Thursday

Daily Topics - Thursday April 1 2010

angry imagesHour Two: Is there a "Conspiracy of Silence?" Thom talks with Governor Don Siegelman about more prosecutorial misconduct in Alabama www.donsiegelman.com

Seems like we've got a new fad: faxing pictures of nooses and gallows to congressmen's offices

republican imagesSeems like we've got a new fad: faxing pictures of nooses and gallows to congressmen's offices. Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC), the House Majority Whip, got one. And Rep. Stupak (D-MI) got one too.

Daily Topics - Thursday - March 25th 2010

hate crimes imagesQuote:  “It demands great spiritual resilience not to hate the hater whose foot is on your neck, and an even greater miracle of perception and charity not to teach your child to hate." -- James Arthur Baldwin

Thomas Jefferson on Student Lending....

banking imagesSix Democrats have sided with banks, against the Landmark Student Lending Reform. Who are they? Bill Nelson (Fl.), Tom Carper (Del.), Blanche Lincoln (Ark.), Jim Webb (Va.), Mark Warner (Va.) and Ben Nelson (Neb.).

Daily Topics - Thursday - March 11th 2010

wall street imagesQuote: "Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.

Highlights on the Show...March 8 - 12, 2010

highlights imagesMonday

Hour Two: Privatize the USPS?! Thom has a rumble with Tad DeHaven of the Cato Institute www.cato.org

Daily Topics - Thursday March 4th 2010

healthcare is right imagesQuote:  “Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence.

Daily Topics - Thursday February 25th 2010

healthcare imagesQuote:  "It can never be too often repeated, that the time for fixing every essential right on a legal basis is while our rulers are honest, and ourselves united." -- Thomas Jefferson

Highlights on the Show...February 22 - 26, 2010

highlights imagesMonday

Hour Three: Can "Made in the USA" make a comeback? Thom speaks with UAW Vice President Bob King www.uaw.org

Tuesday

Daily Topics - February 18th 2010 "Live" from the Conservative Political Action Conference

Live from CPAC

republican imagesQuote:  “A great democracy must be progressive or it will soon cease to be a great democracy" Theodore Roosevelt

Daily Topics - Thursday February 11th 2010

snow global warming imagesQuote:  Humans remain entirely atmosphere dependent, so there is no choice but to respond to extreme climatic behaviour and its many effects -- Peter Garrett

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