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 5 years 19 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 5 years 19 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.

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