Daily Topics - Thursday October 28th, 2010

Quote of the Day: Physics is imagination in a straight jacket. ~John Moffat

Please welcome David Sirota of AM 760 Colorado's Progressive Talk in for Thom today.

Hour One: Do Democrats need to take an electoral step step back to take two steps forward in the future? The Nation's Ari Berman, author of the new book "Herding Donkeys" will be here www.thenation.com

Hour Two: Can you still be a football fan and against violence at the same time? Sports writer Dave Zirin will be here www.edgeofsports.com

Hour Three: Should colleges dump final exams? Writer Keith O'Brien will be here www.keithOB.com; Plus, the military's plan to ban soda...if they can, why can't schools? NY Times food writer, Mark Bittman stops by http://markbittman.com


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gerald 5 years 4 weeks ago

This comment is from Gerald, a Christian, a liberal, a pacifist, a progressive, and a socialist. He is sharing this information with you from his hideaway bunker deep inside enemy territory, the United States of Mortal Sin.

His perceptual opinion believes that the United States of Mortal Sin is an evil, vile, and wicked nation and she is one of the triad of nations who is doing Satan’s work in the killing of God’s children.



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gerald 5 years 4 weeks ago

We should never underestimate the American voter stupidity and their rationale for their vote for the Fascist/Nazi Party, aka the GOP.


Florida cops are taking tons of people's property!

The ACLU wants Florida cops to stop seizing people's personal property. In a recent press release, the civil rights group is calling on the Florida Legislature to address that state's out-of-control civil asset forfeiture practices.

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