Daily Topics - Thursday July 1st, 2010

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Quote of the Day: "The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government." --Thomas Jefferson to Maryland Republicans, 1809

It's Anything Goes...Thursday!!

Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Thursday edition! Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions www.sanders.senate.gov

Hour Two: Why won't the Democrats and Republicans point out that our immigration problem is all Reagan's fault?
Thom has a rumble with former Congressman Tom Tancredo www.rockymountainfoundation.org

Geeky Science Rocks - Why young parents shouldn't care for kids

Hour Three: Why Aren’t Tea Parties Demanding That The Government Hold BP Accountable On Behalf Of Taxpayers? Zaid Jilani, reporter for Think Progress will be here

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