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 3 years 24 weeks ago
#1

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.

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TarryFaster 3 years 24 weeks ago
#2

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.

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