Daily Topics - Thursday May 10th, 2012

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

Hour One: Jobs and the economy - Professor Robert Reich

Hour Two: "The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise" - Thom challenges Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Insitute about his new book / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - The Mozart effect...babies' brains on music

Hour Three: Gay rights is NOT a states rights issue!

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Blue Mark 3 years 51 weeks ago
#1

It is disengenous when conservatives claim that Health Insurance companies are prevented from competing across state lines. I surveyed the top 20 companies in America and every single one of them operated in multiple states, and the majority operate in EVERY state. What the conservatives are really saying is that they want insurers to be able to pick the state with the most lax insurance regulations and have it regulate their activities in every state.

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cmp1959 3 years 51 weeks ago
#2

How can / Why are we not talking about the TPP that is happening in Dallas right now, (May 8th-18th)?

9 Countries & 600 Corp's isn't news at any given level in this Country???

How about the G8 & NATO Summits that will be in Chicago, starting on May 18th?

Again, the G8, NATO Summit, this isn't news / talk worthy?

Thanks!

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