Red T Racoon

June 7, 2018

Red T Racoon, veteran and popular Twitter political commentator joins Rick to talk about how on D-Day Americans can be harassed and intimidated for speaking their mind as news reports show #GunViolence survivor David Hogg had his home surrounded by SWAT after a report of gunman at his family’s home.

@RedTRaccoon

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Adam Parkhomenko

June 7, 2018

Adam Parkhomenko, Political Advisor to Hillary Clinton and consultant joins Rick to recap the June 5th primary day in eights and share his thoughts on the important races across the country.

@AdamParkhomenko

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The Rick Smith Show 6-6-2018

June 7, 2018

Adam Parkhomenko, Political Advisor to Hillary Clinton and consultant joins Rick to recap the June 5th primary day in eights and share his thoughts on the important races across the country.

@AdamParkhomenko 

Red T Racoon, veteran and popular Twitter political commentator joins Rick to talk about how on D-Day Americans can be harassed and intimidated for speaking their mind as news reports show #GunViolence survivor David Hogg had his home surrounded by SWAT after a report of gunman at his family’s home.

@RedTRaccoon 

Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center joins Rick to discuss How to Fix Legislative Districting in PA (Without Making Things Worse) and what needs to be done to ensure voters choose their elected representative and not the other way around.

@marcstier @PBPC #Gerrymandering @FairDistrictsPA 

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The Rick Smith Show 6-5-2018

June 5, 2018

Sarah Kendzior, political commentator and author of the NYT bestselling book The View From Flyover Country joins Rick to discuss recent reports that the Mueller team is seeking to revoke Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort’s bail due to alleged witness tampering, share her thoughts on the train wreck that has been the last week in Trump from his canceling the Philadelphia Eagles visit to his mouthpiece Rudy Giuliani floating bizarre legal doctrine.

Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels joins Rick to discuss the June 5th primary in Alabama and to discuss what it will take for Democrats in his state and across the nation to recapture the 1,000 elected seats lost during the Obama years and what message the Democrats need to carry into November.

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Sarah Kendzior on Trump’s Authoritarian Power Grab

June 5, 2018

Sarah Kendzior, political commentator and author of the NYT bestselling book The View From Flyover Country joins Rick to discuss recent reports that the Mueller team is seeking to revoke Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort’s bail due to alleged witness tampering, share her thoughts on the train wreck that has been the last week in Trump from his canceling the Philadelphia Eagles visit to his mouthpiece Rudy Giuliani floating bizarre legal doctrine.

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Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels talks Blue Wave

June 5, 2018

Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels joins Rick to discuss the June 5th primary in Alabama and to discuss what it will take for Democrats in his state and across the nation to recapture the 1,000 elected seats lost during the Obama years and what message the Democrats need to carry into November.

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Luke Vargas on the Top Foreign Policy Stories of the Day

June 5, 2018

Luke N. Vargas, Chief Foreign Correspondent for Talk Media News joins Rick to discuss the top foreign policy stories of the day.

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The Rick Smith Show 6-4-2018

June 4, 2018

Mike Levin, Democrat, clean energy advocate and Environmental Attorney running for Congress in California’s 22nd congressional district joins Rick to discuss the final hours of hours of the primary campaign and issues important to his constituents.

Andrew Janz, Democrat & Violent Crimes Prosecutor running for Congress against Devin Nunes in California’s 22nd congressional district joins Rick to talk about the final hours of the primary campaign and issues important to his constituents.

Propane Jane, mental health expert and Rick Smith Show regular is back to talk discrimination in the post Roseanne/Samantha Bee world in light of the days Supreme Court decision denying same sex couple’s wedding cake.

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Mike Levin talks California Congressional Bid

June 4, 2018

Mike Levin, Democrat, clean energy advocate and Environmental Attorney running for Congress in California’s 22nd congressional district joins Rick to discuss the final hours of hours of the primary campaign and issues important to his constituents.

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Andrew Janz talks Congressional Run, June 5th Primary

June 4, 2018

Andrew Janz, Democrat & Violent Crimes Prosecutor running for Congress against Devin Nunes in California’s 22nd congressional district joins Rick to talk about the final hours of the primary campaign and issues important to his constituents.

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Propane Jane talks Making Discrimination Great Again, NOT

June 4, 2018

Propane Jane, mental health expert and Rick Smith Show regular is back to talk discrimination in the post Roseanne/Samantha Bee world in light of the days Supreme Court decision denying same sex couple’s wedding cake.

