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Daily Topics - Tuesday September 27th, 2011

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Hour One: Correcting Peter's fallacies on jobs and taxes - Peter Ferrara, Heartland Institute

Hour Two: Why Is TV Suddenly Overstuffed With Buxom Bunnies, Sexy Stewardesses, and Charlie's Angels? Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Alternet

Daily Topics - Monday September 26th, 2011

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More Evidence the Psychopaths have taken over?

Not only is Governor Rick Scott killing jobs in Florida – he’s also bragging about it. Speaking at a CPAC conference last Friday – Scott touted his record of laying off public sector workers. With an unemployment rate at 10.7% - way above the national average – Scott said, “We’ve had plenty of success so far…we have 15,000 less government jobs in the state of Florida.” Upon hearing that – his audience cheered – whic

Daily Topics - Friday September 23rd, 2011

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GET TIX BEFORE THEY SELL OUT: Thom Hartmann & David Sirota debate right-wing radio hosts at BATTLE OF THE TALK SHOW HOSTS in Denver on Oct 12. Get Tix Here & info here

A National Tragedy - 1 in 4 Children Living in Poverty

One in four children in America are now living in poverty. According to research from the University of New Hampshire based on the latest census data – there are 15.7 million poor children in the nation – that’s 2.6 million more children than in 2007 – prior to the Bush recession. Researchers also noted the consequences of child poverty saying, “Children who are poor before age 6 have been shown to experience educational

These guys aren’t “job creators” – they are hucksters...

Oil oligarchs Charles and David Koch are now worth $50 billion - more than five times what it was ten years ago – making their combined wealth second only to Bill Gates. And it looks like they made a large chunk of their money screwing the rest of us over at the gas pump. According to the Center for American Progress - for the last several years – the Kochs have engaged in rampant oil speculation – meaning they plac

Daily Topics - Thursday September 22nd, 2011

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GET TIX BEFORE THEY SELL OUT: Thom Hartmann & David Sirota debate right-wing radio hosts at BATTLE OF THE TALK SHOW HOSTS in Denver on Oct 12. Get Tix Here & info here

Another hostage scenario is brewing...

Another hostage scenario is brewing – this time Republicans are holding victims of natural disasters for ransom. Congress needs to approve a funding measure by the end of the month – or the government will shut down – furloughing 800,000 federal workers. But the Senate and the House aren’t seeing eye-to-eye on a funding bill – and it all comes down to disaster relief aid. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid passed a f

Daily Topics - Wednesday September 21st, 2011

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Hour One: Is Troy Davis out of time? Mike Farrell, Death Penalty Focus

Daily Topics - Tuesday September 20th, 2011

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Hour One: Is John Boehner a socialist?

Hour Two: The secret world of spiritual abuse in America - Vyckie Garrison, No Longer Quivering & Take Heart Project

It’s the end of the line for Troy Davis

You need to know this. It’s the end of the line for Troy Davis. Davis was denied clemency by a Georgia paroles board today in a last ditch effort to save himself from lethal injection scheduled for tomorrow. Davis was convicted of murdering a police officer in 1989 – but today – nearly all of the witnesses who implicated him have recanted their testimony and are now claiming someone else committed the murder.

Daily Topics - Monday September 19th, 2011

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President Obama, "It's not Class Warfare - It's Math!"

President Obama unveiled his $3 trillion debt-reduction plan today – and millionaires aren’t going to get off so easy this time. In what is called the “Buffett Rule” – the President proposed partially closing the capital gains tax loophole.

Corporate Freeloaders Act

Republicans in the House of Representatives introduced their own “American Jobs Act” – even though a more apt name for their bill would be the “Corporate Freeloaders Act.” Congressman Louie Gohmert – famous for his fear mongering over “terror babies” and bestiality – introduced the Republican version of President Obama’s jobs plan – and it includes only one provision. No infrastructure spending – no payroll tax cuts – no

Daily Topics - Thursday September 15th, 2011

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

Hour Two: Thom & Jim Hightower talk about Rick Perry's record / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - the secret to a longer life!

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