Daily Topics - Thursday January 12th, 2012

Daily Topics - Thursday January 12th, 2012

Thom is live from Stockholm, Sweden

Hour One: Will the Republican attacks on Romney insulate him in the Fall from Democratic Bain attacks?

Hour Two: Thom talks politics with Rick Falkvinge-founder of Sweden's Pirate Party movement

Hour Three: Thom discusses Swedish/American politics with Lasse Lundeberg-Journalist & expert commentator

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TarryFaster's picture
TarryFaster 2 years 31 weeks ago

Regarding the attacks on Romney by Newt's supporter, I've got two thoughts:

1. "Follow the money."

2. Adelson's connection to the Mafia.

TarryFaster's picture
TarryFaster 2 years 31 weeks ago

Also, let's not leave out Bain Capital's connection to The Carlyle Group (which is the Bush Crime Family) ... for whatever THAT is worth.

Keystone would be way worse than we thought!

We already know that the Keystone XL pipeline is a disaster waiting to happen. But, it turns out that the impact of that tar sands pipeline could be even worse than we thought. According to a new study by the Stockholm Environmental Institute, Keystone could add four times more carbon pollution to our atmosphere than the State Department originally estimated.

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 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 Screwed:
"Hartmann speaks with the straight talking clarity and brilliance of a modern day Tom Paine as he exposes the intentional and systematic destruction of America’s middle class by an alliance of political con artists and outlines a program to restore it. This is Hartmann at his best. Essential reading for those interested in restoring the institution that made America the envy of the world."
David C. Korten, author of The Great Turning and When Corporations Rule the World