Category Archives: Politics Progressive

Anti-War Independent Congressional Candidate Cindy Sheehan

Sheehan BlogTalkRadio’s Blue Barn Posse welcomes Cindy Sheehan, noted war protester and congressional candidate.

Today at 1pm ET, Sheehan joins Blue Barn for an exclusive interview. The hosts encourage callers to discuss the issues, the campaign and Sheehan’s road to politics.

Cindy is running as a “Decline To State” in the 8th Congressional District of California with the slogan “people before politics.”

Slate.com Editor-in-Chief Jacob Weisberg on Bush

Jacob Weisberg, Editor-in-Chief of Slate, an award-winning site “offering analysis and commentary about politics, news, and culture.”

Weisberg joins hosts Eric Olsen and Shaun Daily on BlogTalkRadio Today to discuss his newest book entitled The Bush Tragedy.

Weisberg was previously Slate’s chief political correspondent, and has written for New Republic, Newsweek, and New York Magazine, to name a few.  Weisberg has authored several books on politics including In Defense of Government, The Road to Chadville, about the 2000 election, and the Bushisms series.

The discussion gets underway here.

Get Snarky with Bob Franken & FrankenSense

Former CNN Correspondent Bob Franken wants to talk a little political FrankenSense with you.

Bob Franken<br /> CNN National Correspondent<br /> Talent<br /> Washington DC<br /> Studio<br /> 06/15/2000<br /> Kyle Christy<br /> Approved<br /> ib-sgould-2/12/03Political Columnist Bob Franken wants to dissect, contemplate and yes, ridicule the strange dance of the candidates and their campaigns with you today at 3pm ET. Call ins are essential. Have a snarky but civilized discussion with Emmy-winning Bob Franken.

An Emmy-award winning reporter, recently inducted into the Society for Professional Journalists Washington Hall of Fame, he covered combat in both Iraq wars, the White House during the George W. Bush administration, the Clinton scandals, the Supreme Court, Congress for ten years. He forced world attention on the Guantanamo Bay prison camp with his extensive reporting from there. He’s a Huffington Post contributor.

So, pull up a chair, grab your phone and get a little bit of FrankenSense.

Get Snarky with Bob Franken & FrankenSense

Former CNN Correspondent Bob Franken wants to talk a little political FrankenSense with you.

Bob Franken<br /> CNN National Correspondent<br /> Talent<br /> Washington DC<br /> Studio<br /> 06/15/2000<br /> Kyle Christy<br /> Approved<br /> ib-sgould-2/12/03Political Columnist Bob Franken wants to dissect, contemplate and yes, ridicule the strange dance of the candidates and their campaigns with you today at 3pm ET. Call ins are essential. Have a snarky but civilized discussion with Emmy-winning Bob Franken.

An Emmy-award winning reporter, recently inducted into the Society for Professional Journalists Washington Hall of Fame, he covered combat in both Iraq wars, the White House during the George W. Bush administration, the Clinton scandals, the Supreme Court, Congress for ten years. He forced world attention on the Guantanamo Bay prison camp with his extensive reporting from there. He’s a Huffington Post contributor.

So, pull up a chair, grab your phone and get a little bit of FrankenSense.

OpEdNews Founder Rob Kall on Shakedown Street

Brian Wolf of Shakedown Street brings you Rob Kall, the owner and editor of the progressive website OpEdNews.com

OEN OpEdNews.com (OEN) is an award winning, progressive website, whose mission is to support values it feels are truly American like fairness, democracy, justice, protection of our national resources and commons, and preferring to support humans before corporations and religions.

Rob Kall The OpEdNews site brags over 600,000 unique visitors and over 40 million hits last month with over 10,000 registered members, 30 volunteer editors, 65 volunteer assignment writers and more volunteers who focus on specific topic issues, graphics, transcription and more.

Rob joins Shakedown Street today at 7pm ET.

South Asians and the 2008 Democratic Race

Hillary Clinton’s policy director, Neera Tanden and Obama’s national policy committee member, Preeta Bansal, join Sree Sreenivasan and The South Asians Journalist’s Association (SAJA) show on BlogTalkRadio.

clip_image001The South Asians Journalist’s Association (SAJA) will be joined by Neera Tanden, policy director for the Clinton campaign; former legislative director for Senator Clinton today at 3pm ET.

Also, Preeta Bansal, member of several Obama national policy committees & outreach teams; former Solicitor General of New York State; and a past lawyer in the Clinton White House and Justice Department.

The Best Super Tuesday News, Coverage, Opinion is on BlogTalkRadio

The quality of content, guests and hosts you can find on BlogTalkRadio, the Internet’s first live social talk radio network for citizen broadcasters amazes me.

Super Tuesday Our hosts are smart, informed and passionate – the triumvirate of success in talk. And on Super Tuesday they are here to prove it. Hosts from all across the network will be covering and commenting on this important day for America.

Whether you want hard hitting conservative political punditry from Heading Right Radio, in-depth discussions at the Vlogger Roundtable, the best in metal politics, the biting criticism of professional comic Nick DiPaolo, or something of your own choosing, BlogTalkRadio can sate your thirst for Super Tuesday and Election 2008, today and for the rest of this campaign year.

And if you live in a Super Tuesday state, get out there and vote!

Dr. Jack Wheeler on Andrea Shea King Show

Dr. Jack Wheeler recently wrote some material about John McCain that has stirred up quite a bit of controversy. Tonight, an exclusive interview with Wheeler to talk about his claim that the CIA is holding information that could sink McCain’s bid for the presidency.

Wheeler will join Andrea Shea King tonight 9pm ET on “The Andrea Shea King Show”to talk about his claim that the CIA is holding information that could sink McCain’s bid for the presidency.

Wheeler is a Washington insider — deep inside. In his most recent post, Jack reveals some extraordinary, never before published and shocking information about Sen. John McCain the War Hero and President Bill Clinton. Listen live tonight to the conversation with Andrea and Jack Wheeler.