ETR Radio Show-October 17, 2014

  • We spend the hour with  Judyth Vary Baker. She was a close friend of Lee Harvey Oswald and others connected with the murder of JFK in 1963. She has written of her experience with Lee Oswald as well as David Ferrie . Fascinating conversation.

ETR Radio Show- October 10, 2014

  • Malala wins the Nobel peace prize. Religious fundamentalists.
  • Our only guest Greg Hartman candidate for the state legislature 2nd district. We talk about transportation, education women’s issues and public service.



ETR Radio Show-October 3, 2014

  • Derick Young, candidate for Pierce County Council district 7  joins us to talk about issues on both sides of the Narrows.
  • Ebola, ISIS, Secret Service. I’m getting afraid to watch the news.
  • Governor “ooops” Perry from Texas refused Medicaid expansion. His citizens can’t afford to take a day off to go to the doctor if they get sick.His wonderful hospital completely botches the first case of ebola to hit the US.
  • State rep Laurie Jenkins (D-27) joins us to talk about Win With Women, an organization to promote women candidates statewide. Good luck, God speed.




ETR Radio Show-September 26, 2014

  • Eric Holder will be stepping down as soon as the senate can confirm his replacement. In other words he will be Attorney General for the rest of President Obama’s term…….
  • State Representative Dawn Morrell (D-25) joins us to talk about last session and what the next session holds.
  •  Central Pierce Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Ed Hrivnak tells us about autumn fire/injury prevention. Thanks Ed.



ETR Radio Show-September 19, 2014

  • Domestic violence is a myth. It is assault. It is the beating of another citizen. It should be treated like any other beating. Like a lawyer for instance, or a congressman or NFL commissioner.
  •  I 509, the initiative, to do background checks on ALL firearm sales. Geoff Potter the communication director for Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility joins us.

ETR Radio Show- September 12, 2014

  • Anders Ibsen, Tacoma City Council joins us to talk about Healthy Tacoma, the militarization of the police department, the new spy gear and a few other issues. Thank you for allowing us to grill you like a cheese sandwich.
  • Bon Von Wheelie from the band Girl Trouble joins us to talk about their movie and art exhibit.



ETR Radio Show, September 5, 2014

  • Guest Co-host Sam Mulvey joins us today. Christian family values go nuts as former Virginia governor and his wife are convicted of massive corruption and conspiracy charges. The good governor could NOT throw his wife under the bus fast enough.
  • Pierce Councilman Rick Talbert joins us. We talk about In GAWD We Trust, the super majority republican’s refusal to pass a an initiative to the people to fund mental health issues. We also talk about shoreline management and the environment in general. Thank you for your service Rick.

ETR Radio Show- August 29, 2014

  • Our country has gone gun nuts.
  • Joseph Pakootas, candidate for Congress from the 5th district joins us again. Good luck, God speed Joe.
  • Tami Green candidate for state Senate from the 28th district joins us.
  • Sam Mulvey from Ask an Atheist Sundays at 3:00 PM on KLAY joins us to discuss the issues of the day. Thanks for joining us Sam.

ETR Radio Show-August 22, 2014

  • Holy cow. You leave town for a couple days and the whole world blows up. Sheesh.
  • State Senator Jeannie Darneille (D-27) joins us for the hour. We talk about everything from education to transportation and everything in between. Thank you for your time Jeannie.




ETR Radio Show-August 15,2014

  • Mental health. Can we please stop stigmatizing it now?
  • Mark Potok from Southern Poverty Law Center joins us to talk about the beginnings, mission and how their mission has broadened over these many years. We also discuss the militarization of our nation’s police agencies and specifically the horrible escalation and extreme failure of the the police efforts in Ferguson Missouri.
  • Music and Art in Wright Park to be held tomorrow in Wright park. Ken Johnson joins us to tell us all about it.