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Daily Topics - Thursday August 5th, 2010

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Quote of the Day: "Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people." -- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Thursday edition! Senator Bernie Sanders spends the hour with Thom taking your calls and answering questions www.sanders.senate.gov

Daily Topics - Wednesday August 4th, 2010


Quote of the Day: "Domestic spying initiatives never die, they just get new acronyms." -- Blogger Frank Sennet


Hour One: How do we rescue the American middle class?


Hour Two: Could regulating/taxing pot save states from financial ruin? Thom has a rumble with Paul Chabot of the Coalition for a Drug Free California http://drugfreecalifornia.org; Plus, legalization proponent, Jeff Wilcox will be here http://taxcannabis.org

Why is our Government Sending our Jobs Overseas

In the wake of President Obama's promise to keep more hi-tech jobs in the U.S., a federal agency run by a hand-picked Obama appointee has created a $22 million program to train workers, including 3,000 specialists in IT, in South Asia.

The Financial Campaign Reform is Facing a Setback

Those of us who want financial campaign reform are facing a setback as Senate Republicans locked arms and filibustered the Disclose Act.

Daily Topics - Tuesday August 3rd, 2010

Quote of the Day: Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People. -- Benjamin Disraeli

Hour One: Should big business get to play big brother by spying on their customers? Newsflash: they already are!! Thom has a rumble with Katherine Mangu-Ward of Reason Magazine www.reason.com

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Who Does our Economy Serve?

Ed Luce with The Financial Times’ has documented the “crisis of middle-class America.” He notes the “median wage stagnation” that has hit most American families, and writes, “the annual incomes of the bottom 90 per cent of US families have been essentially flat since 1973....That means most Americans have been treading water for more than a generation.” At the same time, the Financial Times notes, America's CEOs have seen their compens

Daily Topics - Monday August 2nd, 2010

Quote of the Day: What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Gasoline is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict. -- Simone Weil (1909-1943)

Hour One: How do we live in America after the American Dream has died?

From Global Warming to Goldman Sachs - It's all about the Money

From Global Warming to Goldman Sachs - It's all about the money. Flooding from extreme rains has killed at least 313 people in Pakistan and killed 29 people and displaced more than 254,000 in northeast China. Forest fires due to Russia’s most intensive heatwave in history killed 18 people, and Japan’s worst heat wave has killed 66 people. But wait, there's more....the U.S.

Daily Topics - Friday July 30th, 2010

"Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!"

Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions www.sanders.senate.gov

Hour Two: The latest on the Arizona immigration law protests - Dr. Mike Newcomb, host of the Mike Newcomb Show on 1480 KPHX in Phoenix www.1480kphx.com

Big Brother is on his way and it's up to us to yell...stop!

The Obama administration is attempting to make it easier for the FBI to force companies like your phone company or cable company who provide your internet service to turn over to the FBI details of your personal Internet activity without a court order - if they say some magic words for which they'll need no proof.

Daily Topics - Thursday July 29th 2010

Quote of the Day: “Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.” -- Abraham J. Heschel

Hour One: Is continually talking about race an effective electoral strategy for the Fall? Thom confronts Former Reagan White House political director and author Jeffrey Lord http://spectator.org; Plus, Dr. Mike Newcomb, host of the Mike Newcomb Show on 1480AM KPHX Phoenix, AZ will be here with the latest on Arizona's new immigration law www.1480kphx.com

Far right-wing crazy train - Fox News groupies and....the Muslims....

Last week, Newt Gingrich jumped on the far right-wing crazy train over plans to build a Muslim community center near the 9/11 site in New York City. He's weirdly putting forth, “There should be no mosque near Ground Zero in New York so long as there are no churches or synagogues in Saudi Arabia.” Then last night on Faux News, he called NYC Mosque supporters "hostile to our civilization," as if freedom of religion wasn't one of the core values of the Founders of this nation.

Daily Topics - Wednesday July 28th, 2010

Hour One - Sheriff of Maricopa County Joe Arpaio www.mcso.org Arresting protestors tomorrow?

Plus...Maria Elena Durazo Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (AFL-CIO) Leading 550 union members to Phoenix Thursday to protest new immigration law

Plus...Sheriff Clarence Dupnik http://pimasheriff.org Sheriff who is against new law

Magical Thinking Supply Side Conservative Claptrap

In an article in the Washington Post, Neel Kashkari, TARP Guru, wants to toss social security, citing retired people as having a 'me-first' attitude. Paradoxically, he added, "a 'me first' mentality usually makes markets more efficient." Remember Neel Kashkari? He's was in charge of of the delivering $700 billion of taxpayers money to the Banksters during the banking crisis.

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President John F. Kennedy once said about economic development that “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Kennedy was, of course, right, but he missed something really, really important: A rising tide lifts only lifts all boats when everyone has a boat.

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