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The Morning Edge 04/23/14
April 22, 2014 11:06 PM PDT
Guest: Ray Bourhis, author of Revolt: The Secession of Mill Valley. In addition to Revolt, Bourhis is the author of Preemption, which has been optioned as a feature film, and his forthcoming work titled, This Ain’t Harvard. He lives in San Francisco and Montecito, California.
Ray Bourhis is uniquely qualified as a political pundit and proponent for change against corporate and political corruption. A lawyer and consumer advocate practicing out of San Francisco, California, Bourhis has been at the forefront of the battle against excessive power and greed for over three decades. A graduate of UC Berkeley’s prestigious Boalt Hall, he specializes in policyholder representation in cases involving the wrongful denial of long-term disability insurance claims. Ray credits an attempt by Elmhurst, Queens gang members to throw him, at the age of twelve, into a blazing bonfire, with helping him develop the survival skills needed to take on insurance companies and other entrenched bullies.
April 21, 2014 06:59 AM PDT
Guest: Greg Palast is the author of the New York Times' bestsellers, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, Armed Madhouse, Vultures’ Picnic, and Billionaires and Ballot Bandits. He is best known in the US for uncovering Katherine Harris' purge of black voters from Florida 's voter rolls in the 2000 presidential election. He reports for the BBC and The Guardian among others, you can read and see his reports at www.GregPalast.com
He discusses voter suppression, aftermath of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and roots of the Russia, Ukraine dispute.The Morning Edge 04/18/14
April 18, 2014 07:07 AM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss fallout from the Bundy Ranch standoff.
Guest: Harley Schlanger, western states spokesperson for the Lyndon Larouche organization, www.larouchepac.com , on the uprising in the Ukraine, Cong Walter Jones calling for release of the 9/11 report and more.The Morning Edge 04/16/14
April 16, 2014 06:53 AM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss the true cost of electronic stock trading and the Bundy Ranch stand off.
Guest: JOE SEARS is co-author and co-star of Tuna Does Vegas, as well as co-author and co-star of the wildly successful Tuna Trilogy. Mr. Sears has been touring extensively with the Tuna Trilogy productions since 1982. His sixth tour of A Tuna Christmas included his Broadway debut for which he received a 1995 Tony Award-nomination for Best Actor in a Play. The first record-breaking year included a command performance for President and Mrs. George Bush at the White House. Mr. Sears' Washington, DC engagement of A Tuna Christmas earned him his third nomination for the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor. A Tuna Christmas was also nominated for Best Play. Mr. Sears also received nominations in 1984 and 1988 for the Helen Hayes Award for his performance in Greater Tuna. He originated these roles off-Broadway when Greater Tuna premiered in 1982 and has performed in the highly successful national tours and co-wrote and starred in the Embassy Television/ Norman Lear Special of Greater Tuna which aired on HBO. Mr. Sears has been acting professionally for more than 30 years.The Morning Edge 04/14/14
April 14, 2014 07:06 AM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss 2nd Amendment rights, Florida's proposed law to carry your gun in times of emergency, Atty General Eric Holder's overreach, US blocking Iran's choice for ambassador to the UN, Kathleen Sebelius talks about her resignation, healthcare uninsured falls significantly and Wade Sears touts Greater Tuna at The Manatee Players.The Morning Edge 04/11/14
April 11, 2014 07:04 AM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss CBS replacing David Letterman with Stephen Colbert, Rush Limbaugh's reaction to the announcement, Kathleen Sebelius' resignation, NATO buildup over Ukraine and Augi shares a sample of his college art class teaching.The Morning Edge 04/09/14
April 08, 2014 10:40 PM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss latest data from Medicare on doctors' reimbursements and disagree on the conclusions, tensions heating up over Ukraine again, the revelation that Rev Al Sharpton was an FBI informant and the latest on Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Michael Bennett.The Morning Edge 04/04/14
April 04, 2014 06:52 AM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss seeing Congressional candidate Henry Lawrence and his band perform.
Guest: Rich Pierro, ChFC, ChHC, CLU, RHU, K&P Benefits Consultants, www.kpins.com , one of just 200 certified experts on the Affordable Care Act, talks about healthcare exchanges and the progress of implementation. www.kpins.com (941)753-3053The Morning Edge 04/02/14
April 02, 2014 06:46 AM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss President Obama's victory lap speech on the successful enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act, what it means for the November elections, what's inside the numbers, opponents still spouting misinformation on Obamacare and Rep Paul Ryan releases a budget blueprint.The Morning Edge 03/31/14
March 31, 2014 07:06 AM PDT
Augi and Henry Raines discuss today's deadline for Obamacare enrollment, Healthcare.gov's shutdown overnight, how to find help from an ACA navigator, Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions as well other Republcan hopefuls in Las Vegas this weekend and the latest moves on Ukraine.
The Morning Edge is heard Mondays and Fridays on WWPR 1490 AM, www.1490wwpr.com , from 9-10am. Host: Augi Schmitz, Co-Host Henry Raines, www.henryrainesshow.podomatic.com
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