Daily Topics - Friday February 3rd, 2012

Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!

Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) takes your calls

Hour Two: Exposing big $ corruption in politics - Lee Fang, United Republic

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mathboy 8 years 2 weeks ago
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Thorium fission essentially is uranium fission. The thorium absorbs neutrons, and decays into uranium. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorium_fuel_cycle

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Bob Malone 8 years 2 weeks ago
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Thom:

I know you have read George Lakoff - you defended using 'Obamacare' in place of The Affordable Care Act to a listener on your radio show today by arguing that many listening would not know the reference if you said 'The Affordable Care Act'. How are they going to learn (and maybe even read) the legislation if you continue to use the radical right's pejorative. If you use the other guy's frame, as Professor Lakoff says, you have already lost the argument. You are a brilliant person, so I know you can find another way to communicate to your listeners the benefits of this historic legislation (yes, and it has no public option --- yet!)

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