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Will Obama push progressive issues tonight?

Tonight, President Obama delivers his fifth State of the Union address, and his first since beginning his second term in office. The major points of Obama's speech will likely highlight gun control, immigration, and an economic vision for job creation and economic growth – with another call for Congress to prevent the sequester.

Daily Topics - Monday February 11th, 2013

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Hour One: How MMT will save America...and the world! Dr. Michael Hudson, Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET)

Hour Two: LOOKOUT! Gop trying to nationalize right to work now - Greg Mourad, National Right to Work Committee

Hour Three: USPS...NBC, get your facts right

Do Republicans really want to turn us into Greece?

There are less than 20 days until the March 1st Sequester deadline. And Washington is gearing up for a major fight. If politicians can't come to a compromise, the looming $85 billion of Republican austerity is set to make devastating cuts to programs many Americans depend on.

Do you support your President...or your Constitution?

President Obama’s nominee to head up the CIA, John Brennan, faced off with Senators on the Intelligence Committee on Thursday, as part of his confirmation hearing. He was asked several questions about the drone warfare program, and its lethal targeting of American citizens abroad. As the architect of this program, Brennan defended the use of drones to kill Americans who are deemed “imminent threats,” and can’t be captured.

Daily Topics - Thursday February 7th, 2013

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Hour One: Obama vs. the Constitution...

Hour Two: Ayn Rand classes forced on children now? Ed Hudgins, The Atlas Society / Plus, Geeky Science rocks - Odd Ability May Predict Healthy Body Image

Hour Three: Are we close to getting junk food out of our schools? Julie Gunlock, Independent Womens Forum

The drone warfare program has officially come out of the shadows

After NBC news obtained a memo outlining some of the legal justifications for killing American citizens abroad with drones, the White House has given in to pressure from Congress and turned over the DOJ’s classified legal justification for the drone warfare program.

Daily Topics - Wednesday February 6th, 2013

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Hour One: Why are conservatives afraid to let the Boy Scouts come out? Judd Saul, Patriots for Christ

Hour Two: Why do conservatives hate postal workers? David Selig, Selig Associates

Hour Three: Should WiFi be part of the Commons? Steve Titch, Reason Foundation

A "Balancing Act" We Can All Lean Toward!

On Tuesday, President Obama urged Congress to put off the looming sequester of nearly a trillion dollars in spending cuts. But if he wants to find a suitable replacement to reduce the deficit, and stimulate the economy – he should look to the left-wing of his own party: the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Daiy Topics - Tuesday February 5th, 2013

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Hour One: Did Ronald Reagan kill 20 children in Newtown, CT?

Hour Two: Can God solve the world's problems...or has he created them? Pastor Dave Tristani

Hour Three: Drones...the ultimate stalkers?

No Court. No Trial. No Justice. You're Dead.

NBC News has obtained an official White House memo, which lays out the legal justification behind using drones for the targeted killing of American citizens abroad.

Wayne LaPierre's Naughty List

If the NRA, and its foaming-at-the-mouth leader, Wayne LaPierre weren’t scary enough, it turns out the gun-happy organization has now created an enemies list.

Is Chris Christie trying to prove he's still a Republican?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continues to screw over working people in his state. Earlier this week – he vetoed legislation to increase the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour. But, that’s not the only way Christie has denied help to the middle class. He also vetoed to key housing assistance bills, which would have brought much needed relief to struggling homeowners.

Daily Topics - Thursday January 31st, 2013

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Join Thom LIVE from radio row at Health Action 2013, organized by Families USA, at the Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC for everything you need to know about Obamacare and more!

It's time to outlaw billionaires!

Welcome to America, where half the nation lives right on the razor’s edge. A shocking new report out of the Corporation for Enterprise Development, finds that 44% of Americans are just one financial shock away from complete ruin. Nearly half the nation doesn’t have enough savings to keep them out of poverty for more than 3 months, should they suffer a job loss, an accident, a sickness, or other financial shock.

Daily Topics - Wednesday January 30th, 2013

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Hour One: We have a showdown on guns today in Congress...

Hour Two: After government gets your guns...are your life savings next? Lowell Ponte, The Great Debasement

Hour Three: What did slave patrols have to do with the 2nd Amendment - Dr. Junius Rodriguez

Did Carrier Fleece Both Trump & America?

Donald Trump took a victory lap in Indianapolis yesterday afternoon, where he and Vice President elect Mike Pence officially announced a deal to keep 800 Carrier jobs in Indiana.

That's 200 fewer jobs than the 1,000 jobs that Trump initially said the deal would save, but that's kind of besides the point.

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