September 27, 2012 with guests Greg Pahl and Frank Cordaro

Co-hosts Chuck Gregory and Mike Palecek welcome energy expert Greg Pahl and peace activist Frank Cordaro.


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Greg Pahl has had a long-time interest in environmental issues in general, and renewable energy in particular. He lived for a number of years “off the grid” in a wood-heated home powered by a wind turbine atop an 80-foot steel tower. He is the author of six books on sustainable living, most recently Power from the People: How to Organize, Finance, and Launch Local Energy Projects.
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 Frank Cordaro has appeared on the show several times. He’ll discuss the upcoming Occupy Iowa protest at The World Food Prize event. The Occupy movement will target “the corporate ownership of the World Food Prize, especially its dominance by genetically modified seed interests.”

This show marked the first appearance of two new segments, Buzz the Space Dog and Beltway Sandy Snore, Journalsm Whore. As always, Chuck and Mike closed the show with The News From Mount Liberty.

Frank Cordaro

Frank is a weekly guest on our show. Frank Cordaro is a member of the Des Moines Catholic Worker. He is a former Catholic Priest. He has himself spent years and years in federal prison for crossing the line at Offutt, and more recently has been jailed for actions against the drone facility in Des […]

Chuck Gregory

Co-founder and co-host of the show, Chuck lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his wife Lorraine and assorted exotic pets. He was fortunate to attend Friends Central School in the late ’60s to hone the already strong core beliefs instilled in him by his parents Wayne Lawrence and Marjorie Mock Gregory. His education continued at […]

Mike Palecek

Co-founder and co-host of the show, Mike Palecek is a writer who lives in Saginaw, Minnesota, west of Duluth. He is a former federal prisoner for peace; was the Iowa Democratic Party candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District in the 2000 election, gaining 65,000 votes on an anti-war platform in a conservative […]