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Daily Topics - Thursday September 20th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Progressives fight for Social Security - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) / Plus, Police join OWS & stand up for free speech! Detective Brian Austin, Madison Professional Police Officers Association (MPPOA)

Darrell Issa's Political Sideshow..

Now is about the time for Republican Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Darrell Issa, to offer an apology to Attorney General Eric Holder. Back in June, House Republicans voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt after Congressman Darrell Issa held a series of witch hunt hearings trying to implicate Holder in the non-existent Fast and Furious conspiracy.

Daily Topics - Wednesday September 19th, 2012

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Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day...

Hour One: Romneyhood...steal from the poor & give to the rich - Mark Williams / Plus, pirates, global warming and the Flying Spaghetti Monster...oh my!

Hour Two: Impeach Scalia!

Romney Writes Off His Own Electorate...

The Mitt Romney campaign is still in crisis after a leaked video showed Romney deriding 47% of Americans who he claims are victims who don’t pay taxes, and who are dependent upon government for everything. Romney argued that he doesn’t need to worry about these people – and they represent the President’s base.

Daily Topics - Tuesday September 18th, 2012

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Hour One: GOP...misery for all but the top 1% / Plus, "Taking Our Country Back"... Thom talks with congressional candidate Jim Graves (D-MN) challenging Michelle Bachman

Hour Two: Why trickle down economics only creates a nation of peons - Peter Ferrara, The Carleson Center for Public Policy

Occupy is back…

And so is police repression of the movement. Yesterday, Occupy celebrated its one-year anniversary with demonstrations in New York City and more than 30 other cities nationwide. But in New York, the police were in full force to crackdown on the movement. More than 180 people were arrested by the NYPD on Monday – including some journalists – mostly for disorderly conduct or behavior that used to be allowed under the 1st Amen

Daily Topics - Monday September 17th, 2012

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Happy birthday to the Occupy Movement...

Hour One: How the rich screwed the middle class / Plus, WI judge rules FOR collective bargaining - John Nichols, The Nation / And, an update on the Chicago Teacher's Union strike

Hour Two: How NYC's soda ban could save lives - Carrie Lukas, Independent Womens Forum

Happy Birthday Occupy Wall Street

Today marks the one-year anniversary since Americans began highlighting Wall Street's crimes by occupying Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan and eventually hundreds of other cities across the nation. Events and rallies are underway in New York City and elsewhere around the nation to commemorate the occasion, and already there are several reports of more than 70 demonstrators arrested in lower Manhattan.

Anti-western blowback spreads across middle east

The fallout from an anti-Islam film made here in the United States continues, as anti-western protests sweep across the Middle East, Asia, and North Africa – including Malaysia, Bangladesh, and Iraq. More than a dozen nations have now seen protests against Western diplomatic buildings – including British and German embassies. Reuters is reporting this morning that an angry mob has breached the walls and rushed the Amer

Daily Topics - Thursday September 13th, 2012

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Hour One: Egypt...the revolution and the aftermath

Hour Two: Progressive transformation happens in inches

Hour Three: Media ignores Romney lies in favor of politicization - Tommy Christopher, Mediaite / Plus, democracy under fire in Michigan - Pastor D. Alexander Bullock, Rainbow Push-Detroit

This is what blowback looks like...

Unrest spread to Yemen today – as an angry mob stormed the U.S. embassy in Sanaa – tearing down the American flag, burning it, pelting the building with rocks, and smashing windows. So far reports indicate that no one inside the embassy was injured. Just like the attacks on the U.S. embassy in Egypt and U.S.

Daily Topics - Wednesday September 12th, 2012

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Hour One: Egypt/ the end of the day, it's not about Islam

Hour Two: Egypt/ did we get here? Thom challenges conservative commentator, Rich Miniter, Author-Leading From Behind

Hour Three: The insanity of privatizing the commons...

The damage domestic Islamophobia has on U.S. troops & diplomats abroad

The Arab Spring turned ugly in Libya and Egypt on Tuesday, as angry crowds stormed U.S. diplomatic buildings killing Christopher Stevens – the U.S. Ambassador to Libya – and three other American diplomats. The deadly attack occurred on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya as an angry mob firing machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades stormed the building and set it on fire. Stevens is the first U.S.

Daily Topics - Tuesday September 11th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Romney has figured out a new way to lie / Plus, how the Bush Administration blew it on 9/11

Hour Two: FIght to overturn Citizens United & defeat Tea Party extremists - Becky Bond, CREDO Action / Plus, get big $ out of elections - Trent Lange, California Disclose Act

Remembering 9/11 & the Bush administration's incompetence

The nation remembers 9/11 today, and is reminded about the utter failures of the Bush administration leading up to the attacks. As a new op-ed published last night in the New York Times uncovers, the Bush administration was repeatedly warned in the months leading up to the attack that terrorists were operating in America and determined to carry out an attack.

Here's Proof Republicans Are Done With Democracy

Show up for a protest, and end up losing your home, car, and retirement account? How about losing everything over just being at a meeting or on a conference call?

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