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Thom's blogOur nation is at war today, once again without the Constitutionally-mandated debate in Congress leading to a declaration of warOur nation is at war today, once again without the Constitutionally-mandated debate in Congress leading to a declaration of war, because John Boehner instead chose to debate defunding NPR and Planned Parenthood, leaving the decision to President Obama. Over the weekend – more than 100 cruise missiles were launched by British and American forces into the nation of Libya – taking out crucial air defenses to pave the way for enforcement of a no-fly zone above the nation.The military action comes just hours before Moammar Gadhafi’s military was about to move into the city of Benghazi – the last remaining stronghold of rebel forces – and put an end to the uprising that’s split his nation in two over the last month. In response to the airstrikes – Gadhafi opened up weapons depots around the nation to arm Libyans with machine guns and mortars and vowed to give coalition forces a, “long war.” There are reports that nearly 50 people have died in the airstrikes and 150 others injured. President Obama justified the military action saying, "We cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy."While the causes for our military intervention in Libya today may be noble – it must be pointed out that this is the third military engagement with a Muslim nation in the last decade. And all it takes is one stray missile to further set back our causes to wins hearts and minds in the region.As long as the United States is viewed as a habitual bomb dropper – then it will be very difficult to prevent another generation of radical Muslims-Thom(Should America be in Libya? Tell us here.)Tonight on The Big Picture on RT TV at 9pm and 11pm... We're at war with Libya (check your local listings for stations or stream at RT, and catch past shows on Youtube)Need to Know: We're at war with Libya With John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for The Nation Magazine.Japan food safety crisis With Cindy Folkers, Specialist Radiation & Health - Beyond Nuclear.Screwed: Democrats Split on Social Security.The Best of the Rest of the News...NSA And Defense Department Asked To Review Contracts With Firms Involved In ChamberLeaks Scandal With Lee Fang, Reporter / Blogger - Think Progress.Obama Is 'Serious' About Combatting Gun Violence, Utah Designates Official Gun With Curtis Sliwa, anti-crime activist, founder and CEO of the Guardian Angels and host of the Curtis Sliwa Show mornings 5-9am on AM 970 The AppleDaily Take:Conservatives who've been mugged...leaving Republicans and joining Democratic PartyRead Thom's Book for Free!Now you can read all of Thom Hartmann's "Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became 'People' and How You Can Fight Back" for free online. Truthout is publishing weekly installments over the coming weeks.
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Thom sits down with journalist and author of "The Wrecking Crew" and "What's the Matter with Kansas", Thomas Frank. In the second half of the show, Thom leads a guest panel discussing the latest conditions in Japan, President Obama's call for compliance in Libya and the rest of the week's hot topics. In the daily take, Thom gives insight on the trend of unequal protection of women's rights in the House of Representatives.Would you like to help give a child with a very troubled background this feeling of peace?
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