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Hour One: Yaz...what did "Big Pharma" forget to tell us? Attorney, Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio
Hour Two: "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington and the Education of a President" - Ron Suskind / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - Feeding the world while protecting the planet
Republicans fought it out last night in a CNN hosted debate in Las Vegas. Before the debate – about 100 Occupy Las Vegas demonstrators surrounded the Sands Expo Center where the debate was being held to protest corporate corruption in our politics. But their message didn’t make it inside the debate – where all the candidates on stage battled each other to see who supports the 1% the most. It was a lot of the same –
Hour Two: The latest GOP plan to "save" Social Security - Peter Ferrara, The Heartland Institute
Occupy the planet! Over the weekend – the Occupy Wall Street movement swept across the world – as hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in Europe, South America, and Asia to push back against too much corporate power in government. In Rome – demonstrations turned violent – as police cars and a government building were torched causing over one million dollars in damage. Here in the United States – where
Hour Two: Occupy Chicago...175 arrested at Grants Park, Chicago - Joshua Kaunert, Occupy Chicago
Hour Two: U.S. troops...out of Iraq by December? Tom Hayden
Bloomberg backs down. A showdown between Occupy Wall Street and the NYPD was averted this morning – when Mayor Bloomberg and the property owners of the public park where demonstrators have been camped out for four weeks now delayed their plans to have the park cleared and cleaned up. On Wednesday – Bloomberg notified demonstrators they had to vacate the premise by 7am this morning – or face arrest.
Free Trade, Free Trade, Free Trade. Congress passed three so-called Free Trade agreements last night – meaning transnational corporations now have new pools of cheap labor in Colombia, South Korea, and Panama. All three trade deals were passed with bipartisan support in both Chambers of Congress despite the face that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was against them – and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi expressed skep
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Hour One: Should elections become a reality show in America with executions at the public square every Friday? / Plus, New Free Trade Deals...no deal for American jobs? Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (D-CA, 39th District)
There was another Republican debate last night – this time Bloomberg News hosted the circus. Ironically – Bloomberg just released a new poll before the debate showing that 2/3 of Americans – and even 53% of Republicans – support raising taxes on the wealthy. Of course – none of the candidates on stage last night agreed with the majority of the American people – and all called for even lower taxes on the wealthy.
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