Listen to the The Great Debate! Hartmann vs Medved

Courtesy of WCPT, Chicago's Progressive. The Great Debate.

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Good_Boy (not verified) 13 years 14 weeks ago
#1

The so-called religious job of a Hindu deity, is to periodically return to Earth, (sometimes in disguise), and save everybody! Strangely, Mahayana Buddhism has put a rather illogical 'spin' on their visiting dieties. Their Bodi Satras, as they are termed, consider reasonable adult arguments as useless, as 'water through a seive'? So how does that type of attitude 'win' in American politics, especially with conservatives? Answer: the water is like our commons, and the seive is like the MSM!?! The problem with Medved's argument in the debate about the commons (on route to his spectacular loss!) was that to turn our backs upon our commons is as DISASTEROUS as leaving a child at home, alone!!

ProudCon (not verified) 13 years 14 weeks ago
#2

That's funny, I thought Medved won.

I thought it was a good debate from both sides, actually. The audience was rude to both participants. Thom and Michael were both funny and seemed to get along. I would like to hear more of these. I enjoy hearing alternative thoughts.

joannemac 11 years 34 weeks ago
#3

The audio cut off just as it got into the union part of the debate.... is there any other link to this to hear the entire debate?

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Face 11 years 34 weeks ago
#4

Yeah...it cut off after 36 minutes - where's the rest??

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