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Does Newt Gingrich want you executed for smoking pot?

Republican Presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich doesn’t just want to throw you in jail for smoking pot – he wants to execute you!  As Speaker of the House back in 1996 – Gingrich introduced the “Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996” – a bill calling for the execution of anyone convicted more than once of carrying two ounces of marijuana across the border. 

Daily Topics - Tuesday December 13th, 2011

Hour One: Surprise...guess who supports Newt's tax plan?  Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal

Hour Two: Newt Gingrich proposed the death penalty... for pot?  Former Gov. Gary Johnson (R-NM)

Hour Three: Thom challenges Libertarian Wayne Root - "I Am the 1%"

Are Predator Drones Watching You?

When it comes to privacy – we’re screwed.  According to the Los Angeles Times – unmanned Predator drones aren’t just for hunting terrorists in the Middle East anymore – they’re being used to hunt American citizens too.  Three men were arrested in North Dakota on suspicions they stole cattle from a nearby farm – and they were located thanks to the help of a Predator drone conducting surveillance above.  Local police are

Dangerous times for Democracy?

In a crisis - we're seeing democracy die in Europe.  Led by France and Germany - a new treaty was worked out between Eurozone nations in an effort to halt the growing financial crisis sweeping the continent.  The treaty - written mostly by banksters - imposes strict new rules on individual European nations including: capping how high annual budget deficits can run - agreeing to "automatic consequences" if deficits get too h

Republicans want power not jobs...

Republicans in the House yesterday passed legislation giving themselves even more power.  The “Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny Act” – or REINS Act – gives either chamber of Congress complete veto power over new regulations put in place by White House executive orders. 

Daily Topics - Thursday December 8th, 2011

"It's Time to Talk" Day to raise awareness on domestic violence

Hour One: Yesterday K Street, today Boehner's office!  Krista Rand, 99 in DC / Plus, Politicians that Charm vs real issues...

Hour Two: TSA Gropers strike again...violate seniors - Les Rayburn / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - Why some people see God...in pizza?!

Will fire services soon be luxuries available to just the top 1%?

For the second time in a little over a year in Tennessee – firefighters sat and watched a house burn down.  When her house caught fire – Tennessee homeowner Vicky Bell called 9-1-1 – but when firefighters arrived they parked their trucks away from the fire – and just watched the flames consume Vicky’s home. 

Why? 

Daily Topics - Wednesday December 7th, 2011

Hour One: Thom speaks with Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) about his amendment to get corporate $ out of politics

Hour Two: Europe is replacing heads of countries w/Banksters...guess what?  So are we.

Hour Three: Banksters pushed minorities into subprime loans...isn't this a crime?  Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal

Occupying Foreclosed Homes is now Underway

Occupy Wall Street is going off in a new direction today – occupying foreclosed homes.  A day of action is planned today in 25 cities across America – including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago to help Americans hardest hit by foreclosure.  Occupy Wall Street patriots will take to the suburbs to stop cops from evicting people from their homes – and they’ll begin “occupying” already foreclosed and vacant homes. 

Daily Topics - Tuesday December 6th, 2011

Hour One: Money isn't sacred

Two: Why Young Voters Love Ron Paul - David Sirota

Three: Could he be the running man?  2012, Occupy Wall Street and why he sued the TSA - Gov. Jesse Ventura

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