–April 29th, 2012

Dean Lacy

How is it that the very states that keep voting for Republicans get the most money, per capita, in federal social programs that the voters say they despise? Dartmouth Professor Dean Lacy explains … and he has some thoughts about the history of third parties in presidential elections.

Geoffrey Kabaservice

Author Geoffrey Kabaservice says moderates don’t spend their time watching cablet TV, and thus are more moderate in their views than the leaders of the Republican Parfty, and they do vote in November.

Rule and Ruin

Brad Woodhouse

Bill Press chats with Brad Woodhouse of the Democratic National Committee, who says forget Mitt Romney’s flip-flops – let’s find out what he is actually proposing!–April 1st, 2012

Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank, who several years ago wrote the best-seller “What’s the Matter with Kansas,” turns his attention to Wall Street in a book called “Pity the Billionaire.” Frank says that the right-wing money machine succeeded in blaming progressives for the financial collapse caused by the billionaires, partly because the public didn’t really understand the crisis.

Dean Lacy

Dartmouth Professor Dean Lacy says three-quarters of the public believe they pay more in taxes than they get back from the government. Which, of course, isn’t true. But what is true is there is a correlation between voting Republican andgetting more government assistance!

Al Gore

Bill Press, joined by former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, for an interview with Al Gore who says the Republican field of presidential candidates is “embarrassing to the country.”