1. Friday August 30th on Stand Up!

    August 30, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    Dan Riffle of the Marijuana Project discusses the major Department of Justice ruling on pot.

    In the second hour, activist Kevin Alexander Gray talks race.

    In the third hour, military journalist Kevin Sites tells us about his new book.

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  2. Thursday August 29th on Stand Up!

    August 29, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    A conversation with comedy director and documentarian, Tom Shadyac.

    In the second hour, Middle East expert, Robin Wright tells us what she thinks of the situation in Syria.

    In the third hour, stand-up comedian Kurt Braunohler joins us in studio.

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  3. Wednesday August 28th on Stand Up!

    August 28, 2013 by MelStar1

    Pete is back from vacation!! So, after headlines & crew chat:

    Today marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington and “I have a dream” speech.

    Later this hour we talk to Joshua DuBois whose Newsweek cover story reflects on King’s legacy.

    In the third hour, former US Congresswoman and Elizabeth Holtzman tells us about witnessing King’s speech first hand.

    We also talk foreign policy with former Army Colonel and BU professor, Andrew Bacevich.

    In the third hour, Dr. Aaron Carroll discusses health policy.

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  4. Tuesday August 27th on Stand Up!

    August 27, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    A discussion on how the US should respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

    In the second hour, we look at how Ted Cruz has eclipsed Marco Rubio in the GOP.

    Then Anat Admati of Stanford argues we are still hostages to the big banks.

    In the third hour, Shane Harris of Foreign Policy explains how the CIA helped Saddam Hussein gas Iran.

    *Rick Ungar guest hosts.

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  5. Monday August 26th on Stand Up!

    August 26, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    We tackle transgender issues with the founding executive director of National Center for Transgender Equality, Mara Keisling.

    In the second hour, senior tech editor for Business Insider, Steve Kovach talks internet search engines.

    Then former special counsel to Bill Clinton, Lanny Davis joins us.

    In the third hour, former RNC chair Michael Steele.

    Then CNN’s Christine Romans talks finance.

    *Rick Ungar guest hosts

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  6. Friday August 23rd on Stand Up!

    August 23, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    CNN’s Political Director, Mark Preston.

    Next hour, Slate’s Politics and Foreign Affairs editor William J. Dobson gives us his take on Obama’s Middle East policy.

    Then Rachel Fishman of the New America Foundation discusses Obama’s speech on making higher education affordable.

    For the third hour, Sirius XM host David Webb sits in studio.

    *Rick Ungar guest hosts.

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  7. Thursday August 22nd on Stand Up!

    August 22, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    Economist Dean Baker discusses Larry Summers.

    Next hour we look at the Bradley Manning sentencing with journalist Alexa O’Brien.

    Then Middle East Expert Aaron David Miller talks Eqypt and Syria.

    In the third hour, McKay Coppins from Buzzfeed Politics joins us.

    Then we talk Obamacare with Jonathan Cohn of the New Republic.

    *Rick Ungar guest hosts.

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  8. Wednesday August 21st on Stand Up!

    August 21, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    Later this hour we chat with a former North Carolina State Senator Ellie Kinnaird, who resigned over the voter ID controversy.

    In the second hour, political correspondent for the New York Times, Amy Chozick reports on the Clinton Foundation.

    Then, Igor Volsky of ThinkProgress discusses immigration reform.

    In the third hour, Brandy Zadrozny of the Daily Beast tells us what American cities are actually thriving.

    *Rick Ungar guest hosts.

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  9. Tuesday August 20th on Stand Up!

    August 20, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    Later this hour, Conservative Analyst Boris Epshteyn joins us in studio.

    In the second hour, a Former Republican Staffer explains why his cancer diagnosis led him to leave the party.

    For the third hour, we discuss health care with Jeffrey Young of the Huffington post.

    Then, a look at what one journalist has labeled the public school system from hell.

    * Rick Ungar guest hosts.


  10. Monday August 19th on Stand Up!

    August 19, 2013 by MelStar1

    After headlines & crew chat:

    We look at the limited oversight abilities courts have over surveillance programs.

    In the second hour, lawyer and former special counsel to President Clinton Lanny Davis joins Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes media, Steve Forbes for the hour.

    For the third hour, we discuss healthcare costs with the co-author of a new Dartmouth-Harvard study.

    Then, host of CNN’s Your Money, Christine Romans joins the program.

    >> Rick Ungar guest hosts <<


  11. Friday August 16th on Stand Up!

    August 16, 2013 by MelStar1

    Coming up on Stand Up! after headlines & crew chat:

    Dave Weigel of Slate reports this week’s happenings on Capitol Hill.

    Then, former Presidential adviser, Bruce Bartlett talks tax policy.

    In the third hour, political comedian, Scott Blakeman joins us in studio.

    Then SirisXM host Grae Drake of Rotten Tomatoes joins us in studio.

    *John Fugelsang guest hosts!


  12. Thursday August 15th on Stand Up!

    August 15, 2013 by MelStar1

    Coming up on Stand Up! after headlines & crew chat:

    Alex Seitz–Wald of Salon joins us to take on the anti-vaccine movement.

    In the second hour, former Assistant Secretary of State P.J. Crowley discusses the violence in Egypt.

    Then, Host on SiriusXM’s Patriot channel David Webb.

    In the third hour, we look at Marco Rubio’s new strategy in immigration reform.

    Then we look at the modern pregnancy through the eyes of an award-winning economist.

    *Rick Ungar guest hosts!


  13. Wednesday August 14th on Stand Up!

    August 14, 2013 by MelStar1

    Coming up on Stand Up! After headlines & crew chat:

    Scottie Nell Hughes of the Tea Party News Network.

    In the second hour, Vanita Gupta talks about new sentencing for minor drug offenses.

    Then, Mark N. Katz of George Mason talks US/Russia relations.

    In the third hour, we look at the North Carolina voting laws with Ari Berman of the Nation.

    Then we look at the controversy on minimum wage in Albuquerque with Patrick Davis of New Mexico’s Progress Now.

    … and Rick Ungar guest hosts!


  14. Tuesday August 13th on Stand Up!

    August 13, 2013 by MelStar1

    Dean Obeidallah guest hosts.

    After headlines & crew chat:

    New York City attorney, Seema Iyer discusses Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcing reduced sentences for lower drug offenses.

    Next hour, comedian Ellen Karis.

    Then, Newark New Jersey Mayor, Cory Booker.

    Followed by Middle East expert, Robin Wright.

    In the third hour, Executive Editor of the Daily Beast and CNN Contributor John Avlon.

    Then comedian and Current TV host, John Fugelsang.