The Wilenchik & Bartness Building
6-29-11 – Gay Marriage
Gay marriage is legalized in the state of New York–is Arizona going to follow? Guests Sam Castaneda-Holdren and Lawrence Robinson for Equality Arizona; Kathy Young for Human Rights Campaign Arizona; and Jim Campbell from the Alliance Defense Fund.
4-11-12 AG Tom Horne, Phoenix PD on Trayvon Martin
Attorney General Tom Horne, Jeff Jameson of the Scottsdale Human Relations Commission, Phoenix defense attorney Marc J. Victor, and Officers James R. Holmes and Brian Kornegay from Phoenix Police Department weigh in on Arizona’s version of the “Stand Your Ground” statute and discuss the Trayvon Martin case in Florida.
9-12-12 Florence Mining Debate
12-21-11 Redistricting Commissioner Richard Stertz
Jack interviews a member of the redistricting panel Richard Stertz as well as Robert Richie, Executive Director of Fairvote.org.
10-12-11 – Guest, Governor Jan Brewer
The Governor’s trade delegation returns from China–Governor Brewer and Glenn Hamer from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce talk about their impressions.
4-10-13 Eddie Farnsworth, Chester Crandell, Kolby Granville
Seg. one – Rep. Eddie Farnsworth on H.B. 2327, a law to ban ingredients used to make designer drugs such as “spice” or “bath salts.”
Seg. two – Jack and producer Robert Baumbach on why nobody in the legislature wants to talk about gun control.
Seg. three – Senator Chester Crandell about SB 1439, a bill to make silver and gold legal tender in Arizona.
Seg. four – Tempe Councilman Kolby Granville on the Bisbee civil union ordinance and whether Tempe may pass a similar ordinance.
4-24-13 Senator Al Melvin, Tom Buschatzke, Gary Wockner
For the first half – Senator Al Melvin, who recently announced that he is running for Governor, talks about issues facing the state, from AHCCCS to the strain on the Colorado River.
For the second half – Gary Wockner, from savethecolorado.org, and Tom Buschatzke, from the Arizona Department of Water Resources, join the show to talk about the “endangered” Colorado River.
3/2/2011 – Sweat Lodge Trial Begins
First show! U.S. Supreme Court rules corporations don’t have privacy rights (Skinner v. Switzer); sweat lodge trial begins; girl loses suit for emotional distress after being forced to watch Brokeback Mountain.
1-4-12 Elder Abuse with Tom Horne
Dennis Wilenchik talks to State Attorney General Tom Horne as well as the local head of the AARP David Mitchell and elder rights attorney Jim Fassold about problems with elderly abuse, exploitation and neglect.
8-1-12 Martha McSally
Guest Martha McSally, who is running for Gabriel Giffords’s former seat in Tucson / CD #2, is the first woman combat fighter pilot. She fought the military on its policy that service women should have to wear Muslim garb in Saudi Arabia and won. She was also John Kyl’s advisor on terrorism and defense, has two master’s degrees and is a tri-athlete.
7-21-11 – Clean Elections – Todd Lang and Nick Dranias Debate
Jack talks to Todd Lang, executive director of the Arizona Clean Elections Commission, and attorney Nick Dranias from the Goldwater Institute about the future of Clean Elections and the recent Clean Elections Supreme Court ruling. Also, Alan Sobol talks about how the Governor’s lawsuit to stop medical marijuana is holding up marijuana dispensaries, and about the medical marijuana “clubs” that are starting to spring up.
Extremism in the Defense of Liberty…
Jack talks to Tom Jenney who is the Director of Americans for Prosperity in Arizona, an organization that the President says is “obsessed” with making him a one-term President.
12-12-12 Top Phoenix Entrepeneurs under 35
Jack talks to the top Phoenix entrepeneurs under 35 years old – Dallin Harris, founder of Skyhook Internet Marketing; Josh Sauter, from Staffing First; Jeff Kunowski, founder of Illumin8 Outdoor Media; Susanna Young, founder of G3Box; Donovan Reese of Renters Warehouse Arizona; Tim Gunnink, founder of GDC Real Estate; and Sidnee Peck, Director of Entrepeneurial Initiatives at ASU’s WP Carey School of Business.
9-14-11 – Operation Fast and Furious
ATF agents Vince Cefalu and Jay Dobyns speak out as whistleblowers about gun running “Operation Fast and Furious.”
At some level of government, (yet to be determined by Congressional investigation) it was thought that law enforcement could bust Mexican cartel leaders thru illegal gun runners. Sadly, Border Patrol agent Brian Terry lost his life in the line of duty during a gun battle involving one of those smuggled weapons. Over 1000 guns from this sting operation are still missing.
10-19-11 – Matt Salmon
Matt Salmon comes on the show to talk about his campaign to return to Congress. Also, a representative from Occupy Wallstreet comes on to discuss their “goals.”