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Will California overturn Citizen's United?

David Cobb, Move to Amend, joins Thom Hartmann. All across America - local communities and state governments are full steam ahead when it comes to calling for a constitutional amendment to block the disastrous effects of the Supreme Court's unprecedented Citizen's United decision. Millions of Americans are fed up with the corrupting influence of money in politics - and the corporate takeover of our democracy. But while public sentiment towards Citizens United is reaching new levels - the Supreme Court is poised to deal yet another blow to campaign finance law. Joining me to talk more about the lastest assault on our democracy is David Cobb - fromer Green Party presidential candidate and national spokesperson for Move To Amend.

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Time to legalize cell phone unlocking?

Derek Khanna, Conservative Columnist, joins Thom Hartmann. Wouldn't it be great to use that iPhone on any carrier you want? The White House thinks so

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Time to tie the Minimum Wage to the cost of living?

Neal Asbury, The Neal Asbury Show, joins Thom Hartmann. Federal minimum wage is only $7.25 an hour, or only $15080 a year for a full-time worker. That's more than $8000 below the federal poverty line for a family of four. The minimum wage for tipped workers currently stands at only $2.13 an hour -- the same as it was over 20 years ago. Two-thirds of American workers in low-wage jobs are employed by large companies with over 100 employees, not small businesses. Of the 50 largest employers of workers in low-wage jobs, more than 90 percent were profitable in 2011. They also paid their top executives an average of $9.4 million in 2011. Three fourths of Americans -- including three fourths of Independents -- support increasing the federal minimum wage to $10 and making it automatically rise with inflation.

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The Good, The Bad, and the very, very Mazophilously Ugly...

The Good: Rolling Jubilee. The offshoot of the Occupy Wall St. movement - has raised enough money to pay off over $11 million in crushing personal debt for countless Americans. Although household debt declined in 2012 - it's still totaled at $12.9 Trillion and has exploded since 1980 and the dawn of Reaganomics. Private debt is a dead weight on economic recovery and needs to be fought if we want to restore the prosperity of the middle class. Any amount of help by the folks at Rolling Jubilee is a good start. Working Americans - not banksters - need a bailout and it's encouraging to see Rolling Jubilee tackling this head on. Keep up the good work - Occupy.

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Rumble - Wow! Conservatives Say No Divorce

Neil McCabe, The Guns & Patriots Newsletter & Richard Fowler, The Richard Fowler Show & Vince Coglianese, Daily Caller

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Rumble - Why Did FL Fatcats Reject Privatized ObamaCare?

Neil McCabe, The Guns & Patriots Newsletter & Richard Fowler, The Richard Fowler Show & Vince Coglianese, Daily Caller

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Full Show 3/5/13: Immigration Wars: Another Bush Blunder?

In tonight's show Thom discusses the battle over Medicaid funding in Florida with The Big Picture Politics Panel. In tonight's Daily Take Thom tells us about the secretive billionaire who's bankrolling efforts to privatize social security and medicare, and how he as the attention of President Obama.

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Why Obama Pardoning James Bordinaro is Important

Bordinaro's story shows that the Sherman Act is at least still on the radar screen of the Justice Department. And it shows how it's only applied to little guys like Bordinaro, and never to the big boys like ExxonMobil or United or AT&T.

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The Good, The Bad, and The Very, Very, Muckibusly Ugly...

The Good! The University of Mississippi Medical Center. A team of doctors at the school made history - when it was announced on Sunday - that for the first time ever they've "effectively cured" a child born with AIDS. The doctors immediately began treatment on the newborn - putting her on a cocktail of drugs at just 30 hours old. And the swift medical action appears to have worked - suggesting that if treated early enough - newborns can be cured of AIDS. Researchers believe this case offers enormous life-saving potential to many AIDS-plagued African nation where many babies are born with the disease. Way to go science.

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What will the Millennial Generation do?

David Burstein, "Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation is Shaping Our World," joins Thom Hartmann. The Millenial Generation in America is 80 million people strong - and it's comprised of this nation's next leaders and thought innovators. But is the Millennial Generation ready to take on the growing number of challenges that our country now faces?

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Crazy Alert - Squirrel Found Guilty!

Thom Hartmann's crazy alert

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Slut Shaming Exposed...

Sam Bennett, She Should Run, joins Thom Hartmann. Ashley Judd has Republicans running scared - as another Conservative media outlet unleashes a sexist attack on her. Why is Judd coming under such fire from the Republicans - and what does this say about women in politics? Why didn't Arnold Shwarzenegger deal with this? He was nude in Terminator? Scott Brown?

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Detroit will have a Dictator instead of Democracy

Rev. D. Alexander Bullock, Rainbow PUSH Coalition, joins Thom Hartmann. Given what we've seen in other cities taken over by financial managers - what can we expect in Detroit? If this goes through - then half of all African American in the state will be under the control of these financial managers.

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The Swiss have Cracked down on Fat Cats - Why Can't We?

David Williams, Taxpayer Protection Alliance, joins Thom Hartmann. Since 2008 - corporate profits have risen nearly twenty times faster than workers incomes - and CEO's today are making 300 to 400 times that of the average company employee. Isn't time to start making corporate fat cats pay their fair share - and stop burdening an already underwater middle-class?

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Full Show 3/4/13: Taking control of corporate America

In tonight's show, Thom discusses the tremendous growth that corporations and CEOs have seen over the past few years and why you need to roll back the Reagan tax cuts. And in the Daily Take, Thom explains why it is so important to bring back the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.

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Can we make California the last oil spill?

A state of emergency has been declared in California after crews realized that the Rufugio Beach oil spill was five times worse than original estimates. This week, the Plains All American Pipeline ruptured and dumped crude oil over a four-mile stretch of pristine California coastline.

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