The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show

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Airs at: Tue, 01/28/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Every Tuesday from 8:00am to 9:00am.

 

Call-in talk radio covering politics, history, and the state of the zeitgeist, with a liberal dose of listener comments.

 

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Joe talks about Coal Trains through Oregon

Airs at: Tue, 08/21/2012 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Joe Uris.  Abe Proctor is on Vacation. Today's topic is the Coal Industry, and their plans to chop down Mountains in Appalacia and ship them through the Columbia Gorge, to China for incineration.  This is a Bad Idea for many reasons.  The trains leak significant ... Read more

Abe examines Rep. Paul Ryan, the would-be VP. We're through the looking glass now, everyone.

Airs at: Tue, 08/14/2012 at 12:00am
Hoated by Abe Proctor.  Joe Uris is on Vacation Rep. Paul Ryan -- arch-conservative, culture warrior, and Randite -- has joined the GOP ticket as Mitt Romney's aspiring VP. Most people know Ryan as the author of the budget package -- passed by the House -- which, among oth... Read more

Hey sports fans! The Olympics, and other sports, are good things!

Airs at: Tue, 08/07/2012 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor.  Joe Uris is on Vacation.   As longtime listeners know, Abe sometimes waxes poetic about soccer. And when he does, he gets a generous helping of grief from listeners. But in the midst of theOlympic Games -- and after one of the greatest soccer matc... Read more

A court ruled against the birth control mandate in the health care law. Why? "Religious freedom."

Airs at: Tue, 07/31/2012 at 12:00am
 Last week, a federal court ruled against the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act -- the first court to do so. The reason? The mandate, said the court, violates an employer's religious liberty. For a nation that famously erected a wall between church and state,... Read more

Another day, another gun massacre in America.

Airs at: Tue, 07/24/2012 at 12:00am
Hosted by Abe Proctor.  Joe Uris is on Vacation. Twelve people are dead in suburban Colorado, shot while at the movies. What has followed has been an almost rote recitation of the now-standard script for such affairs: Shock, horror, fear, anger, sadness, expressions of sym... Read more

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/17/12

Airs at: Tue, 07/17/2012 at 8:00am - 9:00am
The Global War on Terror (TM) pretty much buried the hope that, after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. might begin to beat its swords into plowshares. Two wars and occupations later, we are struggling with the moral and economic legacy of Bush-era excesses. Lost in the pos... Read more

It's the empire, stupid. Abe looks at the U.S. military's global array of new bases.

Airs at: Tue, 07/17/2012 at 12:00am
Hosted by Abe Proctor.  Joe Uris is on Vacation. The Global War on Terror (TM) pretty much buried the hope that, after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. might begin to beat its swords into plowshares. Two wars and occupations later, we are struggling with the moral and econo... Read more

The Great July 4 Blow-up of 2012. Abe discusses some listener feedback.

Airs at: Tue, 07/10/2012 at 12:00am
Hosted by Abe Proctor. Last week's discussion, as can happen at KBOO, veered into unexpectedly heated and fertile territory. Who knew that July 4 fireworks could be the source of such controversy? The resulting discourse begged several questions: What is the nature of pro... Read more

Abe looks at the resurgence of nullification.

Airs at: Tue, 07/03/2012 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor.  Joe Uris is on vacation.   In the decades before the Civil War, the southern states resisted federal authority by way of the doctrine of nullification, which holds that an individual state has the right to invalidate any federal law which it has ... Read more

Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog on the Supreme Court's healthcare decision

Airs at: Tue, 06/26/2012 at 12:00am
Hosted by Abe Proctor. Joe Uris is on vacation. It's a big week for the Supreme Court. Monday's decisions on Arizona's "Papers, Please" law and mandatory minimum sentences for juveniles are a prelude to the big one -- a decision on the Affordable Care Act, expected later t... Read more