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A Just Cause – Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Tom Marino – 02.14.16

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks is shining a Spotlight on Congressman Tom Marino, who’s a lawyer, former District Attorney for Lycoming County, and a former United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He has brought his experience and knowledge to Washington D.C. to become a leader in the House of Representatives.

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Warrior Connection – 02.07.16

The February 7 edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion about bringing music into our lives with professional musicians / music teachers/ composers Nancy Haubrich and Bob Danielson – a husband / wife team who currently perform as “ALCHEMIE’ in the American southwest- New Mexico region. Bonnie Rokke Tinnes joined Doug Rokke to bring “Alchemie” to Warrior Connection given that Nancy was one of Bonnie’s 8th grade English students many years ago in northern Minnesota. A proud teacher showcasing a previous student’s unique and very successful accomplishments. Nancy introduced a brand new song world premier called “Straight Out of Kittson” that she wrote-composed, This new song takes her – one back home to the roots! THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY. She also performed her own previous composition called “Postcard Home”. These were both live performances via a call in land line. We discussed how to get into music, what it entails, different instruments, how to write music, life of a professional musician(s), and how music can help you improve your life and loved one’s lives. You can obtain copies of some of Alchemie’s music cd’s and listen to them via.

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As a former teacher and retired psych nurse, Bonnie, Doug’s 1st cousin and repeating guest co-host, is helping us with using reading , writing of poetry and short stories, and music to help us improve our lives! We can bring families together so all can grow! Bonnies’s poetry and her books in the “Growing up Margaret” series are available on Amazon.com.

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Leid Stories – 12.24.15

It’s ‘Free Your Mind Friday!’ A Whole Day Early!
The Grinch steals tomorrow, but “Free Your Mind Friday” won’t be among his Christmas loot. It’s “Free Your Mind Thursday” on Leid Stories—the gift of gab a whole day early!
Add your distinctive flavor to this tasty intellectual soup. Call in (888-874-4888) and dish on the issues of the day.

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Dave Johnson – Don’t Be Misled; The TPP Is Still Coming Full Steam

Recently there have been news reports that Republicans are going to delay TPP until after the 2016 elections. Do not be misled; this is a bargaining ploy. They want the Obama administration to make “side agreements” that give corporations even more. We have to keep up the fight, and keep getting the word out. People opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership …

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It’s All About Food – Liz Ross and Keith Mullin – 10.13.15

Part I: Liz Ross, Coalition of Vegan Activists of Color
Liz Ross is the founder of Coalition of Vegan Activists of Color (COVAC), which collaborates with individuals and community organizations to mobilize vegans of color to initiate vegan outreach and animal rights initiatives. COVAC also promotes veganism while collaborating with other social justice organizations. Liz serves on the advisory board of Food Empowerment Project, a vegan food justice organization that encourages healthy food choices that reflect a more compassionate society.

Part II: Keith Mullin, Zippy’s

Developing trendsetting products for over 20 years, Keith Mullin has developed unique, crave worthy, consumer packaged goods including the award winning Gamer Grub®, a snack formulated for videogame enthusiasts. As a serial entrepreneur, his innovative items in the marketplace also include children’s toys, electronics, and pet products. Mullin has successfully developed products for the undiscovered ‘white space’ within multiple industries.

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Michael Krieger – American Food Banks Struggle to Keep Up Amidst “Surprising” Demand

Food banks across the country are seeing a rising demand for free groceries despite the growing economy, leading some charities to reduce the amount of food they offer each family. U.S. food banks are expected to give away about 4 billion pounds of food this year, more than double the amount provided a decade ago, according to Feeding America, the …

You Calling Me Crazy? The Perils of Misdiagnosis By Lisa Di Venuta

This article has been supported by the journalism non-profit Economic Hardship Reporting Project [3]. I am 23 years old, yet I have already lost five years of my life to the full-time job of being crazy. It began innocently enough; I went to my student health center at American University to speak to a counselor about some mild depression. The university counseling center was overcrowded, so I …

Survey finds civilian physicians feel underprepared to treat veterans

A survey of nearly 150 U.S. physicians who frequently treat veterans found civilian doctors aren’t adequately trained in health issues related to military service, according to research published today in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. More than half of the respondent indicated they were not comfortable discussing health-related exposures and risks that veterans might experience such as depleted uranium, …

The Economic Tsunami Gathering Momentum Off the Shores of America – Michael Payne

A massive tsunami, a mega-powerful financial tidal wave, is growing in intensity off the shores of America. This government senses its ominous presence but refuses to prepare for the force that it will unleash. This highly dangerous condition has been brought on by decades of reckless government spending, together with banking and corporate industry policies and actions that further enrich …