Daily Topics - Thursday August 30th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

Latest news plus guests from the RNC Convention in Tampa, FL along with your calls!

Hour One: The Big Lie / Plus, Romney-Ryan war on women - Sandra Fluke / And, 'drill baby drill' is back... Jack Gerard, American Petroleum Institute (API)

Hour Two: "2016: Obama's America" - Dinesh D'Souza / Plus, reaction to "Paul 'Lyin' Ryan" speech - David Bender, Progressive Voices / And, Geeky Science - scientists warn: food shortages may force world into vegetarianism

Hour Three: Romney/Ryan and medicare - Ernest Istook, Istook Live

Comments

Gene Savory's picture
Gene Savory 10 years 13 weeks ago
#1

These idiots in Tampa are not patriots. They're "hateriots."

fbacher's picture
fbacher 10 years 13 weeks ago
#2

Romans:13 is an interesting read for those needing a Biblical basis for government assistance to the poor and paying taxes. Thanks to Soujourner's for this: http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Romans+13&version=NIV

mathboy's picture
mathboy 10 years 13 weeks ago
#3

When it comes to lying, the Republicans are going big and going long. I can only hope they'll also be going home.

rladlof's picture
rladlof 10 years 13 weeks ago
#4

Dinesh D'Souza remains the purveyor of the lowest . . . There are no kind words . . . Seeking to embody the "Douchetastic" is a waste of human genetic material.

mathboy's picture
mathboy 10 years 13 weeks ago
#5

"Fealty" rhymes with "realty".

Gene Savory's picture
Gene Savory 10 years 13 weeks ago
#6

David Mamet wrote in his screen play "State and Main" that "it's not lying; it's a gift for fiction."

mathboy's picture
mathboy 10 years 13 weeks ago
#7

The Earth receives about 174,000,000 gigawatts of sunlight. Obviously, we couldn't harness a decent fraction of that without seriously altering the face fo the planet.

harumman 10 years 13 weeks ago
#8

The 13th Commandment? Thall Shall Not Bare Factual Inaccuracies

fbacher's picture
fbacher 10 years 13 weeks ago
#9

Obama runs the risk of being a whiner if he points out that the Republicans have blocked him at every move. However, I think they might have a chance to get the message out if team Obama uses the theme that it is much easier to destroy than it is to build, much easier to do nothing than it is to do something. They could use stories that everyone can relate to to illustrate this truth. Then they could illustrate, with a few stories how the Republicans have done this. Finally, they could ask what would Mittens do differently than Obama.

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