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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

Mitt Romney just couldn’t beat Santa Claus

At least that’s how he’s spinning his landslide loss to President Obama in last week’s election. According to the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, Mitt Romney convened a conference call with donors on Wednesday and blamed his loss on a President who was “very generous” and promised to give away “big gifts” to women, minorities, and the poor.

After meeting with labor leaders in the White House on Tuesday...

President Obama is putting forward a big number when it comes to raising revenue ahead of “fiscal cliff” negotiations. The White House is proposing $1.6 trillion in new revenue from letting the Bush tax cuts expire for the top 2% wealthiest Americans and closing deduction and loopholes.

Daily Topics - Tuesday November 13th, 2012

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Hour One: Secession...what's it all about? Thomas Naylor, Second VT Republic / Plus, An Open Letter to Secessionists...

Hour Two: Who's better for business...liberals or conservatives? Mike Slater, Host-The Mike Slater Radio Show

Hour Three: Paul Ryan..."lost because of the 'urban' vote"

Spain has had enough of bankster-assisted suicide

In the last month – two homeowners facing eviction in Spain have committed suicide prompting the Spanish banking association to freeze all eviction orders in cases of “extreme hardship” for the next two months. As one judge said, “This cannot be allowed to go on. It’s a problem which has been talked about for some time.

Daily Topics - Monday November 12th, 2012

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Hour One: Thom vs. Applebee's franchisee's meltdown / Plus, can you drive solo in the carpool lanes with Inc. papers? Jonathan Frieman,JD / And...AZ is still counting ballots?! Dr. Mike Newcomb

Hour Two: Thom has a conversation with Newt Gingrich about the election and his new book "Victory at Yorktown"

It’s time for the Democrats to be that Party again...

And Republicans are openly acknowledging they have a much weaker hand post-election. One of the top Conservative thinkers, the Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol, criticized his party on Sunday morning for its obsession with defending tax cuts for the rich.

Daily Topics - Friday November 9th, 2012

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Anything Goes on Townhall Friday

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

Hour Two: Stage 4...the cancer stage of a superpower

Republican House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa...

Has launched witch-hunt after witch-hunt against the Obama administration since taking the gavel in 2011. But now, someone needs to be investigating him. The organization Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington – or CREW – is accusing Issa of violating House Ethics rules.

Daily Topics - Thursday November 8th, 2012

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Hour One: The election is over and the work begins - Tom Hayden, Peace and Justice Resource Center / Plus, the democratization of public media - Tavis Smiley, The Tavis Smiley Show/Smiley & West

It’s Time To Tax The Rich

That’s the essence of what Vice President Joe Biden said following the Democrats’ big wins on Election night. Speaking to a pool of reporters on Wednesday, Biden said Democrats clearly have a “mandate” on tax reform. And this issue of taxes will have to be settled soon, as Congress returns for its lame duck session next week and the so-called fiscal cliff looms at the end of the year.

The Kochs vs Trump - Who Will Win On Healthcare?

The fight to repeal and replace Obamacare is rapidly becoming a battle between factions of oligarchs.

So who will win - the Koch brothers faction that hates the Republican healthcare plan?

Or the Trump-Mercer faction that supports it?

As it stands right now, the Republican plan to replace Obamacare still doesn't have enough support to make it through a House vote.

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