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Daily Topics - Tuesday June 30th, 2015

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An Appeal from Thom Hartmann

Dear Friend,

I’m writing you today because the network on which my show airs, Free Speech TV, is only a few days away from the end of its fiscal year.

What Happens If A Tornado Hits a Nuclear Power Plant?

The nuclear power plant in Braidwood Illinois narrowly avoided a direct hit from a tornado on Monday.

Braidwood provides electricity for much of Chicago. And even though it’s built to take a direct hit from a tornado - the plant did suffer damage to some of its power lines and utility poles.

Bill O’Reilly and America Need to Be De-Programmed

On Tuesday’s episode of the O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly got in a huge fight with liberal guest Kirsten Powers.

The Confederate Flag is a Backlash to the Civil Rights Movement

Why don’t we call racists unpatriotic?

The “Confederate flag” has become the focus of national attention in the aftermath of the nine murders at the Emanuel A.M.E. church in Charleston. The controversy centers on the fact that the terrorist killer posed in several photos with the flag, and the flag is also part of a Civil War monument located on the ground of the state capitol.

Pope Francis takes down GOP talking points on climate change!

Pope Francis doesn't take his cues from Rick Santorum.

Not only did the Pontiff flat-out ignore the 2016 Republican hopeful's comments about leaving climate change to the scientists, the Holy Father just obliterated Republican talking points on the climate.

Unregulated Capitalism is Destroying the Planet

We are in the middle of the first great mass extinction since the end of the age of the dinosaurs. That’s the conclusion of a shocking new study published Friday in a journal called Science Advances.

Daily Topics - Monday June 22nd, 2015

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This White Shooter Was A Terrorist

The gunman who killed nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church will probably face prosecution for a hate crime.

The shooter was definitely fueled by hate when he murdered nine people last night.

The Media Won’t Tell You the Truth About the Media, So I Will.

If you want see everything that’s wrong with our media and how it covers elections, just check out this clip from Wednesday’s episode of Morning Joe on MSNBC.

Amazing, right?

Daily Topics - Thursday June 18th, 2015

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IMF: Inequality is the "defining issue of our time"

According to the International Monetary Fund, income inequality is the “defining issue of our time.”

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 17th, 2015

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Only Government Can Solve the Climate Crisis

California’s renewable energy revolution is a model for the rest of America. The state is now getting nearly a quarter of its power from renewable sources - and in 2014 it became the first state to get more than 5 percent of its energy from the sun.

The Billionaire Alliance That Wants to Handpick the Supreme Court

A specter is haunting America, the specter of the Koch-Adelson alliance.

Latest Headlines

Scott Walker: Building a wall at the Canadian border might be "legitimate" idea

It's not just the southern border: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it's "legitimate" to discuss building a wall separating the United States from Canada, as well

Malaysia's democracy is in worse shape than we thought

Malaysia's ethnic groups, and thus Malaysia itself, are looking more and more divided

Kanye West Will Run For President In 2020

Will Kim Kardashian be our First Lady?

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"Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became People."

Thom Hartmann Here with an excerpt from my book “Unequal Protection: How corporations became “people” - and how you can fight back.”
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