Daily Topics - Monday February 27th, 2012

Daily Topics - Monday February 27th, 2012

Hour One: Why is Dow spying on The Yes Men? Mike Bonanno, The Yes Men / Plus, who is really behind Canadian Tar Sands company? / And, Occupy politics? Tyrone Givens, The Occupation Party

Hour Two: A win for Union workers in Chicago - Vincente Rangel, United Electrical Workers

Hour Three: What is the GOP's latest "complete Social Security reform plan?" Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity

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mathboy's picture
mathboy 3 years 22 weeks ago
#1

How could any Christian entrust Rick Santorum with their religion when he's not even a member of the clergy? He's essentially an amateur.

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theoccupationparty 3 years 21 weeks ago
#2

clarification on our website address www.theoccupationparty.org

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theoccupationparty 3 years 21 weeks ago
#3

The Occupation Party is a new third party that stands in solidarity with the populist message of Occupy Wall Street.

We are planning to occupy the political process and take the people’s message into Congress by electing representatives and senators who are people from the 99%, not the political elite.

50 Years Later - it's time for Medicare "Part E!"

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill that created Medicare and ensured that senior citizens would never again have to go without life-saving medical care.

And now, it’s time to reboot – and use a very, very, very simple message so all Americans can understand it.

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