Tuesday August 23 2011

Don Peck, features editor of The Atlantic (@theatlantic) and author of Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It, joins us today on his latest, Can the Middle Class Be Saved?

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24 Responses to Tuesday August 23 2011

  1. Sunshine Jim says:

    And a good day to all, we’re all gonna live!

  2. Sunshine Jim says:

    Stop the Machine! Create a New World!

    good article.


  3. OTOOLEFAN Don Millard
    RT @jeffhauser: RT @ByronTau: By @daveweigel: Republicans have found a group they want to tax: seniors and poor people. http://j.mp/ozN5g1

    • Sunshine Jim says:


      • Sunshine Jim says:

        btw i’d post at blur roots but i can’t sigh in anymore and frankly i’d rather do something else than wrestle with a POS reggie system. tell the gang i miss them willya?

        • Jim,

          I turned on registration and you didn’t register. After a week I had to turn it off b/c of the bots.

          I created an account for you and sent 2 emails to both your addy’s I have. Have yet to see you post. Did you get the emails?

  4. Sunshine Jim says:

    easy enuff to do!…..

    Tax the rich and corporations
    End the wars, bring the troops home, cut military spending
    Protect the social safety net, strengthen Social Security and improved Medicare for all
    End corporate welfare for oil companies and other big business interests
    Transition to a clean energy economy, reverse environmental degradation
    Protect worker rights including collective bargaining, create jobs and raise wages
    Get money out of politics

  5. Linda in Denver says:

    Happy Birthday, Matt!! For your birthday present, Sam calls you by your real name for a day. 😉

  6. Sunshine Jim says:

    too bad Sam stopped reading these comments during show time…

    • Linda in Denver says:

      I never knew he ever read them. It’s disappointing that he doesn’t.

      • Sunshine Jim says:

        no biggie, he’s new yerk centric in many ways. i’m tempted to abandon any efforts to eddicate ANYONE at this point…

  7. Sunshine Jim says:

    do appreciate the tech crew occasionally wandering in here tho.

  8. Sunshine Jim says:

    Appy B’day Matt! find a good place to get a beer, call me 604 864 9649, and i’ll buy ya a beer through the magic of the intranet tubes!

  9. Sunshine Jim says:

    eff Perry, we’ve known he was a compromised ignoramus for decades.

  10. Sunshine Jim says:

    eventually the fascist “bubble” gummint will pop.

  11. taozen says:

    great show today !

  12. Rebels have captured Gaddafi Compound per MSNBC

  13. Sunshine Jim says:

    Only after the last tree has been cut down,
    Only after the last river has been poisoned
    Only after the last fish has been caught,
    Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.

    – Cree Indian Prophecy

  14. taozen says:

    Like the Koch brothers giving $ to Lincoln Center. They are still bad guys

    • Deborah says:

      Is it still called Lincoln Center? I thought it was now called the Koch Center. I hope not.

  15. taozen says:

    earthquake reports in NYC and In Washington area 2PM

  16. Dr. Radmanthys says:

    Who suggested “the Better Half”? You won the name the post-show contest. From a marketing perspective I would still prefer “Just Coffee Talk” though…

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