News & Public Affairs12/31/03
On this segment we featured six sound bites from presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich's speech last night in Tampa. The former Cleveland mayor discussed his call for an end to the American occupation of Iraq, his support for a single-payer health care system, the importance of Florida's primary, his campaign's emphasis on hope and an end to fear mongering, the preservation of social security and Democratic infighting.1 comments
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INTRO: According to a revamped proposal, objections from Pasco County Attorneys and consultants, an unusual coalition of builders and citizens opposed to growth on U.S. 19, the Pasco County board of Commissioners postponed a vote last night on tighter traffic capacity standards for U.S. 19. WMNFâ€™s Mark Antokas reports: SCRIPT: The Pasco County Board of Commissioners met last night in Dade City to hear last minute input on the â€œPenny for Pascoâ€? initiative. The Board also hea...Be the first to comment
12 December 2003 Kimberley Lovato
The Tampa-Hillsborough Human Rights Council hosted its annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast today at the Doubletree Hotel in Tampa. This marks the 30th year of the ceremony that also serves as the councilâ€™s primary fundraiser and membership drive, and the 55th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio and Hillsborough County Commissioner Thomas Scott were guest speakers during the hour-long program atte...Be the first to comment
Our guests were Raphie Etgar, curator of the Museum on the Seam for Dialogue in Jerusalem and Diane Tindell of the Florida Holocaust Museum. Etgar developed the COEXISTENCE exhibit in Israel to bring Israelis and Palestinians together on the subject of living side by side. The exhibit consists of more than 20 billboard size photos depicting living in harmony, across lines of ethnicity, religion, class and nationality. The Florida Holocaust Museum is co-sponsor of this exhibit which is being p...Be the first to comment
Masri's articles include "Reconstructing or Deconstructing Iraq?" She said today: "Wolfowitz's decree yesterday forces us all to ask the question again: Are these reconstruction contracts for the benefit of Iraq, or are they political rewards, handed out to 'friends'? Is the reconstruction of Iraq the main objective at all? Weeks into the occupation of Iraq, while the Iraqi infrastructure was still in ruins, Paul Bremer removed all tariffs and trade restrictions -- thus directly devastatin...Be the first to comment
This past weekend the Florida Democratic Party held it's statewide convention in Orlando and seven of the nine current candidates vying for the party's presidential nomination made speeches to delegates. On this program: Elizabeth McCallum of Brandon, an author (THE FLORIDA GUIDE TO POLITICAL APPOINTMENTS) and political consultant; Lisa Fink, a Howard Dean supporter; and Jeeni Criscenzo a Kucinich supporter. They discussed the race, the candidates, the convention, the issues, the President's ...Be the first to comment
Our guest was Russ Kick, the author of a new book about hidden, secret, and forgotten facts that are helpful to understanding the state of our world. Kick is the founder of http://www.thememeoryhole.org, a website devoted to publicizing government documents, corporate press releases and newspaper articles that challenge conventional wisdom. Among the points discussed:
*After 9/11, White House staff reviewed and considered a Special Ops presentation, Thinking Outside the Box - Poisoning Afg...Be the first to comment
Brian Clements (author LIVING FOOD FOR OPTIMUM HEALTH) used to be overweight, and a heavy smoker of both cigarettes and marijuana. In the last 30 years he's reformed - lost weight and given up smoking altogether. Now he's the co-director of the Hippocrates Institute in West Palm Beach which advocates a healthy lifestyle as a way to build the immune system. The organization uses a raw food, organic diet, psychology, herbs, exercise and supplements as a way to boost the body's natural disease-f...Be the first to comment
Special guests on the Women's Show - "From a Woman's Point of View" - this Saturday, December 6th. Robert Perks, environmental analyst with NRDC and Susan Jeffers, Ph.D., motivational speaker and author of Embracing Uncertainty: Breakthrough Methods for Achieving Peace of Mind When Facing the Unknown.
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Robert Perks. Robert Perks of the Natural Resources Defense Council discusses how the Bush administration, in catering to industries that put America's health and natural herit...