Archive for December, 2010
December 22 . 2010
In January 2002, for the first time, the Olympic Torch Relay visited Alaska on its way to the Winter Games. When the relay runner and accompanying camera cars passed, high school senior Joseph Frederick and several friends unfurled a banner reading BONG HiTS 4 JESUS. The book by James Foster is an in-depth look at student rights within a public high school. Then, JW Rinzler has collected the celebrated sounds from Star Wars and put them in a new book-and-audio collection, The Sounds of Star Wars.
December 21 . 2010
Stephen Macknik, the co- founder of the exciting new discipline of neuromagic, has convinced some of the world’s greatest magicians to allow scientists to study their techniques for tricking the brain. Sleights of Mind, is the result of a yearlong, world-wide exploration of magic and how its principles apply to our behavior.
December 20 . 2010
According to author, Brad O’Leary, there is a war raging in America and on one side sits religion and freedom and on the other side, atheism and Satanism. He says that American liberty hangs in the balance and he takes you deep inside the battle to save our nation’s Judeo Christian identity in America’s War on Christianity.
December 17 . 2010
Congressional Quarterly reporter Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel, who teaches constitutional law at American University, have produced what will likely be the definitive biography of Supreme Court Justice William Brennan who was arguably the most influential liberal justice in history. Their latest book is Justice Brennan.
December 16 . 2010
Film critic David Thomson gives movie goers a comprehensive yet personal list of 1,000 must-see films that are arranged alphabetically with a chronological index in Have You Seen…?
December 15 . 2010
Do UFOs really exist? Leslie Kean, an investigative reporter who has spent the last ten years studying unexplained UFO phenomenon reviewed hundreds of government documents, aviation reports, radar data, and case studies with corroborating physical evidence. She carefully examined scientifically analyzed photographs and interviewed dozens of high-level officials and aviation witnesses from around the world and put it all in her new book UFOs.
December 14 . 2010
A federal judge in Virginia declared part of the health care bill unconstitutional and Dr. Margaret Flowers says that this ruling is just another sign of the deterioration of this complicated piece of legislation. Later Frances O’Brien with A Benevolent Virus, a collection of poignant and gripping stories about spirituality and near-death experiences.
December 13 . 2010
December 10 . 2010
Christmas has become the season for fighting about religion, yet in the land that first separated church and state, religion actually united citizens during the crisis of the Revolution. Historian Thomas KiddLater, reveals how fervent evangelicals forged a new political order based on an American alliance of freedom and religion in God of Liberty. Rob Boston, senior policy analyst at American United discusses his article ” Holiday Hokum: Don’t Believe Right Wing Lies About Christmas in Public Schools”.
December 9 . 2010
Abortion policy in this country does not treat all women equally and the Hyde Amendment prohibits Medicaid from covering abortion care in almost all circumstances. Jessica Arons with the Center for American Progress talks about the impact the amendment has on women of color. Later, columnist, author and retired USAF Lt.Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski tells us what should be done to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
- Aug 29Eric Sterling, Barry Lynn
- Aug 28Kimberly Rae Miller
- Aug 27David Epstein
- Aug 26Peter Conners
- Aug 22Sarah Jones
- Aug 20Thurston Clark