Daily Topics - Wednesday April 18th, 2012

Daily Topics - Wednesday April 18th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Voter Fraud uncovered...guess who?

Hour Two: Has "thought crime" become a reality at the TSA? Alexander Furnas, The Atlantic

Hour Three: Progressive victory on ALEC and guns - Lee Fang, Republic Report / Plus, Thom talks with Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) on the Buffet Rule and Citizens United

Comments

kevinbg's picture
kevinbg 2 years 44 weeks ago
#1

Hey, Thom, maybe ol' Mitty doesn't want to release his tax returns is because it could be used as evidence of VOTER FRAUD. Did he pay state taxes in Mass? If not, then that's definitive proof.

mathboy's picture
mathboy 2 years 44 weeks ago
#2

Interesting point you bring up, Kevinbg. What state is Romney supposed to be from for purposes of the election (since presidential electors can't vote for both a Pres. and VP from their own state)? It's like trying to figure what state the Simpsons live in.

Maxrot's picture
Maxrot 2 years 44 weeks ago
#3

Someone please inform Mr Nugent, that yes the our fore fathers did indeed try to negotiate with the British PARLIMENT and King when the brought together the first Continental Congress. Also can someone please ask him if he knows who our current VP is? Because from his comments it sounds like he thinks Hillary Clinton is the VP.

Talk about useless idiots.

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mathboy's picture
mathboy 2 years 44 weeks ago
#4

Thom's joke about Iran donating to Karl Rove so they can get illegal weapons is what Al Franken calls kidding on the square. You tell it like a joke, but you really mean it.

Oldcrone's picture
Oldcrone 2 years 44 weeks ago
#5

Your caller was correct Thom. The right in Arizona did indeed put the crosshairs on their targets and took photos. And it WAS over the pale, or whatever you called it. I saw them all. Google it.

Obamacare is not some socialist marxist leftist plot...

Obamacare is not some crazy communist, left-wing, socialist plot. It’s a Republican plot.

Back in 1971, then President Richard Nixon was extremely concerned that he would have to face then Senator Ted Kennedy in the 1972 presidential election. At that time, Senator Kennedy was pushing a proposal for a national single-payer healthcare plan that would extend coverage to all Americans.

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