#Thinkwing Radio: Weds, MAR. 25, 2015, 10PM, @KPFTFM 90.1 (Houston). TOPIC(s): OPEN FORUM (Suggested: The Young Future Disabled, E-Textbooks, Ted Cruz, Conservative Principles, & more. GUESTS: Peter Hughes (Host, Technology Bytes) and CALLERS! [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2015-03-25_2200, BACKPACK INJURY, E-TEXTS, EDUCATION, PRINCIPLES

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.)

  • Peter Hughes, Host, Technology Bytes (Tentative)
  • CALLERS

POSSIBLE TOPICS:  Ted Cruz for President?, Principles Over Results?, Rightwing (Apparent) Cognitive Dissonance, Ted Cruz vs. NASA Climate Science, ‘Activist’ Investors, Kids Courting Disability, and more

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#Thinkwing Radio: Weds, MAR. 18, 2015, 10PM, @KPFTFM 90.1 (Houston). TOPIC(s): OPEN FORUM (Suggested: Cheney on Obama, Rightwing (Apparent) Cognitive Dissonance, Ted Cruz vs. NASA Climate Science, & more. GUESTS: CALLERS! [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2015-03-18_2200, SHADOWS OF LIBERTY, CHENEY INTERVIEW, CRUZ v NASA, THE CONSERVATIVE MIND, THE MANN ACT

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.) CALLERS

POSSIBLE TOPICS:  Cheney on Obama, Rightwing (Apparent) Cognitive Dissonance, Ted Cruz vs. NASA Climate Science, Putin’s Back, Ukraine and Eastern Europe vs. Russia, Quotations

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Some of the links used for this show are BELOW the break: SOURCES (Below the break) Not all topics discussed on tonight’s show: Continue reading

#Thinkwing Radio: Weds, MAR. 11, 2015, 10PM, @KPFTFM 90.1 (Houston). TOPIC(s): OPEN FORUM (Suggested: The IRAN47: Are the Republicans now certifiably the “Party of Nixon” rather than the “Party of Lincoln?” GUESTS: CALLERS! [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2015-03-11_2200, GOP47, Party of Nixon, Racism vs Prejudice

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.) CALLERS

POSSIBLE TOPICS:

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Some of the links used for this show are BELOW the break: SOURCES (Below the break) Not all topics discussed on tonight’s show: Continue reading

Suggestions on How to Choose the News

I’ve been asked more than once how I decide what news sources to read and from which to extract information. This seems a deceptively easy question which actually turns out to be a somewhat complicated answer.

My thoughts on this complex topic follow.

For sources of news and information…

Start with one of my favorite sayings, often attributed to Daniel Patrick Moynihan by his former aide, Chris Matthews: “You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts.”

That should be gospel for anyone who is serious about learning, whether from news, history, or anything else.

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#Thinkwing Radio: Weds, MAR. 4, 2015, 10PM, @KPFTFM 90.1 (Houston). TOPIC(s): OPEN FORUM Ana Marie Cox: Christian; Are we headed for war with Russia? ; Is war with Russia coming?; Are Islam and Christianity religions of peace?. GUESTS: CALLERS! [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2015-03-04_2200, ANA MARIE COX-CHRISTIAN, ISLAM & CHRISTIANITY RELIGIONS OF PEACE OR WAR, SUPREME COURT & OBAMACARE

Our guest engineer tonight is Robert “Bob” Gartner

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies). Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)  For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.) CALLERS

POSSIBLE TOPICS:

NOTE: This post is subject to update before and after the show. ______________________________________________________________________
Some of the links used for this show are BELOW the break: SOURCES (Below the break) Not all topics discussed on tonight’s show: Continue reading