Democracy Now presents an Independence Day Special featuring an hour long interview with independent filmmaker Michael Moore, who talks about his life, his films and his activism. Moore's documentaries include Roger and Me, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko and Capitalism: A Love Story.
This just in: up is down, in is out and black is white -- as long as you're a Republican.
With Joe on vacation, Abe checks in on the rampant denial, duplicity and hypocrisy that constitute the conservative psyche. As President Obama's Supreme Court nominee is vetted before the Senate, we learn from the GOP why Thurgood Marshall's civil rights crusade was so dangerous: he was a "judicial activist."
We also learn from our conservative brethren that the pressing American economic problem isn't unemployment, it's the deficit. So it's perfectly acceptable -- damn near required, even -- to sacrifice workers in the name of fiscal austerity.
The Oregon Progressive Party has a platform that includes support for single payer health care, same sex marriage, cuts to military spending and withdrawal from Aghanistan and Iraq, campaign finance reform, no job outsourcing, no Wall Street bailouts, and no offshore drilling; and the party needs 1,000 more signatures before August 1st, in order to have candidates on the November ballot. Oregon Progressive Party spokespersons Philip Kauffman, Dan Meek, and Alaina Melville discuss the role of their 'third party' and it's potential for having an impact on the on the Oregon election process. For more info, visit http://progparty.org/.