Tuesday 10 January '12 show notes

Tuesday 10 January '12 show notes

   
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What will be the results of the New Hampshire primary?
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It’s primary day in New Hampshire – and the votes are already being counted. Two New Hampshire communities – Dixville Notch and Hart’s Location – have a tradition of casting ballots at midnight – and out of 22 votes cast – Mitt Romney has a very, very early lead with 7 votes – Ron Paul has 5 – and Jon Huntsman has 4. Romney is expected to win big in New Hampshire – or at least he was before he inexplicably went on a tirade yesterday about how he loves to fire people. Jon Huntsman – who has staked his whole campaign on New Hampshire – said that after making those comments about firing people, Romney is, “completely unelectable.” We’ll see if that’s the case tonight.
 
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Tonight on The Big Picture on RT TV at 9pm and 11pm... Why the New Hampshire Primary is an elaborate reality show... (check your local listings for stations or stream at RT, and catch past shows on Youtube)
 
Need to Know: Why the New Hampshire Primary is an elaborate reality show...
- Adele Stan, Alternet Twitter Twitter
 
Score one for SCOTUS...foreign $$ ban stays
- Marge Baker, People For the American Way (PFAW) Twitter
 
Screwed: New study reveals...skyrocketing college tuition costs
- Marie Diamond, Think Progress Twitter Twitter
 
What you need to know about SOPA before it bites you
- Jeremy Holden, Media Matters Twitter Twitter
 
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Hour One: latest from New Hampshire
- John Nichols of The Nation Magazine Twitter
Article: "Five Questions New Hampshire Should Answer" by John Nichols.
 
Article: "Mitt Romney: "I like being able to fire people" for bad service" by Lucy Madison, Sarah B. Boxer.
Article: "First Mitt Romney ad takes direct aim at Obama" by Martha T. Moore.
Article: "Mitt Romney’s $10,000 mistake" by Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake.
 
New Hampshire...Mitt Romney
- Bill Burton, Senior Strategist and co-founder, Priorities2012 and PrioritiesUSA Twitter Twitter

Hour Two: Perspective from New Hampshire
- David Corn, Mother Jones Twitter
Article: "A Ron Paul Moment: Don't Tell the Kids" by David Corn.
 
Perspective from New Hampshire
- Jack Kimball, former chairman of the N.H. Republican Party.
 
Perspective from New Hampshire
- former NH governor John Sununu.
 
Impact of the New Hampshire primary on election 2012
- Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Twitter

Hour Three: gearing up for 2012...what will we learn from New Hampshire?
- Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Chair-Democratic National Committee Twitter Twitter
 
Article: "Vermin Supreme for President?" by Jane Wells.
 
Perspective from New Hampshire
- Dan Pashman, Americans Elect Twitter
 
Article: "Daley resigns as White House chief of staff" by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas.
Article: "Paul Ryan joins opponents of piracy bill" by Brendan Sasso.
 
Coming up Wednesday on The Thom Hartmann Program
 
Hour One: Latest on Occupy the Courts
- Steve Justino, Colorado Move to Amend Twitter
 
Hour Two: New Hampshire results and her latest column: The GOP’s Long Sad March to the Inevitable Nominee
- Tina Dupuy, Crooks & Liars Twitter
 
Plus: GOP homophobia / could Santorum be VP nominee?
- Fred Sainz, Human Rights Campaign Twitter
 
Hour Three: Why the New Hampshire Primary Is an Elaborate Reality Show Designed for National Media
- Adele Stan, Alternet Twitter Twitter
 
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Full Show - 1/9/12. Will Mitt be hit with a New Hampshire surprise?
Full Show - 1/9/12. Will Mitt be hit with a New Hampshire surprise?


Sam Sacks fills in for Thom Hartmann and discusses the possibility of Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney winning the New Hampshire republican primary. Later, Big Picture host, Thom Hartmann joins the show via Skype from Iceland.




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