The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (politics)

First six:  High School tennis star bullied off court by unruly fans of opponent.

A  Alan Rosenblatt social media

B  Activist of the Week.  Ms. Jake Marcus, on workplace rights for women who are nursing

C  Interview with Tom Matzzie and Alex Lawson of Ethical Electric.  


D  How it Should be - Obama should take CAP's lead and stop pushing for a Grand Bargain

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT

First six: Breaking inside story: Bachmann's chief of staff testifies against campaign on mail, wire fraud

A  DOJ/Holder, Shuster/Marans.

B  Charlie Mitchell.  Congress, where does immigration stand?  Summer agenda... 

C  DC gun rally, Adam Kokesh interview, part one. 

D  Adam Kokesh interview, part two.  Reaction from Cliff Schecter.

Direct download: TAN_6-1-13_Hour-1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:55pm EDT

First six:  Cliff Schecter on Bloomberg/Mayors against gun violence receiving ricin letters.

A  Bangladesh update.  Marans.

B  Judge rules that company can dump coal miners' pensions and health benefits, with Mike Elk

C  Christie and Obama's bromance / Justin Bieber used to fight minimum wage - Marans & Elk

D  Circumcision blood sucking / Pot-sniffing dogs no more / Megyn Kelly takes Erick Erickson down a notch

Direct download: TAN_6-1-13_Hour-2.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:53pm EDT

First six:  U of Michigan economists further destroy Harvard economists on their debt/austerity claims.

A  Alan Rosenblatt, social media

B  Activist of the Week:  Stacy Sanders, Federal Policy Director, Medicare Rights Center.  

C  Jim Graves quits Bachmann race.  Not exactly a profile in courage.

D  How it Should Be - Immigrants help Social Security and Medicare

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT

First six:  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford caught smoking crack
A  Obama/scandals roundup.  Shuster/Marans
B  DOJ gets AP's phone records: Free press under fire?
C  Student loan rates set to double, will be 9x higher than rates charged to banks for government loans/bailouts.
D  Stephen Spaulding of Common Cause on IRS scandal.
Direct download: TAN_5-18_Hour-1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 6:16pm EDT

First 6: Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy
A Bangladesh factory safety binding agreement / Fast food worker strike spreads
B Nicole Cartey, Other 98% - Crowdfunding a bid for the Tribune Co. (so the Koch bros. don't get it)
C-D Lee Fang, author, The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right
Direct download: TAN_5-18_Hour-2.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 6:11pm EDT

First six:  Dick Cheney weighs in on Benghazi


A  Social Media: Dr. Digipol talks to Michael Moschella, VP of Nation Builder


B  Erica Wides, activist of the week


C  Erica Wides, industrialization of food... taking action in our own lives to protect our families.


D  How it should be - The deficit is too damn low



Direct download: TAN_5-18-13_Hour-3.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 6:06pm EDT

A Benghazi hearings / Immigration bill mark-up.  Shuster/Marans.
B Charlie Mitchell on GOP obstruction of Obama EPA nominee and Internet sales tax passing Senate - How did Republicans get behind a tax increase? 
C McCain's legislation on changing the cable TV business. Shuster/Marans
D Cliff Schecter on NRA convention highlights; Jeff Flake gets behind modified background check.
Direct download: TAN_5-11_Hour-1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

First 6 Baltimore gang Black Guerilla Family takes over jail - implications for O'Malley?
A Preventing another Bangladesh factory collapse
B Charles Ramsey's heroism
C-D Maysoon Zayid on Hawking's decision to honor Israel boycott and Boxer visa waiver for Israel 
Direct download: TAN_5-11_Hour-2.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:05pm EDT

A Social media w/ Dr. DigiPol: Michael Moschella interview
B Activist of the Week, Larry Knisell, retired coal miner fighting for his benefits
C Chris Christie has weight loss surgery
D How It Should Be
Direct download: TAN_5-11_Hour-3.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 4:58pm EDT