Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite Save As Favorite View Article Stats
3 comments

Broadcast

The Rob Kall Bottom Up Radio Show Podcast

Senator Arlen Specter-- on healthcare, single payer, Israel, Iran, why progressives should support him and more

Podcast submitted by Rob Kall
()
    Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  (less...)

View Ratings | Rate It

Headlined to H2 4/20/10
Become a Fan
  (281 fans)

Listen
Listen

listen on iTunes
iTunes

Download
Download



Senator Arlen Specter (D PA)

15 minutes with Arlen Specter, asking why progressives should vote for him, and his positions on health care, single payer, medicare for all, the next supreme court nominee, Israel, Iran, citizens united, corporate personhood and more


How would you characterize yourself, politically-- conservative, centrist, liberal, progressive?
He doesn't characterize himself (but his wikipedia page says he's center left.

What are projects or issues you care about that resonate with progressives?
civil rights, blocked bork, women's rights.

What do you say to progressives on Why progressives should vote for you?


Admin has ....

The DOJ recently announced that it is prosecuting an NSA whistleblower who exposed violations of the law. There are many who believe we need more of this, not intimidation. What's your take?

Not familiar with case.


Bottom up;
grassroots funding of campaigns.

Fixing the problem that citizens united created-- clean money
Corporate personhood.
corporate personhood requires constitutional amendment.
Likes Schumer's plan to deal with the situation Citizen's united decision created.

Single payer
supports it, supports trust busting.


It seems that right wingers in the US and Israel are trying to demonize Obama's efforts to put pressure on Israel to create an environment conducive to peacemaking-- accusing him of forsaking Israel. 

Questions about Iran
 

Size: 5,528,972 -- 0 hrs, 15 min, 0 sec

Listen
Listen

listen on iTunes

Download
Download

You will need the Flash plug-in to use the Listen button.

 

Rob Kall is editor-in-chief, publisher and site architect of OpEdNews.com, President of Futurehealth, Inc, and an inventor. He hosts the Rob Kall Bottom Up Radio Show, aired in the Metro Philly area on AM 1360, WNJC. Over 200 podcasts are archived for downloading here, or can be accessed from iTunes. Rob is also published regularly on the Huffingtonpost.com

Rob Kall Wikipedia Page

Rob is, with Opednews.com the first media winner of the Pillar Award for supporting Whistleblowers and the first amendment.

See more Rob Kall articles here and, older ones, here. To learn more about Rob and OpEdNews.com, check out A Voice For Truth - ROB KALL | OM Times Magazine and this article. For Rob's work in non-political realms mostly before 2000, see his C.V..  and here's an article on the Storycon Summit Meeting he founded and organized for eight years. Press coverage in the Wall Street Journal: Party's Left Pushes for a Seat at the Table

Here is a one hour radio interview where Rob was a guest- on Envision This, and here is the transcript. 

To watch Rob having a lively conversation with John Conyers, then Chair of the House Judiciary committee, click hereWatch Rob speaking on Bottom up economics at the Occupy G8 Economic Summit, here.

Follow Rob on Twitter & Facebook. His quotes are here

My articles express my personal opinion, not the opinion of this website.

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this podcast has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
1 people are discussing this page, with 3 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

As a primary support member of the Warren Commiss... by Richard Lee on Wednesday, Apr 21, 2010 at 9:48:28 PM
The magic bullet theory of course involves a pris... by Richard Lee on Thursday, Apr 22, 2010 at 9:53:16 PM
The important point about the tiny amount of lead ... by Richard Lee on Friday, Apr 23, 2010 at 7:50:25 PM