hahaha - If you think the FACTS presented here are a laugh.. you have a SICK sense of humor. THIS stuff IS REALITY... NOT the BS you seem to believe that is presented on FAUX NEWS. You think bad health care and all the other suffering caused by right wing policies IS A SOMETHING TO LAUGH AT!!?!?!?!?!?!? I WILL NEVER UNDERSTAND SICKOS LIKE YOU .... NEVER!!!! Get this buddy.... people like you are not just part of the problem YOU ARE THE CRUX OF THE PROBLEM WITH THIS COUNTRY!!!! GET OVER YOURSELF. IF you want to be a moron that's FINE but you should have some sense of shame to display it so OBVIOUSLY in public commentary that the post you just put up here so clearly shows...
ps: I hope you never lose you job/insurance and suffer from the policies you seem to support so clearly
I wonder if Chicken Hammer really did listen to the podcast.
I thought the title seemed a bit of a stretch too, but when I listened I realized Jack was simply citing some recent high profile medical studies. If you keep informed on the literature, the theme is consistent: The US is alone without universal healthcare, more Americans suffer and die early as a result, and Americans pay about twice as much for this luxury. This particular study pointed out the US has the highest number of unnecessary deaths and is falling further behind the rest of the developed world.
Any informed person already knows this. Those who oppose universal healthcare openly accept these simple facts but go on to argue that such people should be left to die for some reason (social Darwinism, market forces, fear of Govt, etc).
Clark documents the right's wars on the poor,
civil liberties, the right of workers to organize
at work and obtain a decent working wage and work
conditions, and against other countries who refuse
to accept American domination. Jack provides all
the sources so that you can see for yourself how
the right is out to enrich itself at the expense
of everyone else. Great job, Jack!
Submitted By: magyarbill
always backs up his statements against
the right wing with fact and data, which
gives him all the more credibility.
As conglomerate media controlled by
politics clouds the mainstream news
media, Jack Clark, along with NPR and
Democracy Now! have become my primary
news source. Awesome podcast!
Submitted By: jgates118
Meaty, Hardcore Knowledge
podcast is not just entertainment, humor,
chimp-bashing, or gee-whiz recap of
the weeks events. Instead, it hits hard
and in-depth on the world economic situation
and how right-wing policies impact the
poor and less advantaged all over the
world. He examines Americas support
of the World Bank, IMF,multinational
corporations, etc., and connects the
dots. This is a podcast for grown-ups.
He gives good reasons why the right
wing is NOT living up to its precious
Bible, without putting down the Bible.
As a Jesus-loving Christian and moderate
Democrat, I respect this podcast for
its subject matter. The grown-up manner
of the speaker is just icing on the
cake. He IS funny, but hes not trying
to be, he just has a deadpan delivery
but doesnt have to make jokes to make
it interesting. The facts make it interesting
Submitted By: ebrenn1
Breath of Fresh Air
Clarks Blast the Right podcast is truly
a breath of fresh air when it comes
to political commentary. Jack is not
like some commentators who simply climb
on their soap box and state their own
opinions as fact. Instead, Jack welcomes
competent challenges to his way of thinking,
and with logical analysis and sound
research, debunks the lies, distortions,
and self-deceptions of the right wing.
I strongly recommend Blast the Right
for people who seek the truth and care
more about the long term health and
well-being of the whole citizenry than
the short term personal gain advocated
by modern conservatives. Listen as Jack
carefully shows how the high-sounding
"God and country" rhetoric
of the right wing is really just a smokescreen
for policies that ultimately lead only
to the increased misery, suffering,
and death of the less fortunate for
the particular benefit of the wealthy
and the well-connected. And, if you
find yourself in agreement, return to
Podcast Alley to place your vote! Thanks!