Archive for May, 2008

TAFS for September 15, 2008 – Part 2

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

The Andy Finn Show.  Muhammad Ali Grabbed the Media Tiger / Obama’s Targeting of Palin / Which Party to Trust with Coming Out of the Bad Times / Gas Prices / Raising Taxes and Keeping a Federal Deficit to Improve the Economy / David Byrne’s New Album with Brian Eno / Republican Approaches to Tax Cuts / What Independent Candidates are Doing / What Change Really Means

 
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TAFS for May 19, 2008 – Part 3

Monday, May 19th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. Bush Seems to Ignore “Win-Win” Strategies in Foreign Policy / Bush Draws Parallel Between Talking to Enemies and “Appeasement” / In the Process, Bush Contradicts His Own Policy / Tomorrow’s Primaries in KY and OR / The Grudge for Hillary’s Disaffected Democrats / McCain’s Lobbyists / Republicans Lose a Third Special Election in a Red State / Republican Charges: Obama Can’t Be Both a Radical AND an Elitist, Can He?

 
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TAFS for May 19, 2008 – Part 2

Monday, May 19th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. O’Reilly-Obermann Feud Spills Over to Fox-NBC Executives / Is the Logjam Clearing at the FEC? / Bush Administration Torture Policy Allowing Terrorists to Escape Justice / Military Tries to Reduce the Number of PTSD Diagnoses / President Bush at Israel’s 60th Anniversary / Peace in His Time? Not Likely with Weak Leaders All Around / Jawboning the Saudis About the Price of Oil

 
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TAFS for May 19, 2008 – Part 1

Monday, May 19th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. Rain and Traffic Keeps Fans from Nissan Pavilion Until Radiohead Show Ends / The Rudest Drivers in the USA / California State Supreme Court Rules Same Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional / Does the Disabled Runner Who Has Qualified for the Olympic Trials Have an Unfair Advantage? / Happy Birthday Pete Townshend / Dan Quayle & Murphy Brown / Bugs Planted by the Soviet Onion / The Cyclonein Burma / The Earthquake in China

 
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TAFS for May 12, 2008 – Part 3

Monday, May 12th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. The Republican War on Science / Michael Gerson Claims it’s NOT True / But He Focuses on 3 Examples Where Science Has Won Out / Many Conservatives Rely on an Oversimplification of the Science Issues / Many Conservatives Trust Their Own Common Sense and Ignore the Empirical Data / Clinton Pressured to Quit / Disadvantages – and Advantages – to the Democratic Race Continuing / McCain’s “Scandals” / McCain Gets Off the “Straight Talk” Express

 
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TAFS for May 12, 2008 – Part 2

Monday, May 12th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. Rush Limbaugh Discusses Science and Global Warming / What RWTSHs Are Helpless in the Face of Empirical Evidence / FBI Raids the Offices of Special Counsel Scott Block / The Prosecution of Don Seligman / NASA Concerns about Russian Soyuz Capsule / U.S. Willingness to Rely on Russian Technologies for 5 Years / Yogi Berra & Yogisms / Bill O’Reilly Again Claims He’s Unbiased / O’Reilly & Dick Morris Are Usually Way Out There / But Morris Now Asks Whether “Obama is What He Appears to Be, or Whether He’s Sort of a Sleeper Agent Who Really Doesn’t Believe in Our System” WOW! /

 
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TAFS for May 12, 2008 – Part 1

Monday, May 12th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. Weapons Roll Through Moscow Streets Evoking Memories the Soviet Onion / Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY) gets caught DWI, Mistress, Baby, and Wife & Kids at Home / Republicans on a Bad Streak with Scandals – Though All Politicians are Created Equal / Complaints that the Catholic Church Has Punished Priests, Protected Bishops / Outsourcing Legal Work / Stealing Copper as the Price Rises / Lots of Bad Weather

 
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TAFS for May 5, 2008 – Part 3

Monday, May 5th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. Rev. Jeremiah Wright goes on a media blitz; Obama distances himself further / Are candidates responsible for the behavior of the people who support them? / Sean Hannity hammers Obama for knowing Bill Ayers / Can Obama be a radical and an elitist at the same time? / Democrat takes Republican seat in Louisiana special election – despite attempts to tie the Democrat to Obama, Pelosi, Washington, elitism, liberalism, and general stupidity / Obama and the flag pin issue / Hillary’s new plan for defense in the Middle East

 
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TAFS for May 5, 2008 – Part 2

Monday, May 5th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show.    The evidence on BPA in plastics and its harmful effects on humans / Bias in science; industry manipulation / The problem with industry-funded research / Republican vs. Democratic views of regulation, oversight, and the public good / Mass media, persuasion, and the billions spend on manipulation / Large multinational organizations and the need for oversight / The anti-science bias in the Bush administration

 
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TAFS for May 5, 2008 – Part 1

Monday, May 5th, 2008

The Andy Finn Show. Supreme Court upholds Indiana Voter ID law / Disenfranchising 80 year old nuns / Why Republicans prefer low voter turnout / Manipulating the vote / The last sad chapter in the classless life of the DC Madam – suicide / The meaning of the requirement that the President be “natural born” / Moving past the childish approach to science in the Bush administration / The 5th anniversary of “Mission Accomplished” / Recapping the planning for Bush’s greatest PR moment

 
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