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In a study by the New England Journal of Medicine that exposes the effects of end-of-life care, doctors have discovered that patients with terminal lung cancer who began receiving palliative care quickly after diagnosis were not only happier, were more mobile and had less pain as the end neared — but they also lived nearly three months longer. Dr. Diane E.

Daily Topics - Wednesday August 18th, 2010

Quote of the Day: “Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass away, and that in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood will shine over our great nation with all their scintillating beauty.” -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hour One: Don't cut social security, let's double it! Thom has a rumble with conservative economist Stephen Moore of the Wall Street Journal & co-author of "Return to Prosperity" http://online.wsj.com

Don't Take Away Social Security - Double it Instead!

A New America Foundation study is not calling for Social Security to be cut back but to double it. With the crash of private pensions, homeownership and personal savings in the footsteps of this Republican Great Recession, Social Security becomes central to the historic "three-legged stool" of American retirement security. Yet Social Security now only brings in only a about a third of the money needed for retirement.

Daily Topics - Tuesday August 17th, 2010

Quote of the Day: Elections belong to the people. It is their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters. -- Abraham Lincoln

Hour One: How do we save the U.S. Economy from the corporate world trade vampires? Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch will be here www.citizen.org

Should Violent War Game Videos Be Regulated Just Like Hard Core Pornography?

A new video game set in modern-day Afghanistan coming out in October simulates war. The game's multi-player format allows some gamers to be in the role of the Taliban, while others play the part of the coalition forces. Karen Meredith, whose son died in Afghanistan, told Fox News, "My son didn't get to start over when he was killed.

President Obama Caves In...

At an annual dinner in the White House State Dining Room celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, President Obama said, "As a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as everyone else in this country," weighing in for the first time on a the Cordoba House controversy in New York City.

Daily Topics - Monday August 16th, 2010

Quote of the Day: Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top. -- Booker T. Washington

Daily Topics - Friday August 13th, 2010

The New England Salem Children’s Village provides a home and nurturing environment for neglected and emotionally disturbed children. The States are behind in making their payments to kids in care so we need your help, if you can. Even $10 or $25 is helpful. You can donate at www.salemchildrensvillage.or

Quote of the Day: Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor. -- Thomas Jefferson

Daily Topics - Thursday August 12th, 2010

The New England Salem Children’s Village provides a home and nurturing environment for neglected and emotionally disturbed children. The States are behind in making their payments to kids in care so we need your help, if you can. Even $10 or $25 is helpful. You can donate at www.salemchildrensvillage.org

Quote of the Day: "When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped." -- Samuel Johnson

"Family Values" Don't Apply to Newt Gingrich...

"Family values" apparently don't apply to Newt Gingrich. Marianne Gingrich, the second of Newt's three wives, sat down for a rare interview with Esquire and talked about Newt cheating in their marriage. The article said, "When Marianne confronted Newt about his cheating, he had just returned from a speech where he spoke of the importance of family values. Yet he asked her to simply tolerate the affair.

Daily Topics - Wednesday August 11th, 2010

Quote of the Day: Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. -- Erich Fromm

Hour One: Elections results and Gibbs hit on the "professional left" - Author/Columnist David Sirota, Host of the David Sirota Show on AM 760 Colorado's Progressive Talk, will be here www.davidsirota.com

Hour Two: "Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil" - Investigative journalist/author Peter Maass talks to Thom, www.petermaass.com

The Real Problem is the Professional Right...

The after effects continues from White House spokesman Robert Gibbs’s attack on the “professional left” yesterday. Rep, Keith Ellison (D-MN), a member of the Progressive Caucus, slammed Gibbs remarks. “Why would he confuse legitimate critique with some sort of lack of loyalty,” Ellison said. “Isn’t this what the far right does? Punishes people who are not ideologically aligned with President Bush?” The real problem is Pres.

Daily Topics - Tuesday August 10th, 2010

Quote of the Day: "We have no right to prejudice another in his civil enjoyments because he is of another church." --Thomas Jefferson

Hour One: BP Gulf disaster...what aren't we hearing in the mainstream media? Independent investigative journalist Dahr Jamail will be here www.dahr.org

Hour Two: Do Americans really believe that Obama is a Nazi?! Thom has a rumble with conservative Pam Geller, author of "The Post American Presidency" www.atlasshrugs.com

Do you want fries with that?

The Commerce Department said yesterday, that personal incomes took a dive across the U.S. last year except in areas with high volumes of federal government and military jobs. This comes on the heels of an article in the Financial Times, where Edward Luce picked apart the American Dream, reporting, "The annual incomes of the bottom 90% of U.S.

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The GOP war on workers has killed again...

It’s time to stop the conservative's war on working people in America.

Since the birth of our nation, conservatives have always been wary of average working-class Americans having too much political or economic power. John Adams, the second President of the United States and a Federalist (precursor to today’s Republicans), was very wary of the working class, which he referred to as “the rabble.”

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