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01-11-08 Episode

Guests: Robert Parry, Senator George McGovern, Tony Trupiano, Trita Parsi, and Brad Friedman.
Time of guest appearance: Start of show - Robert Parry from consortiumnews.com discusses Shock jocks taunting Hillary, and will she overplay the gender card? 30 minutes in - Senator George McGovern joins us. 45 minutes in - Tony Trupiano joins us from Detroit to discuss the michigan primary. 90 minutes in - Trita Parsi, author of "Treacherous Alliance" diuscusses the National Iranian American Council, Iranian speedboats, and Bush in the mideast. 120 minutes in - Brad Friedman from Bradblog.com joins us for his weekly segment on election protection, and discusses NH controversies, and Ed Jew resigning as SF Supervisor.

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01-10-08 Episode

Guests: Faiz Shakir, Barbara Olshansky, Scott Dick, and Peter Aronson.
Time of guest appearance: Start of show - Faiz Shakir joins us for his weekly Progress Report and discusses the surge being 1 year old and Richardson dropping out. 30 minutes in - Barbara Olshansky, author of "Democracy Detained" discusses the presidential candidates ignoring torture and the NSA. 60 minutes in - Scott Dick joins us for his weekly segment on Veterans issues, and discusses 3000 surge US troops in Afghanistan, big bombing in Bagdhad after 9 US killed, and the Iranian gunboat incident on Sunday. 90 minutes in -Peter Aronson joins Scott Dick to discuss the DU

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01-09-08 Episode

Guests: Elise Tripp, Kevin Lucey, Lt. Governor John Garamendi, Larisa Alexandrovna, and John Nichols.
Time of guest appearance: Start of show - Elise Tripp, author of "Surviving Iraq: Soldiers' Stories" joins us, along with Leslie Ramonas. 30 minutes in - Kevin Lucey discusses her son Jeffrey, suicide, and PTSD. 60 minutes in - Lt. Governor John Garamendi discusses Arnold's State of the State, $14 billion in the red, no new taxes. 90 minutes in - Larisa Alexandrovna discusses Siegelman and Karl Rove. 120 minutes in - John Nichols from The Nation, discusses the NH surprise, no mention from any of the candidates of Iraq, torture, or the NSA.

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07-18-08 Episode

Guests: Robert Parry, Faiz Shakir, Tasha Allison-Holmes, Lee Zaslofsky, Brad Friedman, Richard Hayes Phillips Robert Parry: founder of ConsortiumNews.com. His new book is called "Neck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bush". Faiz Shakir: Research Director for The Center for American Progress. Shakir writes for ThinkProgress.org. Tasha Allison Holmes: co-founder of RealDemocratsUSA.org. Lee Zaslofsky: founder of the War Resisters Support Campaign. Brad Friedman: self described muckraking journalist jerk. Friedman blogs at Bradblog.com. Richard Hayes Phillips: expert witness in State and Federal court hearings on voter fraud in the Ohio 2004 Presidential Elections. His latest book is called "Witness to a Crime: A Citizens’ Audit of an American Election". His website is Witnesstoacrime.com.

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07-17-08 Episode

Michael Ratner, John R. Talbott, Scott Dick, R.J. Shulman Michael Ratner: President of Center for Constitutional Rights. The Center's website is ccrjustice.org. Ratner is also an attorney and adjunct professor of law at Columbia University Law School. John R. Talbott: economic consultant and former investment banker at Goldman Sachs. His new book is called "Obamanomics: How Bottom-up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-down Economics". Scott Dick: Regular contributor on Military and Veteran's affairs. R.J. Shulman: political satirist. Shulman blogs at ptsd1.blogspot.com.

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07-16-08 Episode

Guests: Paul Waldman, Phyllis Bennis, Dr. Paul Larudee, Terence Heath, Ilya Sheyman, Paul Waldman: Senior Fellow at Media Matters. Phyllis Bennis: fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Dr. Paul Larudee: former Ford Foundation supervisor in Lebanon, a Fulbright-Hays lecturer to Lebanon, and a former contracted US government advisor to Saudi Arabia. He participates in Palestinian nonviolent resistance with the International Solidarity Movement. Larudee also works with the Free Gaza Movement their website is FreeGaza.org. Terence Heath: works for the Campaign for America’s future. Their website is ourfuture.org. Ilya Sheyman: online organizing manager for truemajority.org.

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07-15-08 Episode

Guests: Matt Grey, Roger Shuler, Jamil Dakwar, Joe Cirincione, Melanie Sloan, Tommy Panik Matt Grey: advisor to Taxpayers for Improving Public Safety (TiPS), and Victims Foundation. Roger Shuler: blogs at legalschnauzer.blogspot.com. Jamil Dakwar: Director of the ACLU's Human Rights Program. Joe Cirincione: president of the Ploughshares Fund. Melanie Sloan: Executive Director for CREW, Citizens for Responsible Ethics in Washington.

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07-14-08 Episode

Guests: David Cay Johnston, Sean Tanner, Cliff Schecter, Richard Charter, Will Bower David Cay Johnston: former NY Times writer. Johnston is now an independent reporter. He most recently published "Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick You With The Bill". Sean Tanner: research director for maplight.org. Cliff Schecter: political commentator and consultant. His latest book is called "The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don't Trust McCain—And Why Independents Shouldn't". Richard Charter: works for Marine Program at Defenders of Wildlife. Will Bower: spokes person for P.U.M.A. which stands for Party Unity My Ass.

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07-11-08 Episode

Guests: Bob Parry, Iain Levine, Bob Moser, Chris Hedges, Steve Heller Bob Parry: Editor of consortiumnews.com. Parry's new book is called "Neck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bush". Iain Levine: Program Director for Human Rights Watch. Bob Moser: Writes for the The Nation magazine. Moser is the author of Blue Dixie: "Awakening the South’s Democratic Majority". Chris Hedges: Writes for the Nation magazine. Hegdes has a new book called "Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians". Steve Heller: political commentator and regular contributor. He blogs at Bradblog.com.

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07-10-08 Episode

Guests: Faiz Shakir, Steve Pizzo, Scott Dick, Dr. Bill Beeman, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, R J Shulman Faiz Shakir: Research Director for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at American Progress. Steve Pizzo: one-time working stiff turned political author. Pizzo's last book, "Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans" was a New York Times best seller. Scott Dick: Host for the radio show the Tasty Planet. Dick is a regular guest on the Peter B Collins show. Dr. Bill Beeman: professor of anthropology at The University of Minnesota. His blog is wbeeman.blogspot.com. Dennis Kucinich: Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President in the 2004 and 2008 elections. R J Shulman: political satirist. Shulman is a regular contributor to the Peter B. Collins Show.