Coming up today on Saturday Session: The conventions are over, it's time for the [fixed] debates. Illinois has the most governmental bodies per capita than any other state in the union. Surely Scott Stahlman from Return Of Illinois will have something to say about that. Plus News on the March, and Part 2 of the interview with David Liebe Hart. Don't miss Saturday Session from 3 to 7pm CST only on 970 WMAY, The News and Talk of Springfield.
Move over conventions ...
|The first televised debate between Nixon and JFK|
... It's time for the debates.
The parties are over and the real fun begins of manipulating the public into thinking there are only two parties.
For decades and even generations, American politics has always worked to isolate the playing field to the two established parties.
We saw the conventions in the past two weeks with the GOP and Democrats getting together for overly produced and scripted coronations to make it appear they are the party of inclusion. After the shenanigans from the Republicans and the big government ideology from the Democrats were clearly displayed, we now move into the debate period.
Let's review the history of the national debates. Not so much the reach and content of the debates, we'll instead review how the League of Woman Voters got screwed by the Commission on Presidential Debates and what that means to the general public. Will there be a third party involved?
The story goes that Illinois has the most fragmented governing bodies than any other state. Not just does Illinois have the more governments (counties, cities, municipalities, park districts, etc.) than say Texas or other large states, but it also has one of the lowest (if not the lowest) credit ratings, an unbelievable debt problem and our laws limit the first and second amendments like no other state in the union.
How do we bring about the Return of Illinois?
Scott Stahlman from ROI will join us on the air to discuss his thoughts on how to right the ship. We'll also take your calls and comments at 217.629.7970. Plus, we'll see what Scott has to say about a new law that creates a fund people can donate their Illinois income taxes to--it's for the children.
Every week we try to cover the gammet of stories that you may have missed. This week is no exception. We'll talk about how the Associated Press seems to be working to help cover the fact that the Federal Government is buying over a billion hollow point bullets, or about the FBI downplaying a report that hackers found the Feds spying on iPhones. There's so much we'll work to get through and of course you're encouraged to call with stories you think were under-reported from the past week.
Part 2 tonight! We'll air the next installment of the conversation with street performer, public access TV star and punk rocker David Liebe Hart. Last week we learned all about David's early career in music and acting. Tonight, we'll hear more of his thoughts, and in particular the difference between panhandling and street performing. You don't want to miss this compelling and interesting interview.
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