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The Rick Smith Show

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The Rick Smith Show is a labor radio program from Central Pennsylvania. The show covers state and local politics and national issues.

The Rick Smith Show is a labor radio program from Central Pennsylvania. The show covers state and local politics and national issues.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Rick Smith Show is a labor radio program from Central Pennsylvania. The show covers state and local politics and national issues.

Language:

English


Episodes

Today's Podcast

1/23/2021
Scott Dworkin, co-founder Democratic Coalition @funder @TheDemCoalition Max Burns, Democratic Strategist & Daily Beast Columnist @themaxburns @thedailybeast Brett Pransky, The Professor @BrettPransky Bob Ney, Political Analyst/Former OH Congressman @BobNey

Duration:01:59:48

Scott Dworkin, co-founder Democratic Coalition @funder @TheDemCoalition

1/23/2021
Scott Dworkin: Peter Robb & his deputy refused to resign. Getting rid of people like them is truly draining the swamp. @funder @TheDemCoalition

Duration:00:18:24

Max Burns, Democratic Strategist & Daily Beast Columnist @themaxburns @thedailybeast

1/23/2021
Max Burns: The Republicans rediscovered their fear of the debt. It'll be up to Joe Biden to sell his ideas to the American people. If anyone can harness the coalition of the American people, it's Joe Biden & the Democrats. @themaxburns @thedailybeast

Duration:00:18:16

Brett Pransky, The Professor @BrettPransky

1/23/2021
Brett Pransky: Trump is setting things up so he can run again in 4 yrs. He would be a real danger. There's a real possibility that if he starts a new party they won't wait 4 yrs--we'll see them at rallies and at midterm elections. @BrettPransky

Duration:00:24:40

Bob Ney, Political Analyst/Former OH Congressman @BobNey

1/23/2021
Bob Ney: We used to call Schumer "The Vacuum" when it came to Wall Street money. @bobney

Duration:00:19:40

Today's Podcast

1/22/2021
John F. Murphy, Teamsters International Vice President At-Large @Teamsters Phil Glover, AFGE District 3 National Vice President @PhilGlover15 @AFGENational @3Afge Sarah Burris, Reporter, Raw Story @SarahBurris @RawStory Susan Spicka, Executive Director, Education Voters of Pennsylvania @EdVotersPA

Duration:01:59:48

John F. Murphy, Teamsters International Vice President At-Large @Teamsters

1/22/2021
John F. Murphy: We've had some pretty bad general counsels over the past years but Robb was pretty bad. He forced the President's hand by not resigning as asked. @Teamsters

Duration:00:18:07

Phil Glover, AFGE District 3 National Vice President @PhilGlover15 @AFGENational @3Afge

1/22/2021
Phil Glover: We believe tomorrow Biden will be rescinding the Executive Orders we talked about last year on this show. @PhilGlover15 @AFGENational @3Afge #1u #UnionStrong

Duration:00:18:05

Sarah Burris, Reporter, Raw Story @SarahBurris @RawStory

1/22/2021
Sarah Burris: There are a lot of messages online from people who feel they were led on, lied to. They should apologize, say they were wrong, and to them I say, "Welcome to the movement!" @SarahBurris @RawStory

Duration:00:25:48

Susan Spicka, Executive Director, Education Voters of Pennsylvania @EdVotersPA

1/22/2021
Susan Spicka: We should all be excited about Pres. Biden's choice for Education Secretary; we'll have someone who isn't determined to take as much money as possible out of public education. @SusanSpicka @EdVotersPA @BadassTeachersA

Duration:00:18:18

Today's Podcast

1/21/2021
Sarah Kendzior, Writer, scholar, and Co-host of Gas Lit Nation @sarahkendzior @gaslitnation David Yankovich, digital strategist @DavidYankovich Propane Jane, Psychiatrist @docrocktex26 Matthew Chapman, Raw Story Reporter @RawStory @fawfulfan

Duration:01:59:48

Sarah Kendzior, Writer, scholar, and Co-host of Gas Lit Nation @sarahkendzior @gaslitnation

1/21/2021
Sarah Kendzior: I was glad to see Pres. Biden reversed a lot of Trump's executive orders. It was nice for me to be able to tell my kids what the President did today, have them see him on TV & not have it be a screaming vortex of lies. @sarahkendzior @gaslitnation

Duration:00:17:58

David Yankovich, digital strategist @DavidYankovich

1/21/2021
David Yankovich: I thought Pres. Biden's speech was terrific. Coming back from lost, talking about unity, that's who Biden has been for years. There were signs of bipartisanship that we're going to see. @DavidYankovich

Duration:00:17:58

Propane Jane, Psychiatrist @docrocktex26

1/21/2021
Propane Jane: We need to figure out what the source of that illness is--where did we go wrong? What safeguards need to be put in place so this doesn't happen again? @docrocktex26

Duration:00:26:39

Matthew Chapman, Raw Story Reporter @RawStory @fawfulfan

1/21/2021
Matthew Chapman: It's entirely possible there will be a bunch of Republicans who will use the fact that Trump is out of office to dismiss the charges on a technicality, esp. in red states. @RawStory @fawfulfan

Duration:00:17:46

Today's Podcast

1/20/2021
Mark Rickling, Americans for Tax Fairness Action @mrickling @4taxfairness @ATFAction https://americansfortaxfairness.org/ Scott Paul, President of Alliance for American Manufacturing @ScottPaulAAM @KeepItMadeinUSA Helaine Olen, Opinion Writer, Washington Post @helaineolen @PostOpinions Author Pound Foolish, co-author The Index Card Ibidun Roberts, Labor Attorney @AFGENational

Duration:01:59:48

Mark Rickling, Americans for Tax Fairness Action @mrickling @4taxfairness @ATFAction

1/20/2021
Mark Rickling: It's a reinforcing loop: tax cuts, more donations. More donations, more tax cuts. @mrickling @4taxfairness @ATFAction

Duration:00:17:59

Scott Paul, President of Alliance for American Manufacturing @ScottPaulAAM @KeepItMadeinUSA

1/20/2021
Scott Paul: I think Biden will engender WAY more trust coming into office than Trump did. @ScottPaulAAM @KeepItMadeinUSA

Duration:00:17:58

Helaine Olen, Opinion Writer, Washington Post @helaineolen @PostOpinions Author Pound Foolish, co-author The Index Card

1/20/2021
Helaine Olen: Some European countries have had similar problems to ours with vaccine distribution & people refusing to get vaccinated. @helaineolen @PostOpinions

Duration:00:26:34

Ibidun Roberts, Labor Attorney @AFGENational

1/20/2021
Ibidun Roberts: We're trying to push Pres-Elect Biden to put exec orders in place, telling agencies to re-negotiate contracts & to bargain in good faith. @RobertsLaborLaw @AFGENational #UnionStrong #1u

Duration:00:15:28