August 2010

  • Sarah Palin Killed Granny...

    In a study by the New England Journal of Medicine that exposes the effects of end-of-life care, doctors have discovered that patients with terminal lung cancer who began receiving palliative care quickly after diagnosis were not only happier, were more mobile and had less pain as the end neared — but they also lived nearly three months longer. Dr. Diane E.

  • Daily Topics - Wednesday August 18th, 2010

    Quote of the Day:  “Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass away, and that in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood will shine over our great nation with all their scintillating beauty.”  -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Hour One: Don't cut social security, let's double it!  Thom has a rumble with conservative economist Stephen Moore of the Wall Street Journal & co-author of "Return to Prosperity" http://online.wsj.com

  • Don't Take Away Social Security - Double it Instead!

    A New America Foundation study is not calling for Social Security to be cut back but to double it. With the crash of private pensions, homeownership and personal savings in the footsteps of this Republican Great Recession, Social Security becomes central to the historic "three-legged stool" of American retirement security.  Yet Social Security now only brings in only a about a third of the money needed for retirement.

  • Thursday 12 August '10 show notes

    • Guests:
      • Tim Cavanaugh of Reason Magazine.
      • Bill Keller, Televangelist/President of Bill Keller Ministries, Founder-LivePrayer.com, and proprietor of the forthcoming 9/11 Christian Center at Ground Zero.
      • Shannyn Moore, Host of the "Shannyn Moore Show" on our Anchorage affiliate KUDO, and "Moore Up North".
  • Daily Topics - Tuesday August 17th, 2010

    Quote of the Day:  Elections belong to the people. It is their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters. -- Abraham Lincoln

    Hour One: How do we save the U.S. Economy from the corporate world trade vampires?  Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch will be here  www.citizen.org

  • Should Violent War Game Videos Be Regulated Just Like Hard Core Pornography?

    A new video game set in modern-day Afghanistan coming out in October simulates war. The game's multi-player format allows some gamers to be in the role of the Taliban, while others play the part of the coalition forces. Karen Meredith, whose son died in Afghanistan, told Fox News, "My son didn't get to start over when he was killed.

  • President Obama Caves In...

    At an annual dinner in the White House State Dining Room celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, President Obama said,  "As a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as everyone else in this country," weighing in for the first time on a the Cordoba House controversy in New York City.

  • Daily Topics - Monday August 16th, 2010

    Quote of the Day:  Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.  --  Booker T. Washington

  • German Economy Leaping Forward as Americans Fall Behind

    by Thom Hartmann

  • Wednesday 11 August '10 show notes

    • Guests:
      • Author/Columnist/Journalist David Sirota
      • Peter Maass, author of "Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil"
      • Bob Adams, Executive Director-League of American Voters.
    • Topics:
      • Elections results and Gibbs hit on the "professional left"
      • Are we in the "violent twilight of oil"?

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