Daily Topics - Thursday October 13th, 2011

Daily Topics - Thursday October 13th, 2011

See Thom on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher this Friday 10/14

Thom live from KKZN, AM 760 Colorado's Progressive Talk

Hour One: Should elections become a reality show in America with executions at the public square every Friday? / Plus, New Free Trade Deals...no deal for American jobs? Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (D-CA, 39th District)

Hour Two: If we build it, jobs will come... - Norman Anderson, CGLA/Infrastructure LLC / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - Fairness and equality, what babies can teach us

Hour Three: Occupy Wall Street...destined for success? - Dr. Ravi Batra

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mathboy 3 years 6 weeks ago
#1

There is usually a trend toward belief in pseudoscience when times turn bad, and now it's happened: California 'Psychics' started advertising heavily on KTLK this week. I hope the unemployed won't waste their money on it.

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mathboy 3 years 6 weeks ago
#2

Buy used food? Does Herman Cain want a nation of bulimics, or is he saying 'the poor can just eat shit'?

Hey, you can say that on Real Time with Bill Maher! Bill might beat you to it, though.

The other way we're subsidizing Walmart...

Most of us know how taxpayers subsidize Walmart's low wages with billions of dollars in Medicaid, food stamps, and other financial assistance for workers. But, did you know that we're also subsidizing the retail giant by paying the cost of their environmental destruction.

From Screwed:
"The powers that be are running roughshod over the powers that OUGHT to be. Hartmann tells us what went wrong — and what you and I can do to help set American right again."
Jim Hightower, National Radio Commentator, Writer, Public Speaker, and author of the bestselling Thieves in High Places
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"With the ever-growing influence of corporate CEOs and their right-wing allies in all aspects of American life, Hartmann’s work is more relevant than ever. Throughout his career, Hartmann has spoken compellingly about the value of people-centered democracy and the challenges that millions of ordinary Americans face today as a result of a dogma dedicated to putting profit above all else. This collection is a rousing call for Americans to work together and put people first again."
Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIO
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