Daily Topics - Monday July 11th, 2011

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Hour One: Republicans are trying to replay Jimmy Carter / Latest on the war on democracy...Wisconsin recall election - John Nichols, The Nation Magazine

Hour Two: Nurses Call for National Protests...Tax Wall Street vs Cuts for Mainstreet - Karen Higgins, National Nurses United

Hour Three: "Railroaded:The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America" - Richard White

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albertfrancis 8 years 19 weeks ago
#1

I would like to hear more about Cantor shorting the dollar so he can make the big bucks when we default. Is this true? Shouldn't that be big news and a look inside about who the Republicans really work for?

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fbacher 8 years 19 weeks ago
#2

China is now doing more human genome mapping than we are http://www.newsweek.com/2011/04/24/high-quality-dna.html.

This should give us pause for thought. Do we want China to have the right to "own" genome intellectual property? China will be able to make much more advances in medicine due to their lower ethical standards. Do you think for a moment that they will hesitate to do experiments considered abhorrent here on their prisoners or their people? They will undoubtedly discover some very useful things from this research and then will be very happy to sell to us. Will China-Med be the next pharmaceutical giant? Is the world really flat?

We Know How Far Trump Will Go - How Far Will Republicans Go?

Thom plus logo Colonel Vindman's testimony pretty much proves that Trump was trying to shake down Ukraine for information on Biden, and that the Republicans are doing everything they can to cover up this extortion attempt.

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