Daily Topics - Wednesday January 20th 2010

angry imagesQuote:  "The people don't want a phony Democrat. If it's a choice between a genuine Republican, and a Republican in Democratic clothing, the people will choose the genuine article, every time; that is, they will take a Republican before they will a phony Democrat, and I don't want any phony Democratic candidates in this campaign." -- President Harry Truman - May 17, 1952

Hour One - Is it all about the Republicans vs. the phony Democrats?

Hour Two - Economist Dean Baker www.cepr.net  False Profits: Recovering from the Bubble Economy

Hour Three - Dan Gainor www.businessandmedia.org  Is it all about the Republicans vs. the phony Democrats?

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Frederick Smith (not verified) 9 years 43 weeks ago
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All these blogs are ultimately about the same thing. Not one ideology over another, or cheating with the vote count, or constitutional conventions. It's about campaign finance reform. Expel the corporate moneychangers from the temple (matching grants for viable but outspent candidates) so that we can be a democracy again.

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