Daily Topics - Wednesday August 1st, 2012

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Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

In for Thom today, please welcome progressive strategist & syndicated columnist Karl Frisch of Bullfight Strategies

Hour One: DNC to back marriage equality - Marc Solomon, Freedom to Marry

Hour Two: The world according to Chick-Fil-A... Jeremy Hooper, Good As You

Hour Three: ‘Always the Opposite of Obama’ is a Tricky Platform - Tina Dupuy, Soapblox

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Hey Thom

Listening to your 2nd amendment debate the other day. You said the right to keep and bear arms was not intended for protection from the federal government, but I found a publication that says it was. The 3rd edition of "The Meaning of the Constitution" authored by Holder & Holder, makes this claim on page 64. They reference U.S. v. Miller, 307 U.S. 174 (1939). I live in Texas, but I am able to listen to your show every day on XM radio (thank God for XM!) and was hoping to hear your take on this claim.

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Should public radio program in the public interest?

NPR is supposed to be our national public radio, but they're barely covering climate issues that are in the public's interest.

Only one month ago, a national New York Times/CBS News poll found that half of all Americans think that global warming is already having a serious impact. Sixty percent of those surveyed even said that protecting our environment should be a priority “even at the risk of curbing economic growth.”

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