#PoliticsDoneRight: Thurs, 7/16/2015, 3PM @KPFTHouston 90.1 FM.TOPIC(s): OPEN FORUM (Suggested: Iran Nuke Treaty, Greek Debt Crisis, Air Travel/Airport/Passenger Pick-up Hell, Infrastructure: Be careful what you wish for, & more). GUESTS: CALLERS! [AUDIO]

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Welcome to POLITICS DONE RIGHT. Today I’m sitting in for Egberto Willies.

WE HAVE MOVED TO MONDAYS AT 9-10 PM BEGINNING 4/13/2015.

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WE HAVE MOVED TO MONDAYS AT 9-10 PM BEGINNING 4/13/2015.

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: The Iran Nuke Treaty, Greece: Is Austerity The Best Way To Address Excess Debt? Air Travel/Airport/Passenger Pick-up Hell; Infrastructure: Be careful what you wish for.

  • Mission to Pluto: Over 9 years at 31,000 mph.
  • As Jade Helm 15 Military Exercise Begins, Texans Keep Watch ‘Just in Case’, New York Times
    • Tex. – Despite the Internet chatter about trains with shackles and Walmart stores being closed to be used as detention camps, this small West Texas town on Wednesday seemed to be surviving the start of Jade Helm 15, the military exercise …
    • IRAN NUCLEAR TREATY:
  •  Greece: Is Austerity The Best Way To Address Excess Debt?
    • The Greek Responsibility:
    • Governed by adults who should know the consequences of borrowing
    • More effective collection of taxes
    • VAT: Great for tax on consumptions, but what about people who make far more than they can spend?
    • Cutting expenditures to pay sovereign debt:
    • Pain worth the gain?
    • Might Austerity be fair for multiple generations?
      • Should debt forgiveness be essential?
      • Why, and by whom?
      • Does austerity make it much harder to pay creditors by hurting economic growth?
      • Are some forms of austerity better or worse than others?
      • Do Banks and Financiers share responsibility because they over-lent?
      • Should Banks and Financiers ‘forgive’ some of Greece’s debt, and it so, why?
  •  Air Travel/Airport/Passenger Pick-up Hell

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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

From ThinkWingRadio.com (History Section)

I love history. I think it’s particularly fascinating when you can almost imagine yourself in the past because a scene is presented so vividly, and nothing does that with more power than film or photos from a long-ago time.

Below are four links that I’ve collected and put in the History tab of ThinkWingRadio.com.

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