Daily Topics - Thursday October 28th, 2010

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's picture
gerald 4 years 7 weeks ago
#2

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.

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/war_should_be_an_election_issue_20101026/

ISSUES!!!

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gerald 4 years 7 weeks ago
#4

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

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Systemic-Washington-Sancti-by-Stephen-Lendman-101025-159.html

The Death of the Middle Class was by Design...

Even in the face of the so-called Recovery, poverty and inequality are getting worse in our country, and more wealth and power is flowing straight to the top. According to Paul Buchheit over at Alternet, this is the end result of winner-take-all capitalism, and this destruction of the working class has all been by design.

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Peter Coyote, actor and author of Sleeping Where I Fall
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