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.

ETR Radio Show-August 8, 2014

  • ISIS is committing genocide in Iraq. The President HAS to react. Al Qaeda is fed up with them You gotta be pretty darn ruthless to get Al Qaeda, a Sunni terrorist group, angry with you. Thank you VERY much bush/cheney.
  •  From genocide to young, local musicians. Susan Renville from the outreach group for Ted Brown Music joins us to talk about Live It Outloud. A wonderful youth musician mentoring program offered by Ted Brown music. GREAT work.

ETR Radio Show- August 1, 2014

  • Child refugees from Central America. A brief history.
  • We were honored to have Dr Jeni Gregory, renown expert in the treatment and study of children who have experienced catastrophic trauma. Dr Jeni is an inspiration and gives us hope that the children at our borders can heal from those circumstances that drove them here.
  • We all need to look within ourselves and determine if basic humanity dwells in our hearts.



ETR Radio Show- July 25, 2014

  • Over a quarter of a million acres are burning in Washington State.
  • Jeff Krupka from the US Fish and Wildlife Service calls in from Wenatchee to talk about the long and short term effects of fire ravaged areas. We talk about everything from the ground up. Microbes in the soil, small, burrowing animals, raptors, predators and prey. We talk about trees, insects water, fish and recovery. Thank you SO much for your time during what must be a very busy day.
  • The nuge got the hook at the EQC. Where’s he going to play now? Who cares?



ETR Radio Show-July 18, 2014

  • idiotic comments about the child refugee crisis at our southern border. The TOP stupid comment goeds to texas rep louie gomert who wants to bring ships to the texas desert. GREAT idea louie!
  • Congressman Adam Smith (D-9) spends a half hour with us discussing Iraq, the child refugee crisis, Israel and more. Thank you SO much Adam, it was VERY informative.
  • The right wing is LYING to you. An idiot GOP congressman (phil gingrey, imbicile-Georgia) claims HE was told that the kids from central America are bringing ebola, dengue fever and smallpox into the country. and he’s a DOCTOR! Pay attention and VOTE!

ETR Radio Show-July 11, 2014

  • Hobby lobby is less about birth control and more about the judicial elimination of the “Establishment Clause” of the first amendment. We now have a state/corporate religion and it is christian
  • Independent candidate Kevin Heidrich is running for state House from the 28th district.
  • Child refugees from Central America are flooding  our borders fleeing the criminal drug cartels the reagan administration created. Thanks ronnie, thanks ollie.



ETR Radio Show-June 27, 2014

  • We talk about the latest SCOTUS decisions.
  • Fireworks. BE CAREFUL. AND please don’t drink and drive.
  • Skip Dreps, veteran’s advocate joins us to talk about the effect of fireworks on combat veterans and how to help.
  • Lindsay O’Donnell from the Humane Society talks about our furry friends and how to help them through this noisy, scary season.



ETR Radio Show-June 20,2014

  • A thumbnail history on Iraq, lest we forget
  • Skip Dreps vetran’s advocate joins us to talk a bit about some GOOD news about the VA backlog and “re-traumatizing” due to the collapse of Iraq.
  • Jason Hansman from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America calls in to talk about the dynamics taking place in Iraq and the effects this has on those who served there.
  • Paint Tacoma/Pierce County beautiful.

ETR Radio Show-June 13, 2014

  • How the right wing media  gins up hatred and paranoia for political gain.
  • We talk with Ryan Lenz of the Southern Poverty Law Center about the Millers who shot two police officers, a “good guy with a gun” and then died in a hail of gunfire.
  • We talk with Mudcat Saunders about what actually happened in the eric canter slaughter




ETR Radio Show-June 6, 2014

  • ANOTHER school shooting, THIS time at SPU. What’s the answer? Doing NOTHING is NOT working out very well.
  • Today is the 70th anniversary of the allied invasion of France at Normandy  Also known as D-day. We invite our friend and Vietnam Veteran Skip Dreps back this week to share his thoughts.
  • 23. 23 veterans commit suicide every DAY. Skip tells us about new research into this awful situation.
  • Bowe Bergdahl the right-wing’s latest attack victim in order to get at our President. What actually happened the day he disappeared. He literally got caught with his pants down. NOBODY in the media will tell you this. WE are less interested in hyperbole and more interested in the truth.