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So, with no further ado, I present to you This Week's Brick TeeVee entry!
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Tax day is around the corner and so is the Pennsylvania primary and its attendent debate. (Rumor has it that JOHN MCCAIN will be debating himself on who is supporting AQ in Iraq.) The dynamic disfunctional duo MATLIN & CARVILE and their respective party counterparts SHRUM & MURPHY will clog your NBC channel on Meet the Tim. The Brick TeeVee crew recommends skipping this one unless you're into this kind of self-flagellation. This George has JIMMY CARTER on from Nepal and STEPHEN HADLEY continues his part to rewrite history. Former Iran-Contra figure and current SoD ROBERT GATES spins happy stories about "The Surge" on Face the Bob and MADAME SPEAKER PELOSI shoots holes in his double-speak. U-Boat Captain Blitzer has grudge matches between JOE BIDEN & RICHARD LUGAR and BOB CASEY & EVAN BAYH. Save your bricks for prime target JOE "my servers were hacked" LIEBERMAN also on Late Rendition. TOM DASCHLE goes to the Dark Side on that "fair and imbalanced" network. Watch Steve Croft explain where your tax dollars go in Iraq on 60 Minutes. Seder is TBA on the guest list and Massa in the Morning will keep your sanity. Don't forget Part Two of Ring of Fire's interview with CHALMERS JOHNSON and talks with HOWARD ZINN and ROBERT RIECH. The Brick TeeVee crew continues to stare blankly at the piles of Schedule A's, Schedule C's, 1099's and the 1040 long form amid piles of various receipts, bills, charges and empty pizza boxes hoping they would all just fall on the forms themselves. We wish there were boxes where you can check what programs your tax dollars can be assigned to. If the IRS did THAT the Pentagon wouldn't be able to pay its light bill much less garrison the planet!
BRICK TEEVEE ALERTS!
RANDI RHODES ON NOVA M RADIO Top prog radio talker severs her ties with Air America and joins Mike Malloy on Original Air America Founder Shelly Drobny's Nova M Radio Network! Catch her first show on Nova M Flagship KPHX www.1480kphx.com Monday at 3 pm et
FRONTLINE presents SICK AROUND THE WORLD Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at 9 P.M. ET on PBS - check your local listings http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sickaroundtheworld/
TAX DAY APRIL 15 2008 Don't forget to get your tax forms filed and POSTMARKED by midnight! And if you plan on sending in an EXTENSION, make sure you include an ESTIMATED PAYMENT! Otherwise you're looking at 10% FINES! See www.irs.gov for more details and info.
DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16th at 8 PM ET/PT ABC News, the National Constitution Center and WPVI-TV will host a Democratic Presidential Candidate debate in Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 16th. The live 90-minute debate, moderated by ABC News anchors Charles Gibson and George Stephanopoulos, will air from 8-10 PM ET/PT on the ABC Television Network. Any volunteers for a Debate Blog?
- This Week (ABC) • Former Pres. Jimmy Carter from Nepal • National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley on Iraq • Roundtable: Time Magazine's Mark Halperin, ABC News consultants Donna Brazile and Torie Clarke, and ABC News' George Will
- Face The Nation (CBS)TOPIC: Iraq, Olympics, and Presidential Politics • Robert Gates - Secretary of Defense • Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. - Speaker of the House
- 60 Minutes (CBS) • State Of Corruption - Corruption in Iraq is so entrenched that militia groups known to target U.S. troops control some of Iraq’s ministries and have used those government funds and resources to kill Americans. Steve Kroft reports. • The Kanzius Machine - Leukemia patient John Kanzius wants to see the promising machine he invented that kills cancer cells go into clinical trials and maybe help other people beat a disease he probably won’t. Lesley Stahl reports. • El Sistema - Through a system of early training and local orchestras, Venezuela has not only provided an uplifting musical experience for its at-risk youth, but also developed an orchestra that is world famous. Bob Simon reports.
- Meet the Press (NBC) “It’s a TV show. If you can’t handle TV questions, how are you going to stand up to Iran, and North Korea, and the rest of the world?” • JAMES CARVILLE - Democratic Strategist • MARY MATALIN - Republican Strategist • MIKE MURPHY - Republican Strategist • BOB SHRUM - Democratic Strategist
- Late Edition (CNN) Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker deliver key testimony on Capitol Hill this week. Wolf sits down with Senators Joe Biden and Richard Lugar, two key members of the Senate Foreign Relations committee. Plus the latest on the campaign trail with two members of the Clinton and Obama campaigns. • Sen. Joe Biden, (D) Delaware • Sen. Richard Luger, (R) Indianar • Sen. Bob Casey, (D) Pennsylvania, Obama supporter • Sen. Evan Bayh, (D) Indiana, Clinton supporter • Sen. Joe Lieberman, (I) Connecticut • Hoshar Zebari, Iraqi Foreign Minster
- Seder on Sunday! (Air America Radio 2.0) Seder on Sunday! airs LIVE at 4 pm et - 1 pm pt on many Air America affiliates, including • KPHX www.1480kphx.com in Phoenix • KPTK www.am1090seattle.com in Seattle (archives there, too) For more affiliates check out Sam Seder blogger Fernando's Open Mic for SAM SEDER RADIO OUTLETS. • Weekend Watchdog with Bill Scher • Sam explains his fill-in roll on AAR Where it stands • Guests and Roundtable TBA • Live Blogging, SammyCam and YOUR CALLS at 866-303-2270!
- Ring of Fire Radio Find us at http://www.ringoffireradio.com/ and http://goleft.tv/ David Bender will be filling in for Bobby Kennedy this week. • We’ve got a great show in store this week, as we welcome the legendary Howard Zinn, who’s going to tell us about the last hope for democracy – the citizens. • Renowned author and historian Chalmers Johnson will be back to continue his discussion about America’s military industrial complex, as detailed in his book “Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic.” • Former Clinton Secretary of Labor Robert Reich will be joining us to talk about the dangers of capitalism that he outlines in his new book “Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life. • Paul Waldman of the Media Matters Action Network will be here to tell us all about the mainstream media’s love affair with John McCain • And author and blogger Maggie Mahar (www.HealthBeatBlog.org) will stop by to tell us about the sad state of the Food and Drug Administration. Ring of Fire Radio hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Mike Papantonio: Saturdays at 3 o’clock Eastern, rebroadcasts Sunday nights at 8 pm Eastern
- "Massa In The Morning" "Massa In The Morning" is quick, topical, smart, sometimes hilarious, and ALWAYS kind. With co-host Bill Berry, EVERY Sunday morning from 10am til noon Eastern time! WHHO-AM 1320 Streaming ON-LINE at http://www.hornellradio.com (you do have to register, so go register now if you want to listen tomorrow.) CALL IN! 607-324-2000 (yer cell phone minutes are FREE on the weekends!)
- fauxnews • Obama supporter and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle • top Clinton supporter Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter • National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley and Olympic gold medalist Joey Cheek on the China Olympics
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