP/Scott Olson 1.  EXCLUSIVE!: An Army Reserve Captain speaks out about an alleged sexual assault and claims retaliation. Army Reserve Captain Marcelo Lucero comes from a military family. Yet he is risking his entire military career and then some to speak out about an alleged sexual assault and subsequent alleged failure to investigate/cover-up by the […]

1. A girl faces a felony for a science experiment gone wrong Bartow, Florida’s Kiera Wilmot is considered a great student from a good family.  Find out why this teenager faces jail-time and expulsion from school for a science experiment gone wrong.  Guests include Miami New Times writer Tim Elfrink, author Monique Morris and Southern […]

pic:Darren McCollester/Getty 1.  Beyond the Blame Game in the Boston Bombing The bombing at the Boston Marathon (also being called the “Patriot’s Day bombing) on Monday was a true tragedy.  The blame game (with scant evidence) since then has troubled many a person accustomed to seeing facts before pointing fingers. On the show tonight, we […]

1. An “Accidental Racist” sports a Confederate flag t-shirt to Starbuck’s & sings about it with LL Cool J… If you haven’t heard about Brad Paisley & Cool J’s collaboration, you can check all of the well meaning ridiculousness here (or below) or you can tune in tonight as we talk about all of this […]