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Daily Topics - Wednesday November 7th, 2012

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Obama wins! Today is all about your reactions...call Thom at (866) 987-THOM (8466) or (866) 745-2667!

The American People Gave President Obama A Second Term...

With a landslide election victory Tuesday night. Like every election, it was all going to be determined in the battleground states. Shortly after 11pm, the key battleground state of Ohio was called for President Obama - pushing him over the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. But he didn’t need Ohio.

Daily Topics - Tuesday November 6th, 2012

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Election Day 2012...do you know where your vote is?

Hour One: Voter intimidation in Ohio - Cliff Schecter, Libertas LLC / Plus, get out the vote - Actress Lynn Whitfield, Obama 2012

Romney, Richard Nixon, and Las Vegas Cash: A Hidden History Repeats Itself - By Thom Hartmann and Lamar Waldron

A hugely-wealthy casino tycoon--whose empire is the subject of government investigations and media scrutiny--pours huge sums of money into the presidential campaign of the Republican nominee, while the ostensibly anti-gambling Mormon church looms in the background. Sound familiar?

Daily Topics - Monday November 5th, 2012

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Hour One: The secret behind the GOP's plan to paint the country red on Tuesday - Victoria Collier, Harpers Magazine

It’s Not Even Election Day Yet...

And we’re already seeing the effect of Republican efforts to restrict the vote. It was voting chaos in Florida over the weekend, as voters tried to cast their ballots early. Nightmarishly long lines at polling places forced voters to wait in line for as many as nine hours. At one polling place, more than 180 voters had their cars towed away while they were waiting to vote.

When The Billionaire Class Doesn’t Like Facts...

They simply scrub them away from the view of the public. With the main debate in Washington these days centered on how much the rich should pay in taxes, the Congressional Research Service issued a report last September on the effect of upper income tax rates on economic growth. The CRS report found that low taxes on the rich did not spur economic growth – but instead fueled wealth inequality.

Daily Topics - Thursday November 1st, 2012

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Hour One: Express lanes...for the billionaires only? Randal O'Toole, CATO Institute

Hour Two: Are the feudal lords making a comeback in PA? Peter Ferrara, The Carleson Center for Public Policy / Plus, why every vote is needed - San Antonio, TX Mayor Julian Castro, Obama 2012

Do You Wonder....

How a man who’s been lying to the American people for over a year – has offshore bank accounts – and pays a lower tax rate on his hundreds of millions of dollars than most working Americans – is somehow neck and neck in the polls to be President of the United States? The answer…a lot of corporate money. If Mitt Romney wins the presidency next week – he’ll have a lot of investors to thank for it.

Daily Topics - Wednesday October 31st, 2012

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Happy Halloween

Hour One: Get out the vote - CA A.G. Kamela Harris, Obama 2012 / Plus, have you ever seen anything like Romney-Ryan's phony food gatherings?

Hour Two: Romney lies about GM... Seton Motley, Less Government

Across 18 States, 25 Americans Are Dead And Another 344 Sickened By A Growing Meningitis Outbreak

And Mitt Romney might be responsible. As Craig Unger at Salon reports this week, the pharmaceutical company that’s responsible for the outbreak, Massachusetts-based New England Compounding Company, was cited for numerous violations in 2004 while Mitt Romney was Governor. However, his administration did nothing to punish the company or place more regulations on it.

Daily Topics - Tuesday October 30th, 2012

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Hour One: Privatize FEMA - heckuva job, Romney! David Selig, True Tax Help

More Than Seven Million Americans Are Without Power...

The streets of lower Manhattan are underwater, and there are 16 reported deaths after Hurricane Sandy pummeled the Northeastern United States. Bloomberg is estimating that the storm damage could top $20 billion. Before making landfall – Sandy recorded the lowest barometric pressure of any Atlantic storm to hit the area in history.

Daily Topics - Friday October 26th, 2012

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Anything Goes on Townhall Friday

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

Hour Three: Why this election is so important...especially for women - Governor Kathleen Sebelius, Obama2012

Meet Mike White...

The latest CEO to threaten his employees if Mitt Romney loses. White is the owner of the industrial equipment firm Rite-Hite – and he recently sent an email to his 1,400 employees cautioning them that should Barack Obama win a second term, then he will have to drop the company’s contributions to employee retirement funds.

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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