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The Rick Smith Show 6-1-2018

June 2, 2018

Elizabeth Guzman, Delegate for the Virginia House of Delegate's 31st district joins Rick to share her electoral victory as Virginia Democrats saw historic gains in the House of Delegate and Senate that are already reaping benefits for 400,000 Virginians in the form of Virginia becoming the 34th state including DC to expand Medicaid.

Peter Morley, Patient advocate, Disabled cancer survivor, & lupus warrior joins Rick to talk about the daily stress of dealing with a chronic ailment or disability and constant worry that the AVA life line is going to be ripped away from millions of Americans who currently have coverage, many for the first times in their lives.

Mike Mikulka, President of AFGE Local 704 joins Rick to explain the recent attacks by Donald Trump’s Executive Order pen and the lawsuit AFGE filed in response to defend their members and to discuss Scott Pruitt’s leadership failures at EPA, moral, and the many lawsuits that plague the agency.

 

Greg LeRoy, Executive director of Good Jobs First joins Rick to talk beggar thy neighbor economic development failure and how these tax handout schemes actually make inequality worse and do considerable hard to those we are told the schemes are meant to help.

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Elizabeth Guzman talks Historic Wins in Virginia and Making People’s Lives Better

June 2, 2018

Elizabeth Guzman, Delegate for the Virginia House of Delegate's 31st district joins Rick to share her electoral victory as Virginia Democrats saw historic gains in the House of Delegate and Senate that are already reaping benefits for 400,000 Virginians in the form of Virginia becoming the 34th state including DC to expand Medicaid.

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Peter Morley talks Fighting for Dignity

June 2, 2018

Peter Morley, Patient advocate, Disabled cancer survivor, & lupus warrior joins Rick to talk about the daily stress of dealing with a chronic ailment or disability and constant worry that the AVA life line is going to be ripped away from millions of Americans who currently have coverage, many for the first times in their lives.

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Mike Mikulka talks Standing Up and Fighting Back Against #EOHellNo

June 2, 2018

Mike Mikulka, President of AFGE Local 704 joins Rick to explain the recent attacks by Donald Trump’s Executive Order pen and the lawsuit AFGE filed in response to defend their members and to discuss Scott Pruitt’s leadership failures at EPA, moral, and the many lawsuits that plague the agency.

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Greg LeRoy talks Legalized Tax Theft

June 2, 2018

Greg LeRoy, Executive director of Good Jobs First joins Rick to talk beggar thy neighbor economic development failure and how these tax handout schemes actually make inequality worse and do considerable hard to those we are told the schemes are meant to help.

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The Rick Smith Show 5-31-2018

June 1, 2018

Scott Dworkin, co-founder of The Democratic Coalition joins Rick to discuss the days distractions as the pardon of right wing propagandist Dinesh D’Souza has Trump supporters tickled pink while the apology of Samantha Bee for her use of profanity has their panties in a bunch and to talk the possibility of Rudy being indicted in the Mueller probe.

Andrew Lawrence, senior researcher at Media Matters for America joins Rick to discuss the pardon of right wing propagandist Dinesh D’Souza and share some thoughts on the right wing attempting to score payback on Samantha Bee’s profane comment while defending Roseanne’s racists tweet.

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Andrew Lawrence on a Day of Pardons and Profanity

June 1, 2018

Andrew Lawrence, senior researcher at Media Matters for America joins Rick to discuss the pardon of right wing propagandist Dinesh D’Souza and share some thoughts on the right wing attempting to score payback on Samantha Bee’s profane comment while defending Roseanne’s racists tweet. 

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Scott Dworkin on the Days Distraction

June 1, 2018

Scott Dworkin, co-founder of The Democratic Coalition joins Rick to discuss the days distractions as the pardon of right wing propagandist Dinesh D’Souza has Trump supporters tickled pink while the apology of Samantha Bee for her use of profanity has their panties in a bunch and to talk the possibility of Rudy being indicted in the Mueller probe.

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The Rick Smith Show 5-30-2018

May 31, 2018

David Yankovich, Digital Strategist and Political Commentator joins Rick to share the heartbreaking personal story of his mother’s long struggle with opioid addiction, a health care system that seems unwilling to help, and to discuss the toll it is having on her life and the rest of his family.

Khary Penebaker, #DNC Member and #GunViolence Survivor joins Rick to discuss the recent circus surrounding Roseanne’s racist Ambien tweeting and to talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of Texas governor’s 40 page proposal on how to stop school shooting in Texas.

 

Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center joins Rick to discuss his origination’s latest We the People campaign to highlight 6 areas working people should be focused from tax policy to higher wages to health care and afford housing to education to rebuilding our nation to strengthening our democracy and everything in between.

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