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The Greek people are once again getting a raw deal

Despite promising to renegotiate the bailout deal, to soften austerity measures coming down the pike, the new Conservative coalition government in Greece is moving forward with harsh new spending cuts. Even though the New Democracy party supported the bailout and austerity program during the campaign, the Party did promise to soften the austerity blow and have the spending cuts spread out over two years rather than inflicted immediately.

Daily Topics - Thursday July 5th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Mr. 1% and his offshore millions... / Plus, bring manufacturing home to America - Virg Bernero, Mayor-Lansing, MI

Hour Two: Conservative U.S. Senator says "no coverage for cancer"... / Plus, Geeky Science - Kitty litter can increase suicide rates in women

Hour Three: Rwanda has better health care than America...

Roll back the Reagan tax cuts, like they just did in France

With the Socialists now in control of France – the wealthy are again - after a long pause of tax cuts for the rich under Sarkozy - being asked to sacrifice their fair share. President Francois Hollande introduced a new budget on Wednesday – restoring pre-Sarkozy tax rates on the rich.

Pharmaceutical giant fraudulently puts Profits Over People

One giant pharmaceutical company just got busted for putting profits ahead of peoples’ lives. In the largest healthcare fraud settlement in U.S. history, British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was slapped with $3 billion in fines after pleading guilty to a number of criminal and civil violations related to 10 drugs the company produces that are taken by millions of Americans.

Daily Topics - Monday July 2nd, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Why is Ireland scrapping their voting machines? / Plus, Thom talks Trade reform - Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Hour Two: Obamacare is NOT taxmageddon - Carrie Lukas, Independent Women's Forum / Plus, Dr. Deepak Chopra works with Vets with PTSD

Hour Three: The Republican plan to kill Obamacare...

This is what Climate Change looks like

Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power around the nation’s capital – and left to deal with a record breaking heat wave alone. Fueled by all-time temperature highs on Friday, a massive freak storm ripped across the Mid-Atlantic Friday night – killing at least 15 people and knocking out power to more than three million.

The absurd Republican reaction to Obamacare being upheld

The Supreme Court’s health care ruling on Thursday protected hundreds of millions of Americans from being denied health insurance for pre-existing conditions, kept millions of young people insured under their parents healthcare plans, and will eventually lead to coverage of more than 30 million Americans who previously did not have access to health insurance.

Daily Topics - Thursday June 28th, 2012

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Hour One: What SCOTUS means to ObamaCare - Dave Lyle, Media Matters for America / Plus, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

Time to push for Medicare part E – Medicare for All!

Despite what you might have seen on cable news networks Fox News and CNN, the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare today – ruling that Congress does have the power to penalize Americans who don’t buy health insurance – which was how the individual mandate works. Chief Justice John Roberts was the swing vote – siding with the four justices on the left to uphold the law.

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 27th, 2012

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Hour One: What has Obamacare done for you? / Plus, who is secretly funding Voter ID laws? John Nichols, The Nation Magazine

Hour Two: Why are conservatives holding jobs hostage again? Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal

Hour Three: Who is the real extreme party?

The US Chamber of Commerce is under investigation

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is taking a close look at the Chamber of Commerce’s political activities.On Tuesday – Schneiderman issued a subpoena to executives with organizations that have funneled millions of dollars into the Chamber of Commerce under the disguise of charitable contributions, to determine whether or not that money was actually used for political purposes – like running ads against Democrats and

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 26th, 2012

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Hour One: The most important question is not being asked in this election...

Hour Two: The real job killer is "NOT" raising minimum wage... Phil Kerpen, American Commitment

Hour Three: Obamacare...are we "all" in this together or not?

Is the GOP threatening to impeach Obama?

One day after the Supreme Court struck down nearly the entirety of Arizona's controversial anti-immigration law SB-1070 – prompting a blatant political attack against the President by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia – one of the top ranking Republicans in the Senate – Jon Kyl – is suggesting President Obama could be impeached over his handling of immigration enforcement.

Daily Topics - Monday June 25th 2012

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Hour One: Scalia turns history & the constitution upside down...

Hour Two: Is preventing prison rape to costly & heavy handed? Daniel Halper, The Weekly Standard

Hour Three: Will a broke U.S. sell ad space on the dollar bill soon?

The Supreme Court Doubles Down on Citizens United!

The Supreme Court had a chance to correct its mistake with Citizens United today – but chose not to. In another 5-to-4 ruling, the Conservative justices struck down a Montana law that banned corporate spending in state elections – and ruled that it’s 2010 Citizens United decision applies not just to federal elections – but state elections as well.

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Income Inequality Has Gone Up

The chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Jason Furman, recently wrote in the Washington Post that "Last year saw the largest single-year reduction in poverty since the 1960s."

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