Daily Topics - Wednesday June 23rd, 2010

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Hour One: Is McChrystal only a symptom of what's really wrong with the war in Afghanistan?

Hour Two: A judge in BP's pocket overturned the President's moratorium on deep sea drilling...how do we get corrupt politicians, judges and corporations out of the energy equation?; Plus, Everything You Know is Wrong...about ants! Author/Adventurer Mark Moffett is here www.adventuresamongants.com

Hour Three: Why are America's unemployed being held hostage by Republicans while they argue about preserving tax breaks for the wealthy and benefits for rich fund managers? (Is it finally time for Wall Street to bail out Main Street?) Thom has a rumble with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Institute www.businessandmedia.org

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We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy

Here's a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, "When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of corporations in America in the American public media?"

In the abstract, it seems like a silly question. So let me rephrase it:

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