On the Program - June 5th 2008

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly" - Robert F. Kennedy (1925 - 1968)

Thom is "live" from The United Nation's Plaza in NYC

Hour One - Guest: Max Schulz www.manhattan-institute.org  Topic: Do we need government legislation to regulate emmissions or should the marketplace police itself?

Hour Two - Guests from the UN

Hour Three - Ted Sorensen: John F. Kennedy's legendary right-hand man— www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/JFKsorenson.htm  Topic: His new book "COUNSELOR: A Life at the Edge of History"

Guest: Christy Harvey www.americanprogress.org Topic: News under the Radar

Trump Goes Full Authoritarian Dictator

Thom plus logo What we saw last night was the dictator's playbook.

Tell violent white supremacist racists to "stand by" and encourage them to show up at polling places to intimidate voters.

Bully, bluster and threaten like Mussolini did, promoting your brand as "tough guy" when in fact you're a lazy coward.
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