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


gerald's picture
gerald 6 years 1 hour 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.



gerald's picture
gerald 6 years 1 hour ago

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


Carbon Tax... Where Should We Start?

In Washington State a fierce debate has erupted over a ballot measure aimed at fighting climate change. As the reality of runaway climate change continues to sink in, the question of what do about it gets even more pressing.

We are not just dealing with the possibility of a few hotter days there - or a few nastier thunderstorms there.

Latest Headlines

Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom is a national treasure. Read him, embrace him, learn from him, and follow him as we all work for social change."
Robert Greenwald, political activist and founder and president of Brave New Films
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Through compelling personal stories, Hartmann presents a dramatic and deeply disturbing picture of humans as a profoundly troubled species. Hope lies in his inspiring vision of our enormous unrealized potential and his description of the path to its realization."
David Korten, author of Agenda for a New Economy, The Great Turning, and When Corporations Rule the World
From Screwed:
"I think many of us recognize that for all but the wealthiest, life in America is getting increasingly hard. Screwed explores why, showing how this is no accidental process, but rather the product of conscious political choices, choices we can change with enough courage and commitment. Like all of Thom’s great work, it helps show us the way forward."
Paul Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen and The Impossible Will Take a Little While