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Republicans want to hold our economy hostage again!

The last government shut down cost our nation billions, but Republicans are thinking about doing it all over again just to protect Big Oil and the Coal Lobby. This week, Senate Republicans held appropriations bills hostage in an attempt to cut off funding for the Environmental Protection Agency.

The Caucus Room conspiracy is alive and well!

The Caucus Room conspiracy is alive and well right here in the nation’s capital. Earlier this afternoon - House Republicans voted in Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy as their new Majority Leader. McCarthy was the favorite to succeed outgoing Majority Leader Eric Cantor - and easily beat out his only challenger - Idaho congr

Dick Cheney Should be Rotting in The Hague, Not Writing Editorials

If there’s one person who has absolutely zero business criticizing anyone for how they’re running the country, it’s Dick Cheney. This should be obvious to pretty everyone by now, but apparently the Wall Street Journal didn’t get the message.

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 18th, 2014

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Hour One: Robert Bergdahl's beard is not the threat - Jasjit Singh, Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) / PLUS, This time...let's ignore the neocons on Iraq - Governor Howard Dean, Democracy For America

The NRA’s “Look, But Don’t Touch” Approach Is a Real Killer

It’s time to save the children. Last week, a 3-year-old boy in Hopewell, Virginia accidentally shot his twin brother while playing on a playground, with a gun that had been left unattended in his home. The twin brother was taken to a local hospital for treatme

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 17th, 2014

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Hour One: Pediatricians are right...the NRA is wrong

Hour Two: Newsmax vs. Fox? Christopher Ruddy, Newsmax Media

Healthcare: Let's Have People over Profits Once And For All

There are some things in this world that shouldn’t be turned into profit-making machines, and healthcare is definitely one of them. Believe it or not, there was a time in America when in almost every state health insurance companies and hospitals were required t

Daily Topics - Monday June 16th, 2014

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Hour One: Could the U.S. align with Iran over Iraq? Mark Dubowitz, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Hour Two: March for Marriage and the future of the GOP - Bryan Fischer, American Family Association

Is extreme weather the new normal?

For the first time since record-keeping began, two Category 4 hurricanes have developed in the Eastern Pacific Basin before July 1st. Back in May, Hurricane Amanda was labeled the “strongest May hurricane on record,” and Hurricane Cristina rocketed to a Category 4 in only 13 days. Although that area of the world is more prone to hurricanes during El Nino years, that isn't forecast to take effect until later this summer.

What happens when the tea party goes to Washington

Dave Brat wants to bring libertarian economics to the U.S., and double-down on 33 miserable years of Reaganomics.

Daily Topics - Thursday June 12th, 2014

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Hour One: Back to Iraq? Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio / PLUS, Iraq in crisis...again - Dahr Jamail, Truthout

The Dark Money Machine That Beat Eric Cantor

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past twenty-four hours, you know by now that Eric Cantor, the House Majority Leader, lost his primary election last night to a little-known college professor named David Brat. This was a shocking upset, one that no one s

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 11th, 2014

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EXPOSED: Brat won with Dark Money - Thom explains how / PLUS...reaction from the right

Hour One: Thom talks with Scottie Nell Hughes, Tea Party News Network / PLUS, latest on the Las Vegas shooters - John Amato, Crooks and Liars

The James Risen Case Cuts to the Heart of "Freedom of the Press"

If the Senate doesn’t screw things up, we might finally get the kind of media shield law that our democracy requires. Late last month, the Republican-controlled House of Representative passed the so-called Commerce, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 10th, 2014

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Hour One: Are open carriers terrorists? Noel Flasterstein, Gun Rights Attorney / PLUS, Has the American Dream died?

Hour Two: Is Obama asking millionaires to pay for student loans? Brittany Corona, The Heritage Foundation

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Time for America to dump "homeland"...

It’s time to do away with the word “homeland." As the situation with ISIS continues to escalate, and as worries about terrorist attacks on American soil continue to spread, we’re hearing the term “homeland” mentioned more and more.

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