Daily Topics - Monday June 13th, 2011

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Thom Hartmann joining Netroots Nation Drinking Liberally on Wednesday evening, June 15th at the 331 Club in northeast Minneapolis

Thom Hartmann Event on Friday, June 17th at 7pm - Hosted by Common Good Books in St. Paul. Event will be held at the Swedenborgian Church in St Paul

Hour One: New report - "Sexual Predators and Serial Rapists Run Wild At Wal-Mart Supplier in Jordan"

Hour Two: What Would Reagan Do..."The Coming Crash of 2013" - Peter Ferrara, The American Civil Rights Union

Hour Three: School Choice...for-profit corporations taking over our schools? Dan Gainor, The Business and Media Institute

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rladlof 8 years 36 weeks ago
#1

Peter Ferrara continuously displays impolite behavior, leads with inappropriate accusations and works frantically to filibuster every discussion Thom attempts to have with him. This bombastic behavior combined with his lack of fact-based appraisal of reality makes listening to him . . . bad radio.

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rladlof 8 years 36 weeks ago
#2

I see you have Dan Gainor scheduled for today also . . . I am soooooo outside my happiness zone.

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rladlof 8 years 36 weeks ago
#3

Reagan deregulated the enforcement of the Sherman Anti-trust Acts . . .

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chuckle8 8 years 36 weeks ago
#4

Thom,

You confused a couple of names today. Peter Beinart is asking Rep Weiner to stay on, with which I agree. Larry Beinhart, who you, Thom, have made my hero, has shown that taxing the rich is only hope. Today, you were calling Peter Beinart the tax guy.

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