Span the gamut with host James Moore Fridays 2-5pm on PLANET ERSTWILD.
2pm: Latin dance DJ and new KRUU host Gilberto Rodriguez | 3pm: A discussion with peace activist Kathy Kelly | 4pm: Newsvandal JP Sottile with a focus on the conventions
Thanks Ed Flaherty and the Iowa Peace network for alerting me to the mural exhibit "Windows & Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan." An opening reception is being held Sun, Sept 9th, 1-3pm at the Coralville Public Library, Lower Level, in Coralville. (The exhibit at the library runs September 1-30th.)
On Wed, Sept 12th at 7pm, three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Kathy Kelly will speak about her experiences in Afghanistan with the Afghan Peace Volunteers, and the path to end the decades-long cycle of war there. Co-founder of the Voices in the Wilderness & Voices of Creative Nonviolence, Kathy has visited Iraq 24 times, been arested 60 times in pursuit of justice & peace, and has recently been working in Kabul. Learn about the 2 million friends campaign.
At 4pm, it's a special edition of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. James & JP share their reflections on the two political circus tents called RNC & DNC. Categories include GOPalozza, DEM-onstration Sport, Rubber Meet Road, Celebrity Blah-Blah, & the usual Odds & Ends. For complete listing of headlines, click "Read more" below.
Republicans Worry About Keeping Factions Reined In
RNC Shuns Ron Paul, Supporters Root For Romney Defeat
GOP rejects rape exception in platform
Republicans call for crackdown on pornography
GOP calls for broader gun rights, unlimited clips
Medicare Voucher Plan Remains Unpopular
Reagan hologram is real, was planned for RNC debut
Paul Ryan and Condi Rice: A Tale of 2 Speeches
Ann Romney: 'This Man Will Lift Up America!'
Ann Romney Woos Hispanic Voters, Urging They Get Past ‘Their Biases’
Romney Vows to Deliver Country From Economic Travails
Romney’s speech: Where was the policy?
'Eastwooding' Inspires National Empty Chair Day on Monday
GOP Convention, Romney Speech Evoke Lukewarm Reactions (Speech gets lowest ratings of any Gallup has measured since 1996)
Romney Gets No Bounce From Last Week's GOP Convention - Support was 47% before convention and 46% after
2. DEM-onstration Sport
Dems chase cash with flash in Charlotte
Obama gives himself ‘incomplete’ grade on economic policy
Dems Seek to Exploit Advantage on Foreign Policy
What Obama Won’t Say in Charlotte: War on Terror is Done
Democrats Retreat on Civil Liberties in 2012 Platform
Democratic platform again seeks Guantanamo closure
Democrats Drop 'God' From Party Platform
Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Israeli ambassador called GOP “dangerous for Israel”
Resurrection: DNC Overrules Delegates, Rams God and Jerusalem Back into Platform
DNC's Wasserman Schultz, Gaspard cancel interviews amid platform debacle
First Lady says husband 'a man we can trust'
Bill Clinton: Who needs a script?
Monica Lewinsky’s Former Rabbi To Deliver Benediction After Bill Clinton Speaks At DNC
How Bill Clinton does it
Obama in a Word: From ‘Inexperienced’ and ‘Change’ to ‘Good’ and ‘Trying’
Obama's Challenge: Higher Likability Than Approval
3. Hello, Rubber. I'd Like You To Meet "The Road."
Conservatives pull ads from Michigan
Presidential campaign ads drop off Pennsylvania TV screens
Who’s Behind That Political Ad? This App Tells You
Romney camp says it raised $100 million in August
Pro-Obama Super PAC Announces Best Fundraising Month
Have Obama and Romney forgotten Afghanistan?
The Bipartisan Imperial Presidency
Since 1952, Pre-Convention Leader Has Won 12 of 15 Elections
THIS WEEK IN CELEBRITY BLAH-BLAH!
Rush Limbaugh Suggests Obama Manipulated Hurricane Predictions To Get GOP To Cancel Convention
Samuel L. Jackson asks why GOP 'spared' by tropical storm
Chuck Norris: If Obama Is Reelected, It Could Bring About ‘One Thousand Years Of Darkness’
SNL alumnus tea partier Victoria Jackson has no idea what ‘Communist’ actually means
Country singer Hank Williams insists ‘Muslim’ Obama ‘hates cowboys’
‘Thin Lizzy’ singer’s mother blasts Republicans for ‘abusing’ band’s music
Kirk Cameron defends Todd Akin
Dems trotting out H'wood beauties to introduce Obama
Kim Kardashian says she's headed to party with Dems at convention
ODDS & ENDS:
Desmond Tutu | Why I had no choice but to spurn Tony Blair
Run, Hide, Fight: Homeland Security’s 'Massacre Survival' PSA Film
Adventures in Sexist Pork Industry Pamphlets
Early puberty? Girls exposed to household chemical menstruate earlier, CDC study finds.
Does the Continued Use of Lead in Aviation Fuel Endanger Public Health and the Environment?
Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits
The Sixth Extinction: 'A great silence is spreading over the natural world'
Combat Stress in Afghanistan Could Alter Soldiers’ Long-term Neural Makeup
VA says no service dogs benefits warranted for PTSD sufferers
29 Dead in 8 Days as U.S. Puts Yemen Drone War in Overdrive
After 35 Years, Voyager Nears Edge Of Solar System
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