Daily Topics - Wednesday June 27th, 2012

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 27th, 2012

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

Hour One: What has Obamacare done for you? / Plus, who is secretly funding Voter ID laws? John Nichols, The Nation Magazine

Hour Two: Why are conservatives holding jobs hostage again? Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal

Hour Three: Who is the real extreme party?

Comments

rob@race.com 2 years 21 weeks ago
#1

Not sure if this was mentioned but it looks like there is a petition to congress to begin impeachment proceedings against Scalia

http://www.petitiononline.com/1776imp/petition.html

The other way we're subsidizing Walmart...

Most of us know how taxpayers subsidize Walmart's low wages with billions of dollars in Medicaid, food stamps, and other financial assistance for workers. But, did you know that we're also subsidizing the retail giant by paying the cost of their environmental destruction.

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