The Rick Smith Show 2-9-2018

February 10, 2018

Pennsylvania State Senator Jay Costa joins Rick to discuss the looming #PAGerryMandering deadline as @PAGOP leadership races to throw something together without input from the legislative body.

Adam Parkhomenko, political strategist joins Rick to discuss the latest news surrounding the Trump Administration as all roads lead back to Russia.

Linda Benesch, Communications Director at Social Security Works joins Rick to discuss the recent Paid Parental Leave plan being floated by @GOP and what their ideological plan will mean for working class parents.

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Adam Parkhomenko talks Trump:s road to Russia.

February 10, 2018

Adam Parkhomenko, political strategist joins Rick to discuss the latest news surrounding the Trump Administration as all roads lead back to Russia.

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Pennsylvania State Senator Jay Costa talks #PAGerryMandering deadline

February 10, 2018

Pennsylvania State Senator Jay Costa joins Rick to discuss the looming #PAGerryMandering deadline as @PAGOP leadership races to throw something together without input from the legislative body.

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Linda Benesch talks Paid Family Leave

February 10, 2018

Linda Benesch, Communications Director at Social Security Works joins Rick to discuss the recent Paid Parental Leave plan being floated by @GOP and what their ideological plan will mean for working class parents.

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The Rick Smith Show 2-8-2018

February 9, 2018

Scott Dworkin, Co-Founder of The Democratic Coalition joins Rick to discuss the evil genius of Donald Trump and dispel the notion that Trump is not cold, calculating and and mindful of the chaos he is causing as the Mueller investigation closes in.  Will Trump divisive manipulation save him?  Or will he go down? 

Tom Jawetz, vice president of Immigration Policy at the Center for  American Progress joins Rick to discuss the countdown to another government shutdown and another shutdown without a resolution to our nation's immigration struggle not to mention security for the hundreds of thousands of Deamers whose lives are in the balance. 

Maulana Tolbert, Chief Operating Officer of the Detroit Youth Report and Dana Hart, member of Michigan We Choose join Rick to discuss their upcoming #WeChoose event at Wayne State University Law School on February 13 to raise awareness to education issues and demand funded quality community schools for their children.

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Scott Dworkin talks White House Evil Genius

February 9, 2018

Scott Dworkin, Co-Founder of The Democratic Coalition joins Rick to discuss the evil genius of Donald Trump and dispel the notion that Trump is not cold, calculating and and mindful of the chaos he is causing as the Mueller investigation closes in.  Will Trump divisive manipulation save him?  Or will he go down? 

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Tom Jawetz on Congressional Immigration Policy Fail

February 9, 2018

Tom Jawetz, vice president of Immigration Policy at the Center for  American Progress joins Rick to discuss the countdown to another government shutdown and another shutdown without a resolution to our nation's immigration struggle not to mention security for the hundreds of thousands of Deamers whose lives are in the balance. 

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Maulana Tolbert and Dana Hart talks #WeChoose

February 9, 2018

Maulana Tolbert, Chief Operating Officer of the Detroit Youth Report and Dana Hart, member of Michigan We Choose join Rick to discuss their upcoming #WeChoose event at Wayne State University Law School on February 13 to raise awareness to education issues and demand funded quality community schools for their children.

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The Rick Smith Show 2-7-2018

February 8, 2018

Matthew Chapman, national political writer with Shareblue joins Rick to talk Pelosi DACA-Buster and Trump Parade.

Sarah Burris, Political writer and digital strategist at Raw Story joins Rick to discuss the top stories of the day.

Senator Art Haywood joins Rick to discuss Governor Wolf's budget and the call for a raise in the Minimum wage.

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Matthew Chapman talks Pelosi DACA-Buster and Trump Parade.

February 8, 2018

Matthew Chapman, national political writer with Shareblue joins Rick to talk Pelosi DACA-Buster and Trump Parade.

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Sarah Burris talks Top Stories of the Day.

February 8, 2018

 Sarah Burris, Political writer and digital strategist at Raw Story joins Rick to discuss the top stories of the day.

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Senator Art Haywood talks #Minimumwage

February 8, 2018

Senator Art Haywood joins Rick to discuss Governor Wolf's budget and the call for a raise in the Minimum wage.

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The Rick Smith Show 2-6-2018

February 7, 2018

Ian Millhiser, Justice Editor at ThinkProgress joins Rick to discuss the recent developments in Pennsylvania as Republican leadership works to maintain their gerrymandered majority and share his thoughts on what to expect in the coming days.

David Yankovich, digital campaign strategist joins Rick to discuss the recent news surrounding the Trump administration, the call for a huge military parade, and how Democrats must get their act together.

Dr. Craig Wilkinson, co-author of The People’s Governor The Honorable Culbert Levy Olson, Governor of California 1939-1943 joins Rick to discuss his new book and to share his thoughts on why Governor Olson is such an important historical figure to be remembered.

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Ian Millhiser on PA Gerrymandering

February 7, 2018

Ian Millhiser, Justice Editor at ThinkProgress joins Rick to discuss the recent developments in Pennsylvania as Republican leadership works to maintain their gerrymandered majority and share his thoughts on what to expect in the coming days.

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David Yankovich talks Trump’s Military Parade Fetish

February 7, 2018

David Yankovich, digital campaign strategist joins Rick to discuss the recent news surrounding the Trump administration, the call for a huge military parade, and how Democrats must get their act together.

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Dr. Craig Wilkinson talks Governor Olson

February 7, 2018

Dr. Craig Wilkinson, co-author of The People’s Governor The Honorable Culbert Levy Olson, Governor of California 1939-1943 joins Rick to discuss his new book and to share his thoughts on why Governor Olson is such an important historical figure to be remembered.

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The Rick Smith Show 2-5-2018

February 6, 2018

Matt Scharfstein, Executive Director of The Loyal Opposition joins Rick to discuss the Nonsense Nunes Memo and what the massive distraction was really all about for we the people.

Propane Jane is back to share her thoughts on the Dodge Super Bowl commercial and the outrage it has brought on from people seeing the hypocrisy of Dr. King’s words being used to sell trucks from the same speech he condemned advertisers.

 

Emily Peck, Sr. Reporter on Gender, Economics, and Inequality at Huffington Post joins Rick to discuss the how and whats of the recent reports of Senator Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump pushing a paid parental leave program.

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Matt Scharfstein talks Nunes Nothing Memo

February 6, 2018

Matt Scharfstein, Executive Director of The Loyal Opposition joins Rick to discuss the Nonsense Nunes Memo and what the massive distraction was really all about for we the people.

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Propane Jane talks MLK Dodge Ram Ad

February 6, 2018

Propane Jane is back to share her thoughts on the Dodge Super Bowl commercial and the outrage it has brought on from people seeing the hypocrisy of Dr. King’s words being used to sell trucks from the same speech he condemned advertisers.

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Emily Peck talks Paid Parental Leave Plan

February 6, 2018

Emily Peck, Sr. Reporter on Gender, Economics, and Inequality at Huffington Post joins Rick to discuss the how and whats of the recent reports of Senator Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump pushing a paid parental leave program.

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