Daily Topics - Monday July 25th, 2011

The Big Picture "On Air" Questions or Comments for Thom?

Hour One: The Republican right wing debt ceiling circus... / Plus, a Republican candidate who's fighting corporate power - Gov. Buddy Roemer

Hour Two: Massacre in Norway...could it happen here? Frank Schaeffer, "Crazy for God"

Hour Two: Cut, Cap and Balance-What Would Reagan Do? Bill Pascoe

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renazantz 4 years 5 weeks ago
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What happened to the person you were talking to, about the cold war and budget? (3rd hour)

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From Unequal Protection, 2nd Edition:
"If you wonder why and when giant corporations got the power to reign supreme over us, here’s the story."
Jim Hightower, national radio commentator and author of Swim Against the Current
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
From Cracking the Code:
"In Cracking the Code, Thom Hartmann, America’s most popular, informed, and articulate progressive talk show host and political analyst, tells us what makes humans vulnerable to unscrupulous propagandists and what we can do about it. It is essential reading for all Americans who are fed up with right-wing extremists manipulating our minds and politics to promote agendas contrary to our core values and interests."
David C. Korten, author of The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community and When Corporations Rule the World and board chair of YES! magazine