SFBG Radio

SFBG Radio: The weird cult of Ayn Rand

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Today Johnny V. and Johnny A. talk about recall elections in Wisconsin, revolts against tax cuts for the rich -- and why it is that Republican nuts are so enamoured of Ayn Rand. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: US bond ratings and federalism

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What does it mean that the bond rating agencies are considering downgrading U.S. government debt? Is another financial crisis on the way -- and is there a progressive vision of returning some federal powers to the states? Johnny Angel and Johnny Venom discuss after the break. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Why is Donald Trump leading the polls?

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what does it mean when Donald Trump leads all of the Republican candidates in the newest polls? Johnny and Tim discuss after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Deborah Iyall

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Today, Johnny has a special guest, Deborah Iyall, formerly of Romeo Void, who talks about how she was forced out of SF by the dot-com boom, her new band and how the hell they made the drums and bass so loud on "Never Say Never." Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Obama is no Chicago politician

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If Barack Obama has his roots in Chicago poltiics -- where people play for keeps -- why is he such a candyass who gets rolled by an orange-faced guy who's half in the bag? Johnny Angel and Johny Venom discuss after the break. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Parents gone wild

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In today's episode, Johhny takes a break from budget politics to talk about crazy parents and youth sports. Imagine: Johnny Angel, peaceful soccer dad. Next, the minivan. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: If the government shuts down

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What will happen if the federal government shuts down, and 800,000 people lose their jobs, and basic services ground to a halt -- and how long will this nasty game last? Johnny Angel and Johnny Venom discuss the implications after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Will Obama be re-elected?

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Will Obama be re-elected in 2012? Will you want to work for him, or give him money, or vote for him? Johnny and Tim talk about the future of the president. Listen after the jump.

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SFBG Radio: Right-wing talk runs America

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Why does a member of Congress from Virginia get away with something as stupid as a bill to put the words "In God We Trust" on every public school? It's all about right-wing radio. Listen to Johnny expound after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: What if we stopped shopping?

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Today, Johnny offers a fascinating idea. The GOP in Arizona has been forced to back down on some of its worst immigration policies -- purely because of the economic impact. What if the 26 million or so American consumers who fall into the general category of the Left (and the anti-war Right) just stopped spending money on anything beyond essentials for one week -- a boycott against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and in favor of taxes on the rich. Would it make anyone in Washington listen? You, of course, can listen all you want, after the jump. Read more »