Daily Topics - Thursday July 12th, 2012

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Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Latest on the battle for democracy in Michigan - Rev. D. Alexander Bullock, Rainbow Push Detroit

Hour Two: Fighting Citizens United in Ohio - Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) / Plus, Battle of the SuperPACs...Will R.I.'s "disclosure act" keep them out? Dan Gainor, Business and Media Institute

Hour Three: Republicans should give up their charter... / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - When it comes to your brain & altruism...size DOES matter

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Martin O'Malley suspends presidential campaign after Iowa caucuses

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The Problem of the Establishment

One thing that both parties have in common in this primary season is the fact that there's a sharp divide between "We, the People" populism, and the rich and powerful Washington establishment.

On the Republican side, Donald Trump is leading the race by running on a populist platform based on the fact that he's not beholden to the billionaires or lobbyists, and that he's never been part of the political establishment.

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