The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show
Abe and Joe dive into Tim Geithner's bank bailout plan, the ongoing looting of the Treasury, and the perks of membership in the ruling class.
Don't forget the March and Rally Against the War in Salem on Sunday, March 15, 2009!!!
Abe Proctor and Joe Uris enjoy the clown show that is the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, take on President Obama's historic almost-State of the Union address, (Video here) and examine the president's plan to withdraw from Iraq.
Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog joins Abe and Joe to talk about the state of American Health Care, the so-called "public option," and what we might expect from the Obama Administration on this front over the next few years.
Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris.
Several listeners have let us know that they thought we were too hard on President Obama last week. Give him a break, they said. He's only been on the job a little while.
This week we aim to clear the air. Let's start by saying unequivocally that we're still in the president's camp, emphatically so. But we're still going to do what we said we would during the campaign -- call for Obama to do the right thing.
CBS News and the New York Times have released an interesting survey comparing 1978 to today on various social and political issues. Abe reads some of the more interesting stats for listeners to respond to.
Host Abe Proctor is already disappointed in Obama's performance, while Host Joe Uris thinks we need to give the man a little more time to settle in before calling him a Wimp on the tougher issues. Listeners weigh in on both sides.
Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor invite Amy Harwood from BARK and Olivia Schmidt from Columbia River Keeperto talk about LNG terminals at the Oregon Coast and LNG pipelines thru our farms and national forests.
Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor celebrate the Passing of the Bushies, and the arrival of Obama, with a list of Bush policies that have already been reversed by the incoming administration. Our stances on Torture, secret CIA prisons, Gitmo, Global Warming and the Environment have already been reversed, with more to come.
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover many of the key points in Isreal's history, in an effort to understand how and why today's slaughter in Gaza came to be. Of course, several well-spoken listeners offer illumination on some events, and contrasting views on others.
Listener Laurie recommends the book The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan for a riveting story of the relationship between an exiled Palestinian family and the Israeli family that took over their house when they fled.