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It’s not exactly the corporate death penalty, but it’s a start

On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is barring BP from receiving any new federal government contracts due to the foreign oil corporation’s “lack of business integrity” following the 2010 Gulf oil spill. BP recently agreed to pay $4.5 billion in fines for the environmental catastrophe, which will only put a slight dent in their corporate money chest.

Daily Topics - Wednesday November 28th, 2012

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Hour One: Have the Republicans put Santa Claus in front of the firing squad?

Hour Two: "Conversations With Great Minds" - William Hogeland, Author-"Founding Finance"

Hour Three: When is enough...enough? Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, aka The Minimalists / Plus, fixing the filibuster - Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

The race-baiting and hyper paranoid conspiracy theories continue...

From the “three amigos” in the Republican Party. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte continued their attacks against our UN Ambassador Susan Rice on Tuesday after the three met with her in a closed-door meeting.

Daily Topics - Tuesday November 27th, 2012

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Hour One: Goldman Sachs coup d'etat?

Hour Two: Tiny tots with their machine guns all aglow...? Noel Flasterstein, Gun Rights For You

Hour Three: Will religion kill Obamacare? Ethan Rome, Health Care for America Now

Goldman Sachs domination...Global Coup d'etat?

On Monday, the Bank of England named former Goldman Sachs investment banker Mark Carney as its new chief – adding to the long list of former Goldman Sachs bankers who've seized positions of immense power all around Europe and the rest of the world. As Europe descends into an austerity-induced economic crisis, Goldman Sachs is making sure it gets all of its failed investments back.

Daily Topics - Monday November 26th, 2012

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Hour One: Who won the Black Friday 'Hunger Games'?

Hour Two: Did the Grinch steal Christmas (and the Solstice)? Damon Vix

Hour Three: Is Grover Norquist an enemy of the state?

Grover Norquist Vs. The Constitution

Multimillionaire K-Street lobbyist, billionaire toady, and Republican anti-tax master Grover Norquist is losing his grip on power. Realizing their backs are against the wall with the so-called “fiscal cliff” looming, a number of Republicans have come forward in recent days to disavow Grover Norquist’s pledge to never raise taxes.

Daily Topics - Wednesday November 21st, 2012

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Anything Goes...Wednesday!

Hour One: Glenn Beck wants you to fear Agenda 21 & why you shouldn't

Hour Two: Why the wealthy want you to work longer... TJ McCormack

Hour Three: Let's all take a flying the fiscal cliff

Despite receiving little attention from the Left or the Right during the election...

Our nation’s drone warfare program continues to inflame anti-American sentiments across the world – particularly in volatile nations like Pakistan. And we ignore this semi-covert drone war at our own peril, because in the near future, those same drones will be flying over U.S. skies, too. In fact, they already are – assisting in law enforcement and anti-immigration missions.

Daily Topics - November 20th, 2012

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Hour One: Brunch With Bernie (special edition!) - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) takes your calls

Hour Two: It's not a fiscal's a jobs cliff - Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) / Plus, why it's NOT crazy to think Anonymous stopped Karl Rove from stealing the election (Pt. 2)

Listen carefully...

And you’ll hear the drug war breathing its last gasps. Following the historic passage of marijuana legalization laws in Colorado and Washington, our federal government is now under pressure to abandon its continued war on drugs – in particular its war on marijuana.

Daily Topics - Monday November 19th, 2012

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Hour One: Did Anonymous save the election from Karl Rove?

Hour Two: Does Sheriff Joe Arpaio need assault weapons to battle immigrants? Tom Tancredo, Rocky Mountain Foundation

Hour Three: What will the next economic dust bowl look like?

As the planet warms, it’s the poor around the world who will suffer the most

That’s the warning coming from a new World Bank report that projects global temperatures increasing 4-degrees Celsius by the end of the century. The temperature increase will be felt the most along the equator in the Mediterranean, North Africa, the Middle East, and parts of the United States.

BP Gets Off Easy

On Thursday, oil giant BP pled guilty to 14 charges related to the 2010 gulf oil spill and agreed to pay $4.5 billion in fines. Despite being the largest settlement in our nation’s history, it’s nothing compared to the actual damage BP did to our nation two years ago.

Daily Topics - Thursday November 15th, 2012

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Hour One: The secret UN Agenda 21 explained - Field Searcy

Hour Two: How the end game for capitalism is near... / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - global warming: corals send SOS to fish!

Hour Three: Is civil disobedience to block gay marriage coming to your town soon? Dr. Michael Brown

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Yet More Tribal Land Under Threat

The battle lines for the next fight to protect sacred tribal lands are being drawn in Bears Ears in Southeastern Utah.

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