Author: Carol Baker & Vicki Childs

This Week on BROADSIDED – Vice Presidential Candidate Judge Jim Gray

It’s not often small programs like ours are able to snag a guest like this one, but this week on BROADSIDED, we will be joined by Judge Jim Gray who is the Vice-Presidential Candidate for the Libertarian Party with his running mate, Gary Johnson, former Governor of New Mexico.  Governor Johnson and Judge Gray will be on the ballot in all 50 states and today, they are fighting to get into the debates. Raised in the Los Angeles area, Jim Gray’s father, William P Gray, was a Judge on the U.S. District Court. After earning his undergraduate degree from...

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This Week on BROADSIDED – Todd Akin Speaks and the Women RESPOND!

We had another show planned on BROADSIDED this week, but Missouri Congressman and Senate hopeful Todd Akin made some ‘legitimately stupid’ comments about rape that made Ron Paul’s ‘honestly stupid comments about rape earlier this year pale in comparison.  Congressman Darrell Issa held a hearing all about women’s health but failed to include any women while Rush Limbaugh took it upon himself to slut-shame Sandra Fluke and by association, all women who take birth control.  There have been over 1,000 pieces of legislation put forth nation-wide attempting to restrict a women’s access to contraception, health services and reproductive choices...

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This Week on BROADSIDED – An Atheist in the Pulpit

Teresa MacBain became a non-believer after more than 20 years of ministry throughout the deep south. Her ministry experience begin early in life, serving along side her father who was a Baptist minister. She taught in Christian Schools for many years, served as a worship pastor, associate pastor and ultimately senior pastor. Teresa received her B.S. in Christian Education at Samford University and her M.Div at Duke Divinity School. Teresa also holds the distinction of being the first female graduate of The Clergy Project, a private, invitation-only “safe house” community of current and former ministers who no longer hold...

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This Week on BROADSIDED – Guest Co-Host Paul Day and Headline News!

It’s Thursday and the inmates are running the asylum!  Vicki’s still on vacation and Paul Day is sitting it as he and Carol tackle the top headlines of the week. We’ll take on topics such as: The Colorado Shootings Michele Bachmann and the “Muslim Menace” The Willard Romney campaign/train wreck and foot in mouth disease Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Witch Hunt on President Obama’s Birth Certificate and the problems he’s facing with the civil lawsuit in which he’s embroiled for racial profiling. Chick-Fil-A’s Homophobic Issues and the Muppets. Scotland defies the Church and legalizes marriage equality. Even crazier news –...

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This Week on BROADSIDED – Racism in America and Jane Elliott

On April 5th, 1968, one day after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Riceville, Iowa elementary school teacher, Jane Elliott, embarked on a two-day social exercise with her third grade students that would result in a ground-breaking paradigm shift on how we view racism in America.  In 1971, ABC News broadcast a documentary about her called “The Eye of the Storm” that made her more nationally known. After that, two books, “A Class Divided” and “A Class Divided: Then and Now” were written.  “A Class Divided” was turned into a PBS Frontline documentary in 1985, and included a...

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This Week on BROADSIDED – Vaccine Safety and The Greater Good

As our regular listeners know, Vicki has been on a well-deserved vacation, but I’ve tried to keep her advised of the goings-on here at BROADSIDED. When I told her the show I wanted to present this week, she agreed to take some time out of her very enjoyable summer with family to COME BACK TO US for this Thursday’s special BROADcast!  The team has been restored, at least temporarily… This week on BROADSIDED, we take a look at an issue that has been largely ignored by the mainstream media, the government and the medical establishment and that is the...

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