Daily Topics - Tuesday February 14th, 2012

Daily Topics - Tuesday February 14th, 2012

"Please join us Tuesday evening Feburary 21st as we present a very special edition of The Big Picture "Teach-In to Take Back the American Dream" sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future and Free Speech TV. Guests include: Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich, Robert Borosage w/Campaign for America's Future, "Patriotic Millionaire" Leo Hindery of Intermedia Partners, Heather McGhee of Demos, and Natalie Foster from Rebuild the Dream. Check your local listings...9pm ET and 11pm ET on FSTV and RT.

Hour One: Protecting America's jobs - Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Hour Two: Fight Keystone XL pipeline now! Bill McKibben, 350.org

Comments

j.sea's picture
j.sea 2 years 50 weeks ago
#1

Brilliant Thom --- all day long --
and you not even feeling well ---
**** Take First People's Nation's Medicine:
White people's name: "Pleurisy Root" tincture **************

Then, for laugh therapy and social change,
plan a best-selling reality show:
America agrees to a compromise with the
Internationals who hold Her hostage;
we will let the CEOs set the working wage and standard
acceptable benefits, etc. provided they each agree to
live for one year by the wage that they set for others.

The results, needless to say,
are hilarious! See it on Free Speech TV!

-- and a quick thank you for playing
Rep. Walsh's Words --

most moving Words I have heard
a Legislator Speak.....

I am from Washington -- I will call her.

j.sea's picture
j.sea 2 years 50 weeks ago
#2

Ask Bill McKibben about the coup in the Maldives.

mathboy's picture
mathboy 2 years 50 weeks ago
#3

Civility has gone down because lawfulness has gone up. Extreme conformism comes from dangerous times, when people that don't dress exactly right or talk in the right dialect are automatically suspected of being criminals (those dagbern hoodlums!).

TimFromLA's picture
TimFromLA 2 years 50 weeks ago
#4

Thom, you know why the Republican Caucus is heated in debate? Because of Mitt's dog Shamus. Shamus Santorumed the Romney's read windshield. And actually, Shamus didn't run away, Shamus was given away, and 20 plus odd years later, the spirit of Shamus is running against Mitt

mathboy's picture
mathboy 2 years 50 weeks ago
#5

It's spelled "Seamus", Tim.

We now have Senator Man-on-Dog vs. Governor Dog-on-Car.

TimFromLA's picture
TimFromLA 2 years 50 weeks ago
#6

Seamus...oops.. And oops twice. thot you wrote Seaman

mblockhart's picture
mblockhart 2 years 50 weeks ago
#7

Prison corps like to hold "cheap to keep" prisoners - young male drug offenders and immigrants. They profit big on them but you know who else does- Phone companies and Western Union drain the pocketbooks of frantic prisoner families

The Middle Class Needs More Than Talking Points

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been talking a lot about the middle class. But, that talk is cheap as long as their in bed with Wall Street.

From Screwed:
"Thom Hartmann’s book explains in simple language and with concrete research the details of the Neo-con’s war against the American middle class. It proves what many have intuited and serves to remind us that without a healthy, employed, and vital middle class, America is no more than the richest Third World country on the planet."
Peter Coyote, Actor and author of Sleeping Where I Fall
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From Screwed:
"If we are going to live in a Democracy, we need to have a healthy middle class. Thom Hartmann shows us how the ‘cons’ have wronged this country, and tells us what needs to be done to reclaim what it is to be American."
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