The Rick Smith Show 1-19-2018

January 20, 2018

Scott Dworkin, Co-Founder of The Democratic Coalition joins Rick to discuss Government shutdown and why 2018 must be the year Democrats take back the US House and Senate.

David Cox, President of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) joins Rick to talk about the #GovtLockOut and what it means federal workers.

Joshua Holland, Contributor to The Nation joins Rick to talk about the looming Shutdown and who is to blame.

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Scott Dworkin talks GOP Shutdown

January 20, 2018

Scott Dworkin, Co-Founder of The Democratic Coalition joins Rick to discuss Government shutdown and why 2018 must be the year Democrats take back the US House and Senate.

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J. David Cox talks #GovtLockOut

January 20, 2018

David Cox, President of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) joins Rick to talk about the #GovtLockOut and what it means federal workers.

 

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Joshua Holland talks Shutdown

January 20, 2018

Joshua Holland, Contributor to The Nation joins Rick to talk about the looming Shutdown and who is to blame.

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The Rick Smith Show 1-18-2018

January 19, 2018

Drew Courtney, VP for Communications and Research, for People For the American Way joins Rick to discuss Senator Chuck “no tax breaks for workers because they’ll waste the money on Women or Booze or Movies” Grassley Judiciary Committee ramming through 17 Trump Court nominees, many completely unqualified.

Kathryn Brightbill, Board member & Legislative Policy Analyst at The Coalition for Responsible Home Education joins Rick to talk about the horrible story in California of parents torturing their 13 children under the cover of homeschooling and to explain what needs to be done to prevent future tragedies.

 

Sam Berger, Senior Policy Advisors at the Center for American Progress joins Rick to discuss the enormous costs of a potential Republican caused government shutdown and why it’s totally unnecessary.

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Drew Courtney talks Rushed GOP Court Packing

January 19, 2018

Drew Courtney, VP for Communications and Research, for People For the American Way joins Rick to discuss Senator Chuck “no tax breaks for workers because they’ll waste the money on Women or Booze or Movies” Grassley Judiciary Committee ramming through 17 Trump Court nominees, many completely unqualified.

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Kathryn Brightbill talks Homeschooling Nightmare

January 19, 2018

Kathryn Brightbill, Board member & Legislative Policy Analyst at The Coalition for Responsible Home Education joins Rick to talk about the horrible story in California of parents torturing their 13 children under the cover of homeschooling and to explain what needs to be done to prevent future tragedies.

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Sam Berger talks Potential GOP Government Shutdown

January 19, 2018

Sam Berger, Senior Policy Advisors at the Center for American Progress joins Rick to discuss the enormous costs of a potential Republican caused government shutdown and why it’s totally unnecessary.

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The Rick Smith Show 1-17-2018

January 18, 2018

Greg LeRoy, Executive Director Good Jobs First joins Rick to discuss the much anticipated giveaway bonanza states and municipalities are putting together to attract Amazon’s second headquarter campus.

Christopher Stroop, writer and creator of the #EmptyThePews movement joins Rick to share his thoughts on the latest story of crazy fundamentalist parents abusing their children and what needs to be done to stop the insanity.

Mark Price Labor Economist at the Keystone Research Center joins Rick to discuss the need to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage and what raising the wage would, and would not do to the state's economy and workers.

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Greg LeRoy on Amazon Mega Deal

January 18, 2018

Greg LeRoy, Executive Director Good Jobs First joins Rick to discuss the much anticipated giveaway bonanza states and municipalities are putting together to attract Amazon’s second headquarter campus.

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Christopher Stroop on Homeschooling Nightmare & CA Tragedy

January 18, 2018

Christopher Stroop, writer and creator of the #EmptyThePews movement joins Rick to share his thoughts on the latest story of crazy fundamentalist parents abusing their children and what needs to be done to stop the insanity. 

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Mark Price talks Minimum Wage

January 18, 2018

Mark Price Labor Economist at the Keystone Research Center joins Rick to discuss the need to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage and what raising the wage would, and would not do to the state's economy and workers. 

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The Rick Smith Show 1-16-2018

January 17, 2018

Brian Aldes, Minnesota Teamsters Local 320 Secretary-Treasurer joins Rick to explain what could cause service workers at the University of Minnesota, who have been negotiating their contract for the past 8 months to strike during the Super Bowl. 

David Yankovich, former congressional candidate and political commentator joins Rick to discuss the recent news of the Stable Genius' very excellent health status better than any President before him for all of eternity and other musings from the New World Order.

Aryanna Berringer, candidate for Lieutenant Governor in Pennsylvania joins Rick to discuss why she is running and what issues are important enough to her to step forward.

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Brian Aldes talks Potential Super Bowl Strike

January 17, 2018

Brian Aldes, Minnesota Teamsters Local 320 Secretary-Treasurer joins Rick to explain what could cause service workers at the University of Minnesota, who have been negotiating their contract for the past 8 months to strike during the Super Bowl.   

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David Yankovich talks Recent S**Show

January 17, 2018

David Yankovich, former congressional candidate and political commentator joins Rick to discuss the recent news of the Stable Genius' very excellent health status better than any President before him for all of eternity and other musings from the New World Order.

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Aryanna Berringer talks Run for PA Lieutenant Governor

January 17, 2018

Aryanna Berringer, candidate for Lieutenant Governor in Pennsylvania joins Rick to discuss why she is running and what issues are important enough to her to step forward. 

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The Rick Smith Show 1-15-2018

January 16, 2018

Isaiah Poole, Washington based journalist and founder of Poole Media joins Rick to discuss MLK Jr. Day in light of President Trump’s S***hole comment and what the future looks like for a nation divided.

 

Propane Jane joins Rick to discuss her thoughts on the fact that now, a year after she told us it was her belief that Donald Trump was suffering from severe mental problems, there is serious talk among many in Washington DC that there IS something seriously wrong with Donald Trump and it just might be he is losing his mind.

Peter Montgomery, Senior Fellow at People for the American Way joins Rick to talk Racist Trump comment. 

 

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Isaiah Poole talks MLK Jr Day

January 16, 2018

Isaiah Poole, Washington based journalist and founder of Poole Media joins Rick to discuss MLK Jr. Day in light of President Trump’s S***hole comment and what the future looks like for a nation divided.

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Propane Jane talks MLK Jr. Day

January 16, 2018

Propane Jane joins Rick to discuss her thoughts on the fact that now, a year after she told us it was her belief that Donald Trump was suffering from severe mental problems, there is serious talk among many in Washington DC that there IS something seriously wrong with Donald Trump and it just might be he is losing his mind.

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The Rick Smith Show 1-12-2018

January 13, 2018

Khary Penebaker, former congressional candidate and current DNC member joins Rick to discuss why the recent comment by President Trump is not surprising but should get voters motivated in 2018.

Harvey J Kaye, Professor of Democracy & Justice at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay joins Rick to share some of his favorite historical quotations and discuss why the Democrats need to reclaim history.

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