Today on the program - January 14th 2008

Today on the program - January 14th 2008

Hour One - Thom challenges Dr. Lyle H. Rossiter, Jr www.libertymind.com on his book - The Liberal Mind: The Psychological Causes of Political Madness!

Hour Two - Topics: Should Democrats vote in the Republican Michigan Primary?

Are computers considered "your papers" under the 4th Amendment?

Hour Three - Brent Baker www.tristatebiodiesel.com Topic - "Everything You Always Wanted to Know" about Biodiesel.

Guest: Richard L. Trumpca www.aflcio.org Topic: Labor & Economics

The Deficits Republicans Don't Want to Talk About

I agree with Republicans - America has a deficit problem. It’s just not the same deficit problem Republicans are freaking out about.

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Paul Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen