GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26, 2015: It's Green Day Wednesday and we have two great guests in the first hour - Rona Fried & Garret Reppenhagen From Vet Voice Foundation!! The Political "Strategy Session" & Charles Chamberlain of Democracy For America! Call in and Join the conversation!
- Special Green Day Wednesday guest, Garett Reppenhagen, Rocky Mountain West Coordinator of Vet Voice Foundation (VVF). Reppenhagen is the son of a Vietnam Veteran and grandson of two World War II Veterans. He served in the US Army as a Cavalry/Scout Sniper in the 1st Infantry Division. Garett completed a deployment in Kosovo on a 9 month peace keeping mission and a combat tour Baquaba, Iraq. He joins Jeff to talk about the VVF's new "The Land We Love" campaign and the need to reauthorize the 50-year old "Land and Conservation Fund" which helps protect lands for conservation and multiple other uses.
- Jim Warren, contributing editor for the New York Daily News, Chief Media Writer for the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and former Managing Editor for the Chicago Tribune.
- The Strategists!, Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign; Brad Bannon political pollster, strategist, commentator and blogger for USNews and Earl Bender, long-time political strategist & former Carter Administration staffer.
- Charles Chamberlain, Executive Director of Democracy For America (DFA), where he "leads the strategic direction" of DFA's efforts in training and growing grass roots democracy for Progressive candidates in the United States.
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