March 2010

  • Daily Topics - Wednesday - March 31 2010

    polar bear 2 imagesHour One - Have Americans become useful idiots for Koch Industries? William Yeatman www.cei.org

  • Monday 29 March '10 show notes

    • Guests:
      • Jason Mattera, of the Young America's Foundation about the next generation of conservatives, author of "Obama Zombies: How the Liberal Machine Brainwashed My Generation".
      • Scott Paul, Executive Director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM).
    • Topics:
  • Daily Topics - Wednesday - March 31 2010

    pig imagesHour Two: "Everything you Know is Wrong...about Factory Farming"
    Thom talks with journalist/author David Kirby about his new book "Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment" www.animalfactorybook.com

  • Daily Topics - Tuesday - March 30th 2010

    Hour One - Is America failing because we don't have enough socialism? Peter Ferarra www.theacru.org

    Hour Two - Should citizen activism take the form of a coffee party or a shotgun?

    Plus...Paul Loeb www.soulofacitizen.org "Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times"

  • Daily Topics - Tuesday March 30th 2010

    global warming imagesIt does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds -- Samuel Adams

  • A Bow to Money

    In a decision that shows the extended impact of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down limits on contributions to political groups that spend money to support or oppose candidates.

  • A Bow to Money

    dizzy imagesIn a decision that shows the extended impact of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, the U.S.

  • Daily Topics - Friday - April 2 2010

    bernie imagesHour One: "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions www.sanders.senate.gov

  • Daily Topics - Thursday April 1 2010

    angry imagesHour Two: Is there a "Conspiracy of Silence?" Thom talks with Governor Don Siegelman about more prosecutorial misconduct in Alabama www.donsiegelman.com

  • Latest Headlines

    One Iowa Caucus Delegate Comes Down To Coin Toss

    The Iowa caucus convener flipped a coin. Bernie Sanders supporters called "heads" and it landed on tails.

    Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by 31 points in N.H.: Poll

    Sanders was at 61 percent support in the University of Massachusetts Lowell/7News poll, followed by Mrs. Clinton, at 30 percent

    Martin O'Malley suspends presidential campaign after Iowa caucuses

    The announcement came after O'Malley barely registered in Iowa against his better-known rivals Clinton and Sanders, failing to meet already low expectations

    The Problem of the Establishment

    One thing that both parties have in common in this primary season is the fact that there's a sharp divide between "We, the People" populism, and the rich and powerful Washington establishment.

    On the Republican side, Donald Trump is leading the race by running on a populist platform based on the fact that he's not beholden to the billionaires or lobbyists, and that he's never been part of the political establishment.