Daily Topics - Tuesday June 26th, 2012

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 26th, 2012

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

Hour One: The most important question is not being asked in this election...

Hour Two: The real job killer is "NOT" raising minimum wage... Phil Kerpen, American Commitment

Hour Three: Obamacare...are we "all" in this together or not?

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cmr2012 2 years 30 weeks ago
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An FYI - Tribal nations in the US receive raparation for lands forcefully taken or land that was given to the US Government as part of treaties. It is not free health care or free educational assistance, it is paid for in millions of native americans' blood and in millions of acres forcefully taken or relinquished through treaties.

The Post-Citizens United Era.

This month marks five years since the United States Supreme Court made their infamous ruling in the case of Citizens United v. FEC. That ruling turned a century of legal precedent on its head with the declaration that corporations have a First Amendment right to spend money in elections. And, that ruling opened the floodgates to massive spending levels in our political process.

